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The OGA Strategy

A revised Strategy from the Oil & Gas Authority featuring a range of new net zero obligations for the UK oil and gas industry, has been submitted for laying before the UK Parliament on 16 December 2020. 

Production - Regulatory Information

Our focus is to ensure that fields are managed to ensure economic recovery of hydrocarbons, whilst supporting the drive to net zero carbon by 2050, in line with individual field development plans.

NSTA Technology Survey & Insights 2023

For decades, the UK North Sea has been a testbed for pioneering technologies used to produce billions of barrels of North Sea Oil & Gas, underpinning the UK’s energy security, and now with the energy transition we are actively...

What we do - Asset stewardship

The UK Continental Shelf is home to more than 290 offshore installations, 250 subsea systems and 7,000 miles of pipeline, which are critical to providing the UK with a stable supply of energy for years to come and support an orderly transition to net zero.

Licence assignments

As from 1 October 2016, the Energy Act 2016, and Regulations made under it, transferred certain functions from the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (now the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero) to the Oil and Gas Authority.