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Low Oil Prices Could Spur Offshore Decommissioning Wave

May 25, 2020

The total value of the global pool of offshore oil and gas decommissioning projects that will accumulate through 2024 could reach $42 billion, with the North Sea region taking up the biggest chunk, most notably the UK part, energy intelligence company Rystad Energy said in a report…

Maersk Supply Service Wins Dunlin Alpha Subsea Removal Gig

May 20, 2020

Danish offshore vessel owner Maersk Supply Service has won a contract for the removal of the Dunlin Alpha platform’s subsea conductors and guide frames in the UK North Sea, by Fairfield Betula Limited.Maersk Supply Service will remove four 30”…

PHOTO: Heerema's Giant Crane Vessel Completes Its First Decom Gig

May 19, 2020

Heerema Marine Contractors' giant semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir has completed its first offshore decommissioning project.The vessel, which has been around for almost a year, has so far mostly conducted installation works, such as the…

Well-Safe Taps Fugro for ROV, Rig Positioning, and Remote Ops

Apr 22, 2020

The UK-based subsea well decommissioning specialist Well-Safe Solutions has awarded a contract to Fugro for the supply of an integrated marine-based solution onboard its Well-Safe Guardian offshore rig.The Well Safe Guardian is Well-Safe Solutions’…

BW Offshore's FPSO Stuck in New Zealand

Apr 10, 2020

FPSO-leasing company BW Offshore has been unable to remove the Umuroa FPSO from the Tui field in New Zealand following the contract termination, client liquidation, and the country's court and environment regulator intervention.The company was…

Allseas' Pioneering Spirit Vessel to Remove Valhall Platforms

Apr 08, 2020

Offshore installation and decommissioning firm Allseas has won a contract to remove three complete offshore platforms and two jackets in Norway for Aker BP.The company said on Wednesday that Aker BP had awarded it a deal for the removal and…

CNRI Files Removal Plan for Two North Sea Floaters

Mar 31, 2020

CNR International (CNRI) has filed plans for the removal of the Petrojarl Banff FPSO and the Apollo Spirit FSO, from its Banff and Kyle fields in the North Sea. Apart from the two floaters, CNRI will also remove the associated risers and mooring systems…

Sleipnir Completes Largest Ever LNG Bunkering

Mar 27, 2020

The world's most powerful semi-submersible crane vessel received the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering ever completed.On Thursday, Titan LNG performed the bunkering of Heerema's Sleipnir, using the Coral Fraseri, Anthony Veder's LNG carrier in the Port of Rotterdam…

Repsol Sinopec to Remove Buchan & Hannay Subsea Infrastructure

Mar 13, 2020

UK oil and gas operator Repsol Sinopec has filed a draft decommissioning plan for subsea infrastructure at Buchan & Hannay fields in the North Sea.The Buchan Alpha Floating Production Unit (FPU) ‘off station’ activities were completed in August 2017 with the sailaway of the platform…

Petrofac Hires Awilco Rig of P&A Gig

Mar 09, 2020

UK-based drilling contractor Awilco Drilling has been awarded a contract by Petrofac Facilities Management for its 1982-built semi-submersible drilling rig WilPhoenix.According to the offshore drilling contractor, the contract was signed for…

NDC, Chevron Studying O&G Decommissioning Impact on Environment

Mar 05, 2020

The UK National Decommissioning Centre (NDC) and Chevron have signed an agreement that will support research at the NDC through to 2023, focused on the effects of offshore oil and gas decommissioning on the environment.The NDC, is a technology research and development hub opened in 2019…

Malaysia: Uzma in Offshore P&A Gig with Shell

Mar 04, 2020

Malaysian energy services firm Uzma has a contract with Shell for plugging and abandonment work offshore Malaysia.Under the letter of award signed with Shell's subsidiaries in Malaysia, Uzma will provide platform wells plug and abandonment campaign…

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

Feb 27, 2020

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…

Break it Down

Feb 24, 2020

The decommissioning market is making a comeback, with new fields of opportunity, and challenges, opening. TSB Offshore President Will Speck shares insights on the path ahead.With the decommissioning market slowly recovering, TSB Offshore is…

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…

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