HC Deb 22 July 1980 vol 989 c142W
Mr. Forman

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what is his estimate of the percentage of United Kingdom offshore oil production which is now exported to United Kingdom EEC partners; and what percentage of total United Kingdom oil exports now goes to United Kingdom EEC partners.

Mr. Gray

In the period January to May 1980, for which latest figures are available, exports of United Kingdom continental shelf crude oil to United Kingdom EEC partners were 33 per cent. and 68 per cent. respectively of UKCS crude oil production and total UKCS crude oil exports.