Core fuel sector resilience measures: proposed guidance on criminal and civil sanctions

Closed 8 Jul 2024

Opened 13 May 2024


The core fuel sector resilience measures in Part 12 of the Energy Act 2023 aim to ensure that government can:

  • identify fuel supply risks
  • support industry to maintain fuel supply resilience

This proposed guidance is designed to improve compliance with the measures. It sets out:

  • the statutory obligations
  • the enforcement regime which core fuel sector participants may be subject to should an offence be committed
  • the circumstances in which the Secretary of State may take action, and how they will exercise their functions in relation to enforcement undertakings
  • how the procedure for enforcement undertakings will work in practice

Read the consultation documents on GOV.UK.


  • Oil and Gas


  • Oil and gas