Workshop: CCUS and H2 Business Towards Net Zero – Opportunities & Challenges

5 September 2023 @ 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Park Rotana Abu Dhabi
Member: AED 250 | Non-member: AED 350

The Pakistan Business Professional Council is pleased to support the Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi – Energy Sector is organizing a workshop on CCUS and H2 Business Towards Net Zero – Opportunities & Challenges.

Why attend the workshop: 

  • Receive inputs and recommendations for COP28 regarding feasible pathways towards net-zero. 
  • Learn from the experts regarding the commercial solutions, opportunities, and challenges of implementing CCUS and Hydrogen to reduce or eliminate the emissions to atmosphere.
  • Network with decision makers, contributors, and experts in the field from the UAE, Canadian government and private sector.

Objectives of the workshop: The objectives of the workshop will be reached by presenting the following topics:

  • CCUS Projects Overview, existing, planned, and net zero share and/or gap.  
  • Renewable energy projects, existing, planned, and net-zero share and/or gap.
  • Hydrogen technologies, commercial technologies overview, opportunities, and challenges.
  • Commercial CO2 capture technologies overview, opportunities, and Challenges.
  • Building large scale CO2 capture plants, opportunities, and challenges from EPC companies point of views.
  • CCUS and H2 applied research and development, opportunities, and challenges.
  • Carbon storage and monitoring; existing projects, planned projects, opportunities, and challenges.
  • Understanding the Reservoir for CCS
  • UAE’s clean energy projects and business strategy towards net zero.
  • Existing financial programs for clean energy business.
  • Policy and Finance for Clean Energy Projects.


  • Omar Al Mehairi, VP Strategy, ADNOC Offshore
  • Dr. Ahmed Aboudheir, President, Aboudheir Consulting
  • Dr. Mohammad Abu Zahra, Head of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region, Global CCS Institute
  • Dr. Malek Al-Chalabi (PhD, DiC, AFHEA, Oxon), Senior Advisor – Carbon Pricing, Climate and Carbon Policy and Advocacy
  • Rawad Barazanji, Process & Process Safety Team Team Leader at Sharjah National Oil Corporation (SNOC).
  • Robin Mills, CEO, Qamar Energy
  • Dr. Lourdes Vega, Director of the Research and Innovation Center on CO2 and Hydrogen (RICH) at the Khalifa University of Science and Technology, and Acting Senior Director at Petroleum Institute

Participating Chambers:

  • AmCham Abu Dhabi
  • British Chamber of Commerce Abu Dhabi
  • Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi
  • Pakistan Business Council Abu Dhabi

Event details:

  • Date: 05 September 2023
  • Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm 
  • Venue: Park Rotana Abu Dhabi
  • Dresscode: Business attire / national dress 

Ticket Prices:

  • PBPC members: AED 250
  • Non-PBPC members: AED 350
  • Ticket prices include coffee breaks, and international buffet lunch.

Contact Information:

  • Ethyl Suriba 
  • +971 501124267

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