Environmental benefits of leaving offshore infrastructure in the ocean
NB! Denne artikkelen ble publisert i 2018!
More than 7500 oil and gas platforms and wind turbines will become obsolete in the next few decades. Full removal may not be the best plan after all, according to new survey of international experts.
Current policy is that “leaving the seabed as you found it” is the best way to minimize environmental impacts. This is may not be the case.
Over their 20-30 -year lifetime, offshore platforms and wi