Oil and gas links

Oil & Gas Authority

The OGA works with government and industry to make sure that the UK gets the maximum economic benefit from its oil and gas reserves.


Society of Petroleum Engineers

The SPE is a professional and technical organisation.

Offshore Safety Directive Regulator (OSDR)

The OSDR is the Competent Authority responsible for overseeing industry compliance with the EU Directive on the safety of offshore oil and gas operations


Health and Safety Executive

HSE is the safety regulator for the UKCS

Oil and Gas UK

Oil & Gas UK is a representative organisation for the UK offshore oil and gas industry.


Energy Institute

The EI is a professional body for the energy industries

United Kingdom Onshore Operators Group

UKOOG is the organisation for companies exploring for and producing crude oil and natural gas onshore in the United Kingdom


International Well Control Forum

IWCF  exists to improve well control competence and performance by developing and administrating well control training, assessment and certification programmes

Step Change in Safety

Step Change in Safety is a member-led organisation that aims to make the UK the safest oil province in the world to work in


Intervention and Coiled Tubing Association

ICoTA is an organisation for intervention professionals, engineers and technical experts.

International Association of Drilling Contractors

IADC’s mission is to advance drilling and completion technology; improve industry health, safety, environmental and training practices; and champion sensible regulations and legislation which facilitate safe and efficient drilling.


Petroleum Safety Authority (PTIL)

PSA is the safety regulator for the Norwegian Continental Shelf

The Oil & Gas Technology Centre

Industry-led research and knowledge organisation, backed by both the UK and Scottish governments to fund and direct projects that help to unlock the full potential of the UK North Sea.


Decom North Sea

Decom North Sea is the decommissioning industry's only independent members organisation focussed on all aspects of the decommissioning value chain.

Industry Technology Facilitator ITF represents its membership of international oil and gas operating and service companies to bring forward collaborative funding for research and development initiatives that address shared technology challenges.   Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) OGIC fosters, encourages and funds technology innovation.