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28-Jan-2016
          IPIECA welcomes its newest member, the Mexican oil and gas company - Pemex. Pemex is the largest company in Mexico and one of the largest in Latin America. It operates through the whole value chain of the industry, from exploration and production to industrial transformation, logistics and marketing. Pemex has 6 refineries, 8 petrochemical and 9 gas...
20-Jan-2016
8-9 November 2016 (TBC) Bangkok, Thailand Register interest by 26 February 2016 IPIECA, in collaboration with IOGP and the United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), have launched a series of peer to peer training workshops on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (BES) Management in the oil and gas industry. The training is aimed at, and delivered...
19-Jan-2016
Methane is being targeted by policymakers and stakeholders as a more potent warming gas than CO2 in the short-term horizon. The oil and gas industry, along with other sectors, are being challenged to clearly report and reduce their emissions. To enhance understanding of these issues, IPIECA published a factsheet on Exploring methane emissions in June 2015. The paper considers methane...
18-Jan-2016
IPIECA welcomes the Paris Agreement and sees it as a crucial step in global efforts to address climate change. It is the culmination of 6 years of efforts by nations to reach a new agreement, during which efforts deployed by all stakeholders – governments, business and civil society – have intensified and contributed to reaching an ambitious outcome. IPIECA had called for an...
11-Jan-2016
IPIECA’s Manual provides practical step-by-step guidance on how to plan and implement operational-level community grievance mechanisms (CGMs) and how to design and to manage corporate CGM frameworks. It draws on the practical experiences of seven pilot projects conducted by IPIECA member companies as well as the shared learning from other IPIECA members and stakeholders. Presented in...
14-Dec-2015
A historic new climate change agreement, for the first time requiring all countries to undertake action on climate change was agreed in Paris on Saturday 12 December. The treaty was made at the 21st Conference of the Parties under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. The Paris Agreement aims to limit temperature rise to between 1.5 and "well below" 2 °C, with net-...
14-Dec-2015
IPIECA, as an official observer, has engaged throughout COP-21 (21st Conference of the Parties) with side-events and an exhibit, as well as attending other events and monitoring the negotiating sessons. The Paris Puzzle: The pathway to a low-emissions future was the focus of our communications throughout the COP, with messages being shared by our Secretariat and members in attendance....
10-Dec-2015
IPIECA announces the release of our pilot Climate Change Reporting Framework, intended to provide voluntary guidance for oil and gas companies when developing climate-related corporate sustainability reports. In recent years, stakeholders have become increasingly interested in the oil and gas industry’s views on climate change-related risks and the actions the sector is taking to...