What does war in Ukraine mean for UK energy, and how can we limit reliance on Russian oil and gas?

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9 March, 2022


This briefing addresses the following questions in relation UK dependence on Russian oil and gas:

  • What role does oil and gas imported from Russia play in the UK economy?
  • How could the UK limit its reliance on Russian oil and gas? And how quickly?
  • Can new oil and gas extraction in the North Sea help?
  • What about fracking and nuclear?
  • What should the government do?


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Joe Tetlow, senior political adviser,

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