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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
Monday, 09 May 2016 03:00

Entek offloads GOM assets

Entek Energy has agreed a deal with Peregrine Oil & Gas to sell its entire Gulf of Mexico portfolio. The…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / May
Nexen Petroleum is to end production from the Ettrick field in the North Sea and remove the floating production facility…
Published in OE Daily: 2016 / May
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 02:50

Repsol cleared for removing Varg FPSO

Repsol has been given the green light to remove the Petrojarl Varg floating production unit and related subsea structures from the…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / May
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 02:43

OTC16: DNV GL unveils P&A RP

Norway's DNV GL has issued a new, globally applicable Recommended Practice (RP) forrisk-based plugging and abandonment of offshore wells. The…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / May
Sunday, 01 May 2016 00:00

A new lease on life

Scrap or refurbish and reuse? It’s a question being asked on the UK Continental Shelf. Elaine Maslin reports. Pipe, ready…
Published in OE: 2016 / May
Thursday, 28 April 2016 06:08

Petrofac takes on BP's Miller

Petrofac has been awarded a duty holder contract from BP to support the late life management of the Miller platform,…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / April