Offshore Drilling Decommissioning News


Maersk Decom P&A Services for Tullow's Mauritania Wells

6 hours ago

Denmark's Maersk Decom has won a contract for complete plugging and abandonment of Tullow Oil’s Banda and Tiof fields offshore Mauritania.This is Maersk Decom's first project where the company will provide an end-to-end plugging and abandonment solution under one single contract…

Schlumberger Wins P&A Work with Well-Safe

Feb 14, 2020

The UK offshore decommissioning specialist Well-Safe Solutions has awarded 'significant work scope' to Schlumberger for the provision of Plug and Abandonment Well Services.The company, formed in 2017, said the Schlumberger scope included the supply of cementing service…

Opportunities Abound in Asia Pac

Feb 11, 2020

Decommissioning in Southeast Asia and Australia offers a US$100 billion opportunity out to 2040 with a million tonnes of steel to be removed and thousands of wells to be sealed, a business breakfast in Aberdeen was told this morning.Blair Miller…

Premier Oil Files FPSO Removal Plan for North Sea Field

Feb 07, 2020

The UK oil and gas operator Premier Oil has field decommissioning plans for the departure of the Voyageur Spirit FPSO and the removal of the riser system from the Huntington offshore oil field in the North Sea.The Huntington Field is located in block 22/14b of the Central North Sea…

Global Offshore Decom Market to Grow 4.71%

Jan 30, 2020

Global Offshore Decommissioning Market, valued approximately at USD 5.84 billion in 2018, is anticipated to grow with a growth rate of more than 4.71% over the forecast period 2019-2026.Growing number of aging offshore oil and gas platforms…

Aquaterra, Oceaneering in Decom Tie-Up

Jan 29, 2020

Aquaterra Energy and Oceaneering have signed an agreement to jointly offer decommissioning and late-life solution packages to the North Sea oil and gas industry.The two companies will offer tooling and services in platform well abandonment, subsea well abandonment…

Chrysaor Files Caister Platform Decommissioning Plan

Jan 24, 2020

North Sea oil and gas operator Chrysaor is has filed decommissioning plans for its Caister CM installation and rise sections attached to the platform. The platform, located in the Southern North Sea offshore the UK, was first put in production in 1993…

Stork Worley JV Wins Neptune Energy Gig

Jan 23, 2020

Stork Worley Integrated Solutions, a joint venture of American multinational engineering and construction firm Fluor Corporation, has secured a four-year framework agreement for EPCIC (engineering, procurement, construction, installation & commissioning)…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Removes Perenco Gas Platforms

Jan 21, 2020

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Blue Tern has recently completed the offshore works related to decommissioning of two gas platforms for Perenco UK Limited. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier said this week that the work had been done in during the second week of January…

HWWI Intros DECOM Tools for Offshore Wind

Jan 13, 2020

The Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI) has drafted a new market analysis on offshore wind energy and decommissioning in the scope of the INTERREG-North Sea project 'DECOM Tools'.Against the background that offshore wind energy…

Decommissioning Hard to Nail Down

Dec 23, 2019

The North Sea decommissioning picture is murky at best, and its constantly evolving timetable is proving difficult to plan for, judging by the qualifying comments of a number of operators and regulators, of late.While the technology of offshore…

£10 billion+ Offshore Wind Decommissioning Bill

Dec 16, 2019

The UK’s offshore wind industry will need to lean on oil and gas expertise to help decommission wind farms as more than 3 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind power reaches the end of its design life by 2034, an industry decommissioning conference heard in November…

Relieving the Pressure of Subsea P&A Activity

Dec 06, 2019

The temporary abandonment or suspension of a well is a vital early stage of decommissioning whereby the well is isolated using methods such as bridge plugs, cement squeezes and packers. This allows the wellhead and/ or blow out preventer (BOP) to be safely removed…

Rever Completes North Sea Decom Project

Dec 05, 2019

Subsea services provider Rever Offshore has successfully completed a North Sea infrastructure decommissioning project of the Greater Dunlin Area for Fairfield Energy.The subsea project delivery and execution provider to the offshore energy industry…

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