Summer School 2018

Preliminary Programme

Carbonia, Sotacarbo Research Center

18 - 22 june 2018

Monday June 18th 2017  - Introduction
Session chairman: Alessandro Lanza (Sotacarbo, Italy)

12.20Welcome lunch
14.00Open ceremony, welcome and general introductionAlessandro Lanza
(Sotacarbo, Italy)
14.15 Welcome speech by the Mayor of Carbonia Paola Massidda
(Mayor of Carbonia, Italy)
14,30 Welcome speech by the Regional Government of Sardinia To be defined
(Regional Government of Sardinia, Italy)

International policies on CCUS: SET Plan, CSLF and Mission Innovation

Marcello Capra (Ministry of Economic Development, Italy)


Sources of CO2, energy balance and CCUS approaches

Giorgio Cau
(University of Cagliari, Italy)


The potential role of chemical looping, oxy-combustion and CCS for the reduction of global warming

Bhima Sastri
(U.S. Department of Energy, USA)

16.15Interactive programme - Introduction

Interactive programme
(meeting of the workgroups)

18.00End of day 1
20.00Social dinner

Tuesday June 19th 2017 - CO2 capture approaches and technologies
Session chairman: Bhima Sastri (U.S. Department of Energy, USA)

9.00Pre-combustion CO2 capture: liquid solvents and mineral carbonation Aimaro Sanna
(Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom)
9.30Post-combustion CO2 capture technologiesToby Lockwood
(IEA Clean Coal Centre, United Kingdom)

CO2 separation technologies by membranes

Maria Grazia De Angelis
(University of Bologna, Italy)


Supercritical CO2 cycles applications

Bhima Sastri (U.S. Department of Energy, USA)

Multiphase modeling and validation of solid CO2 sorbent devices

Bill Rogers
(National Energy Technology Laboratory, Washington, DC, USA)


Multiscale CFD modeling and validation of reacting gas-solid flows with application to fossil fuel reactors

Mehrdad Shahnam
(National Energy Technology Laboratory, USA)


CCUS: the activities of the University of Cagliari

Vittorio Tola
(University of Cagliari, Italy


Visit to the Sotacarbo pilot platform and laboratories


Interactive programme
(meeting of the workgroups)

18.00End of day 2

Wednesday June 20st 2018  - CO2 utilization technologies
Session chairman: Serge Perineau (World Coal-To-X, France)

9.00CO2 to liquid fuels: hydrogenation processes

Carlo Pirola 
(University of Milan, Italy)

9.30 The Acid Gas to Syngas (AG2STM) technologyFlavio Manenti
(Politecnico di Milano, Italy, and Technical University of Berlin, Germany)
10.00CO2 to liquid fuels: electrochemical and photo-electrochemical processes Manuel Alvarez-Guerra
(Universidad de Cantabria, Spain)

Hydrogen production technologies from renewable sources

Jesús Rodríguez Ruiz (Centro Nacional del Hidrógeno, Spain)

11.20Coal to X and CCS: a great associationSerge Perineau (World Coal-To-X Association, France)
11.50CO2 metanation for power-to-gas production

Claudia Bassano
(ENEA, Italy)

13.30Interactive programme
(meeting of the workgroups)
15.00Workshop: CCUS by Enhanced Oil Recovery (see programme below)

Workshop CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery
Chairman: Roman Berenblyum (IRIS and CO2GeoNet, Norway)

15.00 Introduction to CO2-EOR Roman Berenblyum (IRIS and CO2GeoNet, Norway)
15.30 European examples
(Gettica, Turkey, Greece)
Caglar Sinayuc
(Middle East Technical University and CO2GeoNet, Turkey) and Constantin Sava (GeoEcoMar and CO2GeoNet, Romania)
16.00 ECO-BASE approach to establishing
CO2-EOR business cases
Roman Berenblyum (IRIS and CO2GeoNet, Norway)
16.30 Introduction to EOR working groups
16.40 Meeting of the EOR working groups
18.00 Presentation of the group work results
18.40End of day 3

Thursday June 21nd 2017 –CO2 storage
Session chairman: Steven G. Whittaker (Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois, USA)

9.00CO2 storage: where we are and new challengesSergio Persoglia (GO2GeoNet, France)
9.30Site monitoring: geochemical methodsSalvatore Lombardi or Sabina Bigi
(Università di Roma La Sapienza and CO2GeoNet, Italy)
10.00Instruments for material characterization

Silvana Fais and Francesco Cuccuru
(University of Cagliari, Italy)

10.45Light drilling applied to CO2 geological storageCarlos de Dios (Ciuden – Fundación Ciudad de la Energía and CO2GeoNet, Spain)

CO2 diffusion into an aquifer: the experience at the K-COSEM site,
South Korea

Kang-Kun Lee
(Seoul National University, South Korea)
11.50 The role of public in CCS projects Steven Whittaker
(Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois, USA)
13.30 CCUS: the role of ENEA Paolo Deiana (Enea, Italy)
13.45 Interactive programme
(meeting of the workgroups)
16.30End of day 4
16.30Guided tour to Nebida and Masua beaches and pizza-based dinner

Friday June 22rd 2017 - CCS: economics and legislation
Session chairman: Matthias Finkenrath (Kempten University of Applied Science, Germany)
9.00 CO2 transport technologies Massimo Di Biagio
(Rina Consulting – Centro Sviluppo Materiali, Italy)
9.30 Underground coal gasification and CCUS

Preeti Aghalayam
(Indian Institute of Technology, India)

10.00 CCUS: commercial and pilot applications in the world John Scowcroft (Global CCS Institute, Belgium)
10.50 CCUS: legal issues Ingvild Ombudstvedt
(IOM Law, Norway)
11.20 CO2-free power generation: economic performance Matthias Finkenrath
(Kempten University of Applied Sciences, Germany)
11.50 ECCSEL: the European Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Laboratory Infrastructure Sverre Quale
13.30Presentations by the workgroups

15.10 Concluding remarks Alessandro Lanza
(Sotacarbo, Italy)
15.30Visit to the Serbariu Old Mine Museum
17.00End of day 5