HC Deb 04 July 1983 vol 45 c20W
26. Mr. Kenneth Carlisle

asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether he will take further measures to assist the development of marginal oilfields in the North sea.

Mr. Buchanan-Smith

The provisions of the Petroleum Royalties (Relief) Bill, which was introduced on 23 June, together with changes announced in the Budget will provide encouragement to the development of new marginal oil fields.

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