The Netherlands Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Association (NOGEPA) represents the interests of businesses with licences to explore for or produce oil and gas in the Netherlands. The Group's aim is to produce oil and gas in the Netherlands, onshore and offshore, efficiently, safely and with respect for the environment, but also to achieve a positive relationship between the industry and society.
NOGEPA cover the following areas:
- Providing a stimulus for new and traditional methods for the exploration and production of oil and gas
- Promoting an understanding of the role of Dutch gas in the energy mix and its contribution to society: gas is the cleanest fossil fuel and is an important facilitator in the energy transition
- Promoting safe and environmentally sound business operations
- Exploring and promoting alternative uses for depleted fields and other infrastructure
- Raising awareness of the industry through constructive, proactive communication and consultation with the authorities, stakeholders and the public
- Promoting the sector as a safe industry that offers attractive career prospects