Mark Thomas

North Sea

Mark Thomas: The North Sea asset shuffle and the changing face of BP

In order to maximise economic recovery from the UK continental shelf (MER UK), the OGA has spoken of the need to ensure that “the right assets are in the right hands”. In other words, for producing fields, potential new developments, exploration opportunities and infrastructure, to lie in the hands of those who will manage and steward them well and invest to realise their remaining potential.