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York Energy (UK) Holdings

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 255339, tabled on 16 May 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether regulatory approval has been granted for the transfer of onshore licences held by Third Energy Onshore Limited to York Energy (UK) Holdings.

Answered on

23 May 2019

The potential sale of Third Energy to York Energy (UK) Holdings Ltd is a commercial agreement between the relevant parties. Therefore, it would not be appropriate for Government to comment.

Further information relating to the Oil and Gas Authority’s role with regard to licence change of control can be found here: https://www.ogauthority.co.uk/licensing-consents/licensing-system/change-of-control/.

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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy