The majority of UK North Sea assets are being dismantled in Britain, new figures have revealed amid concerns of overseas yards winning decommissioning work.
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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.
A budding petroleum engineer is hoping to “give something back” to the universities that boosted his career by winning a prestigious award.
A “right assets right hands” approach to retiring North Sea infrastructure could benefit new decommissioning suppliers, according to an industry chief.
A 27-year-old, who has already co-invented a groundbreaking technology for the industry, is hoping her star will shine bright at the Decom North Sea awards this week.
Convincing the oil and gas industry to break convention is never going to be an easy task.
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.
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.