Marine Scotland Science: directory

Details of specialists working for Marine Scotland Science.

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Dan Stewart 

Renewables and Energy Programme
Offshore Energy and Environmental Advice Group
Marine Environmental Advisor


Marine Scotland Science, Marine Laboratory, 375 Victoria Road, Aberdeen, AB11 9DB, UK

Pronouns: he/him/his

Details of specialism

I provide environmental advice on the marine environment to the Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) relating to Oil and Gas projects and Carbon Capture Storage and Utilisation (CCUS) projects in Scotland.

Within the broad topic area my particular focuses currently include:

  • impacts on benthic communities from oil and gas and CCUS operations
  • impacts on fish and shellfish spawning and nursery areas from oil and gas and CCUS operations
  • impacts on commercial fisheries from oil and gas and CCUS operations

Main policy links

  • advice on Environmental Statements, Directions, Oil and gas permits, CCUS applications
  • advice on decommissioning plans for offshore oil and gas operations

External committees and responsibilities

  • practicioner memberhip of of the Institute for Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) 



Marine Scotland Science
Scottish Government
Marine Laboratory
PO Box 101
375 Victoria Road
AB11 9DB


+44 (0)131 244 2500


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