Online resources

Please note that some of the Frigg Uk collection is available online through DigiTool (click on Energy Archive).

BEIS Decommissioning Programmes An up-to-date list of current and approved decommissioning programmes, including details of installations, locations, operators, methods and dates.
Oil & Gas Authority Data Centre A hub for field, seismic and well data, alongside interactive maps and tools, as well as general information about the collection, storage, analysis and publication of data from the UK Continental Shelf.
Oil & Gas UK Knowledge centre of information about the UK offshore oil and gas industry from the industry's leading representative organisation.
Oil Rig Photos

Crowd sourced library of oil rigs photographs, often accompanied by the recollections of people who constructed or worked on the platforms.

Scottish Rig Yards Crowd sourced library of photographs from Scottish platform construction yards, often accompanied by recollections from those who worked on the construction of the platforms.
UKOilandGasData Operated by CDA, a portal of data on UKCS wells, seismic surveys, production infrastructure and licences, searchable through forms and a map-interface. 
UK Oil and Gas Energy Reports  Online copies of the last four ‘Brown Books’ (1998-2001), the annual report on the development of the oil and gas resources of the United Kingdom.


Ekofisk Industrial Heritage Project The Ekofisk Industrial Heritage web site provides an insight into the development of the Ekofisk Field in the Norwegian North Sea from 1962-98. The majority of this site is Norwegian-language only.
Frigg Norway Industrial Heritage Project A portal to the history of the Frigg gas field, which straddled the boundary between the Norwegian and British sectors of the North Sea. The site includes information on the installations on the field, a timeline, the processing carried out on gas from the field and articles on the social and economic effect on the field.
Norwegian Petroleum Museum The Museum is dedicated to one of Norway’s most important industries with exhibitions relating to science, technology and history. Its website is available in English, and for those unable to travel to Stavanger, the virtual tour is available here.
Petroleum Map This interactive petroleum map allows users to learn about oil platforms in conjunction with fields, licenses, blocks, terrain and other relevant data. Users can overlay different themes of information to view an integrated picture of the offshore installations. Produced by the Norwegian Petroleum Museum
Qatar Digital Library A bi-lingual online portal to digitised India Office records and Arabic manuscripts held at the British Library. The collections include material relating to the petroleum industry in the Gulf.
Statfjord Industrial Heritage Project The website profiles the Statfjord area of the North Sea, with articles and archive documentation on the installations, process, work environment, and social and economic impact of the field.