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The OGA awards 25 licences in 29th Offshore Licensing Round

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has offered for award 25 licences for 111 blocks or part blocks to 17 companies in the 29th Offshore Licensing Round to enable further exploration and production across frontier areas of the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).

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The OGA joins TNO for cross-border geology joint industry project

The OGA has joined the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) to explore the hydrocarbon potential of Jurassic rock formations across the SNS.

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OGA Activity Plan 2017 and 2018

The OGA has published its Activity Plan 2017 and 2018.

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The OGA publishes five year review of major oil and gas projects in ‘Lessons Learned from Oil and Gas Projects 2011-2016’ report

The OGA has published a comprehensive five-year review of major oil and gas projects undertaken on the UKCS.

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OGA appoints new director of regulation

Following the retirement of Simon Toole, the OGA has appointed Tom Wheeler as Director of Regulation.

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Imminent update to PPRS

In Q2 2017, the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) will launch its refreshed Petroleum Production Reporting System (PPRS).

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OGA launch Well P&A Optimisation Programme

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has launched a search for operators to voluntarily participate in a multi-operator, well plug and abandonment (P&A) optimisation programme.

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21CXRM contracts awarded for SW Britain and East Shetland Platform

Two contracts for petroleum system related studies have been awarded as part of the 21CXRM initiative.

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