Greenhouse gases, climate change and CCS (Carbon Capture & Storage)

Roberto Bencini is a Petroleum geo-scientist holding PGDs in (Energy and Environment) and (Energy Resource management). He has over 37 years of oil and gas exploration and appraisal experience in Africa and Europe including underground gas storage and unconventional oil and gas developments.

The course outlines the role of CCS in a range of measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and thereby avoid dangerous climate change. Participants will gain an understanding of exploration appraisal, development and production in Oil and Gas.

Next start date

January 2019

Format

Online and face to face

Structure

Accelerated learning

How to apply

Complete our online application form

Fees

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Course Content

Module 1

  1. Greenhouse effect
  2. The “greenhouse gases” of human origin
  3. Effects of “greenhouse gasses”
  4. Energy trends and emissions
  5. Possible remedies

Module 2

  1. CO2 capture
  2. CO2 transport
  3. CO2 storage (DSA, ECBM, EOR)
  4. The public acceptability of CO2 storage
  5. CO2 reuse

Target students

Introduction to the energy industry is designed for:

  • regulators and government officials
  • ENERGY industry professionals new to the industry
  • Non professionals enthusiastic about the energy industry. 

Meet your facilitator

Roberto Bencini

Roberto Bencini is a Petroleum geoscientist holding PGDs in (Energy and Environment) and (Energy Resource management) with over 37 years of oil and gas exploration and appraisal experience in Africa and Europe including underground gas storage and unconventional oil and gas developments.

He has over 200 Industry reports mostly on Underground gas storage and CO2 storage. He has memberships in different organisations including; CCUS, AAPG, GSL, SPE and many others.

Our next intake is February 2019

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