What we do

From refining to storage, transport to retail, the downstream oil sector is a critical part of the UK's energy mix.

With 40 years' experience, UKPIA is trusted across industry to represent their interests.

As the transformation to a low-carbon future takes place, UKPIA and our members are committed to taking a leadership role in shaping the future of UK industry and ensuring the downstream oil sector continues to play a part in tomorrow's sustainable energy landscape.

Our vision is for a competitive, innovative and resilient sector that is a key enabler of economic growth.


Our Mission

On behalf of the downstream oil sector, our mission is to anticipate, advocate and educate.

Anticipate: We keep our members informed on upcoming policy and regulation that affects their business. We flag emerging issues and address what industry needs to do to ensure safe, sustainable and profitable operations.

Advocate: We promote policies that support our members' interests. Through constructive engagement we are able to demonstrate the downstream oil sector's enduring role in the UK's long-term, low-carbon future.

Educate: We build knowledge and trust in our industry. Through discussions with our members we promote good practice and provide authoritative and evidence-based business insight.

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