OGUK is the leading representative organisation for the UK offshore oil and gas industry and as the champions of industry, we work to inform understanding with facts and evidence, engage on a range of key issues and support the broader value of this industry in a changing energy landscape.
We are the definitive source of information on the UK offshore oil and gas industry and use our expertise to help formulate policy that works for industry and the energy transition.
Our responses to consultations from a range of policy makers and informers can be found here.
External Affairs Consultations
Consultation – Aligning UK international support for the clean energy transition
UK Export Finance and Government support for fossil fuels. On the 12th of December 2020, the UK Government announced its intention to end direct support for the fossil fuel energy sector overseas, and their intention to consult industry. OGUK opposed this significant change in UK Government policy, which could undermine the UK’s oil and gas […]
Consultation – Scottish Government Vision for Trade
Scottish Government support for fossil fuel exports. On the 26th of January 2021, the Scottish Government announced its intention to end direct support for the fossil fuel energy sector overseas, in line with the UK Government announcement in December, and their intention to consult industry. OGUK opposed this significant change in Scottish Government policy, which […]
Consultation – Research and Development Tax Relief
UK Government consultation to define and explore the implementation of reliefs. On the 3rd of March 2021, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy announced its intention to explore the nature of private-sector R&D investment in the UK, how that is supported or otherwise influenced by the R&D relief schemes, and where changes may […]