Industry organisation Decom North Sea (DNS) has announced the appointment of its new “highly respected” chief executive.
EnQuest has handed in the decommissioning plans for its Heather platform in the North Sea.
The world’s largest construction vessel, Pioneering Spirit, completed a large-scale operation in the Firth of Forth on the weekend.
Oil and gas producers will be subject to tougher liabilities and rules around decommissioning in Australia in an effort to prevent a repeat of the Northern Endeavour fiasco, which is expected to cost taxpayers over $190 million.
Logistics company NorSea UK, of Aberdeen, has teamed up with two other firms to launch what is claimed to be Scotland’s first dedicated subsea decommissioning “hub”.
Shell received a refund from the UK Government of around $100 million in 2020, according to new figures.
An Australian company says its “unique” technology could lead to oil and gas rigs in the UK North Sea being repurposed as key infrastructure for geothermal energy - a new renewables sector.
Harbour and industry chiefs say a £9 million funding pledge for a “game-changing” ultra-deep water decommissioning facility in Shetland is an important step in the right direction.
Alpha Petroleum has handed in decommissioning plans for its Wenlock platform in the North Sea.
Neptune Energy will use Borr Drilling’s new Prospector 1 rig for a range of jobs offshore Netherlands and UK as part of a $21.4 million contract.
A landmark £16 billion deal has given the North Sea oil industry a huge boost in its quest to transition to a low-carbon future.
The decommissioning bill for NEO Energy’s newly-acquired Exxon Mobil assets in the UK has been estimated at $1.1billion (£795m).
Drilling contractor Odfjell has been awarded a five-year contract with Taqa in the UK.
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Swift Drilling has won a multi-year decommissioning deal with Wintershall in the North Sea.
Global energy consultancy Xodus Group has appointed a new late life and decommissioning lead in Asia-Pacific following a significant increase in activity in the region.
Petrodec has announced reactivation of a 40-year-old rig, which has been converted as its second decommissioning vessel for work in the UK North Sea.
More than A$50 billion ($40.5 billion) of necessary decommissioning work needs to be carried out on Australia’s offshore oil and gas infrastructure, over half of which must be started within the next ten years.
The joint heads of a taskforce are “absolutely confident” the group’s work will help stimulate an imminent ramp-up in North Sea oil-well decommissioning activity.
New changes for decommissioning tax rules will help end “areas of dispute” between the industry and UK government, according to a leading expert.
EnQuest said today that work to halt production from the Dons fields in the UK North Sea had begun.
Decom North Sea (DNS) has confirmed its fourth Decom Awards will take place virtually for the second year running.
Waste management firm Augean was back in the black during a 2020 marked by the axing of more than half of the workers at its North Sea division.
Australian energy service firm Worley said today it was helping Allseas to decommission two of Spirit Energy’s east Irish Sea platforms.
Petrofac has won its first contract for decommissioning work in Australia after building a track record in the UK.