A short time ago, I was at an event in Brussels, talking about the role of natural gas. And there was a gentleman there who didn’t want to engage with our industry at all. At one point he asked me if I was ashamed of my work and said that talking about the future of gas was just our industry looking for a lifeline. He is just one person who sees gas as a problematic energy source. Sadly, he is one of many.
“We’re not going to change our name”, said Iman Hill, executive director of the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP).
When the oil and gas industry says that we’re part of the solution to the global need to transition to lower carbon energy sources, we mean it, and we evidence it with our actions. However, many people automatically dismiss anything coming from our industry, or label it “greenwashing”.
International Women’s Day is a great chance to celebrate my mother, wife, sister, daughter and all the women that have made a difference in my life. But for reasons I hope will become clear, I’m starting with a story about my Dad.
Iman Hill, recently appointed as the new executive director of the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) writes for Energy Voice on the current "litmus test" for the sector.
As Chair of the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers, I have had the privilege to work with some of our industry’s brightest minds, on some remarkable projects and be reminded of the hugely positive role our sector can play.
“We need to come to work for a greater reason than making money; we need to have purpose in everything we do.”
I recently addressed a room of industry leaders and when deciding what to say, I thought I'd begin by discussing one of the defining issues of our time: the dual challenge of providing more energy with fewer emissions.
The oil and gas sector needs to “avoid annihilation” in the climate change debate and stop apologising for its products, an industry veteran said yesterday.
Oil & Gas UK today confirmed the line-up for the opening day of its annual conference, being held at Aberdeen’s Exhibition and Conference Centre from June 4-6.
The latest safety report from the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) has announced a 36% drop in fatal accidents offshore, yet also found a slight increase in incidents resulting in fatalities for 2017.
With the ONS Innovation Awards 2018 fast approaching, executive director of the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) and panel judge at this year’s event, Gordon Ballard caught up with Energy Voice to discuss what he hopes to see in Stavanger, Norway.
The oil and gas industry lacks consistent international safety standards according to a leading trade group.
In the upstream oil and gas industry, standardisation has long been an effective way to make operations safer and more sustainable. Increasingly, the principle of establishing global standards to all aspects of operations – including purchasing – is helping to tackle the universal problems of escalating project costs and expanding schedules.