UNIDOs General Director visits TCM Mongstad
UNIDOs General Director LI Yong visited TCM last week together with, among others, the Norwegian ambassador to Austria, Bente Angel-Hansen.
- Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is very important to fight climate change, and it was great to visit TCM to discuss with those who work with this, says Mr. LI Yong. He has led the United Nations Development Organization (UNIDO) since 2013 and has previously worked including Vice-Minister, Minister of Finance of China.
Deputy Director General Egil Meisingset, from Norway's Ministry of Petroleum and Energy presented Norway's strategy for carbon capture and storage, TCM's Managing Director Roy Vardheim presented the results and way forward for TCM, and Statoil's Vice President Renewable Energy Olav Skalmeraas, presented Statoil's CCS activities.
Wednesday this week Mr. Zioho Zama from the political department of the South African embassy in Oslo visited TCM to learn more about CCS and how TCM contributes to progress CCS globally.
South Africa has a strong commitment within CCS, hasits own CCS Center and the Energy company Sasol is co-owner of TCM.