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

Recent highlights



Nsta Welcome

Find out more about the role of the NSTA

The NSTA Overview

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A publication highlighting the main roles and remit of the NSTA. Last updated in March 2022

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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The task forces are important vehicles for driving innovation and improvements.



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