A National Imperative - Protecting both legacy and green offshore energy sources with new technologies should be national priority

For the foreseeable future, the world's economy will depend on energy.  This energy comes in two primary types: "legacy" sources such as oil and gas, and "green" energy sources such as solar and wind.  Increasingly, nations and energy companies are searching for, and extracting, these legacy energy sources offshore, as well as undertaking new projects to harvest wind energy offshore.

However, regardless of the type of energy being extracted or generated, those platforms that are offshore, especially oil rigs, oil and gas pipelines, and wind farms, are incredibly vulnerable.

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