1. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

    The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is a global standard ensuring transparency of payments from natural resources.

  2. Oil and gas: Charging regime for licensing, exploration and development

    Explanation of DECC’s charging regime for Oil and Gas consents consents issued under Petroleum Licences, Offshore methane gas and carbon dioxide storage licences and for Pipeline Works Authorisations, issued under Part III of the Petroleum Act 1998

  3. Oil and gas: DECC Public Registers of Enforcement Activity

    Oil and gas: DECC Public Registers of Enforcement Activity

  4. Oil and gas: UK Oil Portal

    The UK Oil Portal provides authenticated and secure access to e-business systems which support the regulation of the UK Oil and Gas industry

  5. Oil and gas: access to data

    Access to data and digital data exchange formats

  6. Oil and gas: codes of practice

    Infrastructure and commercial oil and gas codes of practice.

  7. Oil and gas: decommissioning of offshore installations and pipelines

    Decommissioning programmes, including dates, locations, installations decommissioned, method of decommissioning and close-out reports where available.

  8. Oil and gas: fallow blocks and discoveries

    How to set up discussions for releases if the current licensees are no longer able to progress towards activity.

  9. Oil and gas: field data

    Data for oil and gas wells around the UK: production history, income, expenditure on exploration, spills, remaining reserves and approvals.

  10. Oil and gas: fields and field development

    Guidance on how operators can get approval for oil field development and how to apply for flaring and venting consent.

  11. Oil and gas: geoscientific data

    A series of reports offering geoscientific data relating to exploration opportunities on the UK Continental Shelf.

  12. Oil and gas: infrastructure

    Observing the Infrastructure Code of Practice and the UK/Norway Framework Agreement; guidelines for Pipeline Works Authorisations.

  13. Oil and gas: licensing rounds

    Current and previous licensing rounds for onshore and offshore petroleum licences, including lists of offers made in each round, press notices, maps, and the contact details of operators offered licences.

  14. Oil and gas: measurement of petroleum

    How licensees must follow DECC's measurement guidelines for 'good oilfield practice'; methodology for new developments (including fields shared with Norway).

  15. Oil and gas: offshore maps and GIS shapefiles

    Maps showing offshore licence areas around the UK and shapefiles generated in GIS (Geographic Information System).

  16. Oil and gas: onshore exploration and production

    Publications, guidance and data including mapping, seismic activity, wells, and licensing and regulation for onshore oil and gas.

  17. Oil and gas: onshore maps and GIS shapefiles

    Maps showing onshore licence areas around the UK and shapefiles generated in GIS (Geographic Information System).

  18. Oil and gas: operatorship

    How to gain approval from DECC as an operator for production or exploration on the UK Continental Shelf or as an onshore operator.

  19. Oil and gas: petroleum operations notices

    How to complete Petroleum Operations Notices (PONs); forms, guidance and contact details.

  20. Oil and gas: taxation

    How to pay tax on exploration for, and production of, oil and gas in the UK and on the UK Continental Shelf.

  21. Oil and gas: wells

    How to use the Oil Portal to apply for consent to drilling operations; details of other statements, notifications and monitoring required.

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