The two years since SPE Offshore Europe 2015 haven’t taken long to pass. Through the challenging times we’ve all experienced, the North Sea oil and gas industry continues to operate, becoming ever smarter, ever leaner in its approach to business.
Decom North Sea
Twelve (very quick) months have passed since I took up my position at Decom North Sea and in that time, a lot has happened in the world of decommissioning.
One of the world's biggest dredgers is heading for Peterhead as an economic renaissance takes off in the Blue Toon.
A quick glance at the news right now illustrates that we are living through interesting times. In the UK alone, this past month’s headlines have been dominated by change, whether that means Brexit, IndyRef2 or the latest budget.
Industry body Decom North Sea (DNS) has unveiled Chris Cox, managing director of Centrica’s offshore exploration and production business, as keynote speaker for its 2017 conference and exhibition.
The chief executive of Decom North Sea said the sector’s independent membership organisation is supporting companies in Tayside and Fife to win work. Roger Esson said many companies recognise that now is the time to become an integral part of a robust, global supply chain that will be ready for action when the time for decommissioning comes.
Late life asset management through to decommissioning isn’t an industry awash with precedents and case studies, so what’s the key to getting it right?
As 2017 begins to take shape, North Sea decommissioning continues to dominate the headlines.
A plan to help maximise the value of North Sea decommissioning for small to medium-sized firms has been published by the Scottish Government’s economic development agencies.
A groundbreaking new report predicts a steady rise in decommissioning work in the UK and Norway over the coming decade.
Supply chain companies will have a chance to promote themselves in poster format at next month’s Offshore Decommissioning Conference in St Andrews.
Last week, the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) published its Decommissioning Delivery Programme – the follow up to its Decommissioning Strategy, which was published earlier this year.
Ice pigging, oil-spotting satellites, plasmabits and tyre mattresses were among the technologies on show at a decommissioning industry event in Aberdeen yesterday.
The industry body for North Sea decommissioning has appointed a new chairman who is on the books at Wood Group.
North Sea operating companies are slowly coming round to the idea that the spectre decommissioning is not going to vanish, an industry chief said.
An industry chief has said there is no rush for companies to jump headlong into North Sea decommissioning.
The industry body for North Sea decommissioning will today launch a new online toolkit with “limitless potential” for improving collaboration in the sector.
A senior executive from Shell's multi billion dollar Brent field decommissioning team said the delay in deploying the enormous would not add to the cost of the project, despite putting put back a year.
The chief executive of Decom North Sea said the Decom 2016 conference had seen the sector turn a corner.
Three oil and gas industry veterans have pooled their years of experience in well management to launch a new company focused on plugging and abandonment in the North Sea.
Decom Offshore 2016: North Sea decommissioning worth $100billion, double original estimates, says top boss
Scotland has the opportunity to be at the heart of a $100billion decommissioning industry, more than double the value previously estimated, according to the chairman of the industry body Decom North Sea.
Industry body Decom North Sea (DNS), has unveiled the programme for its flagship conference Decom Offshore.
The industry body for North Sea Decommissioning has today revealed the identity of its new chief executive Decom North Sea, which has expanded its global membership to 330 organisations since its inception in 2010, has handed the role to Roger Esson. Mr Esson has more than 20 years’ industry experience and has headed up decommissioning divisions at Stork and Amec Foster Wheeler.
Leading industry figure Professor Paul de Leeuw will be keynote speaker this year's Decom Offshore event taking place in Aberdeen next month.
Industry body Decom North Sea (DNS) has appointed a new vice-chair to its board of directors.