The International Energy Agency (IEA) and the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) co-hosted an expert workshop on the potential for advanced CO2 enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) to decarbonize oil production. The workshop focused on the potential for using CO2-EOR for CO2 storage and increasing oil production, also known EOR+ or advanced CO2-EOR.
As part of the Energy Union tour, European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič is visiting Latvia on 1-2 February. The Energy Union is the EU’s strategy to ensure that European citizens have access to secure, affordable and clean energy.
Today, the Secretariat met with the Chairman of National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC), Mr Dmitro Vovk, at its seat in Vienna. The meeting took stock of the Secretariat’s ongoing assessment of the legal framework and de facto performance of the Ukrainian regulator. The meeting also served to discuss the draft methodology for gas distribution tariffs and draft public service obligation (PSO) act in the gas sector.
On 25 January 2018, the Energy Community Secretariat launched another technical assistance project under the Western Balkan 6 Initiative aimed at supporting former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia in establishing a day-ahead electricity market.