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Gordon Ballard addresses EU leaders at Malta ocean conference

IOGP’s Executive Director joined leading figures in the EU and the environmental sector – including the Prince of Wales – at ‘Our Ocean’, a conference organized by the European Commission in Malta on 5−6 October. Addressing the conference, Gordon took the opportunity to renew IOGP’s commitment to global conservation. This …

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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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Assala Energy joins IOGP

The Association’s newest Member takes its name from a breed of African elephant. In Gabon, ‘assala’ is the local name given to smaller, individual elephants known for their vitality and tenacious character. As such, they are better able to move freely through and thrive in their dense forest environment. Assala …

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Building on success: JIP33 begins second phase

‘In our industry, we have been eroding value by developing bespoke components in each of our projects. JIP33’s vision is to achieve industry-level standardization to enable efficient procurement and support delivery of safe, reliable and competitive projects and operations across the globe,’ says Gordon Ballard, IOGP Executive Director. ‘In other …

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10.3 million

Oil and Natural Gas supported 10.3 million jobs in the U.S. and contributed $1.3 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2015 Source: API , (See also, API fact sheet )

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+50%, -16%

…the growth of US natural gas production between 1990 and 2015 – largely as a consequence of the shale revolution; and the decline of total methane emissions from natural gas during the same period – despite production growing by half. Source: ExxonMobil, Perspectives blog

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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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3 IOGP Members (Statoil, Shell and Total) have announced a partnership to store CO2 offshore Norway. Source: Statoil  

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