How to remove a 600,000 tonne structure in the middle of the North Sea? Most likely, operator CNR International simply won’t.
CNR International has decided to shut down Ninian, one of the greatest oilfields in the North Sea, due to “challenging” UK market conditions.
Operator CNR International has been slammed by the safety watchdog after it was found to have delayed 36,000 hours of North Sea maintenance.
Strikes have been averted after Unite the union reached a pay deal with Petrofac covering around 100 North Sea workers.
“It didn’t matter where we went around the world”, says Gordon Menzies of Scottish folk duo Gaberlunzie, “somebody always shouted: ‘Sing us the Kishorn Commandos’”.
North Sea oil and gas firm Tailwind Energy has completed its acquisition of Decipher Energy, of Aberdeen.
KCA Deutag has won a multi-million pound deal for work on three offshore platforms in the UK North Sea.
A Scottish dry dock which is seeking to host major North Sea decommissioning and renewables projects has received a £1million upgrade.
North Sea newcomer Decipher Energy has delivered first oil from the Orlando field less than two years after taking over the 10 million barrel project from a victim of the downturn.
A suspected depth charge near a North Sea platform has turned out to be nothing more than a harmless, degraded float or buoy.
Work is finally under way to remove an unexploded device located near a North Sea oil platform.
North Sea newcomer Decipher Energy has applied for permission to tie the Orlando field back to the Ninian Central platform.
An unexploded device sitting near a North Sea platform will wait out the winter before a removal attempt is made.
Production has been shut down on the Ninian Central platform in the UK North Sea for maintenance work on the asset’s fire pumps. CNR International, which operates the platform, said production would resume as soon as the current work had been completed. The Ninian Central platform is 249miles off the coast of Aberdeen.