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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.

02-Jul-2015
IPIECA is pleased to announce the re-launch of the Marine Geospatial Bibliography (MGB). This free knowledge sharing platform, developed by the IPIECA-IOGP Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Working Group (BESWG), centralises reports, papers and environmental research relevant to oil and gas activities in marine environments. Containing over 10,000 resources, the MGB makes such information...
26-Jun-2015
The call for papers is now underway for the 2016 SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Social Responsibility in Stavanger, Norway. The conference, which takes place 11-13 of April, 2016, will reflect upon the theme, Sustaining Our Future through Innovation and Collaboration. Topics of interest include health in communities and the working...
24-Jun-2015
While carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have traditionally dominated climate change discussions, recent trends demonstrate a growing interest in the role of methane (CH4) and other short-lived climate forcers. IPIECA's new fact sheet Exploring methane emissions considers methane emissions and their wider implications, and explores the associated challenges, opportunities and continuing efforts...
11-Jun-2015
IPIECA has launched The Paris Puzzle: The Pathway to a low-emissions future, which lays out our global membership's views on the challenges the world faces in transitioning to a low-emissions future, and identifies the critical parts of the puzzle: Meeting energy needs; Effective policy; Managing our emissions; Natural gas; and Carbon capture and storage. IPIECA recognises that a low-...
08-Jun-2015
Fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) operations employ individuals in geographically remote areas by transporting them temporarily to and from the worksite instead of relocating employees and their families permanently. Although the individual may only travel from home to the worksite once every month, or even less frequently, the journey may be long and arduous, and involve crossing multiple time zones....
06-Jun-2015
IPIECA joins the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in celebrating World Environment Day. For over 40 years, IPIECA has brought the industry and stakeholders together to work on environmental issues related to the oil and gas industry. Through this work, IPIECA aims to identify, manage and mitigate any potential impacts on the natural environment, enabling members to improve their...
22-May-2015
Gabriella Herzog (Hess, IPIECA Social Responsibility Working Group Chair) participated in a panel on behalf of IPIECA organised by the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) at the 2015 IFC Sustainability Exchange, which took place from 20-21 May in Washington, D.C., USA. The panel was titled Human rights due diligence: integrating human rights into Environmental and Social Impact...
20-May-2015
IPIECA and the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) submitted a joint paper on the issue of fuel availability last week at the International Marine Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (IMO MEPC) 68. Part of the meeting’s discussion included a review of IMO's future study that will assess whether there is adequate fuel for ships to meet the 0.5%...