A key industry report detailing the cost of decommissioning on the UK Continental Shelf and the progress being made by industry, government and regulators to reduce costs by more than 30 per cent will be unveiled at OGUK’s upcoming business breakfast in London.
The Pioneering Spirit vessel has removed the original accommodation platform for the Valhall field in the Norwegian North Sea.
An Aberdeen-headquartered firm has made a huge breakthrough in its mission to become a dominant force in the oil-well decommissioning market.
The head of Whalsay Energy has said the North Sea oil industry needs to address high spending on “pseudo-dead” facilities after they stop producing.
A boss at Neptune Energy has warned the industry to “move from a 20th century approach” to decommissioning.
A top lawyer has urged the oil industry to be mindful of the fallout from Shell’s Brent Spar project when considering decommissioning.
The winners of the 2019 Decom North Sea Awards have been unveiled.
Two north-east firms have cemented a partnership established at the turn of the century by extending it into the next decade.
An Aberdeenshire firm has joined forces with two major decommissioning contractors to launch a joint venture offering lower UK North Sea dismantling costs.
A fledgling firm in Aberdeenshire hopes to capitalise on a “flourishing” future trade in decommissioned oilfield equipment.
Finalists have been announced for a prestigious awards ceremony ahead of this year’s Decom Offshore conference.
An Aberdeen-headquartered firm has reached a major milestone in its quest to become the oil and gas industry’s top well-decommissioning specialist.
A Kishorn Port (Kpl) boss has declared the west coast site “shovel ready” for oil an gas decommissioning projects after it was granted a waste management licence by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa).
These are interesting times for the UK decommissioning sector. There is no doubt we are undergoing a transition.
Significant uncertainty remains over the multibillion-pound cost to the taxpayer of decommissioning offshore oil and gas assets, MPs have said.
A feasibility study into a virtual deep water port in the Firth of Forth has been commissioned by a newly-formed group to promote Dundee as a decommissioning hub.
A government consultation has been launched on how to strengthen the UK’s oil and gas decommissioning capabilities.
Unlike most oil and gas installations, the Beatrice complex is visible from land.
A safety specialist is eyeing a move to Dundee to capitalise on upcoming decommissioning projects.
Aberdeen-headquartered energy consultancy Xodus Group has appointed its first well decommissioning manager.
The Scottish Government should undertake an impact assessment before any decommissioning work is proposed at Hunterston, according to a Scottish Green MSP.
Hazardous waste management company Augean said its North Sea services subsidiary had “moved up the supply chain” in 2018.
The UK's fiscal regime for decommissioning is the envy of the world, an analyst has said.
The UK Government has approved decommissioning plans for the Beatrice oil field in the Moray Firth.
Last week I was proud to represent the University at the opening of the National Decommissioning Centre, a long-term £38m partnership between the University and the Oil & Gas Technology Centre.