HC Deb 24 January 1975 vol 884 cc506-7W
Mr. Skeet

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what is the policy of the Government towards Burmah Oil as operator of the Ninian field.

Mr. Varley

The Government regarded the Burmah Oil Company as a competent operator in the Ninian field, but, as reported in Wednesday's announcement, the Ninian Group wished for it to be replaced on 1st March 1975 by Chevron Petroleum (UK) Ltd and the Government have agreed.