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Woodside Hires DOF for Enfield Field Xmas Trees Retrieval

Mar 24, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Woodside has awarded subsea services firm DOF Subsea Australia a contract for subsea services and the retrieval of subsea Xmas trees from the Enfield field, offshore Australia.DOF said that the project would involve the recovery of 18 Subsea XTrees…

Acteon's Claxton to Acquire Oceaneering's Decommissioning Personnel and Assets

Mar 16, 2022

Claxton, a brand within Acteon’s drilling and decommissioning segment, has agreed to acquire decommissioning personnel and assets from Oceaneering.From the anticipated closure date of March 30, 2022, certain Oceaneering staff based in Norway will transfer to Claxton…

Decommissioning: Corals on Oil Platforms Could Kick-start the Deep-sea Ecosystem

Mar 10, 2022

In the late 1990s, the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa was first reported growing on the legs of oil platforms in the northern North Sea. As these platforms reach the end of their operational lives, many are being decommissioned and brought ashore…

Legasea's 'Shore to store' Project Promises to Cut Subsea Decom Emissions, Create 'Green' Jobs

Mar 10, 2022

Aberdeenshire-based subsea specialist Legasea said this week it had secured funding from Scottish Enterprise to develop its Shore to Store service, while creating green jobs.'The innovative project will reduce the carbon footprint of subsea decommissioning operations…

Heerema, DeepOcean Win North Sea Decommissioning Deals with Spirit Energy

Mar 10, 2022

Heerema Marine Contractors and DeepOcean have contracts with oil and gas firm Spirit Energy in the UK for removal and disposal services of the operator’s North Sea decommissioning portfolio. Heerema said it would cooperate with DeepOcean, the subsea asset removal contractor…

Offshore Energy: Are Decommissioning Costs set to Spiral?

Mar 01, 2022

As offshore market activity recovers and continues to increase through the next decade, as we expect it to, oilfield service (OFS) capacity is expected to tighten.As offshore market activity recovers and continues to increase through the next decade…

UK Regulator Greenlights TAQA's Cormorant Alpha Platform Topsides Removal Plan

Feb 23, 2022

The UK regulators have approved decommissioning plans submitted by TAQA Bratani for the removal of the Cormorant Alpha platform topsides in the North Sea.TAQA last year filed plans for the decommissioning of the topsides of the Cormorant Alpha platform…

Helix Energy Solutions in 12-month Decom Deal in Brazil

Feb 16, 2022

Helix Energy Solutions Group has won a field decommissioning contract of an undisclosed value with Trident Energy in Brazil.The project is located off the coast of Brazil in the Pampo and Enchova Clusters in the Campos Basin. The 12-month firm contract is scheduled to begin in late 2022…

Equinor Gets OK for Veslefrikk Platform Disposal

Feb 10, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has received consent from Norway's oil and gas industry safety body the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) for disposal of the facilities on the Veslefrikk field in the North Sea.'Equinor has applied to the…

US Unveils $1.15 Billion for Abandoned Oil and Gas Well Clean-up

Jan 31, 2022

The Biden administration on Monday said it would make $1.15 billion available to states to clean up abandoned oil and gas wells as part of a broad effort to reduce U.S. climate warming emissions and improve health and safety in nearby communities…

Next-Gen: Jan De Nul's Jack-up 'Voltaire' Launched in China

Jan 31, 2022

Offshore installation firm Jan De Nul Group said Monday that its next-gen offshore jack-up installation vessel for offshore renewables and decommissioning had been launched at the COSCO Shipping Shipyard in Nantong, China. According to the vessel owner…

James Fisher Launches Decommissioning Business Line JF Decom

Jan 28, 2022

Marine and offshore services firm James Fisher has this week launched its new business line James Fisher Decommissioning (JF Decom).The company said that the newly formed division would support the decommissioning needs of customers in the renewables…

Heerema Marine Contractors to Remove Four Petrogas' North Sea Oil Platforms

Jan 24, 2022

Petrogas E&P Netherlands, a part of Petrogas E&P LLC, based in Muscat, Oman), has awarded Heerema Marine Contractors a contract to decommission multiple North Sea oil platforms.The contract is for the removal of the Haven, Hoorn, Helm, and Helder…

Oceaneering Secures Multi-well, Multi-operator P&A Contract in Dutch North Sea

Jan 21, 2022

Six oil and gas companies operating in the Dutch sector of the North Sea have signed a deal with subsea services firm Oceaneering for the decommissioning of Mud Line Suspension (MLS) wells in the Dutch North Sea.These wells were once drilled for exploration purposes…

BOA Offshore Tallies 150-day North Sea Charter for BOA Sub C Vessel

Jan 20, 2022

Oslo-listed BOA Offshore has won a new contract in the North Sea for its subsea construction vessel BOA Sub C. BOA Offshore did not say who the client was exactly, apart from saying that it was with a large international contractor for construction and decommissioning projects…

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