Consolidated flaring and venting guidance

Tackling emissions: tough approach to flaring and venting

The Oil and Gas Authority has issued consolidated and updated guidance on flaring and venting, which sets out a tougher approach to driving reductions, through clear principles and using the OGA consenting regime and stewardship activity

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The move to net zero

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The OGA is fully committed to helping achieve the UK government's commitments to reach net zero emissions by 2050

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Our board and leadership team aim to create a culture of performance and accountability

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A comprehensive library of current and historical UKCS oil and gas data.


Guidance Docs 330X170

A comprehensive list of the OGA's guidance.

Carbon Capture and Storage

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Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) has a key role to play in achieving net zero

Asset stewardship


Effective asset stewardship will optimise efficiency and maximise economic...

Licensing & Consents

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Find out more about our licensing regime and consents we issue


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A number of our recent speeches and presentations to share latest updates and progress.