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6th Session, Expert Group on Resource Classification

6th Session, Expert Group on Resource Classification

28 April - 01 May 2015
Salle VII, Palais des Nations Geneva Switzerland
 

Moving towards a truly sustainable energy future means using the right energy resource where it makes sense (UNECE Resource Classification Week 27 April-1 May 2015)

UNFC Workshop with focus on Central Asia (28 April 2015)

Meeting times:

The Expert Group meeting will start at 10am on 29 April and finish at 6pm on 1 May.

The UNFC Workshop will start at 10am on 28 April and finish at 6pm that day.

UN meetings run from 10am to 1pm and from 3pm to 6pm.

Registration

ONLINE REGISTRATION:
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if you have any difficulties in registering online, please send an e-mail to reserves.energy@un.org

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Documents

Document Title & Symbol ENG FRE RUS
Detailed Timeline
FINAL VERSION
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Logistical Information PDF    
List of EGRC Sixth Session Unofficial Documents PDF    
Item 1. Adoption of the agenda      
Annotated provisional agenda for the sixth session
ECE/ENERGY/GE.3/2015/1
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Report of the Expert Group on Resource Classification on its fifth session
ECE/ENERGY/GE.3/2014/2
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Item 3. Workshop on UNFC-2009      
UNFC Workshop with focus on Central Asia, Geneva, 28 April 2015      
FINAL PROGRAMME PDF    
Item 7. Technical Advisory Group      
Annual report of the EGRC Technical Advisory Group
EGRC-6/2015/INF.5 (Unofficial document in English only) as at 20 April 2015
PDF    
Item 9. Application of UNFC-2009 to solid minerals      
Revised Bridging Document between the CRIRSCO Template and UNFC-2009
EGRC-6/2015/INF.3 (Unofficial document in English only) as at 19 April 2015
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Item 10. Application of UNFC-2009 to petroleum      
Please refer to "Norwegian Petroleum Directorate 2014 Case Study" under Item 15      
Technical Advisory Group Terms of Reference
as approved by the EGRC Fourth Session April 2013
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Item 11. Application of UNFC-2009 to nuclear fuel resources      
Bridging Document between the OECD/NEA and IAEA Uranium Classification and UNFC-2009
ECE/ENERGY/2014/6

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Draft Guidelines on Application of UNFC-2009 to Uranium and Thorium Projects  
EGRC-6/2015/INF.8 (Unofficial document in English only) as at 23 April 2015
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Case Studies – Application of UNFC-2009 to Nuclear Fuel Resources
EGRC-6/2015/INF.9 (Unofficial document in English only) as at 23 April 2015
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Item 12. Application of UNFC-2009 to renewable energy resources      
Specifications for the application of UNFC-2009 to renewable energy resources
Draft document prepared by the Task Force on Application of UNFC-2009 to Renewable Energy Resources
ECE/ENERGY/GE.3/2015/3
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Basis for establishing generic specifications for the application of UNFC-2009 to renewable energy resources
Report prepared by the Task Force on Application of UNFC-2009 to Renewable Energy Resources
EGRC-6/2015/INF.6 (Unofficial document in English only) as of 5 March 2015
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White Paper – Progress Update: IGA Working Group for the Development of Geothermal Specifications for UNFC-2009
EGRC-6/2015/INF.10 (Unofficial document in English only) as at 17 April 2015
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Item 13. Use of UNFC-2009 for classifying injection projects      
Specifications for the application of UNFC-2009 to injection projects for the purpose of geological storage
Draft document prepared by the Task Force on Application of UNFC-2009 to Injection Projects
ECE/ENERGY/GE.3/2015/4
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Item 14. Other potential applications of UNFC-2009      
Study: UNFC-2009 - How do Anthropogenic Resources Fit In?
Prepared by Andrea Wintersletter, David Laner and Johann Fellner, Christian Doppler Laboratory for Anthropogenic Resources, Institute for Water Quality, Resource and Waste Management, Vienna University of Technology; Helmut Rechberger, Institute for Water Quality, Resource and Waste Management, Vienna University of Technology, Roman Stiftner, Austrian Mining and Steel Association; and Leopold Weber, Senior Adviser
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Item 15. Case studies and testing of UNFC-2009      
Norwegian Petroleum Directorate 2014 Case Study: The 2013 Norwegian Petroleum Resource Accounts presented according to UNFC-2009
Prepared by Kjell Reidar Knudsen, Senior Adviser, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate
ECE/ENERGY/GE.3/2015/5
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Corrigendum
ECE/ENERGY/GE.3/2015/5/Corr.1
Corr.
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Corr.
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Corr.
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Case Study – A thorium source in the Mountain Pass rare earth elements deposit, California, United States, and the application of UNFC-2009
Prepared by Bradley S. Van Gosen, United States Geological Survey (USGS)
ECE/ENERGY/GE.3/2015/6
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Corrigendum
ECE/ENERGY/GE.3/2015/6/Corr.1
Corr.
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Case Studies – Application of UNFC-2009 to uranium resources in China and Niger
Prepared by the Task Force on Application of UNFC-2009 to Nuclear Fuel Resources
ECE/ENERGY/GE.3/2015/7
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Item 16. UNFC-2009 E axis – environmental and social considerations      
Draft Terms of Reference for the Socio-Economic (E-Axis) Sub-Group
EGRC-6/2015/INF.7 (Unofficial document in English only) as at 13 April 2015
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Item 17. Education and outreach and activities of the Communications Sub-Committee      
Education and outreach and activities of the Communications Sub-Committee since the Fifth Session
EGRC-6/2015/INF.4 (Unofficial document in English only) as of 5 March 2015
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Item 20. Work plan for 2016–2017      
Work Plan for the Expert Group for 2016-2017 as recommended by EGRC at its Sixth Session
Unofficial document in English only as at 1 May 2015
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Item 22. Adoption of Conclusions and Recommendations      
Draft conclusions and recommendations for the Sixth Session
EGRC-6/2015/INF.1 (Unofficial document in English only) as at 15 April
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Report

Document Title & Symbol ENG FRE RUS

Report of the Expert Group on Resource Classification on its sixth session
ECE/ENERGY/GE.3/2015/2

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Presentations

Presentation Title & Author ENG FRE RUS
29 April      
Welcome Remarks
Andrey Vasilyev, Deputy Executive Secretary, UNECE
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Keynote Presentation: The Importance of Resource Classification to Renewable Energy Investment
Tom Murley, Head of Renewables, HgCapital
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Technical Advisory Group      
Update on Work of Technical Advisory Group (EGRC-6/2015/INF.5)
John Etherington, Chair, Technical Advisory Group
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Mineral Resources and Reserves in Serbia according to UNFC-2009
Radoslav Vukas, Ministry of Mining and Energy of Serbia
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Generic Specifications for UNFC-2009 /
Competent Person and its Relationship to UNFC-2009
     
Competent Person and the UNFC
David MacDonald, Chair Expert Group on Resource Classification
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Perspective of CRIRSCO and All Other Stakeholders
Roger Dixon, CRIRSCO
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Government Perspectiveission of Ukraine on Mineral Resources 
Georgi Rudko, State Commission of Ukraine on Mineral Resources
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Application of UNFC-2009 to Petroleum      
Norwegian Petroleum Directorate 2014 Case Study: The 2013 Norwegian Petroleum Resource Accounts presented according to UNFC-2009 through use of the PRMS Bridging Document (ECE/ENERGY/GE.3/2015/5)
Kjell Reidar Knudsen, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD)
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Update on PRMS and Timeline for Next Revision
Dan Diluzio, SPE
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Application of UNFC-2009 to Solid Minerals      
Revised Bridging Documetnt between CRIRSCO Template of 2013 and UNFC-2009 (EGRC-6/2015/INF.3)
Roger Dixon, CRIRSCO  
PDF    
30 April      
Application of UNFC-2009 to Renewable Energy Resources      
Update on Work of the Task Force to Apply UNFC-2009 to Renewable Energy Resources
Frank Denelle, Chair, Renewables Task Force & Shell E&P 
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Generic Renewables Specifications (ECE/ENERGY/GE.3/2015/3 and EGRC-6/2015/INF.6)
Norbert Dolle, Renewables Task Force & Shell E&P
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Status of Development of Geothermal Specifications (EGRC-6/2015/INF.10)
Gioia Falcone, Chair, Geothermal Working Group & Clausthal University of Technology
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Status of Development of Bioenergy Specifications
James Primrose, Co-Chair, Bionergy Working Group & BP
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Application of UNFC-2009 to Nuclear Fuel Resources      
Bridging Document between OECD NEA/IAEA Classification and UNFC-2009 (ECE/ENERGY/2014/6)
Hari Tulsidas, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
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Draft Guidelines on Application of UNFC to Uranium and Thorium Projects (EGRC-6/2015/INF.8)   
Hari Tulsidas, IAEA & Brad Van Gosen, US Geological Survey
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Case studies on Application of UNFC-2009 to Uranium and Thorium Projects (ECE/ENERGY/GE.3/2015/6, ECE/ENERGY/GE.3/2015/7 & EGRC-6/2015/INF.9)
Brad Van Gosen, USGS & LI Shengxiang, China Uranium Corporation Limited, China National Nuclear Corporation   
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IAEA and UNECE National and Regional Workshops, Planned Activites and Conclusions
Hari Tulsidas, IAEA
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SPE Swiss Section Lecture (in English only):
"Can the UNFC be Applied to Renewable Energy – a Discussion Based on a Fictional Solar Energy Project", Frank Denelle and Norbert Dolle, Shell E&P
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Application of UNFC-2009 to Injection Projects      
Draft Specifications for Application of UNFC-2009 to Injection Projects (ECE/ENERGY/GE.3/2015/4)
Karin Ask, Chair, Task Force, UNFC and Recipient Reservoirs
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Overview of the Use of CO2 as Applied to Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Projects
John Ritter, Society of Petroluem Evaluation Engineers 
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Other Potential Applications of UNFC-2009      
Classification of Anthropogenic Resources under UNFC-2009
Professor Johann Fellner, Head, Research Group, Christian Doppler Laboratory for Anthropogenic Resources & Andrea Winterstetter, Institute for Water Quality, Resource and Waste Management, Vienna University of Technology 
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UNFC-2009 E-axis - Environmental and Social Considerations      
E-Axis Sub-Group, Introduction and Draft Terms of Reference (EGRC-6/2015/INF.7)
David Elliott, Chair, E-Axis Sub-Group
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1 May      
Development of a Resourcing Strategy for the Expert Group on Resource Classification
Chair and Michael Lynch-Bell, KAZ Minerals
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Application of UNFC for Decision Support in Public Private Partnerships
Sigurd Heiberg, Petronavitas AS
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Update on Financial Reporting including Recent Updates to NI 51-101
David Elliott, Geosgil Consulting 
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Education and Outreach Activities (EGRC-6/2015/INF.4)       
Update on Activities of the Communications Sub-Committee (CSC) (EGRC-6/2015/INF.4)
John Brooks, Chair, Communications Sub-Committee
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Update on Minventory and Other EU Projects and Activities of Relevance to the Expert Group
Slavko Solar, DG GROWTH, European Commission
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IKCEST's Idea and Vision of Knowledge Resources Convergence - Epitomized in China's Energy System
Xie Kechang, International Knowledge Centre for Engineering Sciences &  Technology (IKCEST) under the Auspices of UNESCO
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Update on CCOP Activities Related to UNFC-2009
Sim Caluyong, CCOP
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Case Studies and Testing of UNFC-2009      
State-of-the Art and Potential for a Harmonized Classification of Geo-Energy Resources in Europe 
Annamaria Nador, Geological and Geophysical Institute of Hungary and EuroGeoSurveys
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Status of resource classification in Uzbekistan and potential for application of UNFC-2009
Azimjon Kholikov, State Committee on Geology and Mineral Resources, Uzbekistan
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Towards Establishment of a Harmonized Mineral Resources Classification in Europe - EuroGeoSurveys - MREG Position and a Hungarian Case Study
Zoltán Horváth, Mark Simoni, Katalin Sári, and Zsolt Kovács, Geological & Geophysical Institute of Hungary amd EuroGeoSurveys
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Potential Mapping between the China Mineral Reserves and Resources Classification System (CMRRCS) and UNFC-2009
LI Jian, Mineral Resources and Reserves Evaluation Center, Ministry of Land and Resources, China
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Progress on the Application of UNFC 2009 to Mineral Resources in Thailand
Tawatchai Chualaowanich, Department of Mineral Resources of Thailand
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Reserve estimation & categorization in ONGC, India & Case Studies with reference to UNFC-2009
ONGC, India, K. Gopakumar
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Evaluation Form online

Evaluation Form online  (Expert Group on Resource Classification Sixth Session, Geneva, 28 April -1 May 2015)