The head of Bilfinger has said an industry labour shortage, which could materialise in “two or three years”, is among his main concerns for the oil and gas sector.
Oil and Gas UK forecast that by 2027, the spend on decommissioning in UKCS will reach £15.3 billion.
A new decommissioning company in Aberdeenshire is seeking out its first contract, saying their inaugural customer “needs to be as visionary as us”.
Industry leaders discussed the potential need for a “new brand” for decommissioning at Offshore Europe yesterday as it “implies you’re getting rid of rubbish”.
Canadian Natural Resources International (CNRI) has announced it has completed a preparation campaign to dismantle a 12,500 tonne oil platform in the North Sea.
Since opening two-and-a-half years ago, the boss of the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) believes it has come some way to “debunk” the concept the UK industry is reluctant to try new ideas.
Given that you’re reading this on the eve of Offshore Europe, it seems like a fitting opportunity to discuss a key focus for Decom North Sea in 2019 (and beyond): internationalisation.
Petrofac has been handed a decommissioning contract for wells at two fields in the central North Sea.
Plans have been submitted which could see a first for the UK North Sea for oil platforms being converted to support offshore wind farms.
Bosses at an Aberdeen load monitoring equipment firm have said they are “proud” of how far the business has come in a short space of time.
Yard owner Able UK has published breathtaking footage of the helipad being detached from Shell's Brent Bravo platform.
Using old North Sea platforms to store carbon emissions underground would be “10 times cheaper” than decommissioning them, according to a new study.
A pioneering new microbial technology which will soon be trialled in the UK North Sea could add decades to the basin’s lifespan, saving jobs and “kicking decommissioning down the track”.
Preparation work is under way ahead of dismantling a 12,500 tonne oil platform in the Northern North Sea.
North Sea decommissioning costs were £400million lower than expected in 2018, according to a new report from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
Executives from Brazil’s biggest port said they want to “copy and paste” Dundee’s decommissioning success on a visit to the city this week.
Bosses at hazardous waste management company Augean said today that they are targeting further growth in the North Sea decommissioning market.
Funding worth £4 million is up for grabs in a fresh attempt to boost Scotland’s share of North Sea decommissioning work.
Aberdeen Harbour Board has released a video of decommissioning work taking place for Total’s Leadon field in the North Sea.
The delivery of a North Sea oil platform to Lerwick highlights the Shetland port’s status as a “centre of excellence” for decommissioning, a joint-venture has said.
UK oilfield services firm Expro has been awarded a £16million contract to help decommission an offshore field for Malaysian operator Petronas.
The wait for a “significant pick up” in the North Sea’s subsea vessel market is likely to continue until 2021, according to a leading shipbroking firm.
North Sea decommissioning cost forecasts have dropped because companies are "holding up a mirror up to themselves" and sharing lessons, according to a top industry boss.
The UK Government has given CNR International's plans for decommissioning the Ninian Northern platform the seal of approval.
Recruitment in Aberdeen is on the cards for Norwegian firm HydraWell.