Jobs boost in the pipeline as gas terminal looks to expand
A jobs boost is in the pipeline for the north-east thanks to plans for a major expansion at the St Fergus gas terminal.
It is hoped the huge plant on the Aberdeenshire coast will become a hub for Scotland’s first carbon capture and storage (CCS) project.
The Longannet power station in Fife has been earmarked for the development. The coal-fired base, owned by ScottishPower, is bidding for a UK Government subsidy to become a demonstration centre for CCS.
Under the proposals, harmful emissions would be pumped into an empty North Sea gas field rather than released into the atmosphere.
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