What opportunities can come to the UK through the decarbonisation movement, specifically carbon capture? How fast is the UK adopting and implementing decarbonisation measures to meet net zero targets? How can the energy sector adapt to the change and develop a competitive supply chain for the UK and the global energy market?
With the recent announcement that UK plans to reduce CO2 emissions significantly CCUS is essential to help the energy transition happen along with other carbon reduction implementations. This podcast will explore all of this in an informative discussion between leading trade associations EIC, CCSA and NECCUS.
Joining us in this discussion are the following speakers:
Director, Market Intelligence, EIC
Neil has over 20 years’ experience of working in the oil and gas industry in various roles and currently heads up a team of Energy Analysts at the EIC. The team’s main role is to support its member companies in identifying business opportunities in the global energy markets.
Mike Smith is the CEO of NECCUS, the Scottish alliance for Industrial Decarbonisation. NECCUS has some 50 participating organisations across industry, academia, and development agencies. NECCUS is facilitating the development of the industrial scale CCUS and Hydrogen projects in Scotland, through advocacy, engagement, communication, and education. Supporting an effective transition to Net Zero through the deployment of CCUS, the production and use of hydrogen, and promoting clean industrial growth zones across the UK.
Mike has extensive leadership experience in the Energy sector. He has recently held senior leadership roles at INEOS and Orsted, with exposure to Oil & Gas and the Renewable industry. During over 10 years at Orsted, one of the world’s leading green companies and largest offshore wind developers, he participated in the journey of that company from a coal-fired energy provider and oil & gas producer to a leader in onshore / offshore windfarms and bioenergy.
Chief Executive, The Carbon Capture & Storage Association
Luke Warren is the Chief Executive at the Carbon Capture and Storage Association (CCSA) and started his current position in October 2013. He joined the CCSA in 2009.
Luke has worked on a wide range of CCS policy issues for the association, including UK Electricity Market Reform, CCS regulations, European CCS activities as well as international bodies working on CCS and climate change issues. In his role he has provided evidence to Governments, developed multiple papers and spoken widely on CCS matters. He is regularly invited to participate in various national and international activities and groups that promote CCS as a response to concerns over climate change. Prior to joining the CCSA Luke worked in a number of positions in the energy industry.
Luke has a PhD in Biological Sciences from University College London and a Degree in Environmental Sciences from Queen Mary, University of London.