decommissioning

North Sea

Kishorn Port enhances offer with new accommodation block

The upgrading of Kishorn Port (KPL) as its owners bid to win more work from the oil and gas, renewable energy and decommissioning sectors has continued, with the establishment of new on-site accommodation for workers at the remote Wester Ross facility.

Podcast

EV Out Loud: Decom cash, a rig dash and a South African splash

Should the government stump up some of the cash it was going to pay out for decommissioning ahead of time, in order to get the ball rolling? Decom North Sea thinks so, although other opinions are available. At a time when the national debt is hitting record levels, and a number of sectors are calling for help, the government may not want to help out the oil and gas industry.

Opinion

Curlew – a decom object lesson

I’m baffled by the Curlew decommissioning saga that will now see the life-expired FPSO be dismantled in Norway rather than via the original arrangement whereby it was to be prepped in Dundee prior to being towed to Turkey for chopping up.

Promoted

Smart Basin: A key tool in energy transition

Data is key to good decision making in all sectors of industry and society and the Technology Leadership Board Digital Technology Theme highlights the truly disruptive potential of digital technologies. As we move towards a net zero economy, only through exploiting cross sectoral data can we achieve the potential of digital technologies, thereby aiding a smooth and sustainable energy transition. Combining data from the oil and gas and the renewables sectors with the nascent hydrogen and carbon capture and storage (CCS) industries will provide a platform for the best decision making.  At the National Decommissioning Centre (NDC) we are initiating several projects which will help deliver this.