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.
A new research base with the tools to transform the UK into a global leader in oilfield demolition has opened in a tiny Aberdeenshire village.
At Oil & Gas UK and Decom North Sea’s Decommissioning Conference in St Andrews in November there was a presentation about the potential for decommissioning to contribute to the circular economy, and in particular the need to move our focus from recycling to re-use.
A Norwegian yard owner and a Dutch heavy lift crane vessel operator have signed the contract to decommission a UK North Sea platform.
Faroe Petroleum has tabled draft plans to the UK Government for decommissioning the Ketch and Schooner gas fields in the southern North Sea.
A Chinese state-owned maritime giant which completed the largest single-lift sea salvage operation in history will today open the doors to its first UK office in Dundee.
The Greenpeace response to my criticism of their decommissioning written evidence given to the Commons Select Committee only served to reinforce my views.
The UK Government will be lumbered with liability for oil fields as operators transform or disappear completely over the coming decades, an industry commentator has said.
Scotland’s first ultra-deep-water (UDW) port would have to secure 10 decommissioning projects to pay for itself, a flagship report said.
Nearly £1 billion worth of security has been squirreled away to protect UK taxpayers from being slapped with excessive decommissioning bills, a UK Government official said.
A £2.5 million cash pot will be shared between 12 decommissioning projects as part of the Scottish Government's latest funding round.
Scotland's energy minister will launch the annual Offshore Decommissioning Conference in St Andrews today.