In comparison to Land exploration, the Offshore oil & gas exploration is __:
1. Environmentally friendly
2. Cheaper
3. Easier
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [D] None of them

Offshore drilling to produce hydrocarbons has become popular because Land oil has already been exploited in most places.  Offshore oil and gas production is more challenging than land-based installations due to the remote and harsher environment.  Much of the innovation in the offshore petroleum sector concerns overcoming these challenges, including the need to provide very  large production facilities.

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