Scotland’s energy industry is a force to be reckoned with. The oil, gas and renewable energy sectors make a significant contribution to our economy and provide substantial opportunites for investment in Scotland.
Years of oil and gas production have created a strong supply chain, a skilled workforce, a renowned academic sector and a well developed energy infrastructure. These skills are all transferrable to Scotland’s growing renewable energy industry.
Scotland’s energy industry – an overview
Scotland is home to more than 2000 companies in the energy sector, operating in over 100 markets. This gives Scotland’s highly developed energy industry truly global expertise.
Scotland’s own abundant energy resources are being developed by a critical mass of companies and government targets commit Scotland to widespread adoption of renewable energy sources.
Key energy sectors in Scotland today include:
Scotland’s universities excel in energy industry research and development and embrace our culture of collaboration with industry organisations and companies.
Today the experience and expertise built up by Scotland’s oil and gas industry is assisting the energy sector’s diversification into renewable energy.
Investing in Scotland’s energy sector gives your company access to this expertise, a supportive investment environment, a skilled labour pool and competitive operational costs.
Scotland’s energy industry strengths