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Onshore conventional oil and gas: call for evidence

An opportunity to contribute views and evidence on the development of onshore conventional oil and gas policy in Scotland in order to ensure that we deliver a robust, fully-evidenced policy position in line with energy needs, statutory requirements, and climate change ambitions.


Footnotes

1. A Fairer, Greener Scotland: Programme for Government 2021-22 - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

2. Scottish Government and Scottish Green Party - Shared Policy Programme - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

3. Securing a green recovery on a path to net zero: climate change plan 2018–2032 - update - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

4. The future of energy in Scotland: Scottish energy strategy - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

5. COP26 Presidency Outcomes available at: https://ukcop26.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/COP26-Presidency-Outcomes-The-Climate-Pact.pdf

6. The Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Act 2019 available at: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2019/15/enacted

7. A 1990 baseline is used for carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide; 1995 is used as baseline for hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, sulphur hexafluoride and nitrogen trifluoride.

8. As footnote 3

9. National Just Transition Planning Framework available at: https://www.gov.scot/publications/transition-fairer-greener-scotland/pages/5/

10. IPCC — Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

11. Climate-Change-Impacts-of-UOG-development-in-Scotland-Analytical-annex-Committee-on-Climate-Change.pdf (theccc.org.uk)

12. North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA): New Chapter for the OGA as Government Company - 2016 - News - News & <br/>publications (nstauthority.co.uk)

13. [ARCHIVED CONTENT] UK Government Web Archive - The National Archives

14. Licensing_Applications_Guidance_General_2014.pdf (publishing.service.gov.uk) - para 37

15. [Withdrawn] Oil and gas: petroleum licensing guidance - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) – para 1 of 2014 guidance

16. Scotland Act 2016 (legislation.gov.uk)

17. Onshore oil and gas licensing: memorandum of understanding - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

18. post_adoption_statement.pdf (publishing.service.gov.uk)

19. Oil & Gas - Onshore fields, licences and wells | Marine Scotland Information

20. Unconventional oil and gas development: our position - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

21. Unconventional oil and gas - Oil and gas - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

22. Unconventional oil and gas policy: SEA - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

23. Energy Act 2008 (legislation.gov.uk)

24. The Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Licensing etc.) (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (legislation.gov.uk)

Contact

Email: OnshoreConventionalCFE@gov.scot

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