Terms and conditions

The Oil and Gas Authority's (OGA) website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. Access and use by you of this site constitutes your acceptance of these terms & conditions. This takes effect from the date you first use this website.

Copyright

All material, whether on the OGA's website or provided by the OGA in hard copy, is owned by the OGA or is licensed to the OGA and is protected by copyright, trade marks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. If you wish to reproduce the OGA logo please ask our permission first at .

Unless otherwise indicated, you may use and re-use the information featured on this website (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence, provided that it is reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context. The material must be acknowledged as being OGA copyright and the title of the document/publication specified.

Any enquiries regarding the material on this website should be addressed to by email or letter to Oil & Gas Authoritry, AB1 Building, 48 Huntly Street, Aberdeen AB10 1SH.

Permission to reproduce material does not extend to any material on this site which is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material would need to be obtained from the copyright holder(s) concerned. As to the use of Crown owned material, please refer to the HMSO’s website.

Hyperlinking by the Oil & Gas Authority

When the OGA lists a link to an external website, this should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind. The OGA is not responsible for the content of any external website and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. The OGA cannot guarantee that such links will always work and it has no control over the availability of linked pages.

Hyperlinking to Oil & Gas Authority website content

You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on the OGA website. However, we do not permit OGA website pages to be loaded into frames on external websites. OGA website pages must be loaded into the user's entire browser window.

Virus protection

The OGA makes every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. You may want to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur while using material derived from this website.

Disclaimer

The material available on this website is designed to provide general information only and does not constitute legal or professional advice.  Further, while every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is accurate, no guarantees for the currency or accuracy of information available on the website are made.

The OGA website and material relating to government information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services), is provided ‘as is’, without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

The OGA does not accept responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials.

In no event will the OGA be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the OGA website.

No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed as being totally secure. While we strive to protect such information, we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information which you transmit to us. Accordingly, any information which you transmit to us is at your own risk.

General

These terms & conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these terms & conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Variation

We may at any time revise these terms of use without notice. Please check them regularly. Continued use of the OGA website after a change has been made is deemed to assume your acceptance of the change.

Head office

AB1 Building
48 Huntly Street
Aberdeen
AB10 1SH