Energy and Brexit—UK oil and gas
Energy and Brexit—UK oil and gas

The following Energy guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Energy and Brexit—UK oil and gas
  • Introduction
  • Key publications and announcements to date in relation to Brexit and UK oil and gas industry
  • Brexit and the UK Oil and Gas Industry—analysis and explanation

Introduction

This Practice Note tracks the key publications and announcements made to date in relation to Brexit and the UK oil and gas industry. It also provides a brief analysis of the consequences of these publications and announcements.

For a more general timeline of key events and updates in respect of Brexit, see Practice Note: Brexit timeline.

Key publications and announcements to date in relation to Brexit and UK oil and gas industry

Date Author Publication (incorporating hyperlink)
13 September 2018 UK government Running an oil or gas business if there’s no Brexit deal.
12 October 2018 UK government Trading gas if there’s no Brexit deal (Gas No Deal Note).
14 November 2018 UK government and Commission UK government and the European Commission announce a deal in principle on the legal terms of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU (Draft Withdrawal Agreement). For full details, see News Analysis: Brexit Bulletin—examining the key announcements, documents and next steps for the draft Withdrawal Agreement. As explained below,