Using old North Sea platforms to store carbon emissions underground would be “10 times cheaper” than decommissioning them, according to a new study.
A pioneering new microbial technology which will soon be trialled in the UK North Sea could add decades to the basin’s lifespan, saving jobs and “kicking decommissioning down the track”.
Preparation work is under way ahead of dismantling a 12,500 tonne oil platform in the Northern North Sea.
North Sea decommissioning costs were £400million lower than expected in 2018, according to a new report from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
Executives from Brazil’s biggest port said they want to “copy and paste” Dundee’s decommissioning success on a visit to the city this week.
Bosses at hazardous waste management company Augean said today that they are targeting further growth in the North Sea decommissioning market.
Funding worth £4 million is up for grabs in a fresh attempt to boost Scotland’s share of North Sea decommissioning work.
Aberdeen Harbour Board has released a video of decommissioning work taking place for Total’s Leadon field in the North Sea.
The delivery of a North Sea oil platform to Lerwick highlights the Shetland port’s status as a “centre of excellence” for decommissioning, a joint-venture has said.
UK oilfield services firm Expro has been awarded a £16million contract to help decommission an offshore field for Malaysian operator Petronas.
The wait for a “significant pick up” in the North Sea’s subsea vessel market is likely to continue until 2021, according to a leading shipbroking firm.
North Sea decommissioning cost forecasts have dropped because companies are "holding up a mirror up to themselves" and sharing lessons, according to a top industry boss.
The UK Government has given CNR International's plans for decommissioning the Ninian Northern platform the seal of approval.
Recruitment in Aberdeen is on the cards for Norwegian firm HydraWell.
US oil major ConocoPhillips has handed in its plans for decommissioning the MacCulloch field to the UK Government.
Fairfield Energy has cut £31million from the total bill to decommission the Greater Dunlin Area in the North Sea.
Shell's Curlew vessel has arrived in Dundee for cleaning and waste disposal as part of a contract with Augean North Sea Services (ANSS).
The UK oil and gas industry is starting to get “very good” at decommissioning, the sector’s top regulator said yesterday.
A key industry report detailing the cost of decommissioning on the UK Continental Shelf and the progress being made by industry, government and regulators to reduce costs by more than 30 per cent will be unveiled at OGUK’s upcoming business breakfast in London.
The Pioneering Spirit vessel has removed the original accommodation platform for the Valhall field in the Norwegian North Sea.
An Aberdeen-headquartered firm has made a huge breakthrough in its mission to become a dominant force in the oil-well decommissioning market.
While the UKCS continues to thrive, with oil production in 2018 the highest since 2011, news of the launch of Fairfield Decom is also evidence of the evolving decommissioning market.
The managing director of a new Aberdeenshire-based decommissioning business has said he has already received interest from south-east Asia in the weeks-old venture.
A top lawyer has urged the oil industry to be mindful of the fallout from Shell’s Brent Spar project when considering decommissioning.
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.