Guardian: ‘The British government is facing growing outrage from the European commission and five EU member states over its plans to leave some decommissioned oil rigs in the North Sea, with one senior German official describing the UK’s proposal as a “grotesque idea” that amounts to a “ticking timebomb”. Several hundred oil drilling platforms in […]

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Greenpeace ‘The British government has endorsed plans by oil giant Shell to leave some decommissioned North Sea oil infrastructure in place, despite the German government expressing serious concerns about shortcomings in the oil giant’s proposals, according to leaked documents seen by Unearthed. Hundreds of ageing North Sea oil and gas rigs will be decommissioned in the […]

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The process of decommissioning the Brent North Sea oil field is well underway – The Shell site has lots of information on this. A recent Guardian view on this. ABPmer Blog – Steve Hull 25/01/2017  Decommissioning of oil and gas structures: call for review? OSPAR 98/3 established stringent requirements for the decommissioning of oil and […]

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