International Association of Oil & Gas Producers
A company limited by guarantee. Registered in England, No. 1832064
II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations
Trade and business associations
Blackfriars Road, 209-215
London SE1 8NL
(+44)203 763 9700
165 Boulevard du Souverain
Mr Michael Engell-Jensen
Mr Roland Festor
Director EU Affairs
IOGP is the single association representing companies and associations engaged in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas both at global and at EU level, with offices in London and Brussels.
At EU level, IOGP represents members who are active in Europe. IOGP Brusses office participates in the Berlin Fossil Fuels Forum, the Madrid European Gas Regulatory Forum as well as other consultative groups set up by the European Commission, and it is the prime interlocutor for energy policy, environmental and other issues related to this industry.
Globally, IOGP’s worldwide membership accounts for more than half of the world’s oil output and about one third of global gas production. IOGP fosters cooperation in the area of health, safety and the environment, operations and engineering, and represents the industry before international organisations, such as the UN, IMO and the World Bank, as well as regional seas conventions, such as OSPAR, where it has observer status.
To work on behalf of the world’s oil and gas producing companies to promote responsible and profitable operations
To represent the interests of oil and gas producing companies to international regulators and legislative bodies
To liaise with other industry associations globally and provide a forum for sharing experiences, debating emerging issues and establishing common ground to promote co-operation, consistency and effectiveness
To facilitate continuous improvement in Health, Safety and the Environment (HSE), Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), engineering and operations
To improve understanding of our industry by being visible, accessible and a reliable source of information
To represent and advocate industry views by developing effective proposals
To improve the collection, analysis and dissemination of data on HSE performance
To develop and disseminate best practice in HSE, engineering and operations
To promote CSR awareness and best practice
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Policy and legislation concerning the exploration and production of oil and gas in Europe and globally. These include in particular general energy political, internal gas market as well as climate related and other environmental matters.
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Roland Festor, Director EU Affairs
Christian Schwarck, Deputy Director EU Affairs;
Bernard Vanheule, EU Affairs Manager;
Kamila Piotrowska, EU Affairs Manager;
Alessandro Torello, Communications Manager
Christine Glorieux, Office Manager
Véronique Luyten, Administrative Officer
Caterina De Matteis, Junior Policy Officer
Jessica Richelle, Administrative Assistant
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EEF, CEPS, EPC, FRIENDS OF EUROPE
01/2014 - 12/2014
No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.
In the absence of a definition of "direct representation", IOGP has opted to indicate the entire budget of its Brussels office. This is financed through membership fees (see IOGP website for details).
The purpose of IOGP in Brussels is:
To gather relevant information on EU Affairs
To analyse with members their possible impact on the sector
If appropriate, to communicate the result of this analysis and other relevant information to the EU institutions.
By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.