The oil and gas sector is one of the most exciting and important industries in the UK.
The Rt Hon David Cameron MP, Prime Minister, 3 October 2011
If you think you know all about oil and gas; think again. Did you know that oil and gas…
Creates jobs by supporting the employment of over 440,000 people in the UK
Supports a supply chain of thousands of businesses up and down the UK
Safeguards UK energy security by providing 75% of the UK’s total primary energy; 68% of the oil and 58% of the gas that the UK uses comes from indigenous sources. The industry is destined to provide 70% of total primary energy into the 2040s and beyond
Invests in UK energy infrastructure with over £310 billion invested in total so far. More than ever will be invested this year at over £13 billion investment, making the industry the sector the UK’s largest industrial investor
Contributes to the economy: