MENA Region Member Meeting

2nd October 2023

Location(s): Abu Dhabi

The Institute is pleased to announce that our next MENA Region Member Meeting will be held in-person in Abu Dhabi, UAE on Monday, October the 2nd, 2023.

Topics to be addressed during the meeting will cover CCS regional updates, CCS industries developments, CCUS business models and much more.

Attendees will include Institute members and a limited number of invited guests. Ample time will be provided for member networking.

Date: Monday October 2, 2023

Time: 14:00 to 19:00pm local time (GST). Registration will open at 13:30 GST.

Venue: Fairmont Bab Al Bahr ,Abu Dhabi, UAE.


13:30-14:00 Registration

14:00-14:30 Welcome and general updates from the Global CCS institute. Mohammad Abu Zahra – Head of MENA Region, Global CCS Institute

14:30-15:30 Session 1: CO2 Geological Storage

14:30-14:45 Geological Storage Challenges and Advanced Technologies – Christopher Consoli – Principal Consultant Geological Storage, Global CCS Institute

14:45-15:30 Panel Discussion-Geological storage experts and operating companies.


  • Aaesha Khalfan Al Keebali: Manager - CCUS Commercial, ADNOC
  • Ahmed Sabri: Global Asset Consulting Manager, SLB
  • Nabil Al Bulushi: CCUS Manager, PDO

15:30-16:00 Networking break

16:00-17:00 Session 2: Updates from the MENA Region members.


  • Hernan Silva: Vice president CCUS, ADNOC
  • Gokul Radhakrishnan: Business Development Director, Maxtube
  • Nabil Al Bulushi: CCUS Manager, PDO
  • Mohammed Rustom: Business Development Director, Honeywell

17:00-18:00 Session 3: US CCS Developments Policies, Projects, and Technologies.

17:00-17:15 An overview of the policies underpinning CCS development – Erin Billeri- Senior Client Engagement Lead USA, Global CCS Institute.

17:15-18:00 Panel discussion – North American Members and Stakeholders.


  • KC Littlefield: General Manager – Technology Commercialization for CCUS, Chevron
  • Danny Rice: CEO NET Power
  • Hema Prapoo: Worldwide Oil and Gas Leader, Microsoft

18:00-18:10 Wrap up.

18:10 – 19:00 Networking reception


Please access the Institute's Members Portal for more information on how to reserve your space.


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