CDA holds a growing collection of information for more than 1,250 2D and 3D UKCS surveys. Files can be downloaded over the Internet or taken on a range of modern media by users affiliated with participating member companies. The public ('Third Parties') may licence released post-stack seismic data on media (as provided for under the joint DECC/Oil & Gas UK Seismic Data Release Guidelines). More information
CDA holds a collection of various types of digital well information for more than 11,500 UKCS wells and a handful of wells on the Faeroe Islands continental shelf. Data can be browsed and downloaded over the Internet by users affiliated with participating member companies from anywhere in the world. It is not available to the public. More information
The Well Data Collection, the Seismic Data Collection and UKOilandGasData are CDA's mainstream services however CDA does other important work in the area of data standards, guidelines and best practices and industry initiatives such as E&P Data Management Competency. More information
Production licensees meet their obligations to DECC by submitting well data and seismic data to the UKOilandGasData. They also enjoy low cost and rapid access to released well and seismic data. Find out more about CDA Membership
CDA and the UKCS NDR
CDA is a significant and vitally important component of the private/public partnership that constitutes the NDR (National Data Repository) for the UKCS.
CDA has been shortlisted in the 2017 UK Association Awards, for the development of the RGU Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Data Management. The “Best eLearning / Online Education” award recognises virtual learning, information, or education delivery which benefits members or the sector. The Graduate Certificate course will be judged on criteria including the background and purpose […]
Common Data Access (CDA) notes that the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has today started consulting on its proposal to transform UKOilandGasData.com from a member-funded platform provided by CDA into a key component of a new central UK National Data Repository (NDR). The service would continue to be delivered by CDA under contract to the OGA. The […]