• CTIA (Construction and Tie-In Agreement)
    Industry recognises that there are efficiencies which could be made to improve the negotiation of short-term agreements during projects, particularly the Construction and Tie-In Agreement (CTIA). The findings of the Oil and Gas Authority Report...
  • Competitive Well Delivery
    This sub-group of the Wells Forum focuses on realising the potential of the UKCS basin, in a cost effective and efficient manner, is an area of industry focus given the decline in activity on the...
  • Commercial managers forum
    The Commercial Managers Forum (CMF) operates in a transparent, proportionate and non-discriminatory manner and works towards addressing identified commercial issues. The CMF replaces the Commercial Code of Practice Champions Network (CCOP). Available to: Commercial managers...
  • Decommissioning Forum
    The Decommissioning Forum is open to all members with an interest in decommissioning. The overall aim of the Decommissioning Forum is to discuss relevant decommissioning issues, share best practices, interact with other industry stakeholders, interact...
  • Decommissioning Operator Technical Group
    The Decommissioning Operators Technical Group is a focussed forum for operators. The aim of the forum is to discuss detailed technical issues surrounding decommissioning and allow a forum for specialist knowledge to be shared. The...
  • Energy Transition Forum
    · Develop an oil and gas industry position with regard to the overall objectives and target dates relating to the transition to the low carbon economy, responding to e.g. CCC and government. · Overall policy...
  • Exploration Manager’s Special Interest Group
    This group will work to identify opportunities where industry can work together, without the OGA, to improve exploration and appraisal activity, avoiding replication of work being undertaken elsewhere, and will provide input to the MER...
  • Fiscal Policy Forum
    The fiscal regime is a significant lever in driving and attracting investment into the UK North Sea. The basin has a bespoke fiscal regime, which in the past has been flexed by governments in place...
  • FPSO Network
    To provide a pan-industry, regular network where issues of common interest, relevant experiences and incidents can be aired and discussed to share good practise and enable the sharing of lessons learned (operator and supply chain...
  • Gas Market Regulatory Forum
    The Gas Market Regulatory Forum (GMRF) looks to coordinate the interests of different upstream member businesses in gas market regulation. This includes the costs, tariffs, terms and conditions for access to the UK gas transition...
  • Legacy 3D Project: New Insights from Legacy 3D Field Data
    In the current environment, companies are not only focussing on infrastructure-led exploration but there is also limited funding available for data acquisition. Access to the good quality seismic data, at low cost, is a significant...
  • Production Efficiency Task Force (PETF)
    This is a steering group that feeds up to the Asset Stewardship Task Force. Between 2004 and 2012 the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) faced the significant challenge of a sustained decline in levels of Production...
  • Reserves Progression
    The UKCS expected Recovery Factor has remained unchanged for over 10 years. The level of decline in UKCS reserves base is high and in the field determined areas there is a contingent resource base of...
  • Reservoir and Wells Optimisation Task Finish Group
    The Reservoir and Wells Optimisation Task Finish Group identifies, communicates and promotes methods to ensure the addresses the maximisation of production from the existing industry well stock in a cost effective and efficient manner. The...
  • Robust Project Delivery
    The goal is to achieve consistent, predictable delivery and continuous improvement across UKCS oil and gas projects. Robust Project Delivery is supportive of continued investment in the industry, and MER. Available: All OGUK Operator and...
  • Southern North Sea Operators Forum
    Comprised of Southern North Sea area managers and operations managers, the SNS Ops forum looks to create an effective network of SNS Operations managers through increased cooperation and collaboration. This includes working on agreed areas...
  • Well Decommissioning Network
    To provide a formal body through which members’ representatives can share best practices, review decommissioning cross-industry issues, create and resource task finish groups (“TFGs”) for any specific tasks, interact with other industry stakeholders, Oil &...
  • Wells Forum
    The objective of the forum is to provide a formal body through which members’ representatives can share best practices, review well life cycle cross-industry issues, create and resource task finish groups (“TFGs”) for any specific...
  • Well Integrity Task Finish Group
    The Wells Forum is part of a project team with at least one dedicated resource to compile a series of well life cycle integrity guidelines like the Guidelines for the suspension and abandonment of wells....
  • Well Services Contractors Network
    A subset of the wells forum, the objective of the wells services contractors network is to provide a formal body through which well service providers can discuss shared industry challenges and identify possible solutions, to...