Leading Collaboration

in E&P data management best practice and shared services in the UKCS

Common Data Access Limited (CDA) is a not-for-profit subsidiary of Oil & Gas UK, set up in 1995 to provide data management services to the UK oil industry.

CDA's mission is to work with industry and regulators to identify and deliver efficiencies, economies and added value through active cooperation in the management and sharing of data, information and knowledge relevant to the full range of E&P activities on the UKCS.
Our values and behaviours centre on energetic leadership to fulfil this mission, through the widest possible cooperation between oil companies, service companies, academia and regulators in a professional and effective way. Moreover, CDA and its employees will be strong advocates for petroleum data management as a discipline and for its contribution towards delivering material organisational value.

CDA and the UK NDR

CDA operates the UK NDR on behalf of the OGA. The NDR provides several important benefits for industry in addition to the regulatory reporting and disclosure functions.

NDR Advisory Committee

CDA leads industry representation on the NDR Advisory Committee.

News

Digitalisation and advanced data analytics have become the ‘new normal’ of the oil and gas industry. The vision of the last few years is now the reality on the ground. Data professionals are being required to work differently, to use new kinds of tools, and increasingly to change how they think of data and data […]

24 Jul 2019

Scholarship opportunities are available for RGU’s pioneering Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Data Management – which was designed specifically for the energy industry in partnership with Common Data Access (CDA), the wholly owned subsidiary of OGUK, and was the first of its kind in the world. Through the RGU Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the university, […]

28 Jun 2019