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IEA says oil & gas will meet half of global energy demand in 2040

(London, 14 November, 2017) The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) welcomes the International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook 2017 which reaffirms the crucial role oil & gas will play in 2040. In all three scenarios examined of the IEA’s new Outlook, oil & gas are needed to …

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IOGP award to ‘inspire the next generation’

Nominations are now open for the 2018 IOGP Outstanding Young Professional Award (OYPA). This biennial award, first launched in 2015, recognizes the achievements of an individual with fewer than 10 years of professional E&P experience. The winner must demonstrate ‘professional accomplishments and evidence of outstanding talent, dedication and leadership in …

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Oil & Gas industry reaffirms commitment to global ocean conservation efforts

(Malta, October 5th, 2017) The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) renewed its commitment to global ocean conservation efforts at the ‘Our Ocean’ high-level conference organized by the European Commission in Malta. The Association began by opening up its Seabed Survey Data Model (SSDM) to the scientific and …

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Award aims to inspire the next generation of leaders

6th September 2017. Nominations are now open for the ‘2018 IOGP Outstanding Young Professional Award’, hosted by the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) in association with the biennial SPE HSSE-SR International Conference. “The oil and gas industry needs competent and confident leaders for decades to come,” said …

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IOGP releases version 1.1 of the P6/11 Seismic bin grid data exchange format

(London) The International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) has released version 1.1 of its P6/11 Seismic bin grid data exchange format (IOGP Report Number: 483-6). The P6/11 Format Description was originally released in 2012 (version 1.0), alongside similar documents for its companion formats, the P1/11 and P2/11 (version …

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IOGP releases Seabed Survey Data Model (SSDM) version 2

(London) The IOGP Geomatics Committee’s Seabed Survey Data Model (SSDM) Task Force has completed SSDM version 2 incorporating industry feedback received since the release of SSDM version 1 in April 2011. The Seabed Survey Data Model is an industry standard for the storage and management of seabed survey data. SSDM version …

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IOGP and HeliOffshore strengthen cooperation to enhance offshore helicopter safety

Increased opportunity for members of both organizations to enhance safety Shared commitment to a global safety programme with focus on supporting crews and maintainers at the front line The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) and HeliOffshore, the global offshore helicopter industry association, strengthened today their cooperation with …

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IOGP publishes the Technical Notes to supplement the Guidelines for the conduct of offshore drilling hazard site surveys

(London) A properly-conducted drilling hazard site survey for an offshore drilling location is essential to minimise the risk of harm to personnel and equipment and to protect the natural environment. In 2013, IOGP published the Guidelines for the conduct of offshore drilling hazard site surveys (IOGP No. 373-18-1). This describes …

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Oil & gas producers welcome historic Paris agreement

London, 15 December, 2015: The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) welcomes the historic COP21 agreement in Paris last week. This is consistent with Association’s policy on climate change, which recognizes the inherent risks of greenhouse gas emissions and views our industry as part of the solution to …

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