History Channel-Boneyards-Oil_Rigs



Watch the History Channel on Thursday, September 27 at 9:00 PM (EDT)

Boneyards: Oil Rigs

Offshore oil and gas platforms are some of the largest manmade objects, built to survive drilling disasters, hurricanes and icebergs. When they are no longer useful, dismantling them is an expensive ordeal. Floating hotels and artificial reefs are some of the alternative uses recently found for these structures. In the Gulf of Mexico they are being converted into producers of clean and renewable energy-wind.

Rating: TVPG

Running Time: 60 minutes