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Article archive for UKPIA;

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UK downstream oil sector maps out its future in a low-carbon world 09 July 2019

A new report from the UK Petroleum Industry Association (UKPIA) outlines the opportunities across the downstream oil sector – from the refinery to the forecourt – that can help companies decarbonise their operations, provide a new generation of low-carbon liquid fuels to consumers and ensure that the industry continues to be a major contributor to the UK economy....

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Hazardex 2018 Conference - 9. Mental health awareness in a safety critical environment 30 January 2018

Jamie Walker - Safety & Projects Director, UKPIA.  Weds 12.15 – 12.55: Seminar room...

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Cybersecurity in the energy sector 30 November 2017

This article, from Jamie Walker - Safety, Commercial & Projects Director at the UK Petroleum Industry Association  (UKPIA) - looks at cybersecurity risk and the efforts being made within the UK downstream industry and wider energy sector to counter the increased risk stemming from the expansion of the cyber ‘attack surface’....

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UK downstream oil industry sets out key priorities for BREXIT negotiations and industrial strategy 20 October 2016

The UK Petroleum Industry Association has published its latest report, titled Fuelling the UK’s Economic Engine, setting out the key priorities for the downstream oil sector for a new relationship with the European Union and for a meaningful industrial and energy strategy that works for the whole UK....

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UKPIA publishes annual review of UK downstream oil industry 10 June 2016

The UK Petroleum Industry Association (UKPIA) has published Statistical Review 2016, its fourteenth year of publication, a valuable compilation of UK downstream oil industry statistics. UKPIA represents eight oil refining and marketing companies that operate the 6 major oil refineries in the UK and source close to 85% of all petroleum products used. ...

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UKPIA says competitiveness of UK oil refining and other energy intensive industries under threat 20 April 2016

On April 20, the UK Petroleum Industry Association published a report entitled Crisis – What Crisis? which explores the shared challenges facing oil refining and other energy intensive industries in the UK. In light of the wider crisis facing UK manufacturing, the report provides an overview of why industry matters and explains the pressures...

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The importance of competency in the supply chain 04 May 2015

Managing competency is a complex but necessary task for organisations, and is also of great importance within the supply chain. Peter Davidson of UKPIA explains how the end user can ensure that all those involved in the supply chain have the necessary competence to carry out the tasks assigned to them. ...

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Making Regulation Work – a new approach to regulating Major Accident Hazards in the UK 22 April 2015

Major Accidents Hazards are regulated in the UK through the Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) regulations. COMAH regulations implement the Seveso II Directive(1), aimed at the prevention and control of onshore major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances. This article from the UK Petroleum Industry Association looks at recent changes to COMAH and impacts on operators....

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UKPIA launches Associate participation scheme 07 January 2014

From January 2014 the UK Petroleum Industry Association will be introducing three Associate participation schemes to further develop industry cooperation, dialogue and excellence in the areas of Process Safety and Transportation (road and rail). This follows the successful launch of the UKPIA ‘Assuring Safety’ initiative, established to enhance performance in process safety....

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UKPIA launches process safety initiative 04 October 2013

UKPIA represents nine oil refining and marketing companies that operate seven major oil refineries in the UK and source close to 90% of the transport fuels used. The UK refineries processed 73 million tonnes of crude oil and produced 75.4 million tonnes of refined products in 2010 (Source: DECC- DUKES data). UKPIA members also own around 1,900 of the 8,700 filling stations in the UK....