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.
Oil and gas companies need to engage earlier with regulators and learn from past projects for the North Sea decommissioning sector to realise its potential, according to an industry chief.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) today identified the six elements that will turn the UK into a decommissioning powerhouse.
Jeremy Corbyn has announced the Labour party will develop a decommissioning plan for the North Sea.
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.
Energy services firm Petrofac said today it had saved Tullow Oil $2.5million on a well decommissioning job in the southern North Sea.
A decommissioning cost breakthrough is expected to set off a wave of private-equity (PE) investments in the North Sea.
Engineering consultancy ABB has started work on a contract to manage the dismantling of a refinery in south Wales.
There is nothing definite in business, just opportunities and possibilities.
Maersk Supply Service have been awarded a contract to provide decommissioning services for the Janice field in the North Sea.
Ice pigging, oil-spotting satellites, plasmabits and tyre mattresses were among the technologies on show at a decommissioning industry event in Aberdeen yesterday.
A trio of oil and gas companies told the North Sea supply chain how to get involved in decommissioning projects at an event in Aberdeen this week.
The first minister has vowed to maximise the opportunities for the Scottish economy from the dismantling of North Sea oil platforms.