The Association of British
Independent Exploration Companies

BRINDEX Member Companies
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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.

Here are some of our key facts and milestones on the way to achieving our purpose.

  • Founded at the beginning of North Sea development in 1974
  • Aggregate proven and probable UK reserves attributable to members at the end of 2019 amounted to 2,259 mmboe
  • Member companies hold interests in some 408 offshore and 47 onshore licences in the UK
  • Member companies include interests in 93 UK producing oil fields and 37 producing gas fields
  • BRINDEX members are active in 21 countries worldwide
  • Combined market capitalisation of quoted BRINDEX members stands at some £2.2 billion (US$ 2.9 billion)
  • Worldwide proven plus probable reserves held by BRINDEX members at the end of 2019 amounted to 3.741 mmboe