HC Deb 25 November 1974 vol 882 c6W
36. Mr. Trotter

asked the Secretary of State for Energy if, from international sources available to him, he will list the countries which have altered existing arrangements concerning the ownership of oil production licences before oil production had started.

Mr. John Smith

Most producer Governments have changed licensing arrangements at some stage, but I cannot say which have done so before production started.

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