Decommissioning: It’s not over until it’s over


Is decommissioning and the demise of oil and gas being heralded prematurely within the UKCS, with prospects recently announced onshore near Gatwick and west of Shetland through BP and Total? Fracking in Lancashire has been given the go ahead and it won’t be long before we see this in the central belt of Scotland, utilising Grangemouth and extending its life even further.


Shetland names 10 projects for growth


Ten projects which could generate more than 600 jobs through increased productivity and economic growth have been identified by Shetland Islands Council (SIC) ahead of negotiations with government on securing an islands deal.


Lerwick targets further decommissioning work


The chairman of Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) has hailed the growing contribution of cruise ship visits as the organisation released its annual review, showing a steep drop in profits and a decline in turnover last year.


Unravelling some of the myths around decommissioning


It’s a busy week for decommissioning with our London business briefing focusing on this emerging sector of the industry and we’re also anticipating the publication of the Oil and Gas Authority’s (OGA) 2018 UKCS Decommissioning Cost Estimate report.


Opinion: Let’s give rigs to reefs a try


Coverage of the Decom Offshore conference left me feeling very frustrated and dismayed. It was the same old, same old: