The United Kingdom Continental Shelf

Statistics report on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS)

The United Kingdom Continental Shelf

This report provides useful facts and figures related to oil production on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf. It includes an overview of the UK oil market, data on oil reserves, number of wells, past and projected decommissioning costs and enterprise and employment data.

Table of contents

Overview

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  • Premium Statistic Oil production share of selected countries in Europe and CIS 2023
  • Premium Statistic Oil production in the United Kingdom (UK) 2003-2023
  • Premium Statistic United Kingdom - crude oil production and trade 2010
  • Basic Statistic Quarterly indigenous crude oil and NGLs production in the United Kingdom 2010-2023
  • Premium Statistic Long-term oil production and demand outlook in the UK 2024-2050
  • Premium Statistic Gross revenue of the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) 1971-2018
  • Basic Statistic North Sea: UK government revenue 2008-2023
  • Premium Statistic Proved oil reserves in the United Kingdom 1960-2022

Production

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  • Premium Statistic Productivity of United Kingdom Continental Shelf 2010-2018
  • Premium Statistic Number of wells on United Kingdom Continental Shelf 2010-2018, by type
  • Premium Statistic United Kingdom Continental Shelf's capital investment 2014-2022
  • Premium Statistic Operating costs of the United Kingdom Continental Shelf 2010-2018
  • Premium Statistic Unit operating costs of the United Kingdom Continental Shelf 2010-2018
  • Basic Statistic Supply of gas from the UKCS in Great Britain (GB) 2015-2019
  • Premium Statistic Undeveloped resources discovered on the UKCS 2018, by break-even oil price
  • Premium Statistic Forecasted production growth of UKCS after transfer of ownership 2018-2030
  • Premium Statistic Offshore carbon dioxide emissions in the United Kingdom 2017, by source share

Decomissioning

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  • Premium Statistic Costs of oil platform decommissioning on the UKCS 2010-2020
  • Premium Statistic Oil well decommissioning forecast in the UK 2023-2032, by well type and region
  • Premium Statistic North Sea: forecast weight of decommissioned structures for removal 2019-2028
  • Premium Statistic North Sea: forecast tonnage to be brought ashore 2017-2025

Enterprises and employment

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  • Premium Statistic Enterprises in the crude petroleum and natural gas extraction industry UK 2008-2017
  • Basic Statistic UK turnover of the crude oil & natural gas extraction industry 2009-2018
  • Basic Statistic Number of oil & gas extraction companies in the UK in 2023, by turnover
  • Basic Statistic Number of oil & gas extraction enterprises in the UK in 2023, by employment size
  • Premium Statistic Employment in the crude petroleum and natural gas extraction industry UK 2008-2017
  • Premium Statistic Offshore oil and gas industry employment in the United Kingdom 2013-2019

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