A trillion cubic feet of gas found in Glendronach!


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What under the floor of the Gents in the Glendronach Arms in Tillysumthin?


Ah if that was a whisky I’d be having it. A double Glendrrronachhh barr-steeewaarrd!

Apologies new readers for the above daftness. Too much caffeine this morning?

What, it is a whisky? Right, I’m off to..


In Insider today:

A major new gas discovery has been made off the coast of Shetland in a significant boost for the North Sea sector. French energy Total said the discovery had been made on the Glendronach prospect and that it could be commercialised quickly and at low cost by linking it to existing infrastructure on nearby developments. Preliminary well tests have identified recoverable resources estimated at about one trillion cubic feet,


Earlier reports of gas-liking here:

‘Scottish oil and gas sales saw an 18.2% increase to £20billion in the last financial year.’ but we get diddley!

Scottish manufacturing, excluding oil and gas, grows by 8.7% as it falls dramatically elsewhere in UK

Scotland’s oil and gas expertise will aid and earn abroad

Culzean field expected to produce enough gas to meet 5% of total UK demand or more than 50% of Scottish demand.

With only 8% of the population, Scotland’s maritime sector accounts for 25% of the UK maritime sector’s (GVA) contribution to the economy and is 17.5% more productive than the UK marine oil and gas sector. Once more, too wee, too poor?

An Edinburgh University Professor says North Sea oil and gas has only ten years left while the Wall Street Journal describes it as an ‘oil hot spot’ and Oil and Gas UK doesn’t recognise his figures. Who’s right?

Scottish oil and gas production sales value rises 15.2% in one year

More Scottish gas comes online as Brexit threatens UK supplies

Scottish Government invests additional £2.2m in oil and gas research and development

Scotland’s oil and gas extraction expertise continues to earn millions



2 thoughts on “A trillion cubic feet of gas found in Glendronach!

  1. William Henderson September 24, 2018 / 9:59 am

    It’s a shame that our new gas discovery off Shetland will be outdone by the quantity of brain-fart emanating from the upcoming party conferences down south!

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