Press release

OGA appoints Non-Executive Directors

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The Oil & Gas Authority launched a new website on 3 October 2016 to reflect its new status as a government company.

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Sir Patrick Brown, Chairman of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), has today confirmed the appointment of three Non-Executive Directors to the OGA Board.