Bosses at Shell and Step Change in Safety have hit out at onshore decommissioning safety standards, warning that “too many people are still getting hurt”.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has pitched a £100m loan fund to the UK Government to stimulate North Sea decommissioning activity.
The formal proposal for an oil and gas sector deal will be submitted to the UK government next month.
The head of Whalsay Energy has said the North Sea oil industry needs to address high spending on “pseudo-dead” facilities after they stop producing.
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.
The winners of the 2019 Decom North Sea Awards have been unveiled.
The oil and gas industry has been told the supply chain needs greater clarity on when decommissioning work will arrive in order to secure its future.
The North Sea supply chain is not interested in inflating the cost of decommissioning-related services, an industry chief has said.
Bureau Veritas has launched new guidelines for removal of oil and gas assets.
Aberdeen faces becoming a city in decline if its port continues to turn away vessels because it is too small to accommodate them, according to a senior Aberdeen Harbour executive.
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.
Leading industry figure Professor Paul de Leeuw will be keynote speaker this year's Decom Offshore event taking place in Aberdeen next month.