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

The results of a major collaborative research project assessing the pace and extent of digitalisation across the oil and gas sector will be revealed at a free OGUK webinar on 1 September. In a first for the industry, the UKCS Data and Digital Maturity Survey was launched in June 2020 in partnership with the Technology […]

21 Aug 2020

Lockdown has transformed most people’s experience of working within the oil and gas industry. IT teams have been critical in enabling a broader shift to home working, and long-standing barriers to digital adoption have melted away in the need to keep businesses running. At the same time, cyber teams continue to protect us from any […]

14 Jul 2020