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Year: 2009 Publication type: Benchmarking Documents only for registered users

Attached is the first ARPEL environmental benchmarking report with 2008 data.

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Year: 2009 Publication type: Events Public document

On November 4, 2009, in Mendoza, Argentina, ARPEL held the Seminar on “Methodologies to manage large refining projects in Latin America and the Caribbean” as part of the Latinamerican Refining Congress, organized by IAPG (November 1 to 4, 2009). Following you will find the corresponding presentations and the Seminar´s ...

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Year: 2009 Publication type: Executive Reports Public document

The attached brochure "Copenhagen Challenge - ARPEL Contribution", developed by ARPEL, has as main objective to communicate what the oil and gas industry in Latin America and the Caribbean does to mitigate the negative impacts of climate change. It adresses the main topics actually under discussion by the United Nations Framework ...

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Year: 2009 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

The present handbook, developed by ARPEL and IICA, has the objective of documenting the best practices of production programs implementation and use of biofuels based on experience, the difficulties and achievements accomplished by the different countries of the region and others. It includes all aspects that make up a sustainable ...

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Year: 2009 Publication type: Events Documents only for registered users

Here are the presentations from the workshop "Investment Climate" that took place in Mexico City - MEXICO, on October 21, 2009. (presentations only in spanish version)

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Year: 2009 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: 2009 Publication type: Events Documents only for registered users

Attached you will find the presentations and key messages of the Workshop "Regulatory issues of environmental licensing in exploratory activities in Latin America and the Caribbean", organized by the ARPEL Exploration and Production Committee. It took place on April 21, 2009 in Punta del Este, URUGUAY.

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Year: 2009 Publication type: Management Systems Public document

The document contains a description of standard environmental auditing procedures, including information on audit planning, execution, reporting, and follow up. The appendices to the document contain audit checklists that –although developed for the refinery, service station/storage facilities, and offshore seismic operations of Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica - can be adapted ...

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Year: 2009 Publication type: Events Public document

The 2009 ARPEL Conference - “Sustainable Development - The role of the oil and gas industry in Latin America and the Caribbean” proposed an analysis of the most significant issues of the sector, from a strategic and comprehensive perspective.

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Year: 2009 Publication type: Management Systems Public document

The Conceptual Framework of the Relations with Communities Management System analyzes, relates and systematizes various elements and aspects linked to business activities in the oil and gas sector that the role-players in the industry should bear in mind in their community relations, as well as in their interactions with the ...

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Year: 2009 Publication type: Management Systems Public document

This document was prepared in the framework of ARPEL Governance Project. The project was financed by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and administered jointly by the Environmental Services Association of Alberta (ESAA) and the Regional Association of Oil and Natural Gas Companies in Latin America and the Caribbean (ARPEL).

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Year: 2009 Publication type: Management Systems Public document

Self-Diagnosis Tool

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The Manual on the Application of Socio-environmental Regulatory Frameworks is part of the Community Relations Management System and has the purposes of providing an easier knowledge and application of the relevant socio-environmental regulations for the relations of companies with communities in the countries of this Region.

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Year: 2009 Publication type: Management Systems Public document

The Community Involvement Manual is part of ARPEL's Community Relations Management System. Its objective is to propose a process that allows the regional hydrocarbon industry to strategically interact with the communities, based on active community participation, dialogue and inclusion.

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The purpose of the Manual is to provide the oil and natural gas companies of Latin America and the Caribbean with tools for Socio-Environmental and Reputational Risk Management.

In particular the manual includes the following aspects: a) the description of the nature and structural characteristics of the industry's socio-environmental ...

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Year: 2009 Publication type: Management Systems Public document

Oil and gas companies operating in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) develop their business in a region of great energy potential, as valuable resources lie in geological structures underground or in sedimentary basins. However, there are other natural/biological and sociocultural factors which make this region unique for this ...

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Year: 2009 Publication type: Management Systems Public document

The purpose of the Communications and Reporting Manual is to orient the Oil and Natural Gas Companies in Latin America and the Caribbean in the task of communicating with communities and stakeholders at a local level, within the framework of the company's Community Relations Management. Specifically, this Manual provides ...

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Year: 2009 Publication type: Executive Reports Public document

The discussions during the COP 14, which took place on December 1-12 2008 in Poland, addressed mainly topics such as adaptation to climate change, financial resources for technology transfers, and emissions reduction due to avoided deforestation, especially in tropical regions.

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Year: 2009 Publication type: Executive Reports Public document

The oil and gas industry sector can contribute to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions worldwide. This ARPEL Upper Managers Report is intended for executives to understand the basic and key elements that oil and gas companies need to address to maximize the benefit of GHG emissions reductions projects by ...

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Year: 2008 Publication type: Events Documents only for registered users

The ARPEL Workshop “Training and Awareness on the Environment, Health and Safety Integral Management System (EHS-IMS)” was held during April 9-11, 2008 under the sponsorship of PEMEX. Here you coan download the Agenda, the presentations (including those for SIGAS&SI training) and the outcomes of this event.

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Year: 2008 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: 2008 Publication type: Executive Reports Public document

Outcomes of the 13th. Conference of the Parties (COP-13) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change concluded on December 2007.

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Year: 2007 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

Operational procedures of any oil spill co-operation agreement have to address the conditions to have equipment and personnel from one country enter into the other's territory. These procedures should be developed in conjunction with the customs and immigration government authorities, based on the legislative framework of the countries, keeping ...

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Year: 2007 Publication type: Studies Documents only for registered users

Shareholder value can be affected by a wide range of environmental,social, human rights and security issues, as well as by a full range of financial and broader economic factors. Biodiversity is just one of the issues that can contribute to the risks and opportunities faced by agiven company. Biodiversity has been considered as a strategic issue tobe addressed by the ARPEL Environment, Health and Safety Committee(CASYSIA). At the 2005 CASYSIA meeting in Fortaleza, BRAZIL it was decided that ARPEL Executive Secretariat would make a survey to analyze the management status and the needs of the Member Companies and thatthe results would be presented at the 2006 CASYSIA Meeting for discussion. This document presents the findings of the results of thesurvey.

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