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North Sea Oil And Gas

Volume 984: debated on Monday 12 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy what was the average volume of gas flared each day and how much offshore oil was exported in the first quarter of the current year.

[pursuant to his reply, 6 May 1980, c. 30]: The average daily volume of gas flared from United Kingdom continental shelf fields in the first quarter of 1980 was about 14 million cubic metres. Exports of UKCS oil in the same period are provisionally estimated at 9ยท7 million tonnes.