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TotalEnergies: Russia

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL7477, tabled on 30 March 2022

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by Global Witness in its article TotalEnergies ships Russian crude on Russian tanker, despite chief exec promise, published on 23 March, that TotalEnergies has continued to transport oil from Russia to the UK and Europe, despite its CEO’s commitment not to take oil from Russia; and what, if any, steps they intend to take as a result.

Answered on

12 April 2022

My Rt hon Friend the Prime Minister announced the Oil Taskforce on the 8th of March 2022. This is a joint government and industry group which will facilitate engagement and cooperation during the transition away from Russian oil and oil-related products by the end of 2022.