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Opening ceremony of the Svelvik CO2 Field Lab

We are delighted to invite you to the official opening ceremony of the Svelvik CO2 Field Lab on the 14th of November 2019


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Svelvik Field Lab is part of the ECCSEL Infrastructure (European Carbon dioxide Capture and Storage Laboratory Infrastructure), and is a small-scale field laboratory for development and testing of technologies and equipment required for large-scale CCS applications in a rapid and cost efficient manner.


12.00 Bus from Asker Station (if desired) - simple lunch will be served on the bus

  • What is CO2 capture and storage? What are the possibilities in Norway?
    (Erik Lindeberg, Chief Scientist CO2 Technology AS)

13.00 - 14.00 Talks and presentations at Fjordhuset

  • Welcome to Svelvik CO2 Field Lab
    (Alexandra Bech Gjørv, CEO SINTEF)
  • UN Sustainable development goals, Paris agreement, and the role of CO2 capture and storage
    (Sveinung Rotevatn, State Secretary, Climate and Environment Department)
  • Greetings from ECCSEL ERIC - International Laboratory Infrastruktur for CCS Research, Education and Innovation
    (Volker Röhling, Project leader, ECCSEL ERIC)
  • What is Svelvik CO2 Field Lab and how can it support research on CO2 storage?
    (Cathrine Ringstad, Manager Svelvik CO2 Field Lab)

14.00 - 14.45 Site visit

  • Geology (Anja Sundal, Researcher UiO)
  • Injection facilities for brine and CO2 (Martin Raphaug, Senior Engineer SINTEF
  • Control and instrumentation room (Klaus Hagby, Site Coordinator Svelvik CO2 Field Lab)
  • Monitoring wells and instrumentation (Michael Jordan, Senior Researcher SINTEF)

15.00 Bus back to Asker station (if desired)

For a more detailed agenda (that is continuously updated), see

Binding registration before 11 November 12.00, using the form. In case of questions, contact Peder Eliasson ().

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Fjordveien 26, Klokkarstua