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6th Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) Ministerial Meeting

1-5 November 2015 | Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


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Ali bin Ibrahim Al-Naimi, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Saudi Arabia; Amin H. Nasser, President and CEO, Saudi Aramco; Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy, US;
and heads of delegation, arriving at Saudi Aramco headquarters

On Thursday morning, 5 November, Ministers and other CSLF participants flew to Dhahran for a closer view of Saudi Aramco operations. The first event was a welcome programme and reception, during which they: saw a Saudi Aramco promotional video highlighting the company’s work to provide energy and opportunity to a growing world population while pursuing its goal of increasing efficiency and managing GHGs; heard remarks from Mr. Amin Nasser, President and CEO, Saudi Aramco, on Saudi Aramco’s cutting-edge work in CCS; were given overviews of Saudi Aramco’s work and its developments in carbon management; and were given video and live presentations on initiatives and operations of the the Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC). Participants were then given a tour of some of Saudi Aramco’s Dhahran facilities, including the Oil Supply Planning and Scheduling (OSPAS) center, the Upstream Professional Development Center (UPDC), and the GeoSteering department at the Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center (EXPEC). A luncheon was then hosted by Mr. Amin Nasser, and closing remarks were given by H.E. Ali Al-Naimi, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, who expressed his great appreciation to all who had attended the week’s CSLF events.

IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB+ Meeting Coverage, covered the Ministerial Conference of the 6th Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) Ministerial Meeting, which took place on Wednesday, 4 November 2015, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In addition, IISD Reporting Services, also covered the Saudi Aramco Site Visit on Thursday, 5 November 2015, in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. A summary report of the events is available in HTML and PDF format.


Welcome and Reception

Participants watched a video about Saudi Aramco.


Amin H. Nasser, President and CEO, Saudi Aramco,
gave welcome remarks.

Participants during presentations


L-R: Rolf Willy Hansen, Norwegian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia,
and Kimo Goree, IISD RS

Representatives from Saudi Aramco sharing a laugh
at the end of the morning session


Visit to the Upstream Professional Development Center (UPDC)


Participants learned about Saudi Aramco’s mobile CO2 capture activities.



A Saudi Aramco representative explaining the company’s heavy residue oxy-combustion with CO2 capture program, which has been recognized by the CSLF for replacing steam with CO2




Participants learned about Saudi Aramco’s work to reduce CO2 emissions from idling heavy duty trucks by 75%.


A Saudi Aramco representative explains the company’s training
in porosity and permeability of core plugs to a classroom of CSLF participants.


A Saudi Aramco representative demonstrating digital
technology used in upstream training

Participants examining core samples


Participants en route from one stop to another during the tour of Saudi Aramco


Visit to the Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center (EXPEC)

Saudi Aramco Geosteering Operations in the Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center


Visit to the Saudi Aramco Oil Supply Planning and Scheduling (OSPAS) Center

Energy ministers and other heads of delegation posed for a photo at the OSPAS Center during their visit.


A view of Saudi Aramco offices


A view of part of the Saudi Aramco compound


A view of the Saudi Aramco residential area


Views from the Luncheon Hosted by Amin Nasser, President and CEO, Saudi Aramco




Ali bin Ibrahim Al-Naimi, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Saudi Arabia, gave closing remarks during lunch.


Ali bin Ibrahim Al-Naimi, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Saudi Arabia, Amin H. Nasser, President and CEO, Saudi Aramco, and other participants at the end of the visit to Saudi Aramco facilities


L-R: Diego Noguera, IISD RS; Ridzuan Zulkifli, Saudi Aramco; Kimo Goree, IISD RS; Mounir Adhoum, Saudi Aramco;
Debbie Davenport, IISD RS; and Dan Birchall, IISD RS


Daily Web CoverageAbout | 4 Nov | 5 Nov | Summary
Funding for coverage of the 6th Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) Ministerial Meeting,
has been provided by Saudi Aramco
Saudi Aramco