Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines - Towards a Common Approach to Reporting Water Issues
The Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines seek to advance a common approach to corporate water disclosure that addresses the complexity and local nature of water resources. Disclosure helps companies:
• Improve their internal understanding of water-related risks,...
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...
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...
IPIECA has published a new guidance providing a summary and explanation of a number of water risk tools, including the IPIECA Global Water Tool for Oil and Gas, a customised version of the WBCSD Global Water Tool, and the GEMI Local Water Tool™ for Oil and Gas.
This document describes, compares and contrasts the attributes and merits of several water tools from an oil and gas industry...
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...
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...
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...
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...
- Biodiversity and ecosystem services
- Climate change
- Social responsibility