The UK Government recently published updated guidance on Oil and gas: offshore environmental legislation (20 March, 2020). It was a reminder that the OSPAR decommissioning regulations are not consistent with the UK’s Conservation of Offshore Marine Habitats and Species Regulations 2017.
Dundee will become the go-to hub for decommissioning work in the UK according to the man who has spearheaded the city’s move into the sector.
The UK Government has approved a plan to decommission a North Sea development less than five years after first oil.
A trio of oil rigs whose departure from the UK was blocked two years ago amid safety and environmental concerns are still in the Cromarty Firth.
Oil and gas firm EnQuest has confirmed plans to decommissioning its fire-damaged Heather Alpha platform in the northern section of the UK North Sea.
A document has revealed that UK safety regulators flagged issues with EnQuest’s Thistle platform years before it was evacuated over subsea structural concerns.
Premier Oil will be “increasing its workforce” in other UK projects as the vessel which produces through its Huntington field prepares to sail off in summer.
A US oil major that sold most of its UK offshore business last year has become an Aberdeenshire-based research centre’s first industrial “anchor partner”.
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EnQuest has revealed plans to temporarily leave a pair of 1,200-tonne oil storage tanks from its Thistle platform at the bottom of the North Sea after structural concerns forced their removal.
Petrobras has set out the opportunity for UK firms to help decommission assets from its former “cash cow” Campos basin.
Oil giant Shell has confirmed that decommissioning work on the Curlew floating production (FPSO) vessel moored in Dundee has been halted.
DNO, which took over Aberdeen-based Faroe Petroleum last year, has taken £112million of impairments costs related to its newly-acquired fields in the North Sea.
Chrysaor has submitted its decommissioning plans for a southern North Sea platform to the UK Government.
Offshore engineering firm Aquaterra Energy is targeting the decommissioning market as it continues to rebuild its Aberdeen team.
EnQuest has submitted plans to decommission a North Sea development and its production vessel less than five years after achieving first oil.
In March last year one of the most charismatic figures to hold office as an energy minister in the UK became chairman of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
DecomWorld – part of Reuters Events - today announced a new research session into decommissioning cost reduction, which will tackle issues of price efficacy, benchmarking and the environmental impact of such approaches.
A government report has revealed CNOOC was the biggest tax spender in the North Sea last year while energy giant Shell paid the least on balance after a reimbursement.
Taqa has submitted plans to decommission a 30-year-old platform in the UK North Sea.
Ithaca Energy has submitted decommissioning plans for its Anglia field in the Southern North Sea.
Shell has revealed it received more than £60m back from the UK Government last year in relation to decommissioning its Brent field in the North Sea.
A Scottish decommissioning company has announced the acquisition of Glasgow-based engineering firm.
Reuters DecomWorld confirm over 30 international E&P’s to Join 12th annual decommissioning summit in Houston, 2020
DecomWorld – part of Reuters Events- today announced the confirmation of over 30 international E&P delegations to attend their 12th Annual D&A Summit (March 31 – 1 April, Houston).
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