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Year: 2003 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

Key words: Best practices / administrative controls / - Company: ARPEL - Country: Uruguay - Dates: 2003 - Document: Guideline - Author: Jim Swiss / Cari Chernichen / Rafael Gay-de-Montella

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Year: 2003 Publication type: Executive Reports Public document

The 8° Conference of the Parties (COP8) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change took place from October 23 to November 1, 2002, in New Delhi, India. Attached you will find the 10° ARPEL Upper Management Report with its main outcomes.

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Year: 2003 Publication type: Executive Reports Public document

The ARPEL-IPIECA-UNEP on "A practical approach to identifying emissions reduction opportunities: examples under the Kyoto Protocol mechanisms in Latin America and the Caribbean" took place in San Jose, Costa Rica, on December 2-4, 2002, with the support of RECOPE, the Canadian International Development Agency, ChevronTexaco, and Statoil. Attached you will ...

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Year: 2002 Publication type: Executive Reports Public document

Clean Development Mechanism National Offices in Latin America. In the context of the Kyoto Protocol, the CDM has created an important awareness in Latin America and the Caribbean. Jointly with the industry’s duty, organized to a great extent through ARPEL, it is remarkable that an important number of administrative ...

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Year: 2002 Publication type: Events Documents only for registered users

Summary of the presentations of the 2nd Symposium ARPEL HSE, carried out in 2002 in Brazil with the support of IBP and Petrobras.

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Year: 2002 Publication type: Benchmarking Documents only for registered users

One of the activities of the Environment, Health and Safety Committee of the Regional Association of Oil and Natural Gas Companies in Latin America and the Caribbean (ARPEL) is focused on the ARPEL initiative to gather information about occupational injuries, illnesses and fatalities in the oil industry in Latin America ...

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Year: 2002 Publication type: Studies Public document

This report summarizes two years of intense activity dedicated to the study of the issues confronted by the refining industry in Latin America and the Caribbean. Following the program for phasing out of lead from gasoline and convinced of the importance to progress with the harmonization of oil product’s ...

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Year: 2002 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

Guidelines for the evironmental management optimization of offshore production systems

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Year: 2002 Publication type: Executive Reports Public document

Final conclusions of the Workshop on Refining Sector In Latin America and the Caribbean OLADE – ARPEL – WORLD BANK Project

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Year: 2002 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

The guideline discusses monitoring and tracking over the range of activities normally undertaken at facilities. Recommendations are presented for preparing effective energy balances and linking them with yield, loss and emissions inventories. The document also deals with on-going use of plant data to improve real-time energy management and to provide ...

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Year: 2002 Publication type: Benchmarking Documents only for registered users

One of the activities of the Environment, Health and Safety Committee of the Regional Association of Oil and Natural Gas Companies in Latin America and the Caribbean (ARPEL) is focused on the ARPEL initiative to gather information about occupational injuries, illnesses and fatalities in the oil industry in Latin America ...

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Year: 2002 Publication type: Events Documents only for registered users

Report and presentations of the Workshop "The Impact of the Use of Biofuels in the petroleum Industry - Relevant Aspects"

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Year: 2002 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

ARPEL Member Companies have pursued a path of developing a prospectus of potential climate change projects for presentation to the international community. These potential projects pose enormous challenges while providing an opportunity for both ARPEL companies and the international investment community to work together towards mitigating the impacts of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs). By their nature, these are tremendous opportunities for foreign investment as they fit within the climate change mechanisms contemplated for technology transfer, Capacity building and sustainable development.

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Year: 2002 Publication type: Executive Reports Public document

Climate change or greenhouse gas management issues are essential elements when any organization or government is considering new development projects. In addition, existing projects are also being reviewed to evaluate any potential climate change mitigation strategies.

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Year: 2002 Publication type: Executive Reports Public document

The European Union position on CO2 Emissions Trading will have an important influence in the oil and gas sector in Latin America and the Caribbean. On one side, it is somehow leading to make sure that the Kyoto Protocol becomes in force and, on the other side, it is developing ...

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Year: 2001 Publication type: Executive Reports Public document

Outcomes of the 7th. Conference of the Parties in Marrakech. The Seventh Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP-7) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change concluded last November 10. The mandate in Marrakech was to finalize all issues left unresolved at COP-6 and COP-6 bis, including ...

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Year: 2001 Publication type: Executive Reports Public document

Poor air quality is a concern in many countries in Latin America, particularly in large cities. Like many other urban areas, sources of common air contaminants may be divided into three categories: point, mobile and area. Point sources are typically associated with industrial processes, mobile sources relate to emissions caused ...

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Year: 2001 Publication type: Executive Reports Public document

ARPEL Workshop on "Building Capacity for emissions credits in Latin America and the Caribbean" took place in Mexico City, on October 23-25, 2001, hosted by PEMEX. Attached you will find the 5° ARPEL Upper Management Report with its main outcomes (available only in Spanish).

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Year: 2001 Publication type: Executive Reports Public document

This document deals with the singularities of oil spill contingency planning regionalization in Latin America and the Caribbean, an ARPEL approach that is described in the ARPEL Guideline on “Regionalizing Oil Spill Contingency Planning in Latin America and the Caribbean”. This approach has been perfected with the input of government ...

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Year: 2001 Publication type: Executive Reports Public document

Outcomes of the Bonn Agreement. The Chairman of ARPEL Climate Change Working Group participated at the second part of the Conference of the Parties (COP-6 (bis)) in Bonn, GERMANY. Since it is most likely that ARPEL members have heard -directly or indirectly- of the negotiations that took place before reaching ...

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Year: 2001 Publication type: Executive Reports Public document

ARPEL is aware of the many concerns and uncertainties of the Kyoto Protocol, which include: scientific uncertainties about climate change, costs of emissions reductions, impact on the demand of fossil fuels, and the role of carbon sinks.

At the same time, ARPEL considers the Clean Development Mechanism to be a ...

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Year: 2001 Publication type: Studies Public document

Given the increased motorization in Latin America and the Caribbean, air quality has undergone an increasing deterioration. It has been established that the contribution of the emissions proceeding from motor vehicles to the inventory of the main air pollutants of some of the most important urban centers of the Region, is high. This has required the development of strategies and action plans to achieve an effective improvement of the air quality. This ARPEL Report presents a systemic approach of the origin and characteristics of vehicle emissions based on the present state of the knowledge on scientific, technological and regional aspects.

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Year: 2001 Publication type: Executive Reports Public document

Energy Companies have different attitudes to the challenge of climate change and the Kyoto Protocol. The 2° ARPEL Upper Management Report summarizes the positions of 6 of them: The Royal Dutch/Shell Group Companies; The ExxonMobil Group, BP, Texaco, Statoil, and Alberta Energy Company.

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Year: 2001 Publication type: Benchmarking Documents only for registered users

One of the activities of the Environment, Health and Safety Committee of the Regional Association of Oil and Natural Gas Companies in Latin America and the Caribbean (ARPEL) is focused on the ARPEL initiative to gather information about occupational injuries, illnesses and fatalities in the oil industry in Latin America ...

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