Government promises 'stringent' CO2 tests as it unveils new UK oil and gas licensing bill

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The Prime Minister Rishi Sunak at Bacton Oil & Gas Terminal in Norfolk this week | Credit: Simon Walker / Downing Street
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The Prime Minister Rishi Sunak at Bacton Oil & Gas Terminal in Norfolk this week | Credit: Simon Walker / Downing Street

But critics claim new tests in Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill will do little to help ensure net zero emission targets are met

The government has officially introduced controversial legislation to Parliament that would require new North Sea oil and gas drilling licenses to be handed out on an annual basis, while stressing that...

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