We work with the industry and government to maximise the economic recovery of UK oil and gas and support the UK government in its drive to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
The OGA is fully committed to enabling the achievement of the UK government's commitment to reach net zero emissions by 2050
The OGA regulates the exploration and development of the UK’s offshore and onshore oil and gas resources and offshore carbon storage, offshore gas storage and offshore gas unloading activities
The OGA regulates the licensing of exploration and development of the UK’s offshore and onshore oil and gas resources, carbon storage, gas storage and unloading activities.
We regulate the licensing of exploration and development of the UK’s offshore and onshore oil and gas resources, gas storage and unloading activities in accordance with the Strategy.
Decommissioning of the UK’s offshore oil and gas production facilities is a major industrial challenge which can create global competitive advantage for the UK.
The UKCS is one of the most technologically advanced hydrocarbon provinces in the world.
A strong supply chain is essential to establish the UK as the ‘go to’ centre globally for offshore mature basin, subsea and decommissioning solutions.
The OGA are working to transform the collection, storage, analysis and publication of UKCS data across the oil and gas lifecycle.
The latest announcements, reports, consultations and events, from OGA and industry.
Simon James, the OGA's Chief Information Officer, presented at the AAPG Energy Transition event on 16 October 2019. His presentation 'The OGA Digital Excellence Initiative' can be viewed here