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Oil Platforms

Production vs. Attraction: Marine Life on and Around Oil Platforms

Amber Jackson | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green
Amber Jackson

A variety of economically valuable fishes, invertebrates and marine mammals associate with offshore oil and gas platforms. The presence of this marine life invites the question as to whether or not platforms are producing life or merely attracting life from other habitats. This is an important question.

Don't Fear These Oil Rigs: They are Just Works of Art

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Seed

Above: Artist Elyse Pignolet contemplates two sculptures of oil platforms that she created with her husband, Sandow Birk. The sculptures, which hav...