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IOGP Pulse – July 2020

This month’s Pulse pays special attention to the Association’s endeavours in the Americas region, introduces our new webpage on clean hydrogen, and looks at the upcoming Offshore Helicopter Recommended Practices.

The IOGP Communications Team wishes you a pleasant read and a joyful summer break. Pulse will be back in September. Stay safe!


IOGP Communications Team

New aviation guidance is a ‘huge step’ forward in offshore helicopter safety

IOGP’s soon-to-be-published aviation guidance – IOGP Report 690: Offshore Helicopter Recommended Practices (OHRP) – represents a step change for the safety of offshore helicopter services across the industry and in achieving Project Safira’s goal of eradicating fatalities in our industry.

Looking back, planning ahead

With a combined history approaching 150 years, IOGP and the American Petroleum Institute (API) have guided the oil and gas industry through decades of challenges: military conflicts, embargoes, political crises, and advancements in safety and environmental protection.

3 questions…on how IOGP helps its Members ‘best practices’ to be shared in the Americas region

This edition’s Pulse interview is with IOGP Americas Director, Wafik Beydoun. He joined IOGP in 2019 as a secondee from Total with more than 30 years’ experience in the upstream oil and gas sector. Wafik is based in Houston, Texas.

Management Committee welcomes new Members

IOGP has welcomed new member representatives to its Management Committee (MC). With OPITO becoming the new Associate Member representative to the MC, its Chief Executive Officer, John McDonald, joined the MC at the virtual AGM in May In June, John Whelan joined the MC as ExxonMobil’s representative, replacing Wayne Warwick. John serves as Vice President,

Clean Hydrogen and CCUS: Industry calling for inclusive European energy system

Clean hydrogen and carbon management technologies such as Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) and pyrolysis will play a critical role to create the necessary scale and make hydrogen applications cost-competitive.

Don’t miss the 2020 IOGP Outstanding Young Professional Award

Only a few days to go before Fawaz Bitar, BP Senior Vice President HSE and Carbon, and IOGP Chair, will announce this year’s winner of the IOGP Outstanding Young Professional Award.

Explaining the uses of clean hydrogen from natural gas

Our new infographic explains the production and uses of clean hydrogen from natural gas.

Your feedback wanted on IOGP publications

If you have downloaded any of our publications, we would love to hear your stories on how you have implemented, or use, IOGP reports in your organisation.

New website aims to promote environmental genomics in the industry

The Environmental Genomics Research Programme is developing and advancing environmental genomics technologies for oil and gas applications and promote their understanding.

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