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News

This section lists news published by IPIECA. The latest news appears first, and you can filter items by using the fields on the left.

31-Oct-2014
IPIECA ran the first in a series of peer to peer training workshops on managing Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services issues in the oil and gas industry on 7 and 8 October, in Houston, Texas. Co-hosted by ExxonMobil and ConocoPhillips, the workshop provided an opportunity for 60 representatives from across IPIECA and OGP members, together with invited non-members, to learn from industry...
29-Oct-2014
New guidance on improving water use efficiency in the upstream onshore oil and gas industry has now been published. The guidance presents a systematic process for the onshore oil and gas industry to identify and assess potential measures to improve water efficiency via incorporating the principles of water stewardship, integrating water resource management and risk assessment throughout the...
07-Oct-2014
This document provides guidance to operating companies, contractors and service companies on assessing risks of employees’ fatigue in the oil and gas industry. It sets out and illustrates a structured approach to performing a fatigue risk assessment and provides guidance on determining whether the assessed level of fatigue can be considered acceptable in different situations. A method...
26-Sep-2014
Diego Perez, Social Performance Manager at Shell Middle East and North Africa, represented IPIECA at the SPE Middle East conference on Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) and Sustainable Development in Doha, Qatar on the 22 – 24 September. Diego presented on a management systems approach to addressing human rights issues, highlighting the business case for adopting human rights due...
24-Sep-2014
The UN Climate Summit, convened by Ban Ki-moon, took place on 23 September in New York, and saw the participation of roughly 100 heads of state, and the same number of corporate CEOs, including from oil and gas, under the UN Private Sector Forum. A number of new announcements and reaffirmations were made by both countries and companies. As well, throughout the week there was a wide array of...
23-Sep-2014
Optimized, effective waste management is integral to petroleum refinery operations. It helps minimize risk to both people and the environment, enhances resource utilization, and reduces costs. This document provides a comprehensive and practical guide to refinery waste management, detailing waste types, waste characterization, and key management processes and technologies. It is mainly...
23-Sep-2014
IPIECA and OGP are holding a series webinars to explore some of our most popular good practice guides on GHG and energy efficiency. The webinars will look at: Guidelines for implementing ISO 50001 energy management systems in the oil and gas industry: Wednesday 8th October 2014 (16:00 BST). Preparing effective flare management plans. Guidance document for the oil and gas industry: ...
11-Sep-2014
The focus of the 24th annual World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden 1-5 September 2014, was ‘Water and Energy’, two sectors which are inextricably linked and interdependent. A highlight of the week was IPIECA’s side-event which convened over 70 participants from the energy industry, government and NGO community. The side-event – ‘Oil & Water Don’t Mix...