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Chapter closed on Buchan Alpha as remains broken down for recycling

The remains of the Buchan Alpha oil platform have now been broken down and sent for recycling, completing the final stage of the long-running project.

John Lawrie Decom, headquartered in Aberdeen, has processed 2,841 tonnes of steel from the pontoons and associated steelworks in Shetland. The work took 37 days and 1,628 manhours.

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