HC Deb 29 April 1993 vol 223 cc488-9W
Mr. Butterfill

To ask the President of the Board of Trade how many obligations remain outstanding for drilling(a) firm and (b) contingent wells under the 11th and 12th United Kingdom offshore licensing rounds.

Mr. Eggar

There are 309 outstanding obligation wells from the 11th and 12th rounds of offshore licensing. Of these, 193 are firm obligations, and 116 conditional.