A diverse portfolio of sites is available across the UK Continental Shelf 

Bids invited in UK’s first-ever carbon storage licensing round   

New areas could make significant contribution to government target of four CS clusters capturing 20-30 MT of CO2 per year

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The move to net zero

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

Meet the team

Leadership Team

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

Data centre


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


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A comprehensive list of the NSTA'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

Click here to read more about licensing rounds.

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.