Decommissioning

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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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April 02, 2019
Petrofac has been appointed well operator by Tullow Oil for the next phase of its Thames Decommissioning Project, following the award of a contract worth around $16 million.
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April 01, 2019
A concept study and Front End Engineering Design (FEED) project carried out by Xodus Group has determined that a North Sea operator will save up to $77.5 million (£59 million) by adopting a Not Normally Attended (NNA) status ahead of decommissioning the field.
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March 18, 2019
Jumbo has been awarded an offshore decommissioning project in the North Sea by TAQA Energy BV, involving the removal, transportation and disposal of three subsea protection domes and piles.
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March 04, 2019
International energy consultancy Xodus Group has expanded its decommissioning offering with the appointment of its first well decommissioning manager.
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February 04, 2019
Subsea project delivery firms James Fisher Offshore (JFO) and First Subsea have joined forces to launch a cut and lift product that aims to streamline decommissioning projects worldwide, simplifying operations while reducing costs and risk.
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January 11, 2019
The National Decommissioning Centre (NDC), a global technology R&D hub, is today opened by Lord Duncan, UK Government Minister for Scotland and Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Scottish Energy Minister, in Newburgh, in North-East Scotland’s Energetica Corridor.
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December 11, 2018
Decom North Sea, the membership organization for the oil and gas late life and decommissioning sector, has successfully secured a Decommissioning Challenge Fund (DCF) grant award from The Scottish Government.
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December 05, 2018
Decom North Sea has announced the publication of its Managing Offshore Decommissioning Waste Guidelines, produced in conjunction with D3 Consulting Ltd, during last week’s annual Offshore Decommissioning Conference.
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November 27, 2018
When Petrofac was appointed as well operator and main contractor for the latest phase of the Thames decommissioning project, the pressure was on to relive the success it delivered in 2016 for Tullow Oil.
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November 26, 2018
Hydraulic subsea tools specialist, Webtool, is developing a Fast Intervention Tool for subsea pipeline decommissioning in conjunction with Chevron Energy Technology Company.
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November 13, 2018
Unique Group, one of the world’s leading integrated subsea and offshore solution providers, together with Innovo, an engineering, construction and equipment rental company, have successfully completed a multi-million dollar decommissioning contract for Italian global marine, oil and gas contractor, Saipem, on a key offshore platform in the Middle East region.
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