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Expro Reels in $50M Worth of Subsea Contracts in Malaysia, Australia

Nov 29, 2021

Oilfield services firm Expro said Monday it had secured four 'significant' subsea well access contracts in Malaysia and Australia worth more than $50 million. Two contracts are in Australia and two in Malaysia. One contract is with Shell in Malaysia…

Helix Energy Solutions Nets Offshore Decommissioning Deal in New Zealand

Nov 22, 2021

Houston-based offshore services firm Helix Energy Solutions has won a 5-well complete abandonment project by New Zealand’s Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE).Helix Energy Solutions will deploy its Helix Q7000 semi-submersible vessel and 10K Intervention Riser System (IRS)…

Well-Safe Solutions Names Director of Strategy and Business Development

Nov 17, 2021

UK-based offshore well plug and abandonment company Well-Safe Solutions has appointed Chris Hay as Director of Strategy and Business Development.'Chris brings over 16 years of energy industry experience to Well-Safe Solutions, with the majority…

How to Ensure Oil & Gas Infrastructure Still Has Value

Oct 14, 2021

If we want to reach net zero by 2050, there is an increasingly high risk that some of the oil and gas infrastructure investments (i.e. in platforms, pipelines, processors, storage sites etc) made today will result in stranded assets.In other words…

Vattenfall to Stop Sending Wind Turbine Blades to Landfills. Looks to Recycle All Used Blades by 2030

Oct 13, 2021

Vattenfall aims to recycle all of its used wind turbine blades by 2030, the Swedish utility said on Tuesday, and will immediately stop disposing of them in landfill sites.The decision applies to the wind farms that it owns and commits Vattenfall to re-use…

More Offshore Decom Work for Well-Safe Guardian Rig

Oct 06, 2021

Aberdeen-based offshore well decommissioning company Well-Safe Solutions has won another contract for its Well-Safe Guardian P&A offshore rig.The contract is for the provision of the Well-Safe Guardian rig to decommission up to 14 wells on the Banff and Kyle fields in the UKCS…

Heerema's Thialf Removes Shell's Goldeneye Platform

Oct 04, 2021

Heerema Marine Contractors has removed Shell's Goldeneye wellhead platform in the North Sea.Using its heavy lift crane vessel Thialf, Heerema removed the 1280 metric ton topside and the 3019 metric ton jacket before transportation to the AF Environmental Base in Norway for recycling and reuse…

VIDEO: Simulator to "Transform" North Sea Decommissioning and Renewables Projects

Sep 22, 2021

This week in the northeast of Scotland, an immersive simulation suite that promises to transform approaches to offshore decommissioning and installation in the North Sea was officially unveiled.The simulation suite is located at the National Decommissioning Centre (NDC)…

UK-based Oilfield Services Firm isol8 Attracts Funding for Its Promising P&A Tech

Sep 21, 2021

Aberdeen-based oil and gas services company isol8 has received a £3.5 million investment from BGF to support the commercialization of its technology that has the potential to make large savings in plug and abandonment and intervention operations…

Norwegian Competition Watchdog OK with Aker Solutions, AF Gruppen Offshore Recycling JV

Sep 21, 2021

Aker Solutions' and AF Gruppen's proposed offshore decommissioning businesses merger has been given a green light by the Norwegian Competition Authority.The Norwegian Competition Authority on Monday informed the two firms it had no objections to the merger…

Tanjung Offshore Taps Handal for Offshore Crane Services

Sep 20, 2021

Malaysian offshore services firm Handal Energy has recently secured a contract from Tanjung Offshore Services for the provision of portable crane equipment and services package.Handal said Friday that it had reached a contract agreement with TOS April 27…

Well-Safe Solutions to Decommission 14 Offshore Wells for Repsol Sinopec

Sep 16, 2021

Aberdeen-based Well-Safe Solutions has won a contract with Repsol Sinopec to execute the decommissioning of 14 wells in its Buchan and Hannay offshore fields in the UK.Well-Safe Solutions will utilize its purpose-built decommissioning unit specifically designed for decommissioning of subsea wells…

BHP Handing Smaller than Expected $3.9B Clean-up tab to Woodside in Oil Merger

Sep 14, 2021

BHP Group will transfer a smaller-than-expected $3.9 billion in oil and gas decommissioning liabilities to Woodside when it merges its petroleum business with the independent Australian gas producer.Woodside's shares jumped 6.5% after the figure was disclosed in BHP's annual report on Tuesday…

Ardyne Takes Part in 86-well North Sea P&A Campaign

Sep 09, 2021

Offshore plug, abandonment, and casing recovery firm Ardyne has won a four-year contract for the provision of fishing services for 86 wells as part of the well plug and abandonment (P&A) program for two fields in the Northern North Sea.The work…

Heerema Removes Ithaca's Jacky Platform

Sep 08, 2021

Dutch offshore installation and decommissioning contractor Heerema Marine Contractors has this week removed an offshore platform from Ithaca Energy's Jacky field in the UK North Sea.Ithaca Energy on Tuesday shared a photo of Heerema's Thialf…

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