Decommissioned rigs: Precious marine habitats or giant lumps of ocean waste? – Science News

Decommissioned rigs: Precious marine habitats or giant lumps of ocean waste? – Science News

Australia’s offshore oil and gas structures are starting to come to the end of their lifespans — and while the default is currently to completely remove them from the ocean, some experts believe they should remain where they are. Australia has over 2,000 wells, around 30 platforms and thousands of …