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The Ipieca-IOGP compendium 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 briefing builds a shared understanding of carbon-compensated products, their role in supporting net-zero ambitions and the energy transition, and explores good practice in using them.
The briefing highlights the role of oil and gas in supporting a just transition, the regional complexities of a net-zero future and the need for collaboration to scale up energy transition enablers.
This webinar from Ipieca, SPE Gaia, OGCI and IOGP offers updates on current cluster projects and explores the opportunities/challenges of CCUS clusters and hubs, including partnership cooperation, policy support, investment, regulatory issues, and public engagement.
Ipieca, together with IOGP and the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), have released a recommended practices guide to help operators select and deploy methane detection and quantification technologies.
Ipieca is pleased to host a webinar with the World Bank's Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership (GGFR) on its 2023 Global Gas Flaring Tracker Report.
Ipieca, SPE Gaia, OGCI and IOGP are pleased to host a webinar with actors from the oil and gas, steel, cement and petrochemicals industries to discuss CCS.
Hear Dr Sallie Greenberg, co-leader of the Midwest Regional Carbon Initiative (MRCI) share learnings from challenges such as multi-stakeholder partnerships, carbon capture and transportation infrastructure, storage systems, and CO2-enhanced oil recovery potential.Technological solutions for negative emissions and CO2 removal, an essential tool to limit global warming and protect the planet?
Join Ipieca, SPE Gaia, OGCI and IOGP for this webinar on carbon dioxide removal and negative emissions technologies.
Join Ipieca and the World Bank's Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership for a webinar on the 2022 Global Gas Flaring Tracker Report.Carbon Takeback Obligations - an opportunity to accelerate deployment of carbon capture and storage?
During this webinar, experts from academia, industry and consultancy explore how an upstream Carbon Takeback Obligation could help deliver a pathway to net-zero emissions by 2050.
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.
This document provides a high level summary of a series of four webinars that explore leading oil and gas organizations' efforts to reduce methane emissions.
Ipieca hosted a two-day workshop to convene the industry and its key stakeholders with the aim of building consensus and enhancing understanding of the importance, challenges and opportunities of carbon offsets as part of a broader carbon mitigation strategy.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.
This graphic recording provides an overview of the key messages from 'Zigzag to zero? Positive pathways to Paris: an industry, investor and civil society roundtable'.
This summary report provides an overview of the key messages from 'Zigzag to zero? Positive pathways to Paris: an industry, investor and civil society roundtable'.
The latest paper in Ipieca's low-emissions pathways series provides an overview of hydrogen technology and areas of application, with a range of industry case studies.Methane science, regulations, voluntary initiatives and global expectations: Ipieca virtual workshop summary
On 2 November 2020, Ipieca held a virtual methane workshop. This report summarizes the presentations and discussions that took place during the workshop.
During this webinar, Matt Harrison of SLR Consulting and Dave Allen of the University of Texas at Austin, who co-authored the Methane Guiding Principles set of ten best practice guides, will provide an overview of their scope and content and demonstrate how operators can best make use of them.
Ipieca is pleased to welcome Samantha McCulloch, Head of the CCUS Unit at the International Energy Agency (IEA), as the presenter of our next webinar in the series on carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS).
During this webinar, Elizabeth Carlson, Global Head of Sustainability at McDermott, will present on measuring 'Capex' emissions in oil and gas facilities.
Natural gas can have an important role to play in a low-emissions future, with clear benefits when compared with other fossil fuels, particularly in terms of climate impact and air quality improvements, if methane emissions are controlled across the gas value chain.Sustainable finance - non-financial disclosure for the oil and gas sector and EU taxonomy in practice (Part two)
Part two of the Ipieca-IOGP sustainable finance webinar series will update participants on the recently adopted EU Taxonomy Regulation, which covers non-financial disclosures for large businesses, including oil and gas companies.
This webinar will update participants on worldwide sustainable finance initiatives, explain their potential impacts on the oil and gas industry, and explore the latter's role in this area.
Dr. Tidjani Niass of Saudi Aramco will introduce and propose the circular carbon economy as a pragmatic, alternative development model based on a more efficient use of natural resources.
The webinar will cover the genesis and state of play of the Net Zero Teesside project that aims to facilitate the first decarbonised industrial cluster in the UK.
Hydrogen is a flexible energy carrier that produces low greenhouse gas emissions, and could be used across a range of energy-intensive sectors: electricity generation; transport; heat and cooling for industrial, business and private residential use. It also has energy storage potential. Natural gas coupled with CCS may offer an affordable and scalable option for the provision of hydrogen as a global energy carrier.
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 publication is designed to provide guidance for stakeholders across the marine fuels and shipping industries, from fuel blenders and suppliers to end users.
Many Ipieca member companies have for a number of years been successfully reducing gas flaring, which is the combustion of natural gas produced as a by-product of petroleum production operations. Although flaring reduction makes good environmental and business sense, there is still a stubbornly high level of routine flaring globally.Delivering low-greenhouse gas intensity crude oil with carbon capture and storage - a technical and policy perspective
According to many projections, including the IEA Sustainable Development Scenario, oil and gas are likely to power the world's transport and industry, and provide feedstocks for petrochemicals for decades to come. As part of the transitions underway to meet the objectives of the Paris Agreement, could industry develop an enhanced oil recovery process whereby more CO2 is captured and stored underground than is released into the atmosphere from production and use?
This awareness briefing aims to ensure that the benefits and limitations of scenario analysis tools, and disclosure of their use, are clearly understood.
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is likely to be critical for meeting the aims of the Paris Agreement. It is an essential component of the energy transition process and the transformation of the global energy system during the 21st century.
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a key technology in transforming the energy system and moving towards the long-term temperature goals of the Paris Agreement. However, there are several barriers preventing it from expanding more swiftly.
This online 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.
The report highlights some of the opportunities and challenges to decarbonize the transport sector, the importance of reducing emissions from agriculture and land use ...
This publication builds on Ipieca's 2015 Paris Puzzle, providing perspective on the common elements and enablers of pathways to meet a low-emissions future.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.
Effective policy: The driver of results is one piece of the Paris Puzzle - a series of papers intended to address what we see as key components...
Managing our emissions: Energy conservation and beyond is one piece of the Paris Puzzle - a series of papers intended to address what we see as key componentsCarbon Capture and Storage: A key technology for delivering a low-emissions world (The Paris Puzzle)
Carbon capture and storage: A key technology for delivering a low-emissions world is one piece of the Paris Puzzle...
Meeting energy needs: The unique role of oil and gas is one piece of the Paris Puzzle - a series of papers intended to address...
The Paris Puzzle: The Pathway to a low-emissions future lays out our global membership view on the challenges the world faces in transitioning to a low-greenhouse gas emissions future.
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.
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.
As responses to climate change impacts extend beyond greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions mitigation, governments and companies increasingly recognize the need to integrate adaptation planning and implementation into balanced risk management strategies
Natural gas is experiencing a period of strong growth. Significantly increased resource estimates, and improvements in production and transport technologies have led to an expanding role in energy supply
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.
Widespread deployment of carbon capture and storage (CCS) requires addressing remaining knowledge gaps and implementation barriers. Resolving these involves a portfolio of activities including research and development, demonstration projects, and developing
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.
A fact sheet from a series developed by Ipieca and OGP to demonstrate the oil and gas industry's present and future contribution to sustainable development. Prepared in advance of the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20).
A fact sheet from a series developed by Ipieca and OGP to demonstrate the oil and gas industry's present and future contribution to sustainable development. Prepared in advance of the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). The issues that dominate the sustainable development agenda - climate change, biodiversity impacts and access to energy - are too big for individual companies to tackle alone.
A fact sheet from a series developed by Ipieca and OGP to demonstrate the oil and gas industry's present and future contribution to sustainable development.Greenhouse gas emissions reportingPerspectives on voluntary and regulatory reporting mechanisms, and emerging changes in practice
"Greenhouse gas emissions reporting: Perspectives on voluntary and regulatory regimes" provides a summary of the themes heard at the 2011 Ipieca workshop. It is aimed at everyone who has an interest in greenhouse gas reporting and the requirements it places on companies.
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).Life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions of transportation fuels: issues and implications for unconventional fuel sources
The effectiveness and efficiency of regulatory and other policy approaches intended to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from transportation fuels can hinge on the fuel life-cycle analysis (LCA). This report provides a summary of the workshop of the same name, convened in September 2010
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
Promotion and certification of sustainable biofuels is complex and requires a well coordinated, multi-faceted and credible approach, and includes compliance with government mandates, international standards and certification programmes, which will be instrumental in promoting the responsible production of sustainable biofuels. This guide provides an introduction to biofuels Chain of Custody (CoC) systems as well as providing information on the different types of CoC systems in use.
The uncertainties inherent in the data used for emission inventories help inform and improve understanding for the data's use. This is receiving increased attention in order to understand determinations of GHG emissions and emission reductions. This document provides background information, and details, on measurement uncertainty and statistical calculation methods that improve the quality of GHG emission estimations for the oil and gas industry. It is a collaborative effort between Ipieca, the American Petroleum Institute (API) and CONCAWE.Oil and natural gas industry guidelines for greenhouse gas reduction projectsCarbon capture and geological storage emission reduction project family
This document is the second of five greenhouse gas reduction 'project families' in an ongoing process of developing guidelines for project activities of interest to the oil and gas industry. Guidelines are provided for carbon dioxide capture and geological storage as an emission reduction option. The focus is on specific technical considerations and aspects rather than policy considerations.
The purpose of this document is to develop a voluntary framework for assessing GHG emission reductions associated with specific types of oil and natural gas projects, including references to relevant methodologies or guidance.
This document discusses the various aspects of emissions from shipping activities, such as current and proposed legislation, types and sources of emissions, as well as abatement strategies and their consequences, and stakeholders and their respective views.
Sulphur is naturally present in crude oil, and must be removed to create lower sulphur fuels. The removal processes present large technological and resource challenges.
International cooperation will be critical if society is to efficiently manage the risks posed by global climate change. This workshop considered the future of international policy architectures to manage climate change risk.
This publication communicates how the oil and gas industry is using partnerships to respond to challenges of meeting global energy demand and to contribute to sustainable development. The publication explores the partnering process through challenges and lessons learned identified by Ipieca members and their partners in the forty case studies featured.
The goal of this workshop was to advance understanding of the role of CO2 capture and geological storage, and strategies to improve its performance and prospects. This booklet summarizes the discussions and presentations made at the workshop.
This document provides background, starting-point references and resources to help regulators, engineers, refiners and marketers plan and execute the phase out of leaded gasoline. It features extracts from documents written by Ipieca members