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In 2014, UNEP-WCMC (United Nations Environment Programme - World Conservation Monitoring Centre) and Ipieca, the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social
Providing an overview of good practices and strategies, this practical document explores a range of key mercury management issues encompassing environmental controls, worker health and safety, process safety, product safety, waste management, and product stewardship.
This guide presents a systematic process for the onshore industry to select water sources that best meet project needs within the broader context of local or regional water management.
In late 2013, Ipieca co-hosted a webinar and workshop with the Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI) focused on water risk assessment tools, including the Ipieca Global Water Tool (GWT) for Oil and Gas, a customised version of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Global Water Tool, the GEMI Local Water Tool (LWT)
The Cross Sector Biodiversity Initiative (CSBI) Timeline Tool has been designed to assist project planning in the extractives industries to better align project development, biodiversity impact management, and financial timelines and milestones.
This product has been developed in partnership with UNEP-World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC) and provides short definitions of over 200 commonly-used biodiversity terms and acronyms. The glossary was developed to support greater consistency in the use of terms and definitions related to biodiversity. The definitions have been
Ipieca is partnering with ICMM, the international Council on Mining & Metals and The Equator Principle Association in a Cross-Sector Biodiversity Initiative (CSBI). This forum is enabling cross-industry learning on the use of the biodiversity mitigation hierarchy, and the application of biodiversity offsets.
Mittelplate oil field, operated by RWE Dea AG (Mittelplate Consortium: 50% RWE Dea AG and 50% Wintershall Holding GmbH)
This product highlights the interface between the management of biodiversity and ecosystem services (BES) and water issues throughout upstream onshore oil and gas operations, and outlines the key management steps for identifying and assessing both dependencies and potential impacts of operations on BES, and water risks
This case study is about the Oil Sands Leadership Initiative (OSLI), a collaboration of oil sands developers in Canada who undertook to demonstrate enhanced environmental
Title Type Theme Published Download Extractives Case Studies Case study Nature 14 Jun 2014 Mercury management in petroleum refining Good practice guidance Nature 24 May 2014 Identifying and assessing water sources Good practice guidance Nature 24 Mar 2014 Ipieca-GEMI Water Risk Assessment Tools Webinar and Workshop: Outcomes Summary Workshop Nature 15 Feb 2014 Cross Sector Biodiversity Initiative timeline tool Good practice guidance Nature 24 Dec 2013 A-Z of Biodiversity Terms Awareness brief Nature 16 Oct 2013 Cross Sector Biodiversity Initiative (CSBI) Charter Awareness brief Nature 16 Aug 2013 Environmentally sound extraction of natural oil resources in the German Wadden Sea Case study Nature 12 Jun 2013 Making the connection: oil and gas management of natural resources (interactive PDF) Awareness brief Nature 21 May 2013 Collaborating to improve reforestation and reclamation of boreal forests: OSLI case study Case study Nature 14 Feb 2013