Middle East & North Africa Forum on Flaring Reduction & Gas Utilization. Muscat, May 10-11, 2010
GGFR is a World Bank-led public-private partnership that includes major oil & gas producing countries and companies. GGFR’s main activities include: assistance to governments in developing the enabling environment for flare and vent reduction investments; advice on carbon finance activities; dissemination of best practices in flare and vent reduction, and facilitation of communication between key stakeholders at the country and regional levels. To learn more about global gas flaring and the GGFR partnership, please visit: www.worldbank.org/ggfr.
Established in April 2006, Masdar (the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company) is a multi-faceted company advancing the development, commercialisation and deployment of renewable energy solutions and clean technologies. Masdar integrates the full renewable and clean technology life-cylce – from research to commercial deployment – with the aim of creating scalable clean energy solutions. Masdar works with global partners and institutions to integrate new research with proven technologies to produce efficient systems and processes that can be replicated globally.
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Masdar Carbon specialises in developing projects that bring significant reduction in carbon emissions, in Abu Dhabi and globally. In addition to industrial energy efficiency and clean fossil fuel projects, Masdar Carbon creates additional value by providing carbon monetisation services, under international climate policies. Masdar Carbon provides end-to-end advisory and project management services to develop Clean Develoment Mechanism (CDM) projects and monetize carbon emission reductions. Capabilities include: capacity building, project identification and management, feasibility studies, project analysis, CDM registration, physical project implementation and financing.