30 Dec '11, 10pm

#Energy minister Charles Hendry set out his hopes for a "prosperous 2012" in oil & gas.

Press Ref: 2011/116 30 December 2011 Energy Minister Charles Hendry set out his hopes for a “prosperous 2012” in the oil and gas sector, as he awarded 46 new licences to explore for hydrocarbons in the North Sea. These awards were made as part of the 26th offshore oil and gas licensing round, which was originally announced in October 2010. This licensing round awarded 144 licences but held back a number of blocks from award due to the need for further assessment on Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) and Special Protection Areas (SPAs). Charles Hendry, Minister for Energy, said: “Oil and gas remains crucial to the UK economy – contributing around 2% to the country’s GDP. Our innovative licensing system continues to make the UK one of the most attractive places to do business. “These further licences have been subject to rigorous examination, and we are now satisfied that ...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/pn11_116/pn11_...

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