The port of Montrose might not leap out as the most obvious choice of facility for decommissioning work.
UK taxpayers could be liable for a significant share of the North Sea’s multi-billion pound decommissioning costs over the next 40 years, according to a new study.
Lloyd’s Register has launched a new service to un-cloud the regulatory and technical aspects of oil and gas decommissioning.
Decommissioning faces the challenge of “inertia” within the industry according to a Shell project director leading the way with North Sea decommissioning.
Scotland’s energy minister said today that the Scottish Government was ready to invest to stop decommissioning work going overseas.
Former Scottish secretary Alistair Carmichael said today that the decommissioning market should become a key driver of employment in Orkney and Shetland.
A trade unionist has called for industry and government to invest in decommissioning to make sure the sector creates as many jobs as possible.
A groundbreaking new report predicts a steady rise in decommissioning work in the UK and Norway over the coming decade.
An Aberdeen offshore engineering services firm believes there is money to be made in the gap between well plugging and abandonment (P&A) and platform removal.
Two north-east firms have teamed up to provide a joint package of onshore decommissioning services.
The £415million Aberdeen harbour expansion project took another step towards fruition yesterday after the project received consent for dredging and construction.
Despite having some of the most ambitious plans of any UK port, bosses at Aberdeen harbour are not getting carried away as far as decommissioning is concerned.
Bosses at Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) on Shetland see their workplace as Scotland’s main base for decommissioning.
The Offshore Coordinating Group (OCG) has hit out at the decommissioning of a giant oil and gas vessel after it was found languishing on a Bangladesh beach.
Industry chiefs have said the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) can make a telling contribution to efforts to support the North Sea supply chain.
A fresh push on decommissioning to reinvigorate the North-east economy is needed from the Scottish Government, according to Scottish Green co-convener Maggie Chapman.
With decommissioning edging its way to the forefront of North Sea industry minds, yards are already vying for a slice of a pie thought to be worth £50billion over 30 years.
An Aberdeenshire turbine firm has recorded a near-doubling of its profits two years in a row thanks to strong international sales and the success of new products lines.
Supply chain companies will have a chance to promote themselves in poster format at next month’s Offshore Decommissioning Conference in St Andrews.
The owner of Invergordon Service Base is launching a bid to attract North Sea decommissioning work to the facility.
Allseas has released footage of its giant decommissioning vessels' maiden heavy lift job.
Ports in the north-east of Scotland must band together with their UK neighbours to fend off the challenge from Norway and the Netherlands for decommissioning work.
Last week, the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) published its Decommissioning Delivery Programme – the follow up to its Decommissioning Strategy, which was published earlier this year.
The Oil and Gas Authority’s boss believes the involvement of more than one authority in UK offshore decommissioning will not frustrate North Sea companies.
The UK is set to spend billions on offshore decommissioning and removal. It is generally believed oil and gas companies will pay for this work. This is not the case. The taxpayer will fund a large proportion through tax breaks.