The UK Government has approved Ineos' decommissioning programme for its Cavendish platform.
The UK is poised to lead the way as operators increase spending on North Sea decommissioning work amid low oil prices, according to a new report.
Taqa has picked Archer rig to carry out a 21-well plug and abandonment campaign in the northern sector of the UK North Sea.
Maersk Supply Service (MSS) has been picked to remove subsea kit from the Dunlin field by operator Fairfield.
The INSITE Programme was conceived in 2012 to produce independent science leading to a greater understanding of the influence of man-made structures on the North Sea ecosystem.
After weathering the storm that was the price collapse of 2014, the oil industry has again been hit in recent months by two new blows almost simultaneously: oversupply (caused by the failure of negotiations between Saudi Arabia and Russia to agree on production cuts and the aggressive response of the former); and a demand shock (reflecting the economic impact of the Covid-19 lockdown).
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The UK Government recently published updated guidance on Oil and gas: offshore environmental legislation (20 March, 2020). It was a reminder that the OSPAR decommissioning regulations are not consistent with the UK’s Conservation of Offshore Marine Habitats and Species Regulations 2017.
The chief executive of Decom North Sea (DNS) has left the oil and gas decommissioning industry organisation after 20 months at the helm.
A trio of oil rigs whose departure from the UK was blocked two years ago amid safety and environmental concerns are still in the Cromarty Firth.
A US oil major that sold most of its UK offshore business last year has become an Aberdeenshire-based research centre’s first industrial “anchor partner”.
A group of operators is making progress on plans to work together on the decommissioning of oil and gas infrastructure worth billions of pounds that sits east of Shetland, an industry chief said.
Well-Safe’s chief operating officer Matt Jenkins talks to Energy Voice about the company’s maiden asset, Well-Safe Guardian, during a visit to Nigg Energy Park, where the vessel is being refurbished. Read: Well-Safe ‘actively’ looking at more rigs as maiden purchase gets ready to hit the market
Scottish oil and gas decommissioning firm Well-Safe Solutions is “actively” looking at additional rigs to buy once it seals a maiden gig for the first vessel in its fleet.
Chrysaor has submitted its decommissioning plans for a southern North Sea platform to the UK Government.
Offshore engineering firm Aquaterra Energy is targeting the decommissioning market as it continues to rebuild its Aberdeen team.
Oil firm Perenco is due to begin decommissioning work at its Tyne and Guinevere installations in the Southern North Sea with the help of Fred Olsen Windcarrier.
A Scottish decommissioning company has announced the acquisition of Glasgow-based engineering firm.
Decommissioning Southeast Asia’s aging oilfields offers a vast but challenging market opportunity.
A fledgling plug and abandonment firm which recently received a £66 million investment has said it “expected” its £2.7m loss.
DecomWorld – subsidiary of Reuters Events- today announced the release their 2020 Decommissioning Market Report and International Supply-Chain Decommissioning Roadmap.
An annual offshore decommissioning conference has “left its comfort zone”, organisers said as the 2019 event drew to a close yesterday.
A UK Government official said yesterday that 2019 was a “year of scrutiny” for the offshore oil and gas decommissioning industry - and it was not a “one-off”.
The UK oil and gas industry must get more “radical” and “strategic” if it wants to make big decommissioning cost savings, an industry expert said.
The predicted cost of decommissioning the UK’s offshore wind farms has already risen to about £4 billion, the audience heard at a conference in St Andrews yesterday.