Oil and Gas UK
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.
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
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
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