• WPC 2024
  • March 18-22, 2024

Alfredo Lopez Carretero

CEPSA Chemicals

Global Head Safety, Sustainability and Energy Transition

Alfredo is now in charge of energy, sustainability and safety for Cepsa Chemical group for 8 plants worldwide. These duties include decarbonisation plan or product stewardship. Before re-joining Cepsa he was a recognised international expert on industrial emission regulations. For a decade Alfredo has delivered emission reduction services to public and private organisations, mainly to European Commission regulations. Alfredo has extensive experience on cleaner technologies (BATs) mainly for chemical industries, refineries, and power generation. Alfredo has done extensive work on regulatory development on Green Deal (and ‘fit for 55’ package) related with Industrial emissions directive, medium combustion plants and more recently in ETS for the European Commission. Alfredo was a European Commission employee (setting emission limit values) and before that worked in manufacturing and engineering for Cepsa and SABIC. Alfredo holds patents on Polycarbonate process technologies. Engineer degree with post graduate courses in IFP (Paris) and McGill (Montreal) and is a professor on industrial regulations in IFP Master courses.

Sessions With Alfredo Lopez Carretero

Tuesday, 19 March

  • 10:30am - 12:00pm (CST) / 19/mar/2024 03:30 pm - 19/mar/2024 05:00 pm

    Carbon Markets - Decarbonization vs Offsetting Strategy

    Session 2: Decarbonization vs Offsetting Strategy

    10:30 AM: Session Introduction - Deb Ryan, Head of Strategic Commodities, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    10:35 AM: Sustainability in Petrochemicals: A Balancing act of Decarbonization and Offsetting? - Alfredo Lopez Carretero, Global Head Safety, Sustainability and Energy Transition, CEPSA Chemicals
    10:50 AM: Incorporating the Cost of Carbon into Chemicals - Shane Whipple, Carbon Markets Analyst, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    11:05 AM: The VCM needs you and you need the VCM. Searching for a Win-Win - Karine Boccara, Joint Lead Chemical Consulting ECISA, S&P Global Commodity Insights

    11:15 AM: Q&A
    11:30 AM: How can the Petrochemicals sector use Carbon Removals Credits to offset Residual Emissions? - Farhan Ahmed, Chief Program Management Officer, Verra; Shri Gugan Siva Subramaniam, Head Strategy and Governance Sustainability, Petronas Chemicals Group Berhad;

    Panel Moderator: Divya Mankikar, Global Head of ESG Market Engagement, S&P Global Sustainable1