HC Deb 12 May 1980 vol 984 c309W
Mr. Hardy

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what was the average volume of gas flared each day and how much offshore oil was exported in the first quarter of the current year.

Mr. Gray

[pursuant to his reply, 6 May 1980, c. 30]: The average daily volume of gas flared from United Kingdom continental shelf fields in the first quarter of 1980 was about 14 million cubic metres. Exports of UKCS oil in the same period are provisionally estimated at 9.7 million tonnes.