EU, Policy and Regulation, UK

What the UK’s Energy Charter Treaty exit means in practice

BP oil rig in North Sea
The UK is the second-largest oil and gas producer in Europe and roughly 40% of North Sea licences are owned by foreign investors (Photo: Andy Buchanan/Reuters)

The true impact of the UK’s departure from the controversial Energy Charter Treaty will depend heavily on the potential suspension of a sunset clause that permits investors to bring cases up to 20 years after a country leaves

The UK governments decision to exit the controversial Energy ...

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