International Organisations


1. Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (Website)

The Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) is an independent not-for-profit professional membership association that supports international energy negotiators around the world and enhances their effectiveness and professionalism in the international energy community. AIPN's website offers model contracts, research papers, conference materials and other publications.

2. Gas Exporting Countries Forum (Website)

The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) is an international governmental organization which provides the framework for exchanging experience and information among Member Countries. GECF is a gathering of the world’s leading gas producers and was set up as international governmental organization with the objective to increase the level of coordination and strengthen the collaboration among Member countries. GECF also seeks to build a mechanism for a more meaningful dialogue between gas producers and gas consumers for the sake of stability and security of supply and demand in global natural gas markets.

3. Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Website)

The mission of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is to coordinate and unify the petroleum policies of its Member Countries and ensure the stabilization of oil markets in order to secure an efficient, economic and regular supply of petroleum to consumers, a steady income to producers and a fair return on capital for those investing in the petroleum industry. OPEC's website offers a wide range of statistics, publications as well as current speeches and press releases.

4. International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) (Website)

The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) is the voice of the global upstream industry. Oil and gas continue to provide a significant proportion of the world’s energy to meet growing demands for heat, light and transport. The website provides information on various policy areas related to oil & gas, statistics and an online library.

5. International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA) (Website)

The International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA) develops, shares and promotes good practice and knowledge to help the industry and improve its environmental and social performance. IPIECA is a not for profit association that provides a forum for encouraging continuous improvement in industry performance. IPIECA is the only global association involving both the upstream and downstream oil and gas industry. It is also the industry’s principle channel of communication with the United Nations.

6. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) (Website) 

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is a global standard to promote the open and accountable management of oil, gas and mineral resources. The Standard seeks to address the key governance issues of the oil, gas and mining sectors.