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The scale and cost of abandonment and decommissioning of oil installations is considered, along with a summary of national and international legal requirements of abandonment. The formulation of UK abandonment policy is traced with reference to the Brent Spar case and the involvement of Greenpeace in this operation. Possible future developments are discussed, including government and industry responses to the need for environmental protection.
by J S M Fitzpatrick, 1996, 93pp
Price : £30 (uk pounds), ISBN 0 906343 90 9
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