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Oil Production Platforms

Volume 927: debated on Tuesday 1 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy for how long the North Sea platform yards at Hunterston and Portavadie have been without orders; and whether any orders are now in prospect.

The Portavadie and Hunterston yards were completed to the point of being able to accept an order in November 1975 and July 1976 respectively. Neither has yet received an order. There is a reasonable prospect of four, perhaps five, platform orders by mid-1978.