Keynote – Rob Littel

Rob Littel

Maturing CO2 Abatement Technology through a Joint Effort Industry & University – the Vienna Green Case.

Dr. Rob Littel, General Manager CO2 Abatement Technology from Royal Dutch Shell Plc


The Vienna Green CO2 project covered in the presentation can be seen as a great example of a cooperation between Shell and universities.


Rob is accountable for technology development for CO2 Abatement, including the whole CCS chain as Capture, Compression, Transportation, Utilization & Storage (both geological and NBS). Rob joined Shell in 1991 at the Royal Dutch Shell Laboratory Amsterdam (now Shell Technology Centre Amsterdam). He then moved to Shell’s Downstream business where he worked in Manufacturing, Technical Consultancy, and Supply & Trading in Germany, South Africa and The Netherlands.

He was appointed to his current role early 2018. Rob holds MSc and PhD degrees in Chemical Reactor Engineering from Twente University in The Netherlands.