Press release

OGA response to 2016 Budget

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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 & Gas Authority has published its response to the 2016 Budget, announced yesterday by The Rt Hon George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer.