Offshore Drilling Decommissioning News


US Oil and Gas Operator Hires Elemental Energies for Major Decom Job in Gulf of Mexico

May 22, 2024

Promethean Energy has awarded a master services contract to independent wells specialist Elemental Energies to support the decommissioning of nine orphaned wells in the Gulf of Mexico.The first phase of the project started in February with Elemental…

James Fisher Wraps Up Decommissioning Work Offshore Thailand

May 09, 2024

James Fisher Decommissioning, part of James Fisher and Sons, has completed offshore decommissioning operations in the Gulf of Thailand as part of a major offshore operator’s wider asset end-of-life campaign.James Fisher Decommissioning extended its contract with a major offshore engineering…

Promethean Energy Kicks Off Decommissioning Works of Orphan Wells in Gulf of Mexico

May 08, 2024

Promethean Energy, an oil and gas company focused on stewarding mature assets, has started work on the temporary abandonment of nine orphan wells in the Matagorda Island lease area in the Gulf of Mexico on behalf of the U.S. Federal government…

Sapura Energy Hooks Subsea Services Contract from Thai Oil Major Off Malaysia

Apr 29, 2024

Malaysia-based offshore services firm Sapura Energy, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Sapura Subsea Services, has secured a contract to provide subsea services for Thai oil company PTTEP’s subsidiaries in Malaysia.The contract, effective from February 21…

Sapura Energy to Provide Subsea Services for Shell Off Malaysia

Apr 04, 2024

Malaysia-based offshore services firm Sapura Energy, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Sapura Subsea Services, has secured a contract to provide subsea services for Shell’s Malaysian subsidiaries Sarawak Shell Berhad and Sabah Shell Petroleum…

Energean Takes Control of Wenlock and Tors Decommissioning Project

Apr 03, 2024

Oil and gas company Energean has become the operator of the Tors and Wenlock fields as the decommissioning work continues as planned.As part of the 2020 acquisition of Edison Exploration & Production, Energean acquired majority equity stakes in two fields in the Southern UK North Sea…

Perenco Decommissions Subsea Infrastructure at North Sea Field

Mar 13, 2024

Perenco has completed the plug and abandonment of three subsea wells at the Gawain field in the UK Southern North Sea, including the removal of the associated subsea infrastructure.The project was completed without incident, despite the challenging…

DOF Bags Shell’s Decommissioning Contract for Knarr and Gaupe Fields

Mar 12, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF Group has secured a ‘substantial’ subsea engineering procurement removal and disposal (EPRD) contract from Norske Shell in the Atlantic region.The contract outlines 100 combined days of utilization of DOF’s vessels Skandi Hera and Maersk Installer…

Decom Engineering Enters Australia with Triple Contract Win

Mar 08, 2024

Northern Ireland-based Decom Engineering has secured three decommissioning contracts worth over $635,000, marking its entry to the Australian decommissioning sector and strengthening its position in the Asia Pacific region.The decommissioning…

Helix Secures Five-Year Decommissioning Contract in Gulf of Mexico

Feb 29, 2024

U.S.-based oil and gas services firm Helix Energy Solutions has signed a five-year agreement with oil and gas company Talos Energy for decommissioning services in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.Helix Energy Solutions will provide decommissioning services for offshore wells and infrastructure…

Sapura Energy Boosts Decommissioning Offer for Southeast Asia

Feb 26, 2024

Malaysia-based offshore services firm Sapura Energy has teamed up with AF Offshore Decom to launch Kitar Solutions, in a strategic move to address the growing market need for integrated decommissioning services in Southeast Asia.Kitar Solutions…

ONGC Plans Rouble Payment for Sakhalin 1 Stake

Feb 12, 2024

Indian oil company ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL) is in talks with the Russian government to pay its contribution to the Sakhalin-1 abandonment fund in roubles, a company official said on Monday.The contribution is a requirement for OVL to take a 20% stake in the project…

Helix Energy Extends Decommissioning Contract with Trident

Feb 07, 2024

U.S.-based oil and gas services firm Helix Energy Solutions has secured the extension of its decommissioning contract with Trident Energy for work offshore Brazil.The contract extension is for an additional 12 months and in direct continuation of the current contract…

Investing in Subsea Decommissioning Pays Off, Decom Engineering Finds

Jan 11, 2024

Decom Engineering has completed the first deployment of its largest subsea Chopsaw to date, achieving substantial time savings of almost 300% on a decommissioning job in the North Sea.Following the $1.2 million (£1 million) investment to develop…

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