HC Deb 25 October 1985 vol 84 c265W
Mr. Coombs

asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on the progress of exploration for oil in Wiltshire.

Mr. Buchanan-Smith

One exploration well has been drilled in Wiltshire in each of the years 1936, 1972, 1975. 1976 and 1980, and two in 1985. No commercial discoveries have been made.

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