Key questions on oil decommissioning and its impact on the marine environment could take “years to answer” according to a leading researcher.
Stunning footage has been captured of a critically endangered shark swimming at a gas field in the UK North Sea.
Video footage of a large shark near an oil rig has resurfaced on YouTube. The uploader does not say where or when the film was shot. The text added to the video suggests that the shark is a “megalodon”. However, a number of viewers have challenged that idea, saying it is a Greenland Shark.
A shark has been caught on camera near a North Sea platform during an inspection.
A Porbeagle Shark has been filmed circling around the Fulmar Alpha platform in the North Sea.
This footage shows a basking shark swimming close to the Tyra East platform. The video was caught on film by an oil worker around 10 metres from the platform. The basking shark is the second largest living fish, after the whale shark, of three plankton eating sharks. Watch the short clip below.
We've looked through our archives following on from the success of yesterday's rare shark video and found some other deep sea creatures captured on film around the world. The video gallery includes a mesmirising video of a whale investigating the ROV 3,000 metres below the sea surface. The videos are available to watch below.
A rare species of Shark has been captured on film underwater in the North Sea. The Porbeagle was captured during inspection and installation 25 metres below the surface by ROV pilot Grant Devlin in the Judy field.