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Expanding deep-water exploration

  • Henricus Ismanthono

Jakarta | Tue, February 12 2013 | 12:14 pm

PREMIUM Deep water or offshore drilling often receives a bad press for causing environmental problems. However there are benefits to offshore drilling. Offshore rigs help the local economy, create jobs and surprisingly also create homes for marine life.

In addition, the majority of oil spills occur during the transportation of oil not during the drilling, although there are obvious exceptions. We ...