- External Seminars
Post closure roles by the public sector under the CCS legal system in foreign countries
- November 8, 2023
- Tokyo Koshiba Hall, The University of Tokyo
Hiroyasu Konno delivered a presentation titled "Post closure roles by the public sector under the CCS legal system in foreign countries" at the "Fall 2023 Lecture - Efforts and Issues for CCS Commercialization," held by the Japanese Association for Petroleum Technology on Nov. 8, 2023.
Hiroyasu Konno specializes in the energy and natural resources sector, mainly in the upstream and middle-stream sectors, such as projects and transactions regarding LNG, biomass fuels, coal, rare metals, copper ore, petroleum, and other minerals in the world, as well as the down-stream sectors such as transactions regarding electricity and gas in Japan. He has a breadth of knowledge about industrial practices and policy trends, through his experience working as a secondee, or temporary worker, at Nippon Oil (currently ENEOS), JOGMEC (Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (currently Japan Organization for Metals and Energy Security))，and JERA, in addition to an energy and natural resources team in a foreign law firm, as well as experience from being a committee member of relevant governmental panels. He always endeavors to provide clients with legal services with additional value, including managerial perspectives. He handles all kinds of legal issues related to the energy and natural resources sector, by closely working together with N&A’s experts in each sector. He also actively works on legal issues with regard to “carbon”, such as CCS (Carbon Capture and Storage), transactions of carbon credits, and others.