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25-Apr-2016
On Friday, the Paris Agreement was opened for signature, and saw 175 Parties sign, setting a clear record for an international agreement on its opening day. The opening of the Agreement, which took place at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York on Earth Day 2016, marked the first milestone since the Agreement was made in December 2015, and the start of a one year period in which...
14-Apr-2016
IPIECA welcomes Rupert Thomas, Shell’s Vice President of Environment as the new Chair of the Executive Committee. Rupert was elected Chair at IPIECA’s Annual General Meeting in Houston on 17 March 2016. Rupert, who has represented Shell on the Executive Committee and been Vice Chair for the last two years, succeeds Rick Mire of ExxonMobil who served four years as Chair, and four...
13-Apr-2016
IPIECA-IOGP is launching the Biodiversity and ecosystem services fundamentals. Guidance document for the oil and gas sector today, 13 April 2016, at the HSSE-SR SPE Conference in Stavanger, Norway. This is the flagship Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (BES) guidance for IPIECA-IOGP this year. It is an exciting piece of work drawing on all previous BES work to provide guidance for the...
11-Apr-2016
Having supported the development of the IPIECA Global Water Tool for Oil and Gas (a customised version of the WBCSD Global Water Tool) (GWT) and the GEMI® Local Water Tool for Oil and Gas™ (LWT), IPIECA is eager to ensure that members and the wider oil and gas industry are able to use these tools successfully. In order to maximize usage, we developed an online e-learning course....
05-Apr-2016
Register for a webinar to learn more - Thursday, 21 April 2016: Session 1: 09:00 BST / 10:00 CST / 16:00 MYT & AWST Session 2: 16:00 BST / 08:00 PDT / 10:00 CDT This document offers guidance on understanding and delivering local content in relation to oil and gas projects. It has two aims: to offer oil and gas companies practical advice on how they can realize the potential value of...
31-Mar-2016
IPIECA-IOGP Health Committee publishes the Health impact assessment (HIA) guide, the updated version of the 2005 guide. This new guide defines and outlines the purpose and value of health impact assessments within the oil and gas industry, and details a six-step HIA implementation process. By implementing a health impact assessment - a structured planning and decision-making process for...
10-Mar-2016
This year’s annual review with the theme Engaging as part of the solution, reflects IPIECA’s emphasis in 2015 on engaging our members and stakeholders on climate and energy, environment and social issues to enable delivery of the IPIECA vision. The review outlines the work and accomplishments made possible through the collaborative efforts of IPIECA’s members, key...
04-Mar-2016
IPIECA welcomes its newest member, Occidental Petroleum (OXY), an international oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States, Middle East region and Latin America. Headquartered in Houston, Occidental is one of the largest U.S. oil and gas companies, based on equity market capitalization. IPIECA Executive Director, Brian Sullivan said “We are...