Oil & Gas UK

Oil & Gas UK
Abbreviation (former UKOOA)
Motto The Voice of the Offshore Industry
Formation April 2007
Legal status Non-profit company
Purpose/focus Offshore oil & gas in the UK
Location 6th Floor East, Portland House, Bressenden Place, Victoria, London, SW1E 5BH
Region served UK
Membership Over 150 UK offshore oil and gas companies
Chief Executive Malcolm Webb
Main organ Oil & Gas UK Board
Website Oil & Gas UK

Oil & Gas UK is the leading trade association for the UK offshore oil and gas industry.

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History

It is a not-for-profit organisation, established in April 2007 on the foundations of the UK Offshore Operators Association (UKOOA)[1] Oil & Gas UK is the leading representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas industry that is stretched back over 30 years. Its membership is open to all companies active in the province, these include businesses such as super majors to large contractor businesses and from independent oil companies to SMEs working in the supply chain.

Function

Oil & Gas UK is a trade association that speaks for the whole sector. It is the definitive source of information for the UK Upstream and is the gateway to industry networks and expertise. Oil & Gas UK's 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.

They do this by:

  • raising the profile of the UK offshore oil and gas industry, one of the country’s greatest economic successes in modern times
  • promoting open dialogue within and across all sectors of the industry on topics that influence your activities, including technical, fiscal, safety, environmental and skills issues, and brokering solution
  • developing and delivering industry-wide initiatives and programmes engaging with governments and other external organisations with a stake in the industry’s future


Montrose Alpha oil platform

Location

It is situated in Portland House on the corner of Bressenden Place and Victoria Street in the City of Westminster. It also has an office on Market Street in Aberdeen near the train station, in the town where the UKOOA was based.

Subsidiaries

Oil and Gas UK has three subsidiaries:

See also

References

 2. Oil & Gas UK

External links

Latest News

New UK Offshore Opportunities Up For Discussion At PILOT Share Fair- 20 October 2011
STATEMENT: Oil Chaplaincy - 17 October 2011
Oil & Gas UK Welcomes BP Announcement of £10 billion Investment Over Next Five Years- 13 October 2011
Oil & Gas UK Demographics Report Shows More Young People Finding Work Offshore - 6 October 2011
Decommissioning Conference Attracts Record Numbers -5 October 2011
Oil & Gas UK Expresses Concern Over Coastguard Restructuring Plan- 29 September 2011
Oil & Gas UK Comments on Second Quarter 2011 Production Decline - 29 September 2011
http://www.oilandgasuk.co.uk/news/news.cfm/newsid/652 - 28 September 2011
Advisory Group Secures Major Advances in UK Oil Spill Prevention and Response - 21 September 2011
Oil & Gas UK Responds to AAIB Report into 2009 Helicopter Ditching - 14 September 2011
Oil & Gas UK Welcomes European Parliament Rejection of Drilling Moratorium - 13 September 2011
Oil & Gas UK Comments Following Meeting with Treasury Economic Secretary - 8 September 2011
Record-breaking Attendance at Briefing Reflects Oil and Gas Industry’s Commitment to Safety - 7 September 2011
Well Capping Device to Bolster UK Oil Spill Response Capability Launched by Energy Minister- 6 September 2011
September Summit Spotlights Work of Ground-breaking UK Oil Spill Prevention and Response Group - 22 August 2011
Oil & Gas UK Comments on Asset Integrity of Installations in the UKCS - 18 August 2011
UK Oil and Gas Industry Business Confidence Remains Fragile - 17 August 2011
Oil & Gas UK Comments on UK Oil Spill - 15 August 2011
UK Oil and Gas Industry Successfully Tests Emergency Spill Response Equipment - 10 August 2011
Oil & Gas UK comments on North Sea safety record - 7 July 2011
Oil & Gas UK Responds to Treasury Announcement - 5 July 2011
Industry Demonstrates Interest in the Supply Chain’s Challenges and Opportunities - 30 June 2011

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