Decommissioning

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May 31, 2023
ZEFIRO METHANE CORP. announced that a first-of-its-kind methodology has been published by the American Carbon Registry (“ACR”) allowing carbon credits to be created from the reduction of methane emissions by plugging orphaned oil and gas wells in Canada and the United States.
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May 25, 2023
BiSN’s patented technology is revolutionizing the oil and gas industry by enabling bismuth-based seals that are more reliable, durable, and cost-effective than traditional sealing methods.
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May 23, 2023
The multi-year decommissioning contract, valued at more than $20 million, will utilize Expro’s Subsea Well Access technology with a combination of open-water and in-riser applications deployed from a semi-submersible rig.
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May 18, 2023
Saipem has been awarded two new offshore contracts, one for Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) project in the Black Sea and one for decommissioning activities in the North Sea.
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April 19, 2023
A permanent, gas-tight seal was required for a well with a 36” OD that was experiencing gas migration.  In previous campaigns with Aker BP in Norway, BiSN had set the record for permanently sealing a 30” OD well in the North Sea.
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April 17, 2023
The “L7 Restitution Project” includes the decommissioning of nine jackets and ten topside modules, including bridge structures from the L7 field. The total weight of the installations is approximately 17,500 tonnes.
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April 03, 2023
Saipem has been awarded three new offshore contracts and two competitive FEED contracts totaling approximately $650 million.
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March 28, 2023
Operations have now been completed on the plugging and abandonment of a well in the Bentheim gas field, located in western Lower-Saxony, with a second well on the field due to be decommissioned later in 2023.
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March 23, 2023
Decom deployed its C1-24 chop saw in water depths of up to 1,050 meters as part of a decommissioning operation to recover a jumper connector on behalf of Total Energies in the Gulf of Guinea, offshore the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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November 22, 2022
Offshore Energies UK (OEUK), the leading representative body for the UK’s offshore energy industry, latest insight report expects over two thousand North Sea wells involved in oil and gas extraction to be decommissioned at a cost of around $23.7 billion over the next decade.
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October 04, 2022
Petrofac has officially taken over operatorship of the Northern Endeavour FPSO facility on behalf of the Australia Government, marking a major milestone in the landmark decommissioning contract.
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September 30, 2022
Energy services provider Expro has successfully completed the plug and abandonment of Ireland’s first indigenous gas wells. Expro provided the delivery of integrated subsea and well test services over an eight-month period.
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September 08, 2022
Petrodec, a decommissioning services specialist, has commenced on the decommissioning of the Amethyst A2D platform in the Amethyst gas field in the UK Southern North Sea.
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September 06, 2022
Last year, the NSTA expanded Pathfinder to host more information about a wider range of North Sea projects, including well decommissioning campaigns, and offshore wind and carbon capture and storage schemes.
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August 24, 2022
Spirit Energy Production (UK) ltd. has engaged ABL Group to provide marine warranty survey (MWS) and marine consultancy services for the operator’s decommissioning portfolio in the southern North Sea and the Irish Sea.
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August 16, 2022
Trendsetter Engineering, Inc. announced a contract award by Well‐Safe to utilize the Trident Intervention System and technical services for UK North Sea Abandonments.
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August 04, 2022
The forecast fell £1.5 billion to £44.5 billion last year – contributing to a total cut of £15 billion since 2017, when the North Sea Transition Authority introduced a baseline estimate of £59.7 billion and set a target of reducing costs by 35% to £39 billion by end-2022.
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July 26, 2022
Heerema has been awarded a decommissioning contract by Woodside Energy that includes the integrated engineering, preparation, removal, and transport of the Nganhurra RTM.
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July 26, 2022
Water management and risk prevention specialist OWM Group has been awarded a two-year framework agreement to provide potable water management products and services to decommissioning specialists Well-Safe Solutions.
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December 04, 2019
The workscope involved multiple campaigns comprising of preparation, removals of subsea infrastructure and final surveys, along with the management of all recovered waste for processing and safe disposal.
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November 07, 2019
“Over $26 billion is to be spent on UK decommissioning by 2030,” said Paul Main, a Wood Mackenzie Ltd. analyst focused on the upstream supply chain. By that time, companies will be spending more on removing redundant oil and gas facilities than developing new fields, he said.
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