Webinar – The Rise of Carbon Capture & Storage in Brazil

12th December 2022

Location(s): Virtual, Type(s): webinar


At the recent COP27 Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva declared that “Brazil is back” and renewed the country’s vow to be a global climate leader. And there are already early signs that carbon capture and storage will play a big role in the country’s emission reduction strategy. Join us for an informative 90 min webinar with Brazilian policy and industry experts to learn more about the future of CCS in the country.

Date & Time

Monday, December 12th. 10:00am ET / 12:00pm BRT / 3:00pm GMT


Zoom webinar 

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  • Welcome (5 mins)
  • Regulatory perspectives on CCS in Brazil (10mins)
    • Raphael Moura, Superintendent of Operational Safety and Environment at the Brazilian Petroleum and Biofuels Agency
  • Financing CCS Projects in Brazil (10 mins)
    • Carlos de Mathias Martins Junior, Founder and Director of EQAO, Ecoinvest and Ecopart
  • Climate Justice and CCS in Brazil (10mins)
    • Vitor Martins Dias, Kellogg Institute Visiting Fellow at the Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame
  • Audience Q&A (10 mins)
  • Panel Discussion:  Opportunities and Challenges for CCS in Brazil (30 mins)
    • Claudia Domingues Romeiro Shirozaki, Sustainability Manager, FS Fueling Sustainability
    • Fernanda Delgado, Corporate Executive Director, Brazilian Petroleum and Gas Institute (IPB)
    • Viviana Coelho, Climate Change Executive Manager, Lead Climate Management Team at Petrobras
  • Audience Q&A for Panelists (10 mins)
  • Closing (5 mins)

Speaker Bios

Raphael Moura is the Superintendent of Operational Safety and Environment at the Brazilian Petroleum and Biofuels Agency. Moura holds a Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Liverpool and a Master’s in Risk Management from Cranfield University, both in England. He also holds an MBA in Enterprise Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. In addition, he is also graduated in Production Engineering with an emphasis on Mechatronics, by CEFET-RJ, and post-graduated in Offshore Systems, by UFRJ.





Carlos de Mathias Martins Junior is the Founder and Director of EQAO, Ecoinvest and Ecopart leading companies in the development of renewable energy projects and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Carlos participated as an executive, shareholder and director of several pioneering companies in the energy sector, such as Omega Energia, Ecometano CDGN and Energias Renováveis ​​do Brasil (ERB). He was chairman of the board of directors of ERB. He holds a degree in production engineering from the Escola Politécnica of the University of São Paulo, and an MBA in Finance from the Columbia Business School of New York.





Vitor Martins Dias is the Kellogg Institute Visiting Fellow at the Keough School of Global Affairs, at the University of Notre Dame. Vitor completed his PhD in the Department of Sociology at Indiana University Bloomington, where he was an affiliated researcher at the Center for the Analysis of Social-Ecological Landscapes (CASEL) and a research fellow at the Milt and Judi Stewart Center on the Global Legal Profession at the Maurer School of Law. His dissertation explores how climate change exacerbates structural inequalities in society, how the urban poor mobilize against climate injustice, and how states respond to the demands of their citizens facing social-ecological hazards.




Claudia Domingues Romeiro Shirozaki is the manager of sustainability at FS Fueling Sustainability. FS is the first Brazilian plant to produce ethanol exclusively from corn. The Company began its operations in 2017 and currently has two plants, one in Lucas do Rio Verde and another in Sorriso, Mato Grosso, in addition to a corporate office in São Paulo. In addition to ethanol, FS uses cutting edge technology to manufacture Animal Nutrition, known by the acronym DDG (Dried Distillers Grains), corn oil and electricity products.





Fernanda Delgado is Corporate Executive Director at IBP – Brazilian Petroleum and Gas Institute. Professor at FGV Energia. Professor of the Post-Graduate Program at the School of Command and General Staff of the Army, through an agreement with FGV. PhD in Energy Planning, Master in Information Technology and four published books on Petropolitics. Professional experience in relevant companies, in Brazil and abroad. At FGV Energia, she is responsible for coordinating the MBA in Management in the Oil and Gas Sector and for the research lines in oil, gas, biofuels and energy transition, highlighting: Decommissioning, Downstream, Low permeability reservoirs, Natural gas reserves, Energy planning and Geopolitics of energy resources.




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