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03-Apr-2014
The oil and gas industry today gathered in London to mark IPIECA’s 40th Anniversary. Hosted by the BBC’s Environment and Energy Analyst, Roger Harrabin, the conference was held under the theme of the Power of Partnerships, gathering 200 participants from 70 global organisations. Since its creation, IPIECA has played a fundamental role in developing practical solutions to a range...
18-Mar-2014
A new document providing guidance on identifying and assessing water sources for onshore oil and gas industry activities has been launched today at the 2014 SPE International Conference on Health, Safety and the Environment in California. The guide presents a systematic process for the onshore industry to select water supply sources that best meet project needs within the broader context of...
13-Mar-2014
Today marks the 40th anniversary of the foundation of IPIECA. Over the last four decades the association and its members have enabled continued improvements in the global oil and gas industry’s environmental and social performance. IPIECA was formed by the industry in 1974 to act as a channel of communication with the then recently formed United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)....
06-Mar-2014
IPIECA attended the first regional meeting of the national authorities responsible for oil spill preparedness and response in South Asia, in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 26-28 February 2014, organized by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and the South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP). The meeting was organized to enhance regional cooperation on marine pollution...
19-Feb-2014
IPIECA attended the annual meeting of the Oil Spill Preparedness Regional Initiative (OSPRI) for the Caspian Sea, Black Sea and Central Eurasia which took place in Istanbul on 21 January 2014. During the meeting OSPRI members reviewed the 2014 business plan, which aims to expand the current work programme with a continued focus on Kazakhstan. Other issues discussed included the guidelines...
19-Feb-2014
IPIECA attended the Next-Gen Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Shared Value Forum in Calgary, Canada on 13 February. The forum, which brings together corporate and private sector leaders, was the largest CSR event ever held in Canada with over 500 participants. Jeff Flood, Senior Associate for IPIECA, presented on the association’s current social responsibility initiatives...
19-Feb-2014
In late 2013, IPIECA co-hosted a webinar and workshop with the Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI) focused on water risk assessment tools. A summary was developed to provide companies with an insight into the benefits of using these tools. IPIECA and GEMI developed a unique set of interrelated water tools, which companies may use in their efforts to sustainably manage...
14-Feb-2014
IPIECA attended a meeting with the China Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) and the IMO in order to define the next steps in the establishment of a Global initiative in China, following the statement of intent signed by the three parties in July 2012. During the meeting attendees agreed the agenda of the first Technical Consultative Group meeting of GI China that will take place in Yantai...