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Oil & Gas UK is the leading representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas industry. It is a not-for-profit organisation, established in April 2007 but with a pedigree stretching back over 30 years.

Membership is open to all companies active in the UK continental shelf, from super majors to large contractor businesses and from independent oil companies to SMEs working in the supply chain.

Our aim is to strengthen the long-term health of the offshore oil and gas industry in the United Kingdom by working closely with companies across the sector, governments and all other stakeholders to address the issues that affect your business.

Oil and Gas UK Latest News

How data management roles are evolving
UK industry body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) commissioned Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen to make a survey and report on how the role of data professionals is changing, and the status of digitalisation in the industry. It was asked to put together a digitalisation skills development road map.
07 Dec 2021

New interactive tool to unlock industry efficiencies and "optimise" businesses
A new interactive online tool which aims to help oil and gas firms 'streamline and optimise' for the future was launched at Oil & Gas UK's revamped Share Fair.
19 Nov 2018

Big data revolution boosts offshore production
An award-winning new service which harnesses data to predict downtime and the performance of oil and gas production systems has been touted as a positive example of innovation in the sector.
30 Jan 2018

Oil & Gas UK response to the OGA National Data Repository proposals
Commenting in response to the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) consultation published November 10th on the establishment of a United Kingdom National Data Repository (NDR), which would be funded through the OGA levy, Deirdre Michie, Chief Executive of Oil & Gas UK, said:
21 Nov 2017

Bolder approach to subsea development supported by new guidelines
Realising the potential of the North Sea's 'small pool' reserves could be helped by the launch of a new set of Oil & Gas UK guidelines aimed at simplifying subsea developments.
18 Aug 2017

Key report shows safety further improving in UK offshore oil and gas
The latest annual health and safety data published for the UK offshore oil and gas industry signals a continued trend of improving performance despite 2016 being a challenging year, says Oil & Gas UK.
02 Aug 2017

Petroleum data management course in Aberdeen celebrates inaugural graduates
A pioneering university course in Aberdeen, aimed at helping companies extract greater value from subsurface data and support efforts to maximise exploration and production success, celebrated its inaugural graduates on Wednesday July 12.
21 Jul 2017

New guidelines for the use of drones offshore
A new publication to help guide the growing use offshore of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) - also known as drones - has been published by Oil & Gas UK.
17 Jan 2017

Modern data science unlocks over 50 years of UKCS data
Over 50 years of North Sea exploration data has been mined as part of a Data Challenge set by Common Data Access (CDA), a subsidiary of Oil & Gas UK established to facilitate the sharing of well and seismic data by the oil and gas industry.
09 Dec 2016

Study identifies new technologies to improve asset integrity
In the critical area of offshore asset integrity, a new study published by Oil & Gas UK (May 23) promises to broaden awareness of the array of technologies developed and deployed successfully by the industry and other sectors which could be used to great effect in delivering safe and effective improvements in efficiency.
10 Jun 2016

Portal to share efficiency successes and challenges across UK goes live
Following last week's signing of the Industry Behaviours Charter, the collective commitment to work effectively, efficiently and co-operatively, Oil & Gas UK's Efficiency Task Force (ETF) launched the Rapid Efficiency Exchange (REE), another tool in the suite of mechanisms to help improve the industry's performance.
18 Dec 2015

UK Oil and Gas Authority completes data acquisition in £20m UK seismic campaign
The UK Oil and Gas Authority announced the successful completion of the data acquisition stage of the UK Government-funded seismic campaign, on time and without incident. The £20 million programme in underexplored areas of the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) will significantly improve the previously sparse seismic coverage in the Rockall Trough and Mid-North Sea High regions.
02 Nov 2015


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