At the request of UNEP, the oil and gas industry launches Ipieca as the only global association on environmental issues involving both the upstream and downstream industry.
Ipieca organises a major seminar for its members, UNEP, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) and the Commission of the European Communities (CEC).
Ipieca is a key contributor to a UNEP convened seminar ‘Petroleum Industry and Environment’, with over 200 participants from governments, the UN and international organisations.
Oil Spill Working Group formed.
Climate Change Working Group formed.
Ipieca and IMO cooperation begins following the Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation.
Ipieca sponsors the World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC) Biodiversity Map Library.
Ipieca launches the Oil Spill Report Series.
First of seven IMO/Ipieca oil spill and climate change seminars takes place in Indonesia.
First climate change workshop takes place in Rome, Italy.
Ipieca/IMO launch the video 'Working Together', demonstrating the importance of government and industry cooperation in oil spill preparedness and response.
Fuels and Products Working Group formed.
Urban air quality management toolkit launched.