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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-2014
IPIECA and Conservation International (CI) are running an event titled Oil & water don't mix - embedding water management in oil & gas at World Water Week 2014, taking place from 31 August – 5 September in Stockholm. The event will involve a panel session with speakers from IPIECA members BP, Chevron and Shell, moderated by CI, which will explore how the industry is...
18-Mar-2014
A new document providing guidance on identifying and assessing water sources for onshore oil and gas industry activities has been launched today at the 2014 SPE International Conference on Health, Safety and the Environment in California. The guide presents a systematic process for the onshore industry to select water supply sources that best meet project needs within the broader context of...
19-Feb-2014
In late 2013, IPIECA co-hosted a webinar and workshop with the Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI) focused on water risk assessment tools. A summary was developed to provide companies with an insight into the benefits of using these tools. IPIECA and GEMI developed a unique set of interrelated water tools, which companies may use in their efforts to sustainably manage...
03-Feb-2014
The OGP-IPIECA good practice guidelines for the development of shale oil and gas provide global principles for operations under which more detailed standards and/or practices may be developed to meet regional and local circumstances. These guidelines provide stakeholders with an overview of how the oil and gas industry manages the risks associated with its operations. The scope includes all...
03-Feb-2014
IPIECA is a sponsor of the 2014 Society of Petroleum Engineers International Health, Safety and Environment Conference taking place from 17-19 March in Long Beach, California. The theme for this year is “The Journey Continues,” and the conference will cover topics including health and the working environment, personal safety, security and emergency response, HSE management,...
08-Nov-2013
In September 2013 IPIECA launched a new onshore water management framework. Designed to enable oil and gas companies to prioritize and address key water management issues, foster best practice, and standardize data collection, the framework also provides a platform for broad external communication of achievements, goals and progress. The framework has subsequently received wide media...
06-Nov-2013
In collaboration with the Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI), IPIECA hosted a 1-day workshop on water risk assessment tools in Houston from 21-22 October. More than 45 members and guests attended the workshop, which provided an opportunity to learn about and discuss the IPIECA Global Water Tool for Oil and Gas and the GEMI Local Water Tool™ & Local Water Tool for Oil...
17-Oct-2013
The United Nations Environment Programme - World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) has launched an A-Z of Biodiversity Terms, developed in partnership with IPIECA, OGP, Proteus and ICMM. The glossary provides short definitions of over 200 commonly-used biodiversity terms and acronyms and was developed to support greater consistency in the use of terms related to biodiversity. These...