Arpel at the CCPS Regional Process Safety Meeting

Arpel present with RETOS at IOSC 2024 in New Orleans

Arpel at the CCPS Regional Process Safety Meeting

Arpel at the CCPS Regional Process Safety Meeting

In early June, the CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Regional Meeting took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina. CCPS is an international organization specializing in Process Safety and a member of Arpel's institutional network.

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Presentation of White Paper on Just Energy Transitions at Peru Energy Congress

Presentation of White Paper on Just Energy Transitions at Peru Energy Congress

Arpel participated in the latest edition of the Peru Energy Congress, held at the end of May, which served as a platform to present the White Paper published by Arpel on Just Energy Transitions to local professionals.

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Becht Engineering and TAG join Arpel membership

Becht Engineering and TAG join Arpel membership

The number of Arpel members continues to rise thanks to the incorporation of two new companies in the sector: Transportadora Associada de Gás (TAG) and Becht Engineering.

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Arpel present with RETOS at IOSC 2024 in New Orleans

Arpel present with RETOS at IOSC 2024 in New Orleans

At the latest edition of the International Oil Spill Conference 2024, Arpel conducted the RETOS course for the first time using the new web application.

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Cyber Risk Assessment and Industrial Cybersecurity Management in Arpel's Training Program for Oil and Gas Companies

Cyber Risk Assessment and Industrial Cybersecurity Management in Arpel's Training Program for Oil and Gas Companies

On May 7 and 8, the EN-50 course “Industrial Cybersecurity Management for Projects in the Energy, Oil, and Gas Sector” was held as part of the Industrial Cybersecurity Training Program developed for Arpel by the renowned WiseCourses Academy.

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Arpel 2023 Annual Report

Arpel 2023 Annual Report

The Report includes links to virtual workshops developed throughout the year and to new publications. In addition, it provides an overview of training courses and dissemination activities.

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GeoPark publishes its 2023 Speed/Sustainability Report

GeoPark publishes its 2023 Speed/Sustainability Report

GeoPark, a leading independent Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator and Arpel member, announced the publication of its 2023 SPEED/Sustainability Report.

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Representation of Arpel at the 26th World Energy Congress, Ipieca Week 2024, and the IEA Global Summit in Paris

Representation of Arpel at the 26th World Energy Congress, Ipieca Week 2024, and the IEA Global Summit in Paris

As part of the 26th World Energy Congress, Arpel held a side event dedicated to Just Energy Transitions in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Study "Status of Net Zero Reporting in the Latin American Oil and Gas Sector" by Global Reporting Initiative

More than 250 professionals from the sector participated in the Arpel webinar dedicated to the Status of Net Zero Reporting in Latin American Oil and Gas Sector.

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Arpel at the SPE Seminar on the relevance of Oil & Gas in the development of Argentina

Arpel at the SPE Seminar on the relevance of Oil & Gas in the development of Argentina

On April 24 and 25, Arpel participated in the IX Strategic Seminar organized in Buenos Aires by SPE Argentina, with the slogan: “The Relevance of Oil & Gas in the Development of Argentina.”

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Latin America and the Caribbean may become a key region to diversify the offer of minerals that are critical to the energy transition

Latin America and the Caribbean may become a key region to diversify the offer of minerals that are critical to the energy transition

Joaquín Proenza, Professor of Mineral Fields at the University of Barcelona: “The flexibility of the power system, cybersecurity and the safety of the technology and power supply chain are becoming increasingly important.”

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Carlos Pascual, S&P Global: “Until we change our energy systems, oil supply will be necessary to counterbalance geopolitical shocks”

Carlos Pascual, S&P Global: “Until we change our energy systems, oil supply will be necessary to counterbalance geopolitical shocks”

Oil has been decisive in the political configuration of the 20th century, however, important changes are on the horizon where energy is generated locally, mainly from renewable energy, and consumed in the form of electricity. The geopolitics of energy are very likely to be affected in the coming decades.

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Latin America needs to encourage energy investment to play a relevant role in the energy transition

Latin America needs to encourage energy investment to play a relevant role in the energy transition

Geopolitical tensions directly affect the energy sector in both senses. “I have never lived such a challenging period in international politics”, said Carlos Pascual, Senior VP of Global Energy and International Affairs for S&P Global, at a master lecture named: “Hydrocarbons and Geopolitics”, during the third day of the 2024 Arpel-Naturgas Week, organized in Cartagena, Colombia.

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Arpel-Naturgas Week: Energy diversification means that Latin America must leverage its oil and gas resources

Arpel-Naturgas Week: Energy diversification means that Latin America must leverage its oil and gas resources

“Ecopetrol’s strategy is diversification and not the replacement of hydrocarbons.” This statement summarizes the opinion of the state oil companies in the region, which were gathered by the 2024 Arpel-Naturgas Week that is taking place in Cartagena, Colombia, with representatives from Petrobras, YPF, Ecopetrol and CAF.

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Latin America's wealth of energy resources presents great opportunities for a just transition

Latin America's wealth of energy resources presents great opportunities for a just transition

A regional consensus is taking shape regarding the energy transition in Latin America and the Caribbean: it is a major challenge that deserves to be analyzed from different perspectives, with pragmatism, technological neutrality and taking into account the reality of each country.

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Arpel Webinar on Process Safety with API & IOGP

Arpel Webinar on Process Safety with API & IOGP

The Arpel Environment, Health, and Safety Committee conducted a new webinar on Process Safety.

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Arpel-Naturgas Week 2024: Energy Transitions in Latin America and the Caribbean and the sustainability of the oil and gas industry

Arpel-Naturgas Week 2024: Energy Transitions in Latin America and the Caribbean and the sustainability of the oil and gas industry

Arpel, the Association of Oil, Gas and Renewable Energy Companies of Latin America and the Caribbean, and Naturgas, the Colombian Natural Gas Association, are organizing the Arpel-Naturgas Week, thus combining the 7th Arpel Conference with the 26th Naturgas Congress, creating an unprecedented event in the region.

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Arpel presents regional vision of just energy transitions at Panamanian Association of Business Executives event

Arpel presents regional vision of just energy transitions at Panamanian Association of Business Executives event

The Energy and Fuels Commission of the Panamanian Association of Business Executives (APEDE) organized, on February 7, the XII Energy Forum 2024 in Panama City under the theme “Energy and Fuels Agenda towards a Just and Equitable Energy Transition”.

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International Guide For Oil Spill Response Planning and Preparedness Assessment, Developed by Arpel, IMO, and Ipieca

International Guide For Oil Spill Response Planning and Preparedness Assessment, Developed by Arpel, IMO, and Ipieca

On December 12th, Arpel conducted an exclusive webinar for member companies in which it introduced the "International Guide for Oil Spill Response Planning and Preparedness Assessment." The meeting also described the functionalities of the beta …

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Arpel's Geotechnical Projects Team at IPG 2023 In Colombia

Arpel's Geotechnical Projects Team at IPG 2023 In Colombia

After the virtual meeting held in early october, Arpel's Geotechnical Projects Team (EPGEO), led by Fabián Sánchez, held a face to face meeting on November with the participation of professionals from the companies TGN, TGP, …

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Innovarpel 2023, First Edition of Technical Event Dedicated to Digitalization and Cybersecurity in Oil and Gas Companies

Innovarpel 2023, First Edition of Technical Event Dedicated to Digitalization and Cybersecurity in Oil and Gas Companies

On November 21st and 22nd at the Hilton Colon Hotel in Quito, Ecuador, Arpel organized Innovarpel 2023, a technical event focused on Digitalization and Industrial Cybersecurity in the energy industry, more specifically in the oil …

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Hydrogen as an Ally on the Road to Net-Zero, Workshop Organized by Arpel and Honeywell

Hydrogen as an Ally on the Road to Net-Zero, Workshop Organized by Arpel and Honeywell

As part of the Extraordinary Assembly held in Mexico in mid-November, Arpel and Honeywell organized a workshop titled "H2 as an ally on the road to net-zero: technology, regulation and sector strategy." The activity began …

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How are Leading Companies in the Sector Progressing Towards Low-Carbon Economies? Arpel-World Benchmarking Alliance Webinar

How are Leading Companies in the Sector Progressing Towards Low-Carbon Economies? Arpel-World Benchmarking Alliance Webinar

Over 100 professionals from ANCAP, Chevron, Ecopetrol, ENAP, EP Petroecuador, GeoPark, Honeywell, NGC, OCP Ecuador, Pan American Energy, PDVSA, PEMEX, Petrobras, Petroperú, Raízen, Recope, SLB, Tecpetrol, Tema Litoclean, TGN, YPF, and YPFB participated in the …

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Arpel-Ecopetrol Workshop on

Arpel-Ecopetrol Workshop on "Exchange of Best Practices in H2, Hydrocracker and Diesel Hydroprocesses Production Units"

Arpel and Ecopetrol conducted a workshop on "Exchange of best practices in H2, hydrocracker and diesel hydroprocesses production units" from October 18th to 20th in Barrancabermeja, Colombia. The workshop culminated with a visit to the …

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Editorial: Arpel’s 58th Anniversary

Editorial: Arpel’s 58th Anniversary

As ever, an Industry in Constant Change, with new Challenges and Opportunities in the Energy Transitions of Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Workshop on Best Practices in Alkylation Units Organized dy Arpel and Raízen

Workshop on Best Practices in Alkylation Units Organized dy Arpel and Raízen

More than 70 professionals from the region, representing Ecopetrol, EnvTech, Honeywell, Raízen, and YPF, participated in the workshop organized by Arpel on "Exchange of Best Practices in Alkylation Units." The technical activity, co-organized by Raízen, ...

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Presentation of RETOS™ at Spillcon 2023 in Australia and at Slom Conference In Brazil

Presentation of RETOS™ at Spillcon 2023 in Australia and at Slom Conference In Brazil

The RETOS™ project and the International Guide for Oil Spill Response Planning and Readiness Assessment were presented during Spillcon 2023, held from September 11 to 15 in Brisbane, Australia. Marcus Lisboa, oil spill management consultant, ...

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Arpel Present at the World Petroleum Congress

Arpel Present at the World Petroleum Congress

Arpel was present at the 24th World Petroleum Congress held from September 17 - 21 in Calgary, Canada, with the participation of more than 5,000 delegates and 10,000 visitors from 100 countries. Arpel´s participation in …

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Houston Hosted Arpel Leadership Program, Which Continues in Mexico with a Focus on Gas and Renewable Energies

Houston Hosted Arpel Leadership Program, Which Continues in Mexico with a Focus on Gas and Renewable Energies

A group of 14 professionals representing Ancap, Ecopetrol, GeoPark, OCP Ecuador, PMI, Recope, Staatsolie, Tecpetrol and YPF traveled to Houston, USA, to participate in the second module of the Arpel Leadership Program, which took place …

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Arpel Participation in AOG 2023 and in the Environment, Occupational Safety & Health Congress

Arpel Participation in AOG 2023 and in the Environment, Occupational Safety & Health Congress

Arpel was present at Argentina Oil & Gas Expo 2023 and at the 5th Latin American Congress on Environment, Occupational Safety & Health in the Oil & Gas Industry, both events organized from September 11

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New Arpel Publication: Industrial Cybersecurity Maturity Benchmarking

New Arpel Publication: Industrial Cybersecurity Maturity Benchmarking

This manual provides a general description of the methodology developed by Arpel to carry out the comparative analysis of the Cybersecurity maturity level of the oil and gas industry in the region. It also provides

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Webinar on Cybersecurity Risk Identification Methods by Grupo Tema

Webinar on Cybersecurity Risk Identification Methods by Grupo Tema

Arpel 's Cybersecurity Committee conducted a new session of the cycle "Best Practices Exchange Talks on Industrial Cybersecurity." On this occasion, Grupo Tema, a member of Arpel, was in charge of presenting the topic "Cybersecurity risk

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Virtual Workshop on “Voluntary Carbon Markets” Organized by Arpel Energy Transitions Committee

Virtual Workshop on “Voluntary Carbon Markets” Organized by Arpel Energy Transitions Committee

At the beginning of August, Arpel Energy Transitions Committee, with the support of IAPG, held a virtual workshop dedicated to “Voluntary Carbon Markets” attended by more than 110 professionals from the main companies in the

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First Drill Experience Performed by Brazilian Navy With Arpel’s Participation as an External Observer

First Drill Experience Performed by Brazilian Navy With Arpel’s Participation as an External Observer

Arpel was invited to participate as an external observer in an oil-spill drill performed by the Brazilian Navy, which involved different civil institutions such as the National Petroleum Agency (NPA), the Brazilian Institute of Environment

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Arpel's Pipelines and Terminals Committee at Rio Pipeline 2023

Arpel's Pipelines and Terminals Committee at Rio Pipeline 2023

Arpel participated in the latest edition of Rio Pipeline 2023 held from August 8 to 10. On this occasion, the Arpel Guide for the execution of civil and geotechnical works, launched at the beginning of...

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Virtual Workshop on Safety Management by Geopark

Virtual Workshop on Safety Management by Geopark

Together with the member company GeoPark, Arpel's Health, Environment and Industrial Safety Committee organized last August 9 the virtual workshop "Preventive Health and Safety Management Tools". In a post-pandemic context where a very significant increase

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Arpel Celebrates the Incorporation of Shell as a New Active Member

Arpel Celebrates the Incorporation of Shell as a New Active Member

Arpel welcomes Shell as a new active member. Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with more than 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries, that aims to meet the world’s growing

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Good ESG Practices at Oil & Gas Companies, Webinar Columbia’s University

Good ESG Practices at Oil & Gas Companies, Webinar Columbia’s University

A virtual workshop on Good ESG Practices at Oil & Gas Companies was organized on July 27 in order to create a space to discuss and analyze one of Arpel’s main strategic vectors: Sustainable Management

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Arpel Participated in Wec Meeting on Energy Scenarios and in LATAM Conference on Renewable Energy Held in Montevideo

Arpel Participated in Wec Meeting on Energy Scenarios and in LATAM Conference on Renewable Energy Held in Montevideo

Arpel participated in III WEC Uruguay Meeting and IX LATAM Conference on Renewable Energy, which was organized by the Uruguayan Association of Renewable Energies (AUDER). Both events took place on July 26 and 27 in

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Arpel Present at the Launch of EP Petroecuador's Decarbonization Plan

Arpel Present at the Launch of EP Petroecuador's Decarbonization Plan

Arpel participated in the launch of EP Petroecuador’s Decarbonization and Business Sustainability Plan, which took place in Quito on July 26, with the presence of Government authorities and representatives from international entities, companies and institutions

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Arpel at the Third Edition of Suriname Energy, Oil & Gas Summit

Arpel at the Third Edition of Suriname Energy, Oil & Gas Summit

Arpel participated in the last edition of the “Suriname Energy, Oil & Gas Summit” event, which took place on June 19 to 22 in Paramaribo and was hosted by the company Staatsolie. In this opportunity,

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Arpel at the 8th OPEC International Seminar in Austria

Arpel at the 8th OPEC International Seminar in Austria

Arpel was invited to participate in the 8th OPEC International Seminar taking place in Vienna, Austria, on July 5th and 6th. This OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) International Seminar is considered as one

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Arpel at an Offshore Workshop in Suriname Organized by The Environmental Agency Nimos and The Staatsolie Hydrocarbon Institute (SHI)

Arpel at an Offshore Workshop in Suriname Organized by The Environmental Agency Nimos and The Staatsolie Hydrocarbon Institute (SHI)

Arpel participated in a workshop organized by the environmental agency NIMOS (National Institute for Environment and Development in Suriname) and the Staatsolie Hydrocarbon Institute (SHI), with the purpose of learning about good regulatory and management

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Central America Presentation Of The RETOS™ Tool, Soon to be Available as a Web App

Central America Presentation Of The RETOS™ Tool, Soon to be Available as a Web App

Arpel participated in the annual meeting of the Regional Operational Cooperation Network of Maritime Authorities of Central America and the Dominican Republic (ROCRAM-CA), which took place on June 13 through 15 in El Salvador, organized

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Colombia Hosted the First Module of Arpel Leadership Rogram, to be Continued in Houston in September

Colombia Hosted the First Module of Arpel Leadership Rogram, to be Continued in Houston in September

Professionals from Ancap, Cupet, Ecopetrol, GeoPark, OCP Ecuador, Tecpetrol and YPF started their training at the new edition of Arpel Leadership Program, with the three 100% on-site modules to be delivered in Colombia, the United

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CCUS and Geothermal Energy in Latin America: Arpel - Sproule Webinars

CCUS and Geothermal Energy in Latin America: Arpel - Sproule Webinars

In accordance with the agenda of activities related to Energy Transitions -one of Arpel’s four strategic vectors-, a series of webinars on energy transition in Latin America was held in conjunction with the company Sproule.

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Arpel at Naturgas Congress 2023

Arpel at Naturgas Congress 2023

The city of Barranquilla hosted the 25th edition of the Congress of the Colombian Association of Natural Gas (Naturgas), which took place from May 24 to 26 and brought together representatives of the entire natural

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Presentation of White Paper by Arpel, IGU and OLADE at IBP Natural Gas Seminar

Presentation of White Paper by Arpel, IGU and OLADE at IBP Natural Gas Seminar

Arpel participated in a new edition of the Natural Gas Seminar organized by the Brazilian Petroleum and Gas Institute (IBP), which brought together more than 700 participants and 55 speakers on May 10 and 11,

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Ecopetrol Hosted the First Meeting ff Experts in Operations Planning

Ecopetrol Hosted the First Meeting ff Experts in Operations Planning

Arpel and Ecopetrol jointly organized the First Latin American Meeting of Experts in Operations Planning (RANE), which took place on April 27 and 28 in Cartagena, Colombia, and was attended by professionals from Wood Mackenzie

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Launch of Arpel Energy Transitions Committee

Launch of Arpel Energy Transitions Committee

The Arpel Energy Transitions Committee was launched at the end of April in Montevideo. The Committee is coordinated by Irene Alfaro, Managing Director of the Association. As a prelude to the first meeting of the

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Arpel Annual Report 2022

Arpel Annual Report 2022

The document compiles the activities carried out in 2022 under the four Strategic Vectors: Energy Transitions, Operational Excellence, Sustainable Management and Relationship with Stakeholders. The Report includes links to virtual workshops developed throughout the year

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Montevideo Hosted the ANCAP-Arpel Conference on Challenges of Energy Transitions

Montevideo Hosted the ANCAP-Arpel Conference on Challenges of Energy Transitions

The ANCAP-Arpel Conference on Challenges of Energy Transitions took place on April 26 at the Hyatt Hotel in Montevideo, and brought together government authorities, ambassadors from the European Union, multilateral banks, and representatives of leading

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TEMA-Litoclean Webinar on Arpel Process Safety Self-Assessment Tool

TEMA-Litoclean Webinar on Arpel Process Safety Self-Assessment Tool

Arpel's Health, Environment and Safety Committee organized a virtual workshop in conjunction with member company TEMA-Litoclean on how to conduct a self-assessment of the Process Safety Management System. This workshop was aimed at introducing the

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Arpel at Private Roundtable at Columbia University's Center for Global Energy Policy

Arpel at Private Roundtable at Columbia University's Center for Global Energy Policy

At the end of April, Arpel participated in a private roundtable on the role of natural gas in the energy transition in Latin America and the Caribbean, which was organized by the Center for Global

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Arpel Present at Meeting of Regulatory Agencies and Ministries in Mexico

Arpel Present at Meeting of Regulatory Agencies and Ministries in Mexico

On March 21, the National Hydrocarbons Commission of Mexico (CNH) hosted on the Meeting of Regulatory Agencies and Ministries on energy matters, within the framework of the "Energy Opportunities" conference series of the American Association

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White Paper Natural Gas in the Transition to Low-Carbon Economies

White Paper Natural Gas in the Transition to Low-Carbon Economies

Arpel, the International Gas Union (IGU) and the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) announce the publication of a critical document at a vital time: “Natural Gas in the Transition to Low-Carbon Economies – The Case

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Keynote Lecture on Reserves, Production And Investment Trends at the X Cuban Earth Sciences Convention

Keynote Lecture on Reserves, Production And Investment Trends at the X Cuban Earth Sciences Convention

Arpel participated in the Petroleum Congress of the X Cuban Earth Sciences Convention, held from April 10 to 14 in Havana (Cuba), organized by the Cuban Geological Society. Within this framework, Arpel's Executive Secretary, Carlos

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Cybersecurity: Webinar on The Importance of Maturity Models and Management Leveling Course for the O&G Sector

Cybersecurity: Webinar on The Importance of Maturity Models and Management Leveling Course for the O&G Sector

On March 30, Arpel's Cybersecurity Committee held the first exchange panel of the year, which addressed the importance of maturity models. The coordination and moderation were in charge of Pablo Amoedo, Project Manager of Arpel

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