Oil and Gas Industry Council

The Oil and Gas Industry Council provides a forum where current and arising issues for the oil and gas supply chain can be discussed with BIS/DECC. The council advises the UK Government on the implementation of the industrial strategy for oil and gas as part of the UK’s Industrial Strategy.

The Council has 23 members including 6 Government representatives, 1 Trade Union representative, 14 industry representatives and 2 representatives from Oil & Gas UK.

The UK Government will meet with the council three times a year to monitor progress of each of the agreed projects supporting the aims of the strategy, including an annual review.

Areas for discussion include:

  • Safety
  • UK supply chain: domestic and international growth
  • Access to finance
  • Technology
  • Skills
  • Awareness of the industry
  • Engaging with other industries
  • Decommissioning
  • Fiscal regime

More information

More information about the group can be requested on 020 7802 2400.