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21-Nov-2014
IPIECA attended the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia for the once-in-a-decade global summit on protected areas. For one week, 5,000 delegates from 160 countries joined global efforts to set out a roadmap to safeguarding the planet’s natural areas. The session discussion on ‘Extractives, energy and responsible investments: Solutions’ featured a presentation by...
20-Nov-2014
The IPIECA-IOGP Oil Spill Response Joint Industry Project (OSR-JIP) has completed seven of the 24 Good Practice Guides that are being rewritten or newly created as part of the update of the IPIECA oil spill preparedness and response report series, and are now available for download on the OSR-JIP website. Titles in the completed Guides include: Oil Spill Training Sensitivity Mapping...
20-Nov-2014
Recordings and slide decks from the IPIECA-IOGP October series of webinars on GHG and Energy Efficiency are now available at the following links: Guidelines for implementing ISO 50001 energy management systems in the oil and gas industry Preparing effective flare management plans: Guidance document for the oil and gas industry Energy and greenhouse gas efficiency compendium Each 45 minute...
20-Nov-2014
Interspill, the leading European oil spill conference and exhibition, has appointed IPIECA’s Rob Cox as its new Chairman, succeeding Chris Morris. Rob’s move from Steering Committee member to Chairman of Interspill 2015 comes ahead of the triennial event to be held 24 – 26 March, 2015, at the RAI conference venue in Amsterdam. As a founding member, IPIECA has been a strong...
13-Nov-2014
Dr. Frano Mika, Chair of the IPIECA-IOGP Health Committee, attended the 10th Annual HSE Forum on Energy in Doha, Qatar on the 3-5 November 2014. Dr. Mika presented on ‘Staying prepared in poorly accessible areas’, highlighting the challenges that the energy industry faces while operating in extreme and remote environments under severe weather conditions and with limited medical...
13-Nov-2014
The United Nations Environment Programme - World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) has announced the launch of the updated Biodiversity A-Z website. Written and reviewed by experts, the website offers both specialists and non-specialists a reliable and user-friendly resource to clarify biodiversity-related topics, complex concepts and confusing terminology. The site provides...
13-Nov-2014
IPIECA member Paola Pedroni (eni), Chair of the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services working group, will present on ‘Energy and Conservation: Robust management framework for oil and gas developments in natural and protected environments’ at the World Parks Congress event in Sydney, Australia, 17 November 2014. Her presentation will form part of a panel session on ‘...
13-Nov-2014
On the occasion of the upcoming World Parks Congress global forum, IPIECA has revised the guidance on Managing Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services (BES) issues along the asset life-cycle in any environment: 10 tips for success in the oil and gas industry. Originally published in 2010, the tips provide high level guidance on managing BES in the oil and gas industry. Each tip is supported...