Unconventional oil and gas policy: BRIA

Business and regulatory impact assessment (BRIA) of our policy position on development of onshore unconventional oil and gas (UOG).

Declaration and publication

I have read the Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment and I am satisfied that (a) it represents a fair and reasonable view of the expected costs, benefits and impact of the policy, and (b) that the benefits justify the costs. I am satisfied that business impacts have been assessed with the support of businesses in Scotland.


Date: 25 September 2019

Minister's name: Paul Wheelhouse
Minister's title: Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands


Email: onshoreoilandgas@gov.scot

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