Aberdeen oil and gas engineering services firm Plexus Holdings has been awarded an equipment contract for a new North Sea plug and abandonment (P&A) project by SLB (NYSE: SLB).
Well plug and abandonment
Companies developing “ground-breaking technologies” for North Sea decommissioning are up against it to deliver their solutions in time.
More than 2,000 North Sea wells are poised to be decommissioned over the next decade, an average of just shy of four a week.
Highlighting supply chain opportunities within the lucrative well decommissioning sector will be a key focus of an industry event, due to take place in Aberdeen later this month.
Oilfield technology specialist isol8 has opened a new £150,000 manufacturing base in Aberdeen, with plans to add dozens of jobs to its headcount.
As strange as it may seem, the North Sea, in its current form anyway, is slowly but steadily entering its twilight years.
Well-Safe Solutions has bagged a second decommissioning contract for the Well-Safe Guardian in less that a month.
A new initiative aimed at accelerating the pace at which plug and abandonment (P&A) technology is qualified and commercialised has been launched.
Convincing the oil and gas industry to break convention is never going to be an easy task.
Decom North Sea (DNS) and the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) are “aligned” on the urgent need to stimulate decommissioning activity so that North Sea jobs can be saved.
North-east offshore chemical engineering firm Aubin Group has devised new technology aimed at slashing well abandonment costs.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has asked operators to volunteer for a pilot programme aimed at reducing well plug and abandonment (P&A) costs.