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Offshore Oil And Gas

Volume 885: debated on Monday 27 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he is satisfied with the current rate of development of the oil and gas fields offshore the United Kingdom.

The current rate of development of United Kingdom North Sea fields should lead to production of oil and gas within the ranges predicted in my right hon. Friend's 1974 report to Parliament, i.e., gas production up to 5,000 million cubic feet per day and oil production from 100 million to 140 million tons per annum.