What we do

We are a public corporation, sponsored by the Secretary of State for Defence, formed in 1986 by virtue of the Oil and Pipelines Act 1985. Our department sponsor is a member of the Ministry of Defence (MOD).

OPA is a public corporation of the Ministry of Defence.

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Our management

Contact OPA

OPA Head Office

The Oil and Pipelines Agency
Clive House, 6th Floor
70 Petty France


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

Copyright and Intellectual Property Group

MOD Copyright Administrator
Poplar 2 #2214
MOD Abbey Wood

BS34 8JH

MOD copyright licensing information

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question
  3. Make a new request by contacting us at:

Freedom of Information Act and Environmental Information Regulation requests

MOD Information Rights Team
Ground floor, zone D
Main Building


Not to be used for requesting your own information (Subject Access Request), Service records including for deceased relatives, or pension enquiries.

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts