Topical Questions

Part of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy – in the House of Commons on 3rd March 2020.

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Photo of Mark Pritchard Mark Pritchard Conservative, The Wrekin

In 2016, the United States became a net exporter of liquefied natural gas. In 2019, the United States became a net exporter of all oil products: both crude and refined. In order to diversify the UK’s energy risk, is it not time that the Government started to interact with the United States, perhaps as part of a trade deal, to import both gas and oil from the United States?