Offshore Group Newcastle

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Offshore Group Newcastle (OGN) constructs oil and gas platforms and builds foundations for offshore wind turbines. It is owned by Alexander Temerko, a wealthy Russian businessman and energy industry investor, and Conservative Party donor.

Temerko is Director of Business Development and Deputy Chairman of the OGN Board. [1]

Conservative Party donor

Temerko is one of the Conservative Party's biggest donors, reportedly donating a total of £208,500 in the two years to September 2013. This includes £104,500 worth of contributions in the first quarter of 2013, making him the eighth biggest donor for the period. His company OGN donated a further £139,655[2] (117,300 of this in the second quarter). [3]


  1. Board of Directors, undated, accessed 19 September 2013
  2. Tom Bawden, Tory donor knocks wind out of Coalition green energy ‘sales’, The Independent, 18 September 2013
  3. Conservative Party donors revealed for Q2 2013,, Published: 2013-08-13 10:22:12 UTC