Key Facts

BRINDEX seeks to promote the role played by British independent exploration and production (E&P) companies in maintaining a powerful and effective UK based oil and gas industry.

  • Founded at the beginning of North Sea development in 1974

  • Aggregate proven and probable UK reserves attributable to members at the end of 2018 amounted to 1,275 mmboe

  • Member companies collectively hold interests in some 261 offshore and 55 onshore licences

  • Member companies include interests in 84 producing oil fields and 38 producing gas fields

  • BRINDEX members are active in 28 countries worldwide

  • Combined market capitalisation of quoted BRINDEX members stands at some £7.7 billion (US$ 9.6 billion).

  • Worldwide proven plus probable reserves held by BRINDEX members at the end of 2018 amounted to 2,890 mmboe


BRINDEX members exploration and appraisal wells drilled in 2017:

Exploration and appraisal wells drilled in 2016

International interests in approximately 62 producing oil and gas fields and 12 fields under development.


BRINDEX members capital investment in 2017 spread as follows:

BRINDEX capital investment in 2016 spread





Jackie Steer - BRINDEX
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