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Natural Gas

Volume 490: debated on Monday 23 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what proportion of natural gas used in the UK in 2008 came from (a) UK Continental Shelf production, (b) imports from Norway, (c) imports from the Russian Federation and (d) other sources. (256004)

Provisional data for 2008 show that the UK’s gross demand (including exports) for natural gas was sourced as follows: (a) Net production of natural gas from the UK Continental Shelf, 65 per cent., (b) from Norway, 25 per cent., (c) from the Russian Federation, negligible, and (d) from other sources, 10 per cent. (8 per cent. from the Netherlands).

Monthly imports and exports of natural gas by country are published in Energy Trends Table 4.3 on the DECC/BERR website at this address