Offshore Engineer Decommissioning News


Decommissioning in Shetland Expands

Jul 17, 2019

Two installations from Spirit Energy’s ST-1 in the North Sea have arrived at the Dales Voe decommissioning facility in Shetland, Scotland, with works set to be carried out by partners Veolia and Peterson.The 45-metre high 1,300 tonne steel jacket and 1…

Thought Leadership: Class & Regulations

Jul 09, 2019

Senior representatives from “thought leaders” ABS, DNV GL and Lloyd’s Register weigh in on some of the top class and regulatory issues facing the offshore industry today, from decommissioning and decarbonization to cyber security, unmanned surface vessels and beyond…

New Dutch JV for Offshore Decom Jobs

Jul 05, 2019

Dutch offshore services provider OOS International has formed a joint-venture with compatriot demolition company Sagro, which would be named Sargoos.According to OOS International, both companies will excel in their distinctive specialisms.OOS…

Expro Acquires Quality Intervention

Jul 02, 2019

Oilfield services company Expro announced it has acquired 100% of the equity of technology company Quality Intervention AS (QI).The Norwegian-based company was founded in 2008 and provides a portfolio of products and services that includes coiled tubing technology (CoilHose)…

Well-Safe Solutions Opens New HQ

Jun 27, 2019

Well-Safe Solutions will be moving into a new larger headquarters in Aberdeen, following a landmark contract win and acquisition of its first asset.The decommissioning company, set up in 2017, said it has invested several million in its new building…

Curlew FPSO Arrives in Dundee for Cleaning Ahead of Scrapping

Jun 25, 2019

Shell's Curlew floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) arrived in Dundee, Scotland on Saturday for cleaning and waste disposal in preparation for full decommissioning.The work will be undertaken in the Port of Dundee by Augean North Sea Services (ANSS)…

Brent Bravo Arrives at Able Seaton Port

Jun 25, 2019

The giant 25,000-metric-ton Brent Bravo oil platform topsides arrived at Able Seaton Port in preparation for its dismantling and recycling, said Peter Stephenson, founder and Executive Chairman of Able UK.The Brent Bravo, which stands 410 feet tall and 230 feet wide…

OGA Publishes UKCS Decommissioning Report

Jun 20, 2019

British industry regulator, Oil & Gas Authority (OGA) will soon publish an industry report detailing the cost of decommissioning on the UK Continental Shelf and the progress being made by industry, government and regulators to reduce costs by more than 30 per cent…

JFSE Launches Shallow Water Excavation Tool

Jun 13, 2019

Controlled flow excavation (CFE) services expert James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) said it has developed a low draft, lightweight excavator that is primarily aimed at shallow water excavation and shore pull works, including trench maintenance during pull-in operations…

Well-Safe Scores DNO Decom Project

Jun 11, 2019

Well-Safe Solutions announced Tuesday it has been awarded a contract to decommission up to 21 wells on the Schooner and Ketch fields in the UKCS, operated by DNO North Sea (ROGB) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of DNO ASA.The Schooner and Ketch fields…

New Subsea Cutting Technology Unveiled

Jun 03, 2019

Services company James Fisher Offshore (JFO) has developed an advanced internal abrasive cutting system designed to offer higher performance, cost savings and operational efficiency to support the oil and gas industry’s decommissioning cost reduction target…

Vår Energi to Remove Jotun B Platform

Jun 03, 2019

Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has given Vår Energi AS consent for the removal and disposal of Jotun B platform in the North Sea offshore Norway.The consent, with reference to the Management Regulations Section 25 (4) item e, is granted…

Boskalis Nets $126 Mln Subsea Contracts

May 31, 2019

Boskalis Subsea Services said it has secured several contracts in the North Sea over the last six months that are worth more than £100 million ($126 million) combined. These include the Total Tyra redevelopment project, an inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) campaign for Repsol Sinopec…

Offshore Decom Market to Reach $9.5 Bln by 2027

May 31, 2019

The global offshore decommissioning market, valued at $ 5.96 billion in 2018, is projected to exhibit a CAGR of 5.4% through 2027, in terms of revenue.Crude oil prices coupled with declining production from rising number of maturing oil and…

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