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Denmark to end all new oil and gas exploration

Oil rig in North Sea

PortandTerminal.com, December 5, 2020 Denmark is currently the largest oil producer in the European Union, although it produces much less than non-EU members Norway or the UK. COPENHAGEN – Denmark announced on Thursday that it will end all new oil and gas exploration in the North Sea, as part of a wider plan to stop extracting fossil fuels by 2050. …

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Doggerland: The real Atlantis beneath the North Sea

PortandTerminal.com, December 10, 2019 LONDON, ENGLAND – About 12,000 years ago, the sea level around the British Isles was about 400 feet lower than it is today. That exposed the bottom of a wide strip of the present-day North Sea. In the same way that lower sea levels created the Bering Strait land bridge, lower sea levels also exposed the …

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The largest object ever moved in human history

PortandTerminal.com, September 19, 2019 Located about 50 miles off the west coast of Norway, the Troll-A is a colossal natural gas platform and the tallest structure ever moved by mankind. Its construction is considered as one of the largest and most complex engineering projects in history. OSLO, NORWAY – The Troll-A platform is an offshore natural gas platform in the Troll gas field off Norway’s west coast.  …

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