HC Deb 09 December 1986 vol 107 cc112-3W
Mr. Chris Smith

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what steps Her Majesty's Government have taken since 1979 to ensure that any technical equipment used to explore and exploit petroleum natural gas in the North sea within the state's jurisdiction operates using only the best available technology.

Mr. Buchanan-Smith

I have nothing to add to my reply to the hon. Member on 28 November 1986 at column385.