Norwegian Energy Week 2020

Wednesday, December 9th

Solutions for Reduced Carbon Emissions and New Energy Sources

World leading researchers, agencies and industry from Norway and the US will share their views on the role of CCS and Offshore Wind in creating a low carbon future.

We will hear from Microsoft about their newly entered partnership with Equinor on the world’s most comprehensive CCS project, ‘Northern Light’. Gassnova and Compact Carbon Capture will present cutting edge CCS-technologies. We will hear from The Norwegian Offshore Wind Cluster, Aker Solutions, Equinor Offshore Wind and Kongsberg Maritime, each taking a lead as providers of innovative solutions to drive down CO2 emissions on the Norwegian Continental Shelf by realizing offshore wind in Norway at a large scale.

Date Wednesday, December 9th
Time 9.00 – 11.00 am (CST) 16.00 – 18.00 (Norway)

Solutions for Reduced Carbon Emissions and New Energy Sources

  • Welcome by Hilde Skorpen, Consul General – Consulate General in Houston

• CCS – Perspectives from research centers, agencies and industry

  • Charles McConnell, Executive Director – Center for Carbon Management, University of Houston
  • Arne Graue, Professor of Physics – Department of Physics and Technology, University of Bergen
  • Darryl Willis, Vice President – Energy Industry, Microsoft
  • Trude Sundset, CEO – Gassnova, Norway’s Enterprise for CCS Technology Developmen
  • Torleif Madsen, CEO – Compact Carbon Capture

• CCS – Panel Discussions moderated by Charles McConnell, University of Houston

• Offshore Wind – Updates by the Industry

  • Gunnar Birkeland, Chair – Norwegian Offshore Wind Cluster
  • Siri Espedal Kindem, President – Equinor Wind US
  • Jonah Margulis, Country Manager US – Aker Solutions
  • Olivier Cadet, SVP Global Operations ­– Kongsberg Maritime

• Offshore Wind – Panel Discussion moderated by Gunnar Birkeland, Norwegian Offshore Wind Cluster

Questions to the panel

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