The decommissioning operation involves 400 people and specialised equipment brought from the Netherlands. It is the biggest offshore operation since the platforms were built in the 1970s.Seven wells connected to the Alpha platform had been plugged with concrete. The other seven connected to the Bravo platform should be plugged by the end of this month. Thousands of tonnes of concrete are being used to cap the wells.
News article on 21 May 2021 by SEAN O’RIORDAN from irishexaminer.com
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