British Gas owner Centrica has posted huge profits after oil and gas prices soared last year, sparking renewed calls for energy firms to pay more tax. Its profits hit £3.3bn for 2022, more than triple the £948m it made in 2021. Energy firms have seen record profits since oil and gas prices jumped after Russia invaded Ukraine. lucabet168 The figures come after British Gas was criticised over its use of debt agents to force-fit prepayment meters in the homes of vulnerable customers. Energy firms have faced huge pressure to pay more tax in the UK on their profits, as many households struggle with higher gas and electricity bills.
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