Press release

OGA issues further contracts to build frontier seismic database

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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.

This formalises the transfer of the Secretary of State’s regulatory powers in respect of oil and gas to the OGA, and grants it new powers. This website will no longer be updated. Visitors should refer to

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has awarded two contracts worth more than £2.5 million to Schlumberger WesternGeco and DownUnder Geosolutions (DUG), in collaboration with Geopartners Ltd, to supply around 15,000km of reprocessed multi-client 2D seismic data in six areas around the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS)