Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Who's Who - Polar Acronyms

International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association
  • Natural Resources
  • None specific
  • Non-governmental Organisation (NGO)
IPIECA is the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues. IPIECA was formed in 1974 following the launch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). IPIECA is the only global association involving both the upstream and downstream oil and gas industry on environmental and social issues. IPIECA’s membership covers over half of the world’s oil production. IPIECA is the industry’s principal channel of communication with the United Nations.

IPIECA helps the oil and gas industry improve its environmental and social performance by:
- developing, sharing and promoting good practices and solutions
- enhancing and communicating knowledge and understanding
- engaging members and others in the industry
- working in partnership with key stakeholders

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APECS International Directorate
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Huginbakken 14
9019 Tromsø
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