Working responsibly

Partnerships and memberships

Partnerships with external organisations bring an opportunity to collaborate on projects and share best practice and lessons learned.

Our membership of industry associations and international bodies allows us to influence new policies and procedures, and ensure we are up to date with the latest thinking and ideas around oil and gas exploration.

Organisation Main areas of focus
UN Global Compact The UN Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with 10 universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.
Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) The EITI is a global coalition of governments, companies and civil society working together to improve openness and accountable management of revenues from natural resources.
EITI – Senegal The Senegalese Government announced its decision to join the EITI in 2012 and submitted its application in July 2013. The EITI board approved Senegal’s EITI Candidature status on 17 October 2013.
International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) IOGP is a global forum in which members identify and share best practices to achieve improvements in every aspect of health, safety, the environment, security, social responsibility, engineering and operations. It was relaunched and rebranded as IOGP on its 40th anniversary in 2014.
Greenland Oil Industry Association (GOIA) Representative body for operators in Greenland covering all issues, with particular focus on drilling, health, safety and environment, and communication.
Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (Norsk olje og gass) Representative body for operators in Norway, with multiple sub-committees and work groups.
Irish Offshore Operators’ Association (IOOA) Representative organisation for the Irish offshore oil and gas industry. Its members are companies licensed by the Government to explore for, and produce, oil and gas in Irish waters.
Oil & Gas UK (O&GUK) Representative body for oil companies and contractors in the UK, with multiple sub-committees, work groups etc.
Oil Spill Response Ltd (OSRL) Industry-owned cooperative that exists to respond effectively to oil spills wherever in the world they may occur. Its membership consists of over 160 environmentally responsible corporations. Supplementary membership of Subsea Well Intervention Services (SWIS), which includes Capping Stack System (CSS), Subsea Incident Response Toolkit (SIRT) and the global dispersant stockpile.
West and Central Africa Aerial Spraying and Surveillance Services (WACAF) Provides supplementary and extended oil spill response services (Tier 2) along parts of West Africa including Senegal.
The Offshore Pollution Liability Association Ltd (OPOL) All offshore operators currently active in exploration and production on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) are party to a voluntary oil pollution compensation scheme known as OPOL.
UK Oil & Gas Independents’ Association (OGIA) The Oil and Gas Independents’ Association is a self-help group of 34 oil companies active in the UKCS.
Association of British Independent Oil and Gas Exploration Companies (BRINDEX) BRINDEX seeks to promote the role played by British independent exploration and production (E&P) companies in maintaining a powerful and effective UK-based oil and gas industry.
UK Oil Industry Taxation Committee (UKOITC) Represents tax professionals working in the UK oil and gas industry, and the accounting and legal professions.
Oil Industry Finance Association (OIFA) Purpose is to discuss joint venture accounting issues of the UK’s upstream oil and gas activities.
Oil Industry Accounting Committee (OIAC) Focal point for UK upstream oil and gas companies in relation to all financial reporting matters.
Chartered Association of Corporate Treasurers Latest practice information, news and best practice. Networking.
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