United Kingdom Continental Shelf

United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) definition

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What does United Kingdom Continental Shelf mean?

The United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) is the region of waters surrounding the United Kingdom, in which the country claims mineral rights. This principally refers to the North Sea, where there are large resources of oil and gas.

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