“What keeps you up at night?” is the question that North Sea veteran Ray Riddoch recalls being asked by industry regulators.
Maersk Drilling has landed a 19-monthplugging and abandonment (P&A) contract with TotalEnergies and Petrogas through a rig-sharing agreement.
With expertise drawn from across the energy sector and a proven ability to tackle niche challenges, Add Energy shows that decommissioning complexity can be streamlined – and it may not signal the end of the road for every asset.
Well-Safe Solutions has landed a “groundbreaking” decommissioning campaign contract with Repsol Sinopec in the UK North Sea.
Ardyne has won an 86-well decommissioning contract in the North Sea, understood to be with operator EnQuest on the Heather and Thistle platforms.
Well Expertise has hailed an industry “first”, using an on-the-rig training simulator for a plug and abandonment (P&A) campaign.
A 27-year-old, who has already co-invented a groundbreaking technology for the industry, is hoping her star will shine bright at the Decom North Sea awards this week.
Swift Drilling has won a multi-year decommissioning deal with Wintershall in the North Sea.
Oilfield services firm Archer has delivered what it describes as “solid results” in an “extreme year”.
CNR International is planning a mass decommissioning campaign for nearly half of its North Sea wells by 2025, and is seeking contractors to partner on the scheme.
The UK Government’s upcoming energy white paper should give “serious consideration” to a proposed £100m decommissioning loan fund, according to a petroleum economist.
The total amount expected to be spent on decommissioning oil fields in the West of Shetland this decade has surged above £1billion.
The head of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) hopes a government sector deal for the North Sea will be agreed by the end of the year.
A Dutch well services firm has made a multi-million pound investment in a new UK base in Aberdeenshire.
Spirit Energy has trialled a new decommissioning technology which could save the North Sea industry more than £100million per year.