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25-Nov-2014
In the latest World Energy Outlook report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), the inter-governmental agency advises global decision-makers to not let events from the last year distract them from recognizing and confronting the longer-term signs of stress that are emerging in the energy system. These stress signs include access to energy and concerns over energy security driven by...
21-Nov-2014
IPIECA attended the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia for the once-in-a-decade global summit on protected areas. For one week, 5,000 delegates from 160 countries joined global efforts to set out a roadmap to safeguarding the planet’s natural areas. The session discussion on ‘Extractives, energy and responsible investments: Solutions’ featured a presentation by...
21-Nov-2014
The 20th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be held from 1 to 12 December in Lima, Peru. IPIECA will attend and will host a side-event on ‘Unburnable carbon in the context of the future energy system’ on 6 December 2014 at the IETA Pavilion (in the country delegation area of the main COP-20 arena),...
20-Nov-2014
The IPIECA-IOGP Oil Spill Response Joint Industry Project (OSR-JIP) has completed seven of the 24 Good Practice Guides that are being rewritten or newly created as part of the update of the IPIECA oil spill preparedness and response report series, and are now available for download on the OSR-JIP website. Titles in the completed Guides include: Oil Spill Training Sensitivity Mapping...
20-Nov-2014
Recordings and slide decks from the IPIECA-IOGP October series of webinars on GHG and Energy Efficiency are now available at the following links: Guidelines for implementing ISO 50001 energy management systems in the oil and gas industry Preparing effective flare management plans: Guidance document for the oil and gas industry Energy and greenhouse gas efficiency compendium Each 45 minute...
20-Nov-2014
Interspill, the leading European oil spill conference and exhibition, has appointed IPIECA’s Rob Cox as its new Chairman, succeeding Chris Morris. Rob’s move from Steering Committee member to Chairman of Interspill 2015 comes ahead of the triennial event to be held 24 – 26 March, 2015, at the RAI conference venue in Amsterdam. As a founding member, IPIECA has been a strong...
13-Nov-2014
Dr. Frano Mika, Chair of the IPIECA-IOGP Health Committee, attended the 10th Annual HSE Forum on Energy in Doha, Qatar on the 3-5 November 2014. Dr. Mika presented on ‘Staying prepared in poorly accessible areas’, highlighting the challenges that the energy industry faces while operating in extreme and remote environments under severe weather conditions and with limited medical...
13-Nov-2014
The United Nations Environment Programme - World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) has announced the launch of the updated Biodiversity A-Z website. Written and reviewed by experts, the website offers both specialists and non-specialists a reliable and user-friendly resource to clarify biodiversity-related topics, complex concepts and confusing terminology. The site provides...