Unpacking UK concrete dinosaur crisis

THREE abandoned Brent field platforms 'on the edge of the earth' underscore a key debate in the UK about the dilemma of how to safely dispose of some of the world's biggest platforms at a cost that could cripple some companies. John McIlwraith dug deeper on a recent trip to Scotland.

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The current debate is over three abandoned platforms in the Brent field, 170km north east of the Shetland Islands (themselves regarded as remote enough to be on the ‘edge of the earth').

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