The Oil and Pipelines Agency

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What we do

We are a statutory public corporation, sponsored by the Secretary of State for Defence, formed in 1986 by virtue of the Oil and Pipelines Act 1985. We manage, operate and maintain 6 Naval Oil Fuel Depots and a Petroleum Storage Depot on behalf of the Ministry of Defence.

OPA is a public corporation of the Ministry of Defence.

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Our management

Chief Executive
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Engineering Director
Human Resources Director
Compliance and Risk Director
Programme Director

Contact OPA

OPA Head Office

The Oil & Pipelines Agency
St George's House, Weevil Lane
PO12 1AP
United Kingdom

Head Office telephone:

+44 (0)20 7420 1670

Emergency telephone number:

+44 (0) 20 7420 1679

Office opening hours 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

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MOD Copyright Administrator
Poplar 2 #2214
MOD Abbey Wood
BS34 8JH
United Kingdom

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Ground floor, zone D
Main Building
United Kingdom

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