asked the Secretary of State for Energy if the Offshore Supplies Office will publish a potential supplier's guide for reference by oil companies engaged in offshore oil-related exploration and development.
In collaboration with the Offshore Supplies Office, the Petroleum Times has already published a buyers' guide to British offshore suppliers.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what priority is given by the Offshore Supplies Office to facilitate early achievement of United Kingdom self-sufficiency; and what priority to regional development.
The Offshore Supplies Office was set up to help United Kingdom industry make the most of the opportunities presented by the developing offshore market round our shores. In fulfilling this objective, the office takes account of wider Government policies on early achievement of United Kingdom self-sufficiency in oil and on regional development.