Rigs-to-Reefs Information

What is Rigs-to-Reefs and how does it relate to the mission of the Minerals Management Service (MMS)?

Posted on May 01, 2011 by Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement

Rigs-to-Reefs is a term used for converting obsolete, nonproductive offshore oil and gas structures to designated artificial reefs. From research and assessment of the environmental effects of oil and gas leasing and development, the MMS has documented a profound and pervasive connection between fish, fishing, and oil and gas structures in the marine environment.

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Issues: Rigs to Reefs