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North Sea Oil And Gas

Volume 929: debated on Wednesday 6 April 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy, of the 248 million cubic metres of gas per month currently being flared from seven producing oilfields in the North Sea, if he will allocate the volume flared to each field.

asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether the Auk oilfield is consistently producing beyond its original estimated maximum production rate of 40,000 barrels per day; and, if so, by how much.

Model clause 31 of petroleum production licences constrains the publication of individual as opposed to aggregate information. However, through the United Kingdom Offshore Operators Association, licensees will be consulted about the publication of more information about individual fields.