Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates
Latest resources, information and updates related to Coronavirus, for industry benefit from the team at OGUK.
OGUK is working hard to ensure it updates its members and stakeholders with the latest COVID-19 information.
It is a very challenging time for all, including the UK’s oil and gas industry, and this page is
dedicated to sharing updates as soon as they become available.
The Pandemic Steering Group
The PSG has been formed to represent OGUK member companies to ensure the industry has effective and coherent responses to COVID-19.
The PSG has formalised sub-groups of subject matter experts to conduct specific workstreams under its direction and OGUK is monitoring developments in each subject area and coordinating member discussions as appropriate.
View the PSG strategy 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 […]