CO2GeoNet Webinar - State of Play

Webinar - State of Play
Published time: 27 January, 2022 12:00

On the 21st of February 2022, CO2GeoNet hosted a Webinar offering a tour through the CO2GeoNet report on the state-of-play on CO2 storage in 32 European countries, highlighting hot spots, remaining barriers and growing practical experience in safely storing CO2.

Looking for the latest news on the status of geological storage of CO2 in Europe?
Want to know in which regions geological CO2 storage is permissible?
Seeking information on hot spots for research and practical demonstration?
Concerned about barriers hindering deployment in a particular country?

Look no further! The latest CO2GeoNet State of Play report on COstorage in Europe puts this information right at your fingertips.

Click here to go to the page dedicated to the report


21st February 2022, 14:00 – 16:30 CET 
Chair: Ceri Vincent, CO2GeoNet President 
14:00 Welcome  Ceri Vincent President of CO2GeoNet 
14:05 Overview and key messages Heike Rütters BGR
Session 1: Framing aspects - policies, legislation and public perception 
14:30 European and national policies and climate protection strategies Aleksandra Koteras GIG
14:45 National and international legislation and regulations with respect to CO2 geological storage Heike Rütters BGR
15:00 National actors driving CCS forward, public awareness and engagement Heike Rütters BGR
15:15 Q&A  session
Session 2: Technical aspects - storage potentials, projects and research
15:30 Assessment of storage options, potential and capacity in Europe Vit Hladik CGS
15:45 Large-scale and demonstration CCS projects; pilot and test sites for CO2 capture, transport
and storage
Cornelia Schmidt-Hattenberger GFZ
16:00 CO2 storage research activities on a national, regional and European level Jan Tveranger and Walter Wheeler NORCE
16:15 Q&A  and wrap-up