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27-May-2016
IPIECA and International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) releases Health leading performance indicators report – 2015 data. In 2007, IPIECA and the joint Health Committee of IOGP, co-published Health Performance Indicators - A guide for the oil and gas industry. This report lead to the production of two health leading performance indicator tools. Participating companies...
22-May-2016
This year’s International Day for Biological Diversity 2016 theme is ‘Mainstreaming Biodiversity; Sustaining People and their Livelihoods’. The concept of ‘mainstreaming biodiversity’ is central to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and will also be discussed in the Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity...
19-May-2016
IPIECA participated in the triennial Asia-Pacific Oil Spill Prevention & Preparedness Conference (SpillCon) held in Perth, Australia on 2–6 May 2016. Rob Cox, IPIECA Technical Director and OSR-JIP Manager presented a paper entitled “Emerging best practices in oil spill response and the implications for regional preparedness” and participated in the closing panel...
10-May-2016
IPIECA is launching a fact sheet that provides an overview of the IPIECA, API and IOGP Oil and gas industry guidance on voluntary sustainability reporting, and how it can help companies; outlining the benefits of sustainability reporting, and highlighting the content of a typical oil and gas industry sustainability report. The third edition of the Guidance has been endorsed by a number of...
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....