Corporate report

Oil and Gas Authority review 2019

BEIS is required by the Energy Act 2016 to conduct a review of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) every 3 years.


Oil & Gas Authority review 2019


This 3 year review looks at the effectiveness of the OGA in meeting its objectives. It is the first such review as required by the Energy Act 2016 since the OGA was formed.

The report makes 6 recommendations covering the OGA’s:

  • classification
  • governance
  • relationships with BEIS and its ministers
  • future role
Published 20 January 2020