He added that at the end of this month a survey will be published showing the potential effects the tax increase could have on future developments.
According to energy and climate change secretary Chris Huhne, ministers will be considering some of the issues raised with an aim to understanding what concerns people in the industry, by looking more carefully at detailed figures.
"There are elements of what the chancellor announced which were up for consultation, including the issue of the oil price at which the fair fuel stabiliser operates," he concluded.
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