North-east offshore chemical engineering firm Aubin Group has devised new technology aimed at slashing well abandonment costs.
A topside module from Shell’s Leman field in the southern North Sea was delivered Great Yarmouth for dismantling today.
Decommissioning will be a prominent feature at this year’s SPE Offshore Europe. Energy found out more from Steve Phimister, executive committee member of the event and vice president of Shell’s UK & Ireland upstream business unit.
North Sea decommissioning represents a "very poor deal" financially for UK taxpayers, according to an industry expert.
Fairfield Energy submitted plans for decommissioning parts of the North Sea Dunlin area to the UK Government today.
Marathon Oil has become the latest firm to propose leaving large volumes of kit in the North Sea as part of decommissioning plans.
Marathon Oil submitted a draft of its decommissioning plans for the Brae Area to the UK Government today.
Aquaterra Energy has clinched a multi-million pound contract to supply equipment for a subsea abandonment project in the North Sea.
The UK general election showed attitudes to decommissioning are “changing for the better”, an analyst has said.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said yesterday that constructing a deep-water port could be key to Scotland capitalising on decommissioning work.
The decommissioning of a North Sea platform will create 35 jobs in Shetland.
The head of Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has said industry is ready to resume the push for decommissioning tax relief after next week’s general election.
AkerBP has awarded Allseas a six year Transport, Installation and Removal contract.
A Scottish conservationist has said changing European laws to allow more oil rigs to be left at sea could present a “colossal opportunity” for the North Sea.
A North Sea operator will soon start plugging and abandoning (P&A) wells on the Beatrice oil field as it prepares a wider decommissioning programme.
Leading figures from across the North Sea industry were at the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) in Aberdeen yesterday for a workshop to discuss priorities for the new decommissioning solution centre (DSC).
Able UK has released time-lapse footage of the Brent Delta topside being skidded onto quay six at its yard in Hartlepool.
InterMoor Ltd has added rigless well abandonment capabilities to its UK-based services ahead of an expected North Sea decommissioning boom.
Shell’s Brent Delta topside was delivered to Able UK’s yard in Hartlepool this week, where it will be dismantled and recycled.
One of the North Sea’s most iconic pieces of oil and gas infrastructure arrived in a murky Hartlepool last night after more than 40 years offshore.
The Pioneering Spirit vessel has transferred Shell's Brent Delta topside onto a barge ahead of its delivery to a yard in Teesside.
The world's largest vessel by displacement, the Pioneering Spirit, set a new world record when it lifted the Brent Delta top side last month in a single go.
The newly opened Oil and Gas Technology Centre is looking for innovative ideas to transform how North Sea oil and gas wells are plugged and abandoned in the future.
Allseas’s Pioneering Spirit vessel has removed the topside section of Shell’s Brent Delta platform in the North Sea. Swiss contractor Allseas said it had broken the world lifting record in the process. Pioneering Spirit removed the 24,000-tonne topside structure in a single lift. It is now transporting the structure to a decommissioning yard in Teesside, north-east England.