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Europe needs a CO2 storage ambition for 2050
25.10.2022 Press Release

Europe needs a CO2 storage ambition for 2050

Brussels, 25 October 2022 Ahead of the 2nd CCUS Forum, the European oil & gas industry calls on the EU to set a European ambition for CO2 storage capacity between 0.5 and 1 GtCO2/y minimum by 2...
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Measures chosen by the EU to address high energy prices will impact Europe’s oil and gas industry at a critical time
30.09.2022 Press Release

Measures chosen by the EU to address high energy prices will impact Europe’s oil and gas industry at a critical time

Brussels, 30 September 2022 The ongoing energy crisis puts significant pressure on European citizens and businesses, and warrants rapid and coordinated EU-wide measures which should be appropriate,...
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New study identifies Europe’s supply options to replace Russian gas before 2030
26.09.2022 Press Release

New study identifies Europe’s supply options to replace Russian gas before 2030

Brussels, 26 September 2022 New research released by the International Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) Europe and the American Petroleum Institute (API) shows Europe can progressively rebalance its...
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Balance, strength and fairness: building blocks for a stronger Union
14.09.2022 Press Release

Balance, strength and fairness: building blocks for a stronger Union

Brussels, 14 September 2022 A permanent solution to the current energy crisis will require a vision built on balance, strength and fairness, by leveraging Europe’s own energy potential and establ...
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REPowerEU Plan: domestic gas production deserves stronger role alongside imports and renewables in enhancing EU energy resilience
18.05.2022 Press Release

REPowerEU Plan: domestic gas production deserves stronger role alongside imports and renewables in enhancing EU energy resilience

Brussels, 18 May 2022 The recognition of domestic gas production’s role in the REPowerEU Plan is an important step that deserves to be followed by a clear and concerted EU-level encouragement to...
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First aid shipment of critical specialized energy equipment coordinated by the Energy Community Secretariat arrives in Ukraine
11.04.2022 News

First aid shipment of critical specialized energy equipment coordinated by the Energy Community Secretariat arrives in Ukraine

11 April 2022, Press Release from the Energy Community.   The first shipment of emergency equipment to help repair energy infrastructure damaged during the war coordinated by the Secretari...
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Re-Powering the EU by protecting well-functioning markets, enhancing strategic partnerships and boosting domestic production
09.03.2022 Press Release

Re-Powering the EU by protecting well-functioning markets, enhancing strategic partnerships and boosting domestic production

(Brussels, 9 March 2022) IOGP supports the European Union’s objective to ensure access to affordable, secure and sustainable energy. We recognize current challenges and circumstances in global energ...
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IOGP response to IEA Global Methane Tracker Report
08.03.2022 News

IOGP response to IEA Global Methane Tracker Report

IOGP welcomes the IEA’s continued focus on methane emissions and recognizes that the industry, as a whole, still has progress to make on methane measurement, reporting, and mitigation. However, IOGP...
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Inclusion of gas in the Taxonomy Regulation supports EU ambition to reach climate neutrality by 2050
03.02.2022 Press Release

Inclusion of gas in the Taxonomy Regulation supports EU ambition to reach climate neutrality by 2050

By including gas in the EU Taxonomy Complementary Delegated Act, the Commission has underlined the importance of financing investments into gas-fired power and heat plants as a key tool in decarbonizi...
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Gas market reform marks a step change in EU approach to the transition
15.12.2021 Press Release

Gas market reform marks a step change in EU approach to the transition

The European Commission’s proposed gas market reform and plans for carbon management can equip the EU with a powerful set of solutions to reach climate neutrality. IOGP Europe calls on co-legi...
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New Re-Stream study assesses the feasibility of transport of hydrogen and CO2 in European gas and oil infrastructure
28.10.2021 Press Release

New Re-Stream study assesses the feasibility of transport of hydrogen and CO2 in European gas and oil infrastructure

  A study undertaken by Carbon Limits and DNV confirms European oil and gas pipelines’ ability to transport CO2 and hydrogen cost-efficiently. The transport would facilitate the deploy...
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More inclusion needed to be fit for 55
15.07.2021 Press Release

More inclusion needed to be fit for 55

Brussels, 14 July 2021 The legislative package proposed by the European Commission includes welcome revisions but ends up laying down a technologically narrow pathway to reach the EU’s 2030...
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“Hydrogen for Europe” study launch
04.05.2021 News

“Hydrogen for Europe” study launch

  We are proud to announce the launch of the Hydrogen for Europe study, nearly two years after its inception! The EU’s ambition to reach climate neutrality by 2050 has recently pu...
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Methane Emissions Glossary
23.03.2021 News

Methane Emissions Glossary

In June 2019, GIE and MARCOGAZ published the report “Potential ways the gas industry can contribute to the reduction of methane emissions”. This industry-wide study was performed with contri...
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Towards greater hydrogen production capacity in Europe
24.02.2021 News

Towards greater hydrogen production capacity in Europe

This article was originally published in the European Files, February 2021, pag.29-30 As the EU works to implement the historical stimulus and recovery plan agreed last year, European leaders...
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IOGP announces appointment of Dawn Summers as President of its European Board
09.02.2021 Press Release

IOGP announces appointment of Dawn Summers as President of its European Board

  The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) has appointed Dawn Summers – Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Wintershall Dea – as President of its newly created Eu...
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European Board holds first meeting
14.01.2021 Press Release

European Board holds first meeting

  On 13 January 2021, the newly created European Board held its first meeting, and elected Dawn Summers – Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Wintershall Dea – as Chair. The European...
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Council’s inclusive approach to hydrogen sends strong signal ahead of key legislative year
16.12.2020 Press Release

Council’s inclusive approach to hydrogen sends strong signal ahead of key legislative year

  The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) commends the Council of the EU for recognizing the role of low-carbon technologies in scaling-up the hydrogen market in...
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14.10.2020 Press Release

Guidelines for Methane Emissions target setting – Press Release

IOGP welcomes the publication of the holistic EU Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions and looks forward to contributing to its implementation. We support the development of cost-effective and ef...
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EU Methane Strategy sets the right sequence to tackle the challenge
14.10.2020 Press Release

EU Methane Strategy sets the right sequence to tackle the challenge

IOGP welcomes the publication of the holistic EU Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions and looks forward to contributing to its implementation. We support the development of cost-effective and ef...
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International oil and gas producers welcome Iman Hill as new Executive Director
01.09.2020 Press Release

International oil and gas producers welcome Iman Hill as new Executive Director

  IOGP has appointed Iman Hill to be its new Executive Director effective 1 December 2020. She will be succeeding Gordon Ballard, who will step down at the end of 2020, following his fiv...
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Sustainable Finance Webinars
20.07.2020 News

Sustainable Finance Webinars

IPIECA and IOGP organised a two-part webinar series on Sustainable Finance. Changes to the energy system in line with the Paris Agreement, the drive toward a net-zero emissions future by 2050...
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Carbon Management Webinars
16.07.2020 News

Carbon Management Webinars

Rud Pedersen Public Affairs and IOGP organised a series of four webinars on Carbon Management – a key range of solutions of which CCS, nature-based solutions, clean hydrogen and others are a p...
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EU’s hydrogen and energy system vision can only succeed with a more balanced, inclusive approach
08.07.2020 Press Release

EU’s hydrogen and energy system vision can only succeed with a more balanced, inclusive approach

The Hydrogen and Energy System Integration Strategies – released today – mark an important step in the EU’s energy transition. Their implementation will be an opportunity for Council an...
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Webinar: Regulating the re-use and repurposing of oil and gas installations in the context of decommissioning
10.06.2020 News

Webinar: Regulating the re-use and repurposing of oil and gas installations in the context of decommissioning

On 7th May 2020, IOGP held a Webinar on “regulating the re-use and repurposing of oil and gas installations in the context of decommissioning”. Guest speaker: Catherine Banet, Assistant P...
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Manifesto: Oil & Gas Industry Solutions Towards 2030 and 2050
27.05.2020 Press Release

Manifesto: Oil & Gas Industry Solutions Towards 2030 and 2050

The European upstream oil and gas industry shares the global ambition to tackle climate change in the framework of the Paris Agreement, and supports the EU’s objective to reach climate neutral...
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IOGP Statement on the EU Recovery Plan
27.05.2020 Press Release

IOGP Statement on the EU Recovery Plan

IOGP commends the European Commission for the timely delivery of the EU Recovery Plan.   Why Does it Matter? Covid-19 has triggered unprecedented socio-economic effects, as well as...
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IOGP actions to protect Biodiversity
22.05.2020 News

IOGP actions to protect Biodiversity

On May 22nd, IOGP recognises the International Day for Biological Diversity. IOGP seizes the opportunity to increase awareness and understanding of biodiversity issues, celebrate achievements...
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IOGP welcomes  the EU Biodiversity Strategy 2030
19.05.2020 Press Release

IOGP welcomes the EU Biodiversity Strategy 2030

IOGP welcomes the EU Biodiversity Strategy 2030 and the EU’s intention to lead the World at the 2020 Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity in China. IOGP and I...
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Climate change, purpose & doing the right thing: lessons from COVID-19
08.05.2020 News

Climate change, purpose & doing the right thing: lessons from COVID-19

By Fawaz Bitar, Chair of IOGP As an industry, as businesses and, most importantly, as people – this is an incredibly tough time. No matter where you are in the world, or wha...
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Guidelines for Methane Emissions target setting
27.04.2020 Press Release

Guidelines for Methane Emissions target setting

This document analyses the state of play on GHG emissions reduction targets making use of a questionnaire circulated among GIE, IOGP and MARCOGAZ’s member companies. It gives some insights on...
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COVID-19 Updates: Industry response and impact
02.04.2020 News

COVID-19 Updates: Industry response and impact

Regular updates on measures put in place by IOGP, its Members, and any impact on European oil & gas production. The industry’s priority remains the safety and well-being of its workers....
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Hydrogen for Europe: 1st Working Group Meeting
05.03.2020 News

Hydrogen for Europe: 1st Working Group Meeting

On 5 March, the “Hydrogen for Europe” study’s funding partners and research consortium met for first inception working group. The all-day long meeting was organised in two main sections on sc...
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IOGP supports the EU’s objective of climate neutrality by 2050
04.03.2020 Press Release

IOGP supports the EU’s objective of climate neutrality by 2050

(Brussels, 4 March 2020) The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) supports the EU’s objective to reach climate neutrality by 2050. We call on policymakers to follow up o...
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