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Economy Secretary: UK Government must do more to help oil industry

Economy Secretary: UK Government must do more to help oil industry

The UK Government must take further urgent action to boost oil and gas exploration in the
North Sea, according to Scotland's Economy Secretary.

Keith Brown said measures set out to help the struggling industry in the March Budget, while welcome, were not being taken forward quickly enough.

He told the third annual Oil and Gas UK conference in Aberdeen the Budget had been a "missed opportunity" in not addressing the "critical challenge" of increasing low rates of exploration.

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