– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 8th March 2011.

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Photo of Trish Godman Trish Godman Labour

Question S3W-39550

To ask the Scottish Executive how many people are employed in dismantling offshore structures and installations and whether it has projections of the number of people likely to be so employed in the next five years.

Photo of Jim Mather Jim Mather Scottish National Party

The information requested is not held centrally.

Estimates from Oil and Gas UK suggest that the UKCS (UK Continental Shelf) decommissioning market could support between 8,000 and 10,000 direct and indirect jobs by 2015. The decommissioning market is set to grow over the next five years, the annual value exceeding £1 billion in today’s money for the first time in 2015.

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