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Dr Al Jodai and Eng. Makki ...unlock the economic potential of CCUS.

Sabic, Noga lead Circular Carbon Economy webinar

MANAMA, November 24, 2020

"CCUS – a Strategy for Petro-economies of the GCC", a webinar featuring speakers from Sabic and Noga will take place today (November 24) at 2:00 pm (Riyadh time - GMT +3). 
The webinar led by Dr Abdulaziz Al-Jodai and Eng Hussain Makki, experts from Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) and National Oil & Gas Authority, Bahrain (Noga) will look at CCU technology and provide an insight into the technology options to be deployed in CCU, storage and transport, scale-up and commercialisation, the latest research and findings from carbon capture projects, market predictions, business opportunities, and unlocking the economic potential of CCUS in the GCC. 
The webinar is free to registered attendees and will be moderated by Bandar Ali Murad Reda, Secretary General and CEO of The Arab British Chamber of Commerce and Larissa Lee Beck, CCUS Policy Innovation Director of the Clean Air Task Force from the US.
Speaking about the event – Jubran Abdulrahman, Publishing Director of Oil and Gas News, the media hosts for the event, says: "The event is an exciting initiative for OGN and our Knowledge Partners Sabic and Noga. It presents the opportunity for the oil and gas sector to share their technology know-how and future vision to deal with the environment challenges facing carbon-based fuels."   
Dr Al-Jodai a US UOP engineering fellow, with a PhD in Chemical Engineering and MS degree in Industrial Management WVU USA, is leading the contribution of Sabic at the webinar.
Dr Al Jodai is a named inventor of numerous patents at SABIC, mainly in plant-wide chemical process development, renewable energy and environmental fields. said the organisers. 
"Dr. Al-Jodai is the technical leader for the world’s major carbon capturing and utilization project at Sabic and his fountain of expertise provides thought leadership for a global conundrum," adds Abdulrahman. 
Bahrain is committed to lessen its pollutants from its oil sector and as the Chairman of Noga’s Climate Change Committee & Technical Coordinator of Noga, Eng. Hussain Makki is well placed to provide invaluable thought-provoking knowledge on Circular Carbon Economy. 
"Carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS), is an important emissions reduction technology that can be applied across the energy system, and renewable energy is an excellent future source for recycling CO2. This places the GCC in a critically important position to explore the role for CCUS technologies in clean energy transitions for the future." 
The webinar, organised by Oil and Gas News, carries with it the support of Knowledge Partners from Sabic and Noga. The Arab British Chamber of Commerce is a supporting organisation with 10Xevents as a technology partner. -TradeArabia News Service


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