6 September 2022 - 17:43
  • News Code: 461749
Iran, Japan hold Seminar on Net Zero Emissions by 2050

TEHRAN (Shana) – An educational seminar entitled "Introduction of Japan's policies in using hydrogen and ammonia to achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050" was held in Tehran.

According to National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), an educational seminar titled "Introduction of Japan's policies to use hydrogen and ammonia to achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050" was held in Tehran on Tuesday in the presence of Abbas Razmi, Director of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) of NIOC, Yuka Kida, Head of the Economic Department of the Embassy of Japan in Iran, and Masashi Watanabe, Director of Oil and LNG Policy at the Natural Resources and Energy Agency of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan.

At the beginning of the seminar, the NIOC director of HSE emphasized the necessity of managing gas flaring emissions (no flaring) and gaining awareness of new methods and their application in managing greenhouse gas emissions in Iran’s oil and gas industry, and said: “The main goal of this seminar is to reduce greenhouse emissions and good targeting and planning have been done in the world, especially in Japan.”

Stating that Iran is in the list of 10 countries emitting greenhouse gases, he announced: “Based on the plans and goals set, positive steps have been taken regarding the health of humanity; by 2050, the world will go towards zero emission of greenhouse gases.”

The NIOC Director of HSE further underlined the importance of keeping in touch with powerful institutions in using methods for net zero emissions by 2050, adding that it is necessary to create communication and interaction for future plans in the field of reducing flare gases and solving environmental challenges and familiarizing with new methods for estimating the amount of carbon dioxide gas emissions in oil and gas production facilities.

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