Greenhouse gases, climate change and CCS

This training will equip you with tools to identify adaptation needs, formulate adaptation plans as well as gain new technical information and best practices at the intersection of climate change and development.

Current intake:  May

Start date: 1st May 2019

About This Course

The course outlines the role of CCS in a range of measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and thereby avoid dangerous climate change. 

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.


Course Outline

  • Greenhouse effect
  • The “greenhouse gases” of human origin
  • Effects of “greenhouse gasses”
  • Energy trends and emissions
  • Possible remedies

Module 2

  • CO2 capture
  • CO2 transport
  • CO2 storage (DSA, ECBM, EOR)
  • The public acceptability of CO2 storage
  • CO2 reuse

Target Groups

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. 

What our students say

Meet the team

  • Duration:

2 weeks

  • Mode of Delivery:

Online & Face to face

  • Online Classes:
  • Face to Face Classes:
  • Cost:
USD 400 – Uganda
USD 600 – International
  USD 800 – Organistions
  • Venue:

Virtual University Uganda Camapus

  • Email :
  • Phone :

+256 700 518 378