Official Statistics

Oil and gas: licence relinquishments, 2003 to present

This publication was withdrawn on

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

Yearly statements of licences surrendered for UK onshore, offshore and gas storage, listed by licence, block, operator and status.