Delay in responding to FOI requests about onshore oil and gas

Ruth Hayhurst made this Freedom of Information request to Oil and Gas Authority

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Dear Oil and Gas Authority,

Please treat this as a Freedom of Information request.
1. How many FOI requests did the Oil and Gas Authority handle in the 12 months from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018?
2. Of these FOI requests in question 1, how many did the Oil and Gas Authority fail to handle within the 20 days required by legislation?
3. How many FOI requests did the Oil and Gas Authority handle in the 12 months from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018 that specifically concerned the onshore oil and gas industry in England?
4. Of these FOI requests in question 3, how many did the Oil and Gas Authority fail to handle within the 20 days required by legislation?

Yours faithfully,

Ruth Hayhurst

OGA FOI requests, Oil and Gas Authority

Dear Ms Hayhurst,
 
Thank you for your email of 13 March, regarding OGA FOI requests in 2018.
 
Your request will be treated as a request under the Freedom of 
Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.
 
It will be taken forward by the Oil and Gas Authority, which vested as an 
independent Government company on 1 October 2016.
 
Your request has been allocated a unique identifier of FOI-2019-0016,
please quote this on all future correspondence with us concerning this
request.
 
FOI requests are normally subject to a 20 working day deadline of your
request being received at the OGA (or, alternatively, upon receipt of any
clarification required).
 
Yours sincerely,
 
FOI Officer.
 
 
 
Oil and Gas Authority is a limited company registered in England and Wales
with registered number 09666504 and VAT registered number 249433979. Our
registered office is at 21 Bloomsbury Street, London, United Kingdom, WC1B
3HF.
 
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please see our privacy statement and for terms of use please see our Terms
and Conditions, both available on our website.
 
 

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OGA FOI requests, Oil and Gas Authority

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Dear Ms Hayhurst,

Please find attached the OGA's response to your request below.

Yours sincerely

OGA FOI Requests

The Oil and Gas Authority is a limited company registered in England and Wales with registered number 09666504 and VAT registered number 249433979. Our registered office is at 21 Bloomsbury Street, London, United Kingdom, WC1B 3HF. For information about how we process data and monitor communications please see our Privacy Statement and for terms of use please see our Terms and Conditions, both available on our website.

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