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BSEE Announces $3 Million for Decommissioning Orphaned Offshore Infrastructure

Jun 19, 2023

U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Director Kevin Sligh announced a $3 million investment from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to help reduce the risk of pollution from orphaned infrastructure on the federal Outer Continental Shelf…

Equinor Gets Consent to Dispose of Heimdal Field Facilities

Jun 15, 2023

The Norwegian offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority, has given Equinor consent to dispose of the facilities on the Heimdal field in the Norwegian part of the North Sea.'Equinor has applied to the PSA for consent for the disposal of the facilities on the Heimdal field…

DNO Wraps Up Offshore Decommissioning Project in UK

Jun 05, 2023

Norwegian oil and gas company DNO said Monday that the wellhead platform production facilities had been removed from the Schooner field offshore UK, in what the company said was the last major offshore operation under DNO’s multi-year North Sea decommissioning program…

Helix Energy Solutions Wins Major Offshore Decommissioning Deal in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Jun 01, 2023

U.S.-based offshore service firm Helix Energy Solutions has secured a 39-well decommissioning contract in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico shelf with an unnamed client. The project, awarded to Helix's Louisiana-based subsidiary Helix Alliance, is expected to start in mid-2023…

VIDEO: Noble Innovator Rig Departs Port of Aberdeen for Central North Sea Decommissioning Project

May 31, 2023

Noble Corp.'s jack-up drilling rig, the Noble Innovator, which in February arrived in the Port of Aberdeen, has now left the port after a 105-day stay to complete a special periodic survey.The Noble Innovator jack-up rig sailed away from Port of Aberdeen’s South Harbour last Friday…

Helix Q7000 Sets Sail Ahead of Severe Storm Forecast, Embarking on Tui Oil Field Decommissioning

May 18, 2023

Helix Energy Solutions' semi-submersible vessel Helix Q7000 which earlier this week arrived in Port Taranaki, New Zealand, ahead of its planned decommissioning work at the Tui offshore field, has already set off from the port ahead of a forecasted significant storm event…

Saipem Nets $850M Worth of Offshore Contracts in the Black Sea and North Sea

May 18, 2023

Italian offshore engineering and construction firm Saipem has won two new offshore contracts in the North Sea and the Black Sea, worth $850 million in total.One contract is for an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) project in the Black Sea…

SBM Offshore Picks M.A.R.S. for Sustainable Decommissioning of FPSO Capixaba

May 17, 2023

Modern American Recycling Services Europe, A/S (M.A.R.S.) has been awarded a contract by SBM Offshore for dismantling and green recycling of SBM Offshore’s FPSO Capixaba. The FPSO Capixaba is 362 m long, with a Light Displacement Tonnage of 54…

Specialized Vessel Arrives in Port Taranaki for Tui Offshore Oil Field Decommissioning

May 15, 2023

The third stage of work to decommission the Tui oil field will begin this week when a specialist well intervention vessel arrives at Port Taranaki, the port said Monday.Helix Energy Solutions’ Q7000 semi-submersible vessel that specializes in decommissioning projects…

VIDEO: Well-Safe Solutions Installs Saturation Diving System on Well-Safe Guardian Rig

Apr 25, 2023

North Sea-focused well plugging and abandonment service provider Well-Safe Solutions has unveiled a D300 saturation diving system aboard its Well-Safe Guardian P&A rig.The custom-built dive spread, with capacity for up to 15 persons, enables…

VIDEO: Well-Safe Solutions Sends Semi-submersible Rig for 14-well P&A Campaign in UK North Sea

Apr 12, 2023

UK-based offshore well decommissioning firm Well-Safe Solutions has deployed its Well-Safe Defender semi-submersible plugging & abandonment unit for work in the North Sea for Spirit Energy.This is the first contract for the Well-Safe Defender semi-submersible rig…

Chevron Awards InterMoor Decommissioning Contract

Apr 10, 2023

Acteon announced its engineering, moorings and foundations division InterMoor has been awarded a decommissioning contract by Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production, Ltd. (CTEP).Following InterMoor’s completion of Phase 1 decommissioning work in 2021 in the Gulf of Thailand…

Transocean Adds $113M to Backlog with New Offshore Rig Contract Wins

Mar 29, 2023

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has won contracts for two of its harsh environment semi-submersible drilling rigs. The contracts are worth around $113 million in total for the firm part.Transocean said that its Transocean Endurance offshore…

UK Firm's Decommissioning Tech Cuts Through Congo Offshore Project

Mar 23, 2023

UK-based Decom Engineering firm said Thursday that its specialist cutting technology had been successfully deployed on a decommissioning project offshore West Africa.Decom, an R&D specialist focusing on the design and fabrication of cutting solutions and innovative decommissioning equipment…

Well-Safe Solutions to Assist in Decommissioning of BP's Kate Field Wells

Mar 09, 2023

Offshore well decommissioning firm Well-Safe Solutions said Thursday it was supporting the decommissioning of two suspended wells in BP’s Kate field in the North Sea, 220 kilometers from Aberdeen.Under the program, Well-Safe Solutions will provide well-engineering support services…

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