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Russia: Energy

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL7478, 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 European and US energy companies are responsible for nearly USD 100 billion to Putin’s war chest since Crimea invasion, published on 25 March, that energy companies including BP, Shell and Exxon have paid an estimated $100 billion to Russia since the 2014 Crimea invasion.

Answered on

13 April 2022

The Government does not seek to assess the commercial activities of companies carried out within the terms of the law.