OGA to have ‘blended approach’ for license change requests

The UK Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has decided to take “a blended approach” to licence management which should dampen the effects of the global Covid-19 pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic first affected the UK in early 2020 and is still … Read More

New strategy requires UK oil and gas sector to support net-zero target

A revised Strategy from the UK’s petroleum regulator Oil & Gas Authority (OGA), featuring a range of new net-zero obligations for the UK oil and gas industry, was submitted for laying before the UK Parliament on Wednesday, 16 December 2020. … Read More

OGA launches study to create potential energy hub

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has hired Progressive Energy to conduct an in-depth feasibility study which would identify the value of establishing an energy hub on the Norfolk coast. OGA said that a preliminary assessment of Bacton was already … Read More

Spirit Energy, Premier Oil pick up UK acreage in licensing round

Premier Oil and Spirit Energy have added a total of 14 new blocks to their UK North Sea portfolio in OGA’s 32nd Offshore Licensing Round. Spirit Energy said on Friday that, due to the high competition, the area offered in … Read More