Judith Cummins – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Energy and Climate Change

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Judith Cummins on 2016-05-18.

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what steps her Department has taken to ensure that (a) there is a strategy for decommissioning offshore oil and gas rigs around the UK and (b) that decommissioning work is carried out in UK yards.

Andrea Leadsom

The UKCS Decommissioning Strategy has been prepared and will be published by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) shortly. The OGA is working through the Decommissioning, Supply Chain and Exports, and Technology Boards to ensure that the UK industry is ready and capable to undertake and safely deliver decommissioning of the UKCS.