Chevron’s recently-appointed president Chatit Huayhongtong has pledged to ensure a smooth transfer of its Erawan gas field, now facing a legal dispute, to Thai upstream company PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP), reported the Bangkok Post.
Malaysian offshore service provider Tanjung Offshore, part of T7 Global, has received a $12.2 million contract from Petronas for the provision of plug and abandonment integrated services on the Pulai A field offshore Malaysia.
Claxton, the lead brand of UK-based Acteon's drilling and decommissioning business segment, has signed a master services agreement with Thailand-based Beacon Offshore for the severance and recovery of more than 100 subsea wells in the Gulf of Thailand.
BW Offshore has signed the FPSO Berge Helene over for demolition and recycling in India, the company said.
Global energy consultancy Xodus Group has appointed a new late life and decommissioning lead in Asia-Pacific following a significant increase in activity in the region.
More than A$50 billion ($40.5 billion) of necessary decommissioning work needs to be carried out on Australia’s offshore oil and gas infrastructure, over half of which must be started within the next ten years.
Chevron is seeking contractors for a major retirement campaign across the Gulf of Thailand as the Southeast Asian nation braces for a huge wave of decommissioning.