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IOGP Pulse – May 2020

Welcome to the third edition of our IOGP Pulse newsletter. With this month’s Pulse, we would like to pay special attention to the remarkable projects and initiatives the Environment Committee is working on, recognize the International Day for Biological Diversity, and introduce Gordon Ballard’s blog.

The IOGP Communications Team wishes you a pleasant read.

3 questions… on how IOGP helps its members reduce their carbon emissions footprint

This month’s interview is with Wendy Brown, IOGP’s Environment Director. Wendy is based at IOGP’s Headquarters in London, and kindly agreed to this short interview on how the Association supports its members in their efforts to help fighting climate change.

Marking International Day for Biological Diversity 2020

On May 22nd, we will recognize the International Day for Biological Diversity.

Gordon Ballard goes social media

There are lots of ways to communicate. What makes communication particularly effective is linking the message to a specific person rather than to the anonymity of an organization.

The role of oil and gas in a transitioning world

Meeting the world’s energy demand while tackling climate change is one of the world’s greatest challenges.

New JIP33 delivery centre opens in Houston

JIP33 has opened a new delivery centre at Aker Solutions’ Houston facilities. It joins the existing delivery centre in London and will focus on developing specifications that are important for the North American market.

Tackling restrictions on work and travel

Whilst addressing the public health emergency posed by the Coronavirus pandemic it is vital that the important role played by the offshore energy sector continues with minimal disruption.

Leadership changes at Wells Expert Committee

As some of the WEC leadership moves on to new things, we welcome the new leaders who have volunteered to add to this legacy with tangible next steps.

New faces at IOGP’s Brussels office

We are delighted to announce two new appointments at the Brussels office: Maria Karagiannidou-Rosziek joins us as Policy Manager responsible for the Marine & Environment Subcommittee; and Thierry Bros is the new Senior Manager in charge of Upstream and Energy & Market issues and IOGP Lead Analyst.

Australian study finds hydraulic fracturing fears unfounded

An independent and authoritative review by Australia’s leading scientific agency, the CSIRO, provides further evidence there are no negative impacts of hydraulic fracturing that can’t be managed by robust regulation and high industry operating standards.

IGU 2020 World LNG Report published

At the end of April, the International Gas Union (IGU) published its 11th World LNG Report. The report shows that LNG continues to enhance global energy security, with LNG trade increased by 13% in 2019.

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