GEOLOGISTS believe there may be reserves of oil and gas in areas around Scotland’s coast which have previously been dismissed. University of Aberdeen experts gave the view after examining oil in rock formations around Rockall – around 300 miles off the west coast of mainland Scotland. Previous attempts to find hydrocarbons in Rockall have been largely unsuccessful, with only one gas discovery out of 12 wells drilled. But geologists say past exploration has concentrated in the wrong areas.
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