Video footage has been shared online by Demolition News showing the Ninian Northern platform having its legs blown off with explosives in Lerwick.
A trade union boss has said the Ninian Northern platform, which had its legs blown off as part of a decommissioning project, now looks “really scary” and at risk of “falling over at any time”.
Removal of the remains of the Buchan Alpha oil platform has been completed in Shetland.
The delivery of a North Sea oil platform to Lerwick highlights the Shetland port’s status as a “centre of excellence” for decommissioning, a joint-venture has said.
Veolia, the company responsible for the decommissioning and recycle of the Buchan Alpha oil production vessel, has donated around 150kg of leftover foodstuffs to the Shetland Foodbank.
A topside module from Shell’s Leman field in the southern North Sea was delivered Great Yarmouth for dismantling today.
Energy logistics provider Peterson has teamed up with Veolia to develop a £1million decommissioning facility in Great Yarmouth. Peterson was awarded £70,000 from New Anglia LEP’s flagship Growing Business Fund, to help establish the new facility.