The North Sea could face higher decommissioning costs if it doesn’t change its ways of working, the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has warned as it sets out its new strategy.
Decom North Sea
The head of decommissioning at EnQuest has joined the board of industry trade body, Decom North Sea.
Two weeks from today, I’ll have the pleasure of taking part in Decom North Sea’s inaugural Decom Week.
Industry organisation Decom North Sea (DNS) has announced the appointment of its new “highly respected” chief executive.
Harbour and industry chiefs say a £9 million funding pledge for a “game-changing” ultra-deep water decommissioning facility in Shetland is an important step in the right direction.
The joint heads of a taskforce are “absolutely confident” the group’s work will help stimulate an imminent ramp-up in North Sea oil-well decommissioning activity.
Decom North Sea (DNS) has confirmed its fourth Decom Awards will take place virtually for the second year running.
Industry body Decom North Sea (DNS) is set to broaden the sector’s horizons via a one-day, virtual event later this month.
Decom North Sea (DNS), the only membership organisation dedicated to the oil and gas decommissioning sector, has announced the appointment Alvaro Ranero to its Board of Directors.
Frustrated by uncertainty around project schedules offshore UK, North Sea decommissioning firms are increasingly looking overseas for work, a sector chief said.
In common with some other industry events, we took the decision to keep Decom Offshore in the calendar. Despite the difficulties wrought by the global pandemic, decommissioning has been in the headlines a number of times over the past six months. Decommissioning of offshore assets is inevitable and seismic market shifts as we’ve all recently encountered serve as a catalyst for further conversation around the timing and approach.
Decom North Sea (DNS) and the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) are “aligned” on the urgent need to stimulate decommissioning activity so that North Sea jobs can be saved.
Should the government stump up some of the cash it was going to pay out for decommissioning ahead of time, in order to get the ball rolling? Decom North Sea thinks so, although other opinions are available. At a time when the national debt is hitting record levels, and a number of sectors are calling for help, the government may not want to help out the oil and gas industry.
Politicians and industry lobbyists are calling for the UK Government to help save hundreds, if not thousands, of threatened North Sea jobs by urgently tackling a “cashflow conundrum”.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has pitched a £100m loan fund to the UK Government to stimulate North Sea decommissioning activity.
Fast-tracked North Sea decommissioning projects should be used as a “skills bridge” to get hundreds of oil workers over the current job-cuts crisis and into green energy roles, a new report said.
Aberdeen should use a giant decommissioned oil platform as a "first class tourist attraction", according to a long-standing city campaigner.
Decom North Sea (DNS) has announced the appointment of two new board members as it continues to implement a strategy of restructure and refocus.
Offshore decommissioning work will be "much more consistent" due to the low oil price and Covid combination, an industry veteran has predicted.
Decom North Sea has announced the first post-Covid event to be held in person for Aberdeen's oil and gas industry.
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.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has warned UK decommissioning spending will fall short of estimates over the next two years, bringing concerns of a “significant impact” on suppliers.
Representative body Decom North Sea (DNS) has entered into a pact to help its members find work in Brunei’s growing late life and decommissioning sector.
UK decommissioning activity is expected to increase due to the effects of Covid-19, but threats to jobs and the longevity of skilled SMEs will impact the “capacity and capability” to carry it out.
The chief executive of Decom North Sea (DNS) has left the oil and gas decommissioning industry organisation after 20 months at the helm.