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Monday, 01 August 2016 00:00

Building a connection

Jerry Lee takes a look at Weatherford’s new subsea wellhead connector, which allows operators to use vessels of opportunity for…
Published in OE: 2016 / August
Thursday, 28 July 2016 03:08

Damen designs decom vessel

Dutch firm Damen Shipyards Group has announced its latest concept design: the Damen Decommissioning Series. The vessel will specialize in…
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 03:43

Claxton inks Statoil abandonment contract

Claxton, an Acteon company, has been awarded a contract with Statoil to provide "rigless recovery" of seven abandoned wells on…
Friday, 15 July 2016 09:32

BOEM updates OCS decom requirements

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has notified companies holding oil and gas leases in federal waters that it…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / July
Senior Centrica Energy executive and former ConocoPhillips executive Colette Cohen is to lead Aberdeen's new Oil & Gas Technology Centre…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / July
Monday, 11 July 2016 08:32

Decommissioning Brent

In this video, Shell shows the history of its Brent field, in addition to its efforts in the decommissioning process.…
Published in OE Media
Wednesday, 06 July 2016 06:02

Shell updates Brent decommissioning plan

Oil major Shell has set out its plans for decommissioning the Brent field facilities in the UK North Sea, including…
Published in OE Daily: 2016 / July
Tuesday, 05 July 2016 02:39

Cement plug alternative sought for P&A

The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) has launched a call for proposals to improve or offer alternative approaches to cement plugs…
Global upstream capital spending from 2015 out to 2020 has been reduced by 22% or US$740 billion, however, when cuts…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / June
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 10:09

Strong tailwinds

Offshore wind is headed toward new highs with the North Sea region serving as the backbone of the global market, says…
Published in OE Exclusive
A Northumberland-based marine engineer has outlined plans for a new submersible that could change the way oil platforms are transported…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / June
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 04:41

Coretrax CX saves costs

Coretrax, leading engineered servicing company for wellbore clean and abandonment, has secured cost savings of nearly £10 million in rig…
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 00:00

Mud, glorious mud

How to deal with drill cuttings piles as part of the decommissioning process has been a subject of study for…
Published in OE: 2016 / June
Thursday, 26 May 2016 05:07

Well Decom launches in Aberdeen

A new company focused on the plugging and abandonment of wells in the North Sea’s decommissioning sector has been set…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / May
The UK oil and gas industry is set to become a pioneer in decommissioning activity globally and has the opportunity…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / May