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.
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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.
An annual offshore decommissioning conference has “left its comfort zone”, organisers said as the 2019 event drew to a close yesterday.
The predicted cost of decommissioning the UK’s offshore wind farms has already risen to about £4 billion, the audience heard at a conference in St Andrews yesterday.
The rise of specialist decommissioning firms could give the UK the edge in a global oilfield dismantling market worth £67 billion over the next decade, a new report said.
Learning how to decommission oilfields without demolishing the UK oil and gas industry’s net-zero pledge is the “next big step”, a new report said.
Industry body Decom North Sea (DNS) has appointed Jinda Nelson as chair of its board.
Joint hosts Decom North Sea and OGUK have published the agenda for the tenth Offshore Decommissioning Conference, to be held in St Andrews, November 25-27 .
The UK oil and gas sector must be alive to the threat of rising costs in its quest to become the global expert in cost-effective decommissioning, industry experts have warned.
A boss at Neptune Energy has warned the industry to “move from a 20th century approach” to decommissioning.
A top lawyer has urged the oil industry to be mindful of the fallout from Shell’s Brent Spar project when considering decommissioning.
Finalists have been announced for a prestigious awards ceremony ahead of this year’s Decom Offshore conference.
Higher oil prices and industry’s “relentless focus” on efficiency have pushed decommissioning projects further into the future, a flagship report said.