US firm ConocoPhillips has picked Heerema Marine Contractors to remove four platforms from the Norwegian North Sea.
Environmental groups have rejected Shell’s plans to decommission the Brent oilfield in the North Sea.
The negative reaction by Lang Banks of the WWF and other NGOs to Shell’s Brent decommissioning plans was entirely predictable.
A platform maintenance backlog will “catch up” with North Sea operators, ushering in a first peak in decommissioning work, analysts have said.
The Chancellor has been challenged to “step up to the plate” and support the oil and gas industry in next week’s Budget.
A Canadian oil and gas company has submitted a draft decommissioning programme for a platform on one of the North Sea’s oldest producing fields.
The chief executive of Decom North Sea said the sector’s independent membership organisation is supporting companies in Tayside and Fife to win work. Roger Esson said many companies recognise that now is the time to become an integral part of a robust, global supply chain that will be ready for action when the time for decommissioning comes.
The Port of Dundee has appointed Southbay Civil Engineering as part of its multi-million pound North Sea decommissioning revamp.
The decommissioning of BP's Miller platform is bringing millions of pounds into the UK economy, according to the firm charged with tackling the massive project.
Scottish Conservative Energy spokesman Alexander Burnett has called for the life of the North Sea's oil and gas industry to be "extended, not ended".
Unite is urging the Scottish Government to back Scottish Labour’s call for public investment in crucial North Sea assets at risk of being scrapped amid the oil downturn.
Aberdeen University is taking the North Sea decommissioning debate to an unlikely venue in the Granite City this week.
Scotland is a "decade behind" in preparing for North Sea oil and gas decommissioning and risks losing out on millions of dollars of potential work, according to union chiefs.
The Scottish Government maintains that the country is not missing the boat on decommissioning projects despite another UKCS project going to a Norwegian firm.
Norwegian engineering firm Kvaerner has won a 200millionNOK decommissioning contract from Italy's Sapiem.
Decommissioning was in the spotlight again after a number of significant announcements last week.
Royal Dutch Shell are likely to take their time over the Brent decommissioning process due to the controversial fallout from a previous disposal attempt, according to one industry analyst.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has vowed to provide more details about the Scottish Government’s new decommissioning fund “in due course”.
Cleaning up the North Sea should go hand-in-hand with job creation, according to the world's leading independent conservation organisation.
Industry body Oil and Gas UK has hailed the Scottish Government's multi-million pound backing of a decommissioning fund as a major boost for the struggling supply chain.
Energy giant Shell has submitted proposals to the government for the decommissioning of its Brent field.
The SNP's £5million North Sea oil and gas decommissioning fund is "barely a drop in the ocean", according to the Scottish Labour party.
Shell reached an "important milestone" today as the firm submitted its plan for decommissioning the Brent field to the UK Government.
Nicola Sturgeon will visit Aberdeen today to announce a new multi-million pound decommissioning fund for the North Sea.
Shell has published two videos explaining its approach to the Brent field decommissioning project.