Scottish shale gas is the future

Gas will undoubtedly play a major role in Scotland’s future and gas extracted from shale rock deep underground through fracking is a wonderful opportunity for Scotland’s economy and energy balance.

This website is designed to answer some of your questions with the knowledge that we have accumulated as an industry both onshore and offshore for over 100 years.

At the end of this website we ask some of our own questions of you.

The Benefits of Shale Gas

£10 billion

Imports

Cost of annual imports by 2035

10%

Lower carbon footprint than imported gas

Footprint
Jobs

3,100

Potential Scottish jobs

£6.5 billion

Money

Potential to be spent in Scotland

£3.9 billion

Tax Receipts

Potential UK tax revenue

£1 billion

Community

Direct to Scottish communities

3X

Electricity costs three times more than gas

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75%

Of our gas will be imported by 2035

Gas

78%

of home heating is provided by gas in Scotland

House

43%

of all gas consumed in Scotland is by industry

Industry

£14k

Cost per home of moving from gas to electrical cooking and heating

Electical