Troubled manufacturing firm Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) needs to "actively look to attract" oil and gas decommissioning work after losing out on another multi-million wind farm contract, a leading energy analyst has said.
Two north-east firms have cemented a partnership established at the turn of the century by extending it into the next decade.
The winds of change continue to sweep across the renewable energy sector. Technology is moving forward rapidly with step-changes in the size, capacity and efficiency of wind turbines.
An Aberdeenshire firm has joined forces with two major decommissioning contractors to launch a joint venture offering lower UK North Sea dismantling costs.
A fledgling firm in Aberdeenshire hopes to capitalise on a “flourishing” future trade in decommissioned oilfield equipment.
Shell is expected to spend $1.5bn (£1.152bn) on decommissioning in the North Sea over the next six years, according to a new forecast.
As many North Sea oil and gas assets reach the end of their productive lives, decommissioning is increasingly on the C-Suite agenda.
The Oil and Gas Authority has pledged to become “increasingly robust” in an effort to revitalise exploration in the North Sea.
An Aberdeen-headquartered firm has reached a major milestone in its quest to become the oil and gas industry’s top well-decommissioning specialist.
The UK Government has agreed to pay up to £400million in oil and gas decommissioning relief to one of Japan’s largest trading companies.
A Kishorn Port (Kpl) boss has declared the west coast site “shovel ready” for oil an gas decommissioning projects after it was granted a waste management licence by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa).
Petrofac has won a decommissioning contract worth around £12.2m with Tullow Oil.
These are interesting times for the UK decommissioning sector. There is no doubt we are undergoing a transition.
Significant uncertainty remains over the multibillion-pound cost to the taxpayer of decommissioning offshore oil and gas assets, MPs have said.
A feasibility study into a virtual deep water port in the Firth of Forth has been commissioned by a newly-formed group to promote Dundee as a decommissioning hub.
The recent government call for evidence provides an opportunity to restate my case for a review of the current legislative framework associated with decommissioning.
A government consultation has been launched on how to strengthen the UK’s oil and gas decommissioning capabilities.
Unlike most oil and gas installations, the Beatrice complex is visible from land.
A safety specialist is eyeing a move to Dundee to capitalise on upcoming decommissioning projects.
Hazardous waste management company Augean said its North Sea services subsidiary had “moved up the supply chain” in 2018.
The UK’s annual spending on decommissioning activities has been forecasted to go beyond £1.5billion within three years.
Aberdeen-headquartered John Lawrie Group has announced it will set up a £5million decommissioning base at the Port of Dundee.
The recent Energy Voice article covering the chief executive of the OGA, Andy Samuel’s evidence to the inquiry into the public cost of decommissioning oil and gas infrastructure at Westminster, prompted me to review the minutes of the session.
More clarity is expected on North Sea decommissioning costs by the end of the month, according to the chief executive of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
As someone who provided written evidence to the House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee, The future of the oil and gas industry, I attended the launch of the final report at an Oil and Gas Technology Centre session on Monday, February 4th.