Concawe Symposium, 18th March, Antwerp
This 13th bi-annual Concawe Symposium looked at the vision (2050) for the Refining industry and how the transition to low-carbon liquid fuels could be managed in the short- and long-term.
In particular, the Symposium looked at the refinery of the future, potential low-carbon technologies, and the contribution to the circular economy. The Symposium also helped understanding how the industry’s vision for low-carbon liquid fuels will impact key areas of interest of Concawe including air quality and water.
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Monday 18 March 2019
Session 1 – Keynote Speech
Session 2 – Refinery Safety and Virtual Reality
- Harald Hess (OMV), Sam Vine (University of Exeter) & Toby de Burgh (Cineon Training) – Refinery Safety and Virtual Reality
Session 3 – Low Carbon Pathways and Refining Technologies
- Marta Yugo, Concawe – Setting the scene: A Clean Planet for all… and the role of the refining industry
- Chris Malins, Cerulogy – Low carbon fuels – exploring the future EU policy framework
- Nikolas Hill, Ricardo – Impact Analysis of Mass EV Adoption and Low Carbon Intensity Fuels Scenarios
- Ralph-Uwe Dietrich, German Aerospace Center – Challenges and opportunities for sustainable aviation
- Rainer Janssen, WIP Renewable Energies – ECORYS-coordinated project on perspectives for advanced biofuels in Europe
- Christoph Gatzen, Frontier Economics – Potential role of Power-to-X technologies
- Marta Yugo & Damien Valdenaire, Concawe – Refinery 2050: Concawe modelling exercise
- Thomas Schrøder, Novozymes – A look into different business models to process low-carbon feedstocks
Tuesday 19 March 2019
Session 4 – Air Quality
- Thomas Henrichs, DG Environment – Clean Air in Europe: Challenges and EU Policy
- Bino Maiheu, VITO – Finding the right solutions: Concawe’s NOx/NO2 Source Appointment Tool
- Les White, AERIS – Understanding the Air Quality Limit Value setting process and associated compliance challenge
Session 5 – Leadership in REACH for Petroleum Substances
- Mike Rasenberg, ECHA – Progress made with the evaluation of Petroleum Substances under REACH
- Robin Nelson, Concawe – Why science matters?
Session 6 – Water Sustainability of Renewable Fuels
Session 7 – Maritime transport: Overcoming the Fuels’ Challenges
- Monique Vermeire, Chevron – IMO 2020. ISO marine fuel compatibility study
- Chien Wang, MIT – Impacts of Particulate Emissions from International Shipping on Climate
- Sebastiaan Bleuanus, Wärtsilä – Decarbonisation of maritime transport
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