Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill — Clause 1 — Duty to invite applications for offshore licences — 20 Feb 2024 at 15:30

“flaring and venting and associated emissions should be at the lowest possible levels in the circumstances”.
“zero routine flaring and venting for all by 2030”.
“all new developments should be planned and developed on the basis of zero routine flaring and venting.”
“make every effort to ensure that routine flaring from existing oil fields ends as soon as possible, and no later than 2030.”
“The climate change test is met in relation to a relevant year if the latest reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on the mitigation of climate change find that the granting of additional seaward area production licences is consistent with limiting warming to 1.5°C.”
“greenhouse gas emissions…and removals of greenhouse gas from the atmosphere shall be measured or calculated in tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent.”
“the carbon dioxide emissions attributable to its production”.
“We remain deeply concerned about what Labour’s proposals could do to our people. If we can’t get companies to invest here, there are no jobs. It’s that simple.”
“a hammer blow to the energy we need today and to the homegrown transition to cleaner energies that everyone in the UK wants to see.”
“Projected CO2 emissions from existing fossil fuel infrastructure without additional abatement would exceed the remaining carbon budget for 1.5°C”.
“Expansion of fossil fuel production is not in line with Net Zero.”
“does not in itself justify the development of new North Sea fields.”
“UK oil and gas consumption needs to fall by over 80% to meet UK targets.”
“The 1.5-degree limit is only possible if we ultimately stop burning all fossil fuels. Not reduce. Not abate. Phaseout”.
“the time to act is now: there is a crucial window of opportunity for the workforce between 2024 and 2028”.
“the transferability of the offshore energy workforce can be optimised”.
“companies are increasingly announcing net zero targets-but there is no example in the UK oil and gas sector of worker involvement in decision-making on decarbonisation.”
“if the OGA assesses that…new licences will support the delivery of the North Sea Transition Deal’s…emission reduction targets”.
“there is now no clear route for modernisation to progress.”

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PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con277 (+2 tell) 0079.5%
DUP7 0087.5%
Independent0 107.1%
Lab0 000.0%
LDem0 000.0%
PC0 30100.0%
Reclaim1 00100.0%
SDLP0 1050.0%
SNP0 39 (+2 tell)095.3%
Total:285 44052.3%

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