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PHOTO: Heerema's Balder Vessel Removes Morpeth Platform in Gulf of Mexico

May 31, 2021

Heerema Marine Contractors' deepwater construction vessel Balder has recently completed the offshore removal of the Morpeth Tension-leg Platform (TLP) in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico for client Eni.The Morpeth Tension-leg Platform had reached a 20…

PHOTO: Heerema's Giant Vessels Set to Remove TAQA's Giant North Sea Platform

May 28, 2021

Oil and gas company TAQA said Friday it had started its first major asset removal project and one of the largest topside removal projects of its kind in the North Sea, with the removal of the Brae Bravo platform.The Brae Bravo platform, first commissioned in 1988…

Archer to Provide P&A Services to Wintershall Noordzee for Up to 42 Wells

May 27, 2021

Wintershall Noordzee, a Dutch joint venture between Gazprom and Wintershall Dea has awarded Archer Oiltools the contract for a plugging and abandonment campaign for the 2021/22 period and for up to 42 offshore wells.Oil services company Archer will provide is Perforate…

Decom North Sea Announces Winners of Decom Awards

May 25, 2021

Decom North Sea (DNS), a UK-based offshore decommissioning organization, this month named the winners of its 4th annual Decom Awards, honoring excellence in multiple offshore decommissioning areas.Fraser Moonie, Decom North Sea CEO said: 'The…

Reach Subsea Bags New Contracts for Olympic Delta, Havila Subsea Vessels

May 21, 2021

Olso-listed offshore energy services provider Reach Subsea has secured two call-offs under one of its frame agreements for 2021 execution.The contracts represent around 45 vessel days and will be performed by the Olympic Delta vessel spread…

Australia's Offshore Decommissioning Levy Arbitrary and Disappointing, ExxonMobil, Chevron Say

May 20, 2021

U.S. oil majors Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp on Thursday branded Australia's proposed industry-wide levy to cover the cost of decommissioning an offshore oil field, which neither has had any stake in, as 'arbitrary' and 'disappointing'…

EU to Toughen Rules on Offshore Platform, Ship Recycling

May 17, 2021

The European Union on Monday said it would toughen its rules on ship recycling and decommissioning offshore oil and gas sites, and set new targets to restore damaged marine ecosystems.Sectors linked to seas and oceans, such as shipping, fishing and offshore electricity generation…

Gallery: Petrojarl Banff FPSO Arrives in Denmark for Recycling

May 12, 2021

Teekay's Petrojarl Banff FPSO completed its final voyage on May 8, 2021, and is now moored alongside the Modern American Recycling Services Europe A/S (MARS) quayside in Frederikshavn, Denmark in preparation for recycling.The decommissioned FPSO…

OMV Hires MMA for Offshore Decom Work in New Zealand

May 11, 2021

OMV New Zealand has awarded Australia's MMA Offshore a contract to help with the decommissioning of several wells in the Maui field, 35 kilometers off the coast of Taranaki, New Zealand.MMA’s UK-based engineering team has designed and developed…

EnQuest's Decommissioning Director Joins Decom North Sea Board

May 10, 2021

UK-based offshore decommissioning association Decom North Sea has appointed John Allan, Decommissioning Director at oil company EnQuest, to its Board of Directors.'John’s current role at EnQuest was preceded by 15 years with CNRI. With the majority…

Petronas Carigali Awards Pulai A P&A Contract to T7's Tanjung Offshore

May 04, 2021

Malaysian oil and gas industry services provider T7 Global has through its subsidiary, Tanjung Offshore received a work order award  from Petronas Carigali for the provision of plug and abandonment integrated services for Pulai A field, offshore Malaysia…

Beacon Offshore Contracts Claxton for Rigless P&A in the Gulf of Thailand

Apr 30, 2021

Claxton, the lead brand of Acteon's drilling and decommissioning business segment, said it has signed a master services agreement with Beacon Offshore for the severance and recovery of more than 100 subsea wells in the Gulf of Thailand.Sam Hanton…

Offshore Decommissioning: Calculating the Costs

Apr 21, 2021

Danish offshore decommissioning company Maersk Decom has designed a new cost calculating tool for benchmarking decommissioning projects in the North Sea. Jens K. Thomsen, CCO, Maersk Decom, discusses with OE TV.

Maersk Decom Launches Free Offshore Decommissioning Cost Calculator

Apr 20, 2021

Denmark-based Maersk Decom said Tuesday it has designed a free cost calculating tool for benchmarking decommissioning projects in the North Sea.'Maersk Decom’s cost calculator is the first free tool in the industry, enabling stakeholders to…

Cooper Energy Charters Helix's Q7000 Rig for P&A in Australia

Apr 19, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Cooper Energy has hired Helix Energy Solutions' Q7000 light well intervention offshore rig, to support decommissioning work at the company's Basker, Manta and Gummy (BMG) fields in the Gippsland Basin, off Australia…

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