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  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK Government has appointed a new chairman of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).

  • 10 August 2016

    UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) will be established as an independent regulator by the UK Government as of October 1, 2016. To remind, UK’s Energy Bill in July 2015 introduced the Oil and Gas Authority as an independent oil and gas regulator in the UK, and the regulator received the royal assent in May 2016. OGA […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    UK’s oil and gas industry regulator, Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), has made three new appointments to its leadership team. 

  • 27 April 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Regulation & policy

    The UK’s oil and gas industry regulator, Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), has named two new non-executive directors to its board of directors.

  • 21 March 2016

    Five oil and gas companies operating on the UK Continental Shelf have joined Oil & Gas UK’s Efficiency Task Force (ETF) in a new online trading platform that should help drive the costs down. The trial, launched on Monday, March 21, will see five operators share 200,000 inventory items online. Oil & Gas UK explained that with the access […]

  • 2 March 2018

    UK’s oil and gas production over the period 2016–2050 is now projected to total 11.7 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) according to new projections from the UK’s Oil and Gas Authority.

  • 23 November 2017

    UK’s oil and gas industry has welcomed the government’s commitment to introduce a tax measure that will unlock further investment in the UK North Sea.

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Oil & Gas UK’s economics director, Mike Tholen, yesterday (3 October) told a London audience of over 150 that recent changes to the UK oil and gas tax regime will promote investment to the benefit of British jobs, oil and gas production and tax revenues. He was speaking at an Oil & Gas UK breakfast […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    UK’s Oil and Gas Authority has appointed an interim chairperson while the search for a permanent replacement is ongoing. 

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Cash-rich Norwegian private equity firms are eyeing up potential North Sea acquisitions, encouraged by proven management teams and reasonable market prices, claims a leading energy expert. Rosalie Chadwick, a partner in legal firm Pinsent Masons, believes the Scots-Nordic alliance will be strengthened in 2014, echoing a number of investments in recent months, but it will […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has named the new Maximizing Economic Recovery (MER) UK taskforce chairmen.

  • 27 August 2014

    Oil & Gas UK’s regional PILOT Share Fair in Norwich’s Dunston Hall Hotel on September 16 is attracting interest from supply chain companies in the East of England keen to hear about the business opportunities presented by Britain’s highly active oil and gas sector. Stephen Marcos Jones, Oil & Gas UK’s business development director, explains: […]

  • 1 July 2015

    There have been further improvements in the management of major safety hazards offshore, according to Oil & Gas UK’s Health & Safety 2015 Report published today, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Oil & Gas UK stated that based on incidents reported to the Health and Safety Executive for April 2014 to March 2015 and shared with […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Q4 2013 Oil & Gas UK Business Sentiment Index has revealed that while the industry’s optimism has continued to decline, it remains eight points above zero on the -50 to +50 index. Capturing a snapshot of the industry mood, the index measures a number of economic indicators, including changes in business confidence, activity levels, […]

  • 2 July 2013

    TAQA, the global energy company based in Abu Dhabi, yesterday announced that Pete Jones has formally joined TAQA to succeed Leo Koot as managing director of TAQA’s UK oil and gas business. Jones joins TAQA from Marathon Oil Corp. where he held the position of Regional Vice president – Wyoming. During his career at Marathon, […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Oil and gas bosses have welcomed news of a new independent regulator for the sector, which is to be based in Aberdeen. During an industry conference, Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander, said the city would be the home for the new organisation, to be called the Oil and Gas Authority and that the […]

  • 22 October 2012

    Developers of oil and gas technology are calling on major North Sea operators to work more closely together to find solutions to the industry’s most pertinent technology issues as they convene at the fifth ITF Technology Showcase next month. ITF, in partnership with the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and PILOT, will host […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The winners of the 2012 UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards, sponsored by Maersk Oil, were announced at a special lunchtime awards ceremony in Aberdeen yesterday (18 April 2012). The showcase event, held at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, saw over 400 attendees at the event ranging from workforce representatives, safety professionals and leading […]

  • 11 June 2018

    UK’s workers’ union Unite has called for the government to create a strategy for the offshore oil and gas industry, highlighting the importance of a growing offshore decommissioning industry, as well.

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The winners of the UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards were confirmed on Wednesday 30 April in an awards ceremony held at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre. The event, sponsored by Maersk Oil UK, recognises and honours the companies and people who embody the spirit of safety and innovation across the sector. Robert Paterson, […]

  • 22 January 2016

    Oil & Gas UK, a representative body for the UK’s oil and gas industry, reported that the number of companies using shared industry tools developed by Oil & Gas UK and its subsidiary, LOGIC (Leading Oil and Gas Industry Competitiveness) was rising. According to Oil & Gas UK, shared industry tools simplify procedures and improve the […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Project & Tenders

    UK’s Oil and Gas Authority has approved Chevron’s field development plan to progress its Captain Enhanced Oil Recovery project in the Central North Sea.