Next bilateral meeting USA-Norway on CCS/CCUS

Pittsburgh, USA, 29 – 30 August 2019

The annual US-Norway bilateral CCUS meeting 2019 will take place 29 – 30 August 2019 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. The bilateral meeting will follow the annual conferences of the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) that takes place at the same convention centre 26-29 August 2019 and titled

26-29 August 2019: NETL conferences ”Addressing the Nation’s Energy Needs Through Technology Innovation – 2019 Carbon Capture, Utilization, Storage, and Oil and Gas Technologies Integrated Review Meeting”

Agendas for the NETL conferences and hotel information for the whole week are found here.

The overall schedule for the week 26-30 August in Pittsburgh is shown here. We encourage both US and Norwegian scientists to save the dates for what will be an interesting and rewarding week 

 The bilateral meeting will start after lunch Thursday 29 August with break-out sessions.

Please ruse this link to register:

https://forskningsradet.pameldingssystem.no/mou-norway-usa-bilateral-meeting

Note: All participants have to check the box "jeg er ikke en robot" meaning “I am not a robot”.

Note that the registration dead-line is June 21st

Preliminary agendas:

Capture: "Technologies for industrial applications of CCS"

Takes place in 1400 - 1700 (or longer) Thursday August 29, 2019 

  • Update on-going projects 

  • Capture systems for demands of load following and intermittent operation 

  • Emerging and enabling technologies

-       Testing, assessment criteria and qualification of technologies for industry.

-       Scaling up for industry, incl. modularization.

Storage: ” Identifying R&D for offshore storage (EOR/saline) that would have the greatest impact and benefit in the short term”

Takes place in 1400 - 1700 (or longer) Thursday August 29, 2019 

The draft agenda can be found here.

The plenary session: ”Innovation through international cooperation"

Takes place Friday 30 August with the working title

The preliminary themes are:

0900 - lunch:

  •  Reporting out from break-out sessions

  • ACT - ongoing and new projects

  • Instruments for collaboration (40 minutes)

    • CRADAs

    • Examples of projects where CRADAS or other instruments have been used

  • Offshore storage pilots – opportunities for cooperation (40 minutes)

  • 45Q if time allows

After lunch:

Closed meeting between ministries