§ 41. Mr. Lambie
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what plans he has for increasing oil refining capacity in the United Kingdom and in Scotland in the years to 1980 in order to refine the expected production of 150 million tons of oil from the North Sea.
§ Mr. Eadie
Fuel prices vary greatly depending on the class of consumer supplied, location, terms of supply and the quantities and quality of the fuel used.
(A) Some general indicators of fuel prices covering the years 1970 to 1973 are set out below:
future pattern of refining capacity in the United Kingdom. We are publishing this week revised forecasts of production from the United Kingdom Continental Shelf.
§ Mr. Lambie
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what proportion of the oil produced from Great Britain's sector of the North Sea by 1980 is expected to be refined in British refineries.
§ Mr. Varley
This is one of a number of issues relating to North Sea oil that I am currently considering.