Future of the Oil and Gas Industry Debate

I spoke this morning in the Westminster Hall debate on the Future of the Oil and Gas Industry in the UK.  Whilst it is right that we move towards a focus on renewable sources of energy, particularly in light of the recent UN report on climate change, we must also bear in mind the significance of the oil and gas industry to the UK economy, especially in the fields of technology and industry, as our reliance on these fuels as sources of domestic energy declines.