The picture below shows the different decommissioning options currently used to decommission an offshore platform. With regards to the North Sea sector, according the current OSPAR 98/3 regulation the only possible option regarding the substructure is the total removal.
The entire decommissioning process that is happening now in the North Sea can be divided into 9 different steps.
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