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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-08100: Alex Rowley (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 14 March 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what information it has regarding the (a) volume and (b) value of trade of North Sea (i) oil, (ii) oil-related products, (iii) gas and (iv) petrochemicals in each of the last five years.

Answered by: Keith Brown 21 March 2017

Statistics on the estimated commodity balances for Scotland, including the North Sea, of oil, petroleum products and natural gas are published at http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Economy/oilgas.

Estimates for trade in oil and gas, oil-related products and petrochemicals in value terms can be found via the following sources:

Statistics on the estimated value of exports of oil and gas from Scotland, including the North Sea, are published at: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Economy/oilgas.

Export Statistics Scotland, which provide estimates of exports for onshore petrochemicals are published at: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Economy/Exports/ESSPublication

Energy in Scotland 2017 was published on 23 February 2017 and provides a detailed overview of energy statistics for Scotland, including oil and gas statistics. This can be found via: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Business/Energy/EIS