Mike Nasi Briefs United Nations on CCUS as a Solution to Energy Poverty and CO2 Emissions

August 1, 2022 | Speaking Engagements

Jackson Walker partner Mike Nasi spoke at the United Nations on August 1, 2022, at a high-level briefing for the Group of 77 and China on Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS). The presentation focused on how the commercial-scale adoption of CCUS can lower emissions of CO2 and assure global energy growth, enabling the Group of 77 to successfully address both energy poverty and CO2 emissions.

Click the play button in the video above to watch a playback of the meeting.

Fellow panelists included Irfan Ali, Managing Partner and CEO of Balico; Charles McConnell, Energy Center Officer of the Center for Carbon Management in Energy at the University of Houston; and Nigel Jenvey, Managing Partner of New Frontiers at Baker Hughes.

For questions related to CCUS, contact Mike at mnasi@jw.com.

Michael NasiMeet Mike

Michael J. Nasi serves as founder and Chair of Jackson Walker’s Climate Change & Carbon Management group and is also active in the Jackson Walker’s Environmental and Energy practice areas. His compliance counseling, permitting, and enforcement defense work spans a wide range of federal and state energy and environmental regulatory programs. Mike is counsel for parties in ongoing regulatory proceedings relating to carbon dioxide, interstate air quality, regional haze, and coal combustion residuals, including appeals pending before the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Eighth, Tenth, and D.C. Circuits, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States. He also practices before the EPA, TCEQ, the Texas Railroad Commission, and the Texas Legislature.

Mike serves as Special Counsel for Southern States Energy Board (SSEB) and is heavily involved in the Board’s CCUS-related activities, along with his many other CCUS affiliations across the country. He is also the Director of Life:Powered, Special Counsel to Wyoming’s Energy Policy Network (EPN), an advisory board member for North Dakota’s Environmental Research Center (EERC), and a visiting instructor at the University of Texas School of Law in Austin and Rice University in Houston.

To explore the Firm’s representation of energy clients in developing and deploying incentives and projects for the capture, transportation, utilization, and storage of carbon dioxide, visit the Energy and Climate Change & Green Initiatives practice pages.