IPSHEM, Goa has been awarded the ‘Energy and Environment Foundation Global Environment Award – 2019’ in ‘Platinum Category’ on 23 August, 2019. IPSHEM was honoured with the award in a glittering Conference – 10th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress & Expo-2019 – at New Delhi.
This coveted award has been bestowed to IPSHEM by Former Supreme Court Judge & Former Chairperson, National Green Tribunal (NGT) Justice Swatanter Kumar (Retd). The award was bestowed in recognition to IPSHEM’s outstanding achievements in reducing pollution and Environment Management efforts in ONGC operations through offshore monitoring studies.
IPSHEM is the premier institute of ONGC, dedicated for Safety trainings in Petroleum Sector. Safety Perception Survey, Behaviour Based Safety Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Root Cause Analysis are some of the major tools and techniques where IPSHEM sensitises employees.
IPSHEM is engaged in carrying out several long-term Research and Development (R&D) projects in Environment Management. The projects aim at solving field problems in operational areas.
Majorly notable projects are the on-going prestigious Deep-water Offshore Environmental Monitoring (OEM) studies of Eastern Offshore, OEM of Western Offshore, Trend analysis of OEM studies, Baseline Environmental studies for preparation of Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) reports for NELP Blocks & Offshore fields, Feasibility study for produced water from the wells of Ahmedabad Asset, Uranium measurement for ONGC Energy Center, Baseline marine studies, Ground-water analysis around producing Onshore fields with respect to heavy metals, Ambient Air Quality monitoring etc.
ED-Head, IPSHEM congratulated all the IPSHEM employees and emphasized on focussing on environment protection, energy conservation and efficiency improvement as part of sustainable development initiatives. He believes that such prestigious awards will increase the morale of the employees to elevate the Institute to greater heights.
ED-Head Mr Atul Garg congratulated Team Environment for their dedicated work towards Environment Monitoring as well as EIA reports of ONGC operational areas.