The majority of UK North Sea assets are being dismantled in Britain, new figures have revealed amid concerns of overseas yards winning decommissioning work.
A new joint industry partnership has been formed to identify areas suitable for stowing wind turbines while they await installation.
A “right assets right hands” approach to retiring North Sea infrastructure could benefit new decommissioning suppliers, according to an industry chief.
The outgoing boss of Decom North Sea (DNS) has said 2021 could be a “defining year” for the industry, but decommissioning “needs to pay its way”.
Industry organisation Decom North Sea (DNS) has announced the appointment of its new “highly respected” chief executive.
A long-awaited UK Government paper into oil and gas decommissioning lacks clarity on certain key areas, a trade body has said.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has pitched a £100m loan fund to the UK Government to stimulate North Sea decommissioning activity.
Aberdeen should use a giant decommissioned oil platform as a "first class tourist attraction", according to a long-standing city campaigner.
Offshore decommissioning work will be "much more consistent" due to the low oil price and Covid combination, an industry veteran has predicted.
Decom North Sea has announced the first post-Covid event to be held in person for Aberdeen's oil and gas industry.
UK decommissioning activity is expected to increase due to the effects of Covid-19, but threats to jobs and the longevity of skilled SMEs will impact the “capacity and capability” to carry it out.