About us

We regulate and influence the oil, gas and carbon storage industries. We help drive North Sea energy transition, realising the significant potential of the UK Continental Shelf as a critical energy and carbon abatement resource. We hold industry to account on halving upstream emissions by 2030

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What We Do

Find out more about the role of the OGA

The OGA Overview

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A publication highlighting the main roles and remit of the OGA. Last updated in March 2021

The move to net zero

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We are working with industry to support the move to net zero carbon emissions by 2050

People and Values

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We aim to build a diverse and high-performing team with shared values.


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We aim to create a culture of performance and accountability.



We establish clear targets and are committed to reporting our performance.

North Sea Transition Forum and Taskforces

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



We are an open and transparent organisation, and welcome feedback and dialogue.