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Rigs-to-reefs

Villere Reggio

Rigs-to-reefs

the use of obsolete petroleum structures as artificial reefs

by Villere Reggio

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Regional Office in New Orleans, La .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Artificial reefs -- Gulf Coast (U.S.),
  • Fish habitat improvement -- Gulf Coast (U.S.),
  • Oil well drilling rigs -- Gulf Coast (U.S.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRigs to reefs, the use of obsolete petroleum structures as artificial reefs, Use of obsolete petroleum structures as artificial reefs
    StatementVillere C. Reggio, Jr
    SeriesOCS report
    ContributionsUnited States. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 17 leaves ;
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17975436M

    Books; Wikipedia  Rigs-to-Reefs. Rigs “Rigs-to-Reefs: Refocusing the Debate in California,” Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum, Vol. (): ] This Act was a part of a mission to replenish the oceans fisheries that were being depleted by such things as overfishing. The NFEA spawned the National Artificial Reef Plan. Get this from a library! Rigs-to-reefs: the use of obsolete petroleum structures as artificial reefs. [Villere Reggio; United States. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.].

    Rigs to reefs Researchers lay out the science and history behind transitioning old oil rigs into permanent reefs. University of California - Santa Barbara. Rigs to Reefs is a program in which offshore structures that are no longer producing remain in the marine environment. Today, they form the world’s largest artificial reef complex. Although Rigs to Reefs developed as an official policy in the mids, the concept was first explored in

    The mission of Rigs-to-Reefs is to provide an alternative to the complete removal of oil rigs so that they can continue to support the marine life that comes to depend on the structure. Primarily focused on the oil rigs off the coast of California, the organization advocates for modifying the .   Meet Amber Jackson and Emily Callahan as they take you on a dive at an offshore oil rig and explain the incredible benefits of the Rigs2Reefs program.


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Prime members enjoy FREE Two-Day Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle : Villere C Reggio. Buy Rigs and Reefs: A Comparison of the Fish Communities at Two Artificial Reefs, a Production Platform, and a Natural Reef in the Northern Gulf of Mexico on.

Rigs to Reefs Rigs-to-reefs book the years, studies have documented a connection among fish and other marine life, fishing, and the oil and gas structures in the marine environment. Shortly after a platform is installed, it becomes habitat to marine life and communities begin to grow.

Rigs to Reefs. Rigs-to-Reefs Publications Opposition FAQs Explore. Photos Videos In The Media About. Our Mission Meet The Team Contact Us Environmental Solutions.

for Offshore Industry. View Our Work. We design sustainable, creative, and cost-effective solutions for environmental issues in. Rigs to Reefs in the North Sea. / Picken, G B; Baine, M S P; Heaps, L M; Side, J C. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 12 p. Research output: Book/Report › AnthologyCited by: Rigs-to-Reefs (R2R) provides an alternative to complete rig removal in which an oil company chooses to modify a platform so that it can continue to support marine life as an artificial reef.

Through this decommissioning process, the oil well is capped and the upper 85 feet of the platform is either towed, toppled in place, or removed. Rigs-to-reefs in the North Sea: hydroacoustic quantification of fish in the vicinity of a “semi-cold” platform. Several countries have turned oil drilling platforms into highly productive and diverse reefs.

Now the idea is going around of replacing the above-water structures with. The Rigs-to-Reefs program in Texas repurposes decommissioned petroleum platforms to create environmentally safe artificial reefs.

Most of these reefs are located nautical miles (nm) offshore in 30'' water depths, but two experimental “deepwater” artificial reefs have also been initiated in ’’ water depths nm offshore, and three "beach" artificial reefs have been established in 15'' water depths nm offshore.

Rigs-to-Reefs: Giving Oil Platforms a Second Life for Conservation Projects to convert retired oil rigs into artificial reefs are controversial. But advocates and consultants Emily Callahan and Amber Jackson argue this practice provides valuable habitat at a time when natural coral reefs.

Aabel, J.P., S.J. Cripps, A.C. Jensen and G. Picken. Creating artificial reefs from decommissioned platforms in the North Sea: a review of knowledge and Cited by: May 4, - Explore ccanational's board "Rigs to Reefs", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Rigs, Gulf of mexico and Oil rig pins. Rigs to Reefs: A Multi-attribute Decision Analysis on How to Decommission California's Offshore Oil Platforms Conference Paper (PDF Available) November with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Rigs-to-Reefs (RTR) is the practice of converting decommissioned offshore oil and petroleum rigs into artificial reefs. Such biotic reefs have been created from oil rigs in. About Rigs-to-Reefs: Rigs-to-Reefs provides an alternative to complete rig removal in which an oil company chooses to modify a platform so that it can continue to support marine life as an artificial reef.

Through this decommissioning process, the oil well is capped and the upper 85 feet of the platform is either towed, toppled in place, or removed. The new ‘Rigs to Reefs’ policy should help reverse the trend of eligible rigs being unnecessarily removed and allow these important structures to remain in the water for the benefit of fisheries and anglers.” Non-producing oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico are generally regarded as the most productive artificial reefs in.

Conservationists want oil companies and regulators to consider leaving more old rigs in the North Sea rather than removing them, with the savings paid into a fund to protect sealife.

After the Brent Spar debacle in when Shell provoked public outrage with plans to sink an old storage buoy. Buy Rigs to Reefs by Russell Jesse (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Russell Jesse.

Get this from a library. Rigs-to-reefs policy, progress, and perspective. [Les Dauterive; United States. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.]. For the nominal values, the center line of the bars is positive at 15 percent, meaning partial removal (“rigs to reefs”) is the preferred option.

For most bars, the blue bar (higher weight) is on the right, meaning greater importance for that attribute favors partial removal.Rigs-to-Reef Program is a practice that converts decommissioned offshore petroleum rigs into artificial reefs.

The program is undertaken in three main areas – Malaysia, Brunei and the United was started by Minerals Management Service but is owned and run by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement of the US Department.Rigs-to-Reefs.

My post-doctoral project titled "Sea Stories: Constructing Nature in the Rigs-to-Reefs Debate" is an examination of the modern history of the Rigs-to-Reefs program in which decommissioned oil and gas offshore platform jackets are converted into artificial reefs.