Offshore Drilling Decommissioning News


JFO Aids NPCC Decom Work

Nov 11, 2019

Offshore engineering solutions firm James Fisher Offshore (JFO) said it is supporting Saudi engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) business NPCC to deliver time and cost savings in offshore decommissioning operations in the Middle East…

Offshore Decommissioning Market to Reach $8.9Bln by 2027

Oct 29, 2019

The offshore decommissioning market is estimated to be valued at USD 6.2 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach USD 8.9 billion by 2027, at a CAGR of 4.8% during the forecast period.The global offshore decommissioning market is dominated…

New Decommissioning Cutting Tool Passes Tests

Oct 24, 2019

A new cutting and sealing tool for the decommissioning sector has been put through its paces in Balmoral Subsea Test Center's submersion tanks in Aberdeen, UK.Accrington-based Allspeeds, manufacturer of Webtool hydraulic remotely operated vehicle (ROV) cutters and systems…

A New Slant on Decommissioning

Oct 21, 2019

Shallow gas reservoirs drilled into at a 60-degree angle from the surface in the 1980s have posed a unique decommissioning challenge – resulting in a new design modular plug and abandonment (P&A) unit.When it comes to decommissioning, many operators…

Can Liability Really Be Perpetual?

Oct 15, 2019

How to manage the legacy left by industrial development can be riddled with uncertainty and be enduring in nature. Perhaps understandably, the development of the UK’s offshore hydrocarbon reserves prioritized production considerations over those…

GSI Expands in the UK

Oct 10, 2019

Offshore equipment and engineered solutions provider Gulfstream Services International (GSI) said it has moved into its new Aberdeen headquarters as part of an effort targeting expansion in the North Sea and beyond.The firm has expanded into an 8…

Drops Risks Not Fully Accounted For -Dropsafe

Oct 09, 2019

The offshore oil and gas sector urgently needs a comprehensive strategy to ensure that the risks of dropped objects are mitigated effectively prior to and during decommissioning. If mismanaged, drops may result in safety risks for personnel…

Oceaneering Awarded Canada Decom Scope

Sep 30, 2019

Oceaneering International said it has been awarded a contract to support a decommissioning project off the east coast of Canada. This is the first decommissioning contract for Oceaneering in Canada.The contract’s work scope includes internal cutting…

BHGE, Ocean Installer Win Balder X Subsea Scope

Sep 27, 2019

Independent oil and gas company Vår Energi has awarded a contract to oilfield services company Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) and Norwegian subsea contractor Ocean Installer for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation…

SSE Completes Hunterston Decomm

Sep 27, 2019

The last remaining turbine at Hunterston National Offshore Turbine Test Facility in North Ayrshire, Scotland has been decommissioned by SSE Renewables yesterday (September 26) as the country prepares to embrace the next chapter in the development of its offshore wind capabilities and expertise…

Chevron, Thailand in Dispute Over Decom Tab

Sep 26, 2019

U.S. energy major Chevron Corp has opted to continue negotiations with Thailand rather than seek arbitration to resolve a dispute over who should pay for removing offshore oil and gas platforms, the company told Reuters on Wednesday.Thailand…

i-Tech 7 Completes LLOG Job in the US

Sep 26, 2019

Subsea 7’s Life of Field business unit i-Tech 7 said it has completed a subsea decommissioning and abandonment project for LLOG Exploration Co. in the Gulf of Mexico, using its smart skid technology.Seeking better ways to flush three flowlines…

JFO Grows Middle East Footprint

Sep 25, 2019

Offshore engineering solutions provider James Fisher Offshore (JFO) said it will establish bases in Saudi Arabia and Dubai in a move to deliver efficiencies across multiple regional projects through an enhanced Middle Eastern footprint.The UK…

Allseas Scores Gyda Platform Removal Job

Sep 20, 2019

Allseas announced on Friday it has been awarded an EPRD contract from Repsol Norge to remove, transfer, load-in to shore and dispose of the Gyda platform in the Norwegian North Sea.The contract covers both the 18,000 t topsides and 11,200 t jacket…

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