Baltic Carbon Forum 2018

Business opportunities for CCUS in the Baltics

25-26 September 2018 Tallinn, Estonia

The BASRECCS organized a regional CCUS conference on September 25-26 in Tallinn, Estonia.

The conference gathered representatives from the industry, academia, government and NGOs providing a unique informational and networking opportunity.

With the support of the Nordic Council of Ministers and the Global CCS Institute, the event offered the opportunity to discuss the importance of CCUS in the Baltics region, future collaboration avenues and much more. Conference topics will include talks on emerging technologies and projects, the role of cities and storage of CO2.

The conference agenda can be downloaded here.

If you have any other questions regarding the event, please contact us at or via the secretariat at (Peter Molander). - - -


A: Opening session
A-1 Ingvild Ombudstvedt, Lawyer MNA, Senior Client Engagement Lead, Global CCS Institute
A-2 Per Arne Nilsson, Consultant, Panaware ab & Coordinator for the BASRECCS Network
A-3 Johan Vetlesen, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Norway
A-4 City of Tallinn representative, Welcome address

B: The value of CCUS
B-0 Johan Vetlesen
B-1 Bruno Gerrits, Senior Client Engagement Lead, Global CCS Institute
B-2 Lamberto Eldering, Principal Business Developer Low Carbon Solutions, Equinor
B-3 Roy Vardheim, Director/Chairman of the Board of Technology Centre Mongstad

C: Decarbonising the Baltic Sea Region
C-0 Jens Skov-Spilling, Senior advisor, Nordic Council of Ministers
C-1 Kevin Johnsen, Adviser, Nordic Energy Research and BENTE
C-2 Per Brevik, Director Sustainability and Alternative Fuels, HeidelbergCement Northern Europe
C-3 Jannicke Gerner Bjerkås, CCS Director, Fortum Oslo Varme

D: Financing and incentivizing CCUS in the Baltic Region
D-0 Per Arne Nilsson
D-1 Dr. Ragnhild Rønneberg, Special Advisor, The Research Council of Norway and Coordinator of ACT
D-2 Maria Velkova, Policy Advisor, European Commission

E: Storage of CO2 – a key to a sustainable future
E-0 Auli Niemi, Professor of Earth Sciences, Program for Air, Water and Landscape, Uppsala University
E-1 Dr. Alla Shogenova, Senior Researcher, Tallinn University of Technology, Institute of Geology
E-2 Dr. Roman Berenblyum, Research Director, IRIS
E-3 Gry Møl Mortensen, Senior Geologist, Geological Survey of Sweden

F: CO2-EOR – combining energy production with CO2 storage
F-0 Eva Halland, Project Director, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate
F-1 Vello A. Kuuskraa, President, Advanced Resources International
F-2 Dr. Kazbulat Shogenov, Researcher, Institute of Geology, Tallinn University of Technology
F-3 Dr. Adam Wójcicki, Project Manager, Polish Geological Institute

G: Panel discussion: Cities scaling up climate action
G-0 Marko Maver, Project Manager, Bellona Europa
G-1 Carl Ingar Hole, Special Advisor, City of Oslo
G-2 Esa Nikunen, Head of Environmental Affairs, City of Helsinki
G-3 Züleyxa Izmailova, Deputy Mayor, City of Tallinn