Operators are waiting years for decisions on the contentious topic of whether they can leave structures in the sea.
Subsea services provider DeepOcean has completed a "significant" decommissioning project on the Dunlin Alpha platform.
Doubt has been cast over decommissioning plans for Fairfield Energy’s Dunlin field, as UK regulators walk back support to leave key pieces of oil and gas infrastructure in place.
Heerema has released a gallery of images showing the lift and removal of the Dunlin platform in the North Sea.
AF Decom has reported that all preparation and removal works have now been completed at the Dunlin Alpha platform, as it awaits removal by the Sleipnir heavy lift vessel (HLV).
The Sleipnir heavy lift vessel is back at the Dunlin platform, this time to kick off the main decommissioning work.
Preparatory works have kicked off in the North Sea ahead of the removal of the Dunlin Alpha topside.
Bosses at engineering firm AF Gruppen remain open minded about a future decommissioning partnership after a previous venture failed to gain traction.
Costs of decommissioning the Greater Dunlin Area in the North Sea have increased by £25million in the last year, with the completion timeline slipping.
A Banchory man whose fingerprints are on several major North Sea projects has been hired by Global Engineering and Construction (E&C) to bolster the Granite City firm’s growth plans.
‘There is a discernible gap between the rhetoric and the reality’: Fairfield Decom MD on decision to cease trading
Following the news that Fairfield Decom will cease trading, Graeme Fergusson, managing director, shares his thoughts on the sector and the immediate risks that it faces.
Integrated decommissioning firm Fairfield Decom has confirmed it has ceased trading with immediate effect.
A “right assets right hands” approach to retiring North Sea infrastructure could benefit new decommissioning suppliers, according to an industry chief.
Law firm Gilson Gray has recruited Calum Crighton – a co-founder of Aberdeen's Lex Energy – to join its corporate practice.
The achievements of the UK oil and gas industry’s leading lights were celebrated in a virtual awards ceremony last night.
Fairfield Energy has cut £31million from the total bill to decommission the Greater Dunlin Area in the North Sea.
A giant North Sea project could help disprove false perceptions on redeveloping old fields, according to a former oil boss.
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.
An Aberdeenshire firm has joined forces with two major decommissioning contractors to launch a joint venture offering lower UK North Sea dismantling costs.
The UK Government has agreed to pay up to £400million in oil and gas decommissioning relief to one of Japan’s largest trading companies.
The Decommissioning Relief Deed dates back to a statement by the then Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, in September 2013.
Dutch heavy lift crane vessel firm Heerema Marine Contractors has won the contract to remove the Dunlin Alpha topside in the UK North Sea.
North Sea oil firm Fairfield Energy has applied for permission to leave the huge concrete legs of the Dunlin Alpha platform in the North Sea.
Concrete retrieved from the bed of the North Sea could be used in a planned £23million expansion project at a Highland port.
Fairfield Energy has awarded Bibby Offshore the contract for decommissioning the Greater Dunlin Area’s subsea infrastructure.