The decommissioning sector is facing a myriad of challenges including inflationary pressures, skills shortages and a lack of project visibility according to Decom Mission, the Aberdeen-based trade body representing the industry.
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Decom North Sea has officially rebranded in order to better reflect the “broader trends of the energy transition”.
Aberdeen-based subsea robotics firm, Rovco, has appointed the former chief executive of Decom North Sea, Fraser Moonie, as its chief operating officer.
Decom North Sea, the only membership organisation focused upon decommissioning across the energy industry, has announced a programme of events for Decom Week 2023.
The sixth annual Decom North Sea Awards are coming to Aberdeen in the energy industry’s only awards dedicated to decommissioning excellence.
Decom North Sea argues the case for visibility of work for the supply chain, and hints at changes on the horizon for its own organisation.
After a tough few years for Decom North Sea (DNS), a new leadership team is now ready to give the organisation some deserved “love and attention”.
A reluctance to take a bet on the unknown; it’s a frequent gripe levelled at North Sea operators when it comes to decommissioning.
A new initiative aimed at supporting the career development of people moving into late life and decommissioning has been launched.
The majority of UK North Sea assets are being dismantled in Britain, new figures have revealed amid concerns of overseas yards winning decommissioning work.
More than 1,000 North Sea oil and gas wells will be decommissioned over the next five years, the UK regulator has said, carrying a multi-billion-pound prize.
Well-Safe Solutions has named Spirit Energy as the operator for its inaugural contract for its new Defender rig in the North Sea.
Highlighting supply chain opportunities within the lucrative well decommissioning sector will be a key focus of an industry event, due to take place in Aberdeen later this month.
Just as thing seemed to be looking up for the sector, decommissioning could be pushed to the back of the queue once again.
An oil and gas industry leader has highlighted an initiative to use a decommissioned platform as an art installation, asking ‘why isn’t this happening in Aberdeen?’
Energy services giant Petrofac (LON: PFC) is in discussions to bring an FPSO from the “other side of the world” to Europe for breaking up.
The industry regulator is in the process of drawing up a new decommissioning bill reduction target for North Sea operators.
The best and brightest in the industry were celebrated at the Decom North Sea Awards last night.
Some of the North Sea’s biggest players will set out their plans for moving to a low carbon future at an industry event.
As strange as it may seem, the North Sea, in its current form anyway, is slowly but steadily entering its twilight years.
Decommissioning offers an “exciting” growth area for oil and gas at a time when much of the industry is in decline, according to a leading market analyst.
When I joined Decom North Sea in April, one of the first things I was briefed on was the upcoming Decom Week which would take place in May, essentially replacing the existing Decom Offshore event, which had run for almost 10 years.
Harbour Energy is sending the Balmoral platform to Denmark for decommissioning, the third UK asset to be announced for overseas yards this year.
A project manager at a north-east firm shined brightest out of a trio of budding decommissioning experts to win a prestigious award today.
North Sea operators are being warned against introducing further “bureaucracy” amid concerns it could make life even more difficult for the supply chain.