Oil and Gas: 2015 UK Government-funded seismic project

This guidance was withdrawn on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

WesternGeco was awarded the contract in early July and the acquisition of the data was completed on October 11th 2015. The data was released to industry, academia and the public at large on March 31st 2016.