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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

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:

Export Statistics Scotland, which provide estimates of exports for onshore petrochemicals are published at:

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: