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News

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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...
11-Sep-2014
IPIECA presented at the Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI) ‘Accelerator Symposium’ which discussed mobilizing fuel economy targets on 5 September 2014 in Paris, France. The targets aim for a 50% reduction in fuel consumption of all light vehicles by 2050, compared to 2005. This meeting was held in preparation for the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s Climate Summit...
11-Sep-2014
The first International Oil Spill Response Technical Seminar was held in Yantai, China from 2-3 September 2014. This was the first event to be hosted under the framework of the Global Initiative (GI) China programme following its formal establishment in May 2014. The event, which IPIECA co-sponsored, attracted over 100 individuals from industry, government and academia as well as other...