Policy paper

Running an oil or gas business

How the legislation on running an oil and gas energy businesses has changed.



This document is for:

  • businesses engaged in energy sector activities (such as oil and gas exploration and production operations)
  • companies obligated under the UK’s Compulsory Stockholding of Oil regime

It covers:

  • oil and gas licensing, exploration and production
  • environmental protection relating to relevant energy sectors
  • oil stocking arrangements
Published 31 December 2020