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Houston: We had no problem

The oil and gas capital of the United States is also home to NASA, the nation’s space agency. For November’s IOGP Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM), the Association drew on both aspects of the city for a two-day event that took place at the NASA Space Center itself. The EGM attracted participants …

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Picture perfect

Following the success of last year’s poster session, during which chairs and managers of IOGP’s standing committees held informal briefings for EGM attendees, the Houston EGM repeated the exercise. With one notable improvement: the availability of chairs for those who found over four hours on foot during the course of …

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IEA affirms future need for oil and gas

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has forecasted that, come what may in terms of meeting the world’s climate change goals, oil and gas will still be needed to meet between 48% and 53% of energy demand between now and 2040. An autonomous body, the IEA is funded by the 29 …

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Back from Bonn

Both IOGP and IPIECA were present at the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP23) held in Bonn on behalf of the Fijan Presidency. This year’s agenda included a continuation of the negotiations and agreement on the finer details for implementation of the COP21 Paris Agreement. As IPIECA …

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IOGP welcomes Aker BP

IOGP’s newest member is Aker BP, one of Europe’s largest independent producers. Its exploration, development and production activities focus on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The company operates the Valhall, Ula, Ivar Aasen, Alvheim and Skarv field hubs. The company, jointly owned by Aker ASA (40%), BP (30%) and other shareholders …

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Christine Glorieux: marking two milestones in one evening

The manager of IOGP’s Brussels office, Christine Glorieux, recently celebrated a quarter century with IOGP. At the same time, she was preparing to leave so that she could start a new job as personal assistant to the director general of another international association – this one representing the soap, detergent …

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9

9 endorsements for IOGP’s safe fabrication sites recommended practices. Download the publication from the IOGP bookstore.  

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1,000

…The number of extra barrels of oil produced per each 8-hour shift every day for the past 1,000 days to meet rising global demand. According to the International Energy Agency, demand for oil will probably continue to rise between now and 2040. Source: IEA Word Energy Outlook 2017 and IOGP …

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