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Rovco Completes Decom Deal with Well-Safe Solutions

Feb 20, 2023

Rovco completed a contract awarded by Well-Safe Solutions to support its well plug and abandonment decommissioning operations in the Southern North Sea. This is the second contract Rovco has secured with Well-Safe Solutions, having previously…

Well-Safe Solutions, Apache in Multi-year Offshore Well Decommissioning Deal

Feb 15, 2023

Offshore decommissioning firm Well-Safe Solutions and oil firm Apache Corporation have signed a multi-year framework agreement to plug and abandon wells in the North Sea.The deal provides Apache with access to Well-Safe Solutions' decommissioning rigs…

Reach Subsea Nets North Sea Decom Gig

Feb 08, 2023

Oslo-listed subsea services provider Reach Subsea said Wednesday it had won a decommissioning contract in the North Sea. The contract is with an undisclosed client, and represents around 40 project days for execution in Q1 2023. Reach Subsea will use the Olympic Delta vessel for the project…

Aqua Helix Gets Two-year Contract Offshore Brazil

Feb 03, 2023

Damen Shipyards Group and Compagnie Maritime Monégasque (CMM) announced a two-year offshore support contract for Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 7011 Aqua Helix. The vessel will transport personnel to and from offshore platforms in support of an oil and gas decommissioning project…

Wagenborg's Multi-Purpose Vessel to Support Decommissioning Works in the Southern North Sea

Feb 01, 2023

Offshore vessel operator Wagenborg Offshore said Tuesday it had secured a long-term deal with an unnamed energy major for the deployment of a multi-purpose offshore vessel.According to Wagenborg, the vessel will support subsea activities and decommissioning works in the Southern North Sea…

T7 Global Wins Offshore Decom and Headhunting Jobs from Hibiscus, PTTEP

Jan 25, 2023

Malaysian energy industry services provider, T7 Global said Wednesday it had secured two letters of award worth a combined value of approximately RM100 million (currently around $23,47 million). The letters of award were secured by the company's…

Saipem to Remove Upper Part of Heather Jacket in EnQuest Decommissioning Project

Jan 20, 2023

Oil company EnQuest said Friday it had awarded an upper jacket removal contract for its Heather platform in the UK North Sea to Italian offshore services firm Saipem.The Heather field and its associated Heather Alpha platform are located about 94 kilometers northeast of Shetland…

Noble Corp. Wins $50M Contract for Jack-up Rig in UK North Sea

Dec 14, 2022

BP has awarded the offshore drilling company Noble Corp. a one-year drilling and plugging & abandonment services contract in the UK sector of the North Sea. The contract, for which Noble Corp. will deploy the ultra-harsh environment Noble Innovator (ex-Maersk Innovator) jack-up rig…

Out with the Old, in with the New: Old Tyra Offshore Platforms 98.5% Reused & Recycled

Dec 13, 2022

The largest recycling project of offshore installations in Denmark’s history has been successfully completed, TotalEnergies Denmark has informed.Namely, the company is the operator of the Tyra gas condensate field redevelopment project in the Danish North Sea…

Coretrax, Lee Energy Systems Collaborate on 'Major' North Sea P&A Campaign

Dec 07, 2022

Well integrity and production optimization company Coretrax said Wednesday it had recently collaborated with Lee Energy Systems to deliver a one-trip solution for an unnamed 'major' operator’s plugging and abandonment (P&A) campaign in the Central North Sea…

UK Oil and Gas Sector Faces $24B Bill to Plug Old Wells

Nov 22, 2022

British North Sea oil and gas producers will spend around 20 billion pounds ($24 billion) on dismantling over 2,000 unused wells and facilities in the ageing basin over the next decade, an industry group said on Tuesday.The cost burden for plugging wells and removing platforms…

Decommissioning: ASCO Wins Four NORM Decontamination Services Deals

Nov 21, 2022

UK-based firm ASCO said Monday it had signed four new contracts for Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) decontamination and disposal services with major operators, worth more than £10 million (around $11,8 million.)ASCO said that its subsidiary…

UK Well Decommissioning Firm Names Subsurface Team Lead

Nov 21, 2022

UK-based well decommissioning services company Well-Safe Solutions has appointed Ruth Thomas as Subsurface Team Lead.Thomas has over two decades of experience in providing subsurface support to assets in the UK sector of the North Sea for energy majors including Repsol Sinopec Resources UK…

Shell Hires Helix for Well Decommissioning Work Offshore Brazil

Oct 31, 2022

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. has secured a deepwater well decommissioning contract with Shell in Brazil.The scope of work includes plug and abandonment services on subsea wells located in the Bijupira and Salema fields. Helix will supply the Q7000 riser-based well intervention vessel…

Teekay’s Petrojarl Foinaven FPSO to be Recycled in Denmark

Oct 20, 2022

Modern American Recycling Services Europe (M.A.R.S.) has won a contract for the dismantling and 'green' recycling of Teekay’s Petrojarl Foinaven FPSO.The 250-meter-long FPSO produced oil at BP's Foinaven area west of Shetland until it recently reached the end of its 25-year service life…

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