Europe > Beyond Brexit > Brexit and UK Oil & Gas
04 Aug '16

On 23 June 2016, the UK electorate voted in a referendum to leave the European Union (EU).  This outcome is expected to have far-reaching consequences for UK industry, including the oil & gas sector.  These include: short- to medium-term uncertainty; potential changes to legislation affecting the downstream industry; restrictions on the free movement of goods and people; effects on the gas market; and renewed impetus for Scottish independence.  It is impossible at this early stage to reach any definitive conclusions regarding the consequences of Brexit to the UK oil & gas industry, but this article will discuss certain issues that are likely to be of interest and relevant

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