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06. to 07. Dec 2023

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS 2023)


Welcome to the annual

Carbon Capture and Storage Conference – CCS 2023! 

6 – 7 December 2023, Quality Hotel Expo, Fornebu (outside Oslo)


Norwegian Petroleum Society (NPF) invite you to join us for a two-day, lunch-to-lunch, deep dive seminar into both the technical, commercial and regulatory aspects of the emerging CCS industry.


We are presenting topics within:

Where are the obstacles? framework conditions for Norway, legal and regulatory

Building CCS value chains.  Where is the money, the uncertainties, the possibilities

Norwegian industry in the market. Case studies / technology examples





On behalf of the Program Committee,

Rikke Bruhn
Chair of Program Committee


Student sponsor

Equinor and NPF especially welcome students.

The quota for this year’s conference is full. If applying you will be put on a waiting list.

To apply for free attendance, please send a short application to Project Manager, Please include your Educational institution, Study programme, Degree and how far you have progressed in your education.


Wednesday 06. December


Registration and Coffee



Rikke Bruhn, NautilusCarbon and Chair of the Organising Committee


Chair: Rikke Bruhn, NautilusCarbon and Katrine Haukenes, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

Opening speech

Astrid Bergmål, State Secretary in the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

CCUS market outlook: Latest trends, policies, and bottlenecks with special focus on Europe and the North Sea

Artem Abramov, Head of Clean Tech Research, Rystad Energy


THEME: Where are the obstacles? framework conditions for Norway, legal and regulatory

Chair: Frank Wettland, Altera and Katrine Haukenes, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

CO2 storage licensing processses

Gunnar Hognestad, OED

CO2 storage as a new commercial offshore industry – what is needed?

Arne Næsheim, Leading analyst, Equinor, on behalf of CCS Forum, Offshore Norge

Where does carbon capture make sense and where not?

Eivind Berstad, Team Leader CCS, The Bellona Foundation


Panel session

Chair: Emil Yde Aasen, Aker Carbon Capture

Towards an Industrial Carbon Management for Europe

Johanna Fiksdahl, Policy Officer – Seconded National Expert on CCUS DG Energy. Unit C2 – Decarbonisation and Sustainability of Energy Sources. European Commission

Panel discussion: How will EU legislation impact Norway and Norwegian interests?

Moderator: Ina Steen Andersen, Journalist, Teknisk Ukeblad
Johanna Fiksdahl, EU kommisjonen
Per Sandberg, Senior advisor, Equinor
Ann-Cathrin Vaage, Manager climate policy and CCS, Offshore Norge
Paal Frisvold, Greenpeace


THEME: Building CCS value chains. Where is the money, the uncertainties, the possibilities

Chair: Frank Wettland, Altera and Vebjørn Bakken, University of Oslo

Onshore storage in Denmark. A competitive disadvantage for Norway?

Niels Peter Christensen, CCS Consult

How does the CDR market enable CCUS growt

Valborg Lundegaard, Senior Advisor, Aker Carbon Capture
Ole Henrik Ree, Industry Lead, Microsoft

Carbon credits

Joona Kunnas, Director - Key Accounts,

Norway tomorrow

Alma Sator, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

End day one

Rikke Bruhn, NautilusCarbon and Chair of the Organising Committee



Conference dinner

Thursday 07. December


Welcome to day two!

Rikke Bruhn, NautilusCarbon and Chair of the Organising Committee

THEME: Norwegian industry in the market. Case studies / technology examples of capture, transport and storage

Chair: Janne Harstad Rasten, Aker Solutions and Ole Johan Østvedt, Nemo Maritime

Lessons learned in the wake of Longship

Aslak Viumdal, Senior Advisor, Strategy and Business Development, Gassnova

Employment and competence in the Norwegian CCS-industry in light of the green transition

Maren Nygård Basso, Senior Economist, Menon Economics

The technology journey from TCM to standardization

Ida Coert, Sales Director Norway, Aker Carbon Capture

ZEUS Oxifuel turbine

Truls Normann, Senior Vice President, Aker Solutions


Chair: Nicola Marsh, SINTEF and Emil Yde Aasen, Aker Carbon Capture

Nemo- a cost effective, one step - solution for CO2 transportation and injection.

Ole Johan Østvedt, EVP Commercial and R&D, Nemo Maritime

Bridging the knowledge gaps in CO2 transport by industry cooperation and standardization

Bente Helen Leinum, Senior Principal Engineer Pipeline Operations, DNV
Co-author: Harald Wathne, DNV

Designing CO2 injection wells: Challenges and solutions related to regulations

Jan Tore Helgesen, Country Manager – Low Carbon Solutions, Halliburton
Co-author: Shelagh Baines, Halliburton

Repurposing technology and experience from the subsea industry

Nicolas Barras, Subsea Processing, OneSubsea



Technoeconomic and environmental assessment of Blue Power

Erling Ronglan, CEO, Ocean Power

The role of research in the future of CCS

Nicola Marsh, NCCS Centre Manager, SINTEF


Rikke Bruhn, NautilusCarbon and Chair of the Organising Committee


Practical information


Program Committee

Rikke Bruhn, NautilusCarbon

Emil Yde Aasen, Aker Carbon Capture

Frank Wettland, Altera

Janne Harstad Rasten, Aker Solutions

Katrine Haukenes, OED

Nicola Marsh, SINTEF

Ragni Rørtveit, Equinor

Vebjørn Bakken, UiO

Ole Johan Østvedt, APC





Conference language: English

Venue: Quality Hotel Expo, Snarøyveien 20,1360 Fornebu (outside Oslo). Tel: +47 67 11 70 00

Conference fee:

  • NOK 7,600 + 25% VAT for NPF personal members
  • NOK 9,100 + 25% VAT for others

The conference fee includes:

  • Coffee/tea
  • Lunch
  • Access to approved presentations after end of conference.

Conference dinner:

  • NOK 980 + 25% vat.


Quality Hotel Expo, Fornebu. Price per night (incl.breakfast): 1,595 NOK incl. VAT. Hotel is not included in the conference fee and must be paid when checking out. Room reservations can be made when signing up for the conference.

Membership of the Norwegian Petroleum Society (NPF): You can become a member of NPF by registering here first. 1 year membership for conference participants is NOK 1,000. Reduced membership fees apply for young professionals under the age of 34, students and seniors.

Payment: Payment can be done upon registration by credit card (Master Card/Visa/AmEx) or by invoice. If the invoice needs to be changed due to wrong or missing information there will added a fee of NOK 150 to the total amount. All international payments must be approved before the conference starts.

Special Offer! Bring a colleague under 30 years of age for half price! Participant no 2. under the age of 30 years from the same employer receives a 50% discount. Please contact Project Manager for registration details.

Cancellations: Cancellations must be received in writing by 23 November 2023, and will be subject to a cancellation fee NOK 2.000 unless a substitute delegate is offered. After this date, the full registration fee will apply, however, substitutions will still be accepted. Substitutions for registered delegates may be made at any time, but we would appreciate prior notification.

In case of cancellation of the conference by the Norwegian Petroleum Society, (NPF), the participant will be refunded the conference fee and/or the exhibition fee. Other expenses the participants may have are not refunded, and is not the responsibility of NPF.

Force majeure: Events beyond the control of the NPF – for example, but not limited to, extreme weather conditions, acts of war, terrorism, transportation shut-down (strikes or accidents), government regulation or advisory including travel warnings, serious illness or epidemics that makes it impossible to fulfill the obligations of conducting the conference entitle NPF to cancel the event without liability.

Conference paper: Presentations from the conference will be available after end of conference. Delegates will be informed when available via e-mail.

Programme changes: It is sometimes necessary to change timing of the programme. The conference organiser will not be liable for any such unavoidable changes.



For further information please contact:

Norwegian Petroleum Society
Hanne Hernes
Project Manager

tel. +47 404 52 327