UK to step up inspections of North Sea oil rigs

The British government announced on Tuesday it is going to increase the number of inspections at North Sea oil platforms in response to the major oil spill still unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico in the US. But there will be no moratorium on new drilling permits.

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