I’m baffled by the Curlew decommissioning saga that will now see the life-expired FPSO be dismantled in Norway rather than via the original arrangement whereby it was to be prepped in Dundee prior to being towed to Turkey for chopping up.
The Shell Curlew FPSO (floating production storage and offloading vessel), which had been moored in Dundee for decommissioning work, has left the port.
The “vast majority” of UK offshore oil infrastructure will be decommissioned in Britain despite competition from Norwegian yards for the biggest jobs, a market expert claimed.
A Scottish politician said yesterday he was “deeply disappointed” that an oil production vessel which has sat in Dundee for a year will be dismantled in Norway.
Shell has awarded Norwegian firm AF Gruppen the contract for dismantling and recycling the Curlew floating production vessel.
The rig site survey has begun on Corallian Energy's Curlew-A field in the central North Sea.
Bosses at hazardous waste management company Augean said today that they are targeting further growth in the North Sea decommissioning market.
Shell's Curlew vessel has arrived in Dundee for cleaning and waste disposal as part of a contract with Augean North Sea Services (ANSS).
Talon Petroleum is an intriguing company.
Australian oil firm Talon Petroleum said today that it had completed the acquisition of EnCounter Oil.
Hazardous waste management company Augean said its North Sea services subsidiary had “moved up the supply chain” in 2018.
Oil giant Shell has revealed the vessel for its Curlew field in the North Sea would be taken to Turkey for dismantling.
Corallian Energy has raised almost £1 million to help pay for the Curlew-A appraisal well.
Energy giant Shell today handed in draft decommissioning plans for the Curlew field in the North Sea.
Swire Pacific Offshore has been hit with a Health and Safety (HSE) improvement notice after an incident involving Shell's Curlew FPSO in the North Sea. The move comes after Shell were also hit with a warning notice last year following the incident in January 2015.