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The online Ipieca-IOGP database provides an introduction to energy efficiency measures for oil and gas facilities, and aims to raise awareness and uptake of such technologies and practices across the industry.
This Ipieca-IOGP guidance is designed to help HSE/SD professionals to develop biodiversity action plans (BAPs) for their activities and projects.
The Ipieca-OGCI Natural climate solutions: high carbon stock ecosystems management guidance supports the Paris Agreement goals by setting out the key principles to help energy companies conserve, enhance and restore the high carbon stock ecosystems where they operate.
The Ipieca-IOGP-GGFR Flaring management guidance outlines new developments in flaring management and reduction, and examines industry experiences with eliminating flaring, new technologies, business models, operational improvements and regulatory policy.Guidelines for health, safety, security, environment and social responsibility governance in joint ventures
This document offers guidance for oil and gas industry JVs on the governance, policy development, implementation and management of HSSE&SR.
The second edition of the Water management framework reflects the lessons learnt from members and stakeholders in the years since its original publication.
The second edition includes topics such as the relationship between environmental and social management, and the emergence of biodiversity and ecosystem services as a discipline.
Ipieca has released updated guidance on lower-sulphur fuels, managing road transport emissions and improving air quality.
Ipieca has released updated guidance on lower-sulphur fuels, managing road transport emissions and improving air quality. Find the executive summary here.
The application of Globally Harmonized System (GHS) criteria to petroleum substances, has now been revised to include new research on the hazards of petroleum-related substances and constituents.
The publication is designed to provide guidance for stakeholders across the marine fuels and shipping industries, from fuel blenders and suppliers to end users.
The BES Fundamentals guidance document which brings together information essential to informing BES strategy development and decision making at the corporate level ...Estimating petroleum industry value chain (Scope 3) greenhouse gas emissions. Overview of methodologies.
Estimating petroleum industry value chain (Scope 3) greenhouse gas emissions, an overview of methodologies, informs oil and gas companies on value chain greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions estimation and approaches.Managing Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services (BES) issues along the asset lifecycle in any environment10 Tips for Success in the Oil and Gas Industry
Ipieca and OGP have relaunched Managing Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services (BES) issues along the asset lifecycle in any environment: 10 tips forsuccess in the oil and gas industry. Originally published in 2010, the tips provide high level guidance on managing BES in the oil and gas industry. Each tip is supported by resources, many of which are Ipieca/OGP
The document has been prepared for the Multilateral Financing Institutions Biodiversity Working...
This document outlines the guidance for the management of biodiversity and ecosystem services impacts, dependencies, risks and opportunities in the oil and gas sector.
The Cross-Sector Biodiversity Initiative (CSBI) guide provides practical guidance, innovative approaches and examples to support operationalizing the mitigation hierarchy effectively.
Appendices to the joint Ipieca-API document on technical considerations that are important for understanding and calculating GHG emission inventory uncertainty.Addressing uncertainty in oil and natural gas industry greenhouse gas inventories. Technical considerations and calculation methods.
This joint Ipieca-API document is designed to provide a summary of technical considerations that are important for understanding and calculating greenhouse gas (GHG) emission inventory uncertainty.
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
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.Operating Management System Framework for controlling risk and delivering high performance in the oil and gas industry
This new Operating Management System Framework is designed to help companies define and achieve performance goals and stakeholder benefits, while managing the broad and significant range of risks inherent in the oil and gas industry.
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.
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.
The Timeline Tool assists professionals planning extractive projects in coordinating project development calendars, biodiversity impact assessment and management schedules, and financial timelines and milestones.
Energy management through a well-structured 'energy management system' (EnMS) ensures that energy issues are properly taken into consideration in all aspects of the industry's activities.01.
This document describes 'good practices' and strategies that can be used in petroleum refineries to manage emissions of air pollutants, and includes a special section on how to identify odour sources. Many of the techniques may also be applicable to those chemical plants and petroleum distribution facilities having similar equipment and operations.
This document introduces considerations and recommendations for oil and gas development in coastal environments. It highlights key issues for decision-makers and their advisors, project managers and HSE professionals in planning, designing, impact-assessing and managing oil and gas activities in these areas.
This publication draws on the experience and expertise of the industry, through Ipieca and OGP, and the World Bank-led Global Gas Flaring Reduction Public-Private partnership (GGFR).
Recognizing the need to update the original version of the Guidelines to reflect changing practices, Ipieca and API jointly initiated the development of this second edition of the Guidelines to continue to promote credible
The oil and gas industry both depends and impacts upon biodiversity and ecosystem services (BES). These checklists cover the five stages of the oil and gas life cycle for six generic habitat types, onshore and offshore.