Opinion: The Decommissioning dream team


In the UK North Sea, a lower for longer environment has seen a number of operators accelerate their decommissioning programmes. But even an industry downturn has its silver lining. The start of decommissioning offers significant revenue for the UK’s supply chain. However, operators are faced with a lack of experience, so having the right team in place will be vital to success. If not they could face delays, rising costs and significant safety issues. Andrew Greenwood, Recruitment Director – Europe and Africa at Airswift, discusses this challenge, the decommissioning ‘dream team’ and the opportunity that lies ahead.