Decarbonisation, gases and LNG (LNGnet)

3 DAY Residential Course

This course is reserved for experts from the Southern and Eastern Africa and South Asia, including the following countries and territories: Congo, Cameroon, Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Albania, Türkiye, Ukraine, Georgia.

The course will be held in Dakar, Senegal, between 16 – 18 April, 2024.

We warmly encourage you to submit requests from experts from your organisation, interested in taking part in the Training Course, and to forward this invitation to interested parties.

The draft program includes the following topics:

  • Natural gas market models and regulation
  • Decarbonisation policies in the EU and in the region
  • The role of natural gas and LNG towards decarbonisation
  • New gas technologies and GHG emission reduction
  • Regulatory and financial issues of hydrogen and other new gases
  • Case studies from the EU and West Africa

We warmly encourage you to submit requests from experts from your organisation, interested in taking part in the Training Course, and to forward this invitation to interested parties.

LNGnet

The course sits under the LNGnet Project, which has been launched in Spring 2021 by the European Commission to enhance the liquidity, flexibility, transparency, and sustainability of the global LNG market.  The LNGnet Project is led by consortium partners: the Florence School of Regulation, Cecoforma, Baringa Partners. More information about the project can be found here.

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Course director
Sergio Ascari
Course director
Ilaria Conti
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  • Dates
    16 Apr 2024 - 18 Apr 2024
  • Type
    Residential
  • Register by
    22 Feb 2024
Structure of the course

Day 1: Policy, regulatory and market framework

  • Gas market and network regulatory models in the world
  • The evolving role of natural gas in a decarbonising world and in the European Green Deal. Sector Coupling and Energy System Integration
  • Facts and figures on the recent evolution of gas and LNG markets
  • Issues in the development of the Hydrogen industry

Day 2: New gas technologies and GHG emission reduction

  • Generating and transporting renewable and decarbonised gases (power-to gas, pyrolysis, carbon capture and storage): potential and role in the energy transition
  • Shipping LNG vs. Hydrogen
  • Technological advancements and solution to decarbonise LNG
  • Case study: The LNG industry of Senegal

Day 3: Financing and regulating a sustainable natural gas industry

  • Decarbonisation of energy intensive industries
  • Capturing new clean tech sectors
  • Methane emissions in the LNG supply chain
  • Discussion of selected regulatory issues of gas market development in participants’ countries.
Learning outcomes
  • Familiarise with natural gas and LNG market functioning in the world and their regulation
  • Understand key issues of natural gas and LNG greenhouse gas emissions
  • Learn how the gas industry can become more sustainable and contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions
  • Discuss market development of new gases and their regulation
  • Hear about case studies in the region and in Europe
Course Certificate

At the end of the course, participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Fees and financial support

The LNGnet Project will cover the travel costs (economy class) and a per diem covering accommodation and local costs, for up to 25 participants, selected among those meeting at least one of the following criteria:

  1. Representing a public body, international organisation, university or other not-for-profit institution dedicated to scientific, energy-related research and/or publication;
  2. Place of the registered office of the organisation they represent, or domicile, is a country or territory that is in 2022 and 2023 eligible to receive official development assistance (ODA) according to the relevant OECD definition, published at ODA Recipients for reporting 2022 and 2023. For this Training Course, the following countries are eligible: Congo, Cameroon, Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Jordan, Albania, Türkiye, Ukraine, Georgia.

For sponsored participants who need a visa to enter Senegal, the project can reimburse the visa costs, subject to the provision of supporting documents.


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