Plugging And Abandonment News


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…

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…

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…

Expro Completes P&A Work for Petronas in Mauritania

Aug 31, 2021

Oilfield services firm Expro has completed an integrated Plug and Abandonment (P&A) contract for Petronas in Mauritania.The well intervention scope of the P&A project used Expro’s integrated Open Water Intervention Riser System (OWIRS) for intervention…

PSE Kinsale Energy Charters Siem Pearl AHTS for P&A Support in Ireland

Jun 17, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Siem Offshore has won a three-month charter for the 91-meters long AHTS vessel Siem Pearl in Ireland.The contract is with PSE Kinsale Energy Ltd, the Irish subsidiary of the Malaysian oil giant Petronas, which…

Well Expertise Deploys Mobile P&A Simulator on Rig Off Norway

May 28, 2021

Norwegian offshore oil and gas well management firm Well Expertise said this week it had successfully used a mobile on-the-rig simulator for plug and abandonment well control training to decommission several North Sea wells and is now planning other well campaigns using the simulator…

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…

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…

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…

Wintershall Noordzee Hires Swift 10 Rig for North Sea P&A Campaign

Mar 16, 2021

Swift Drilling has recently secured a long-term contract by Wintershall Noordzee, for the use of the jack-up rig Swift 10 for a plug and abandonment campaign in the Dutch and German sections of the North Sea.The contract is expected to start this summer with a potential duration of 3 to 4 years…

The Netherlands: Six Oil and Gas Firms Launch Joint Well Decom Campaign

Feb 24, 2021

Six oil and gas operators in The Netherlands, within the Nextep partnership, are working on a major campaign to decommission oil and gas wells as part of a single campaign. Nexstep, the Dutch association for decommissioning and reuse of oil and gas infrastructure…

PTTEP Taps Petrofac for P&A Project Off Australia

Feb 09, 2021

Oilfield services company Petrofac said Tuesday it has secured a Well Project Management contract in Australia with the Thai oil firm PTTEP.Petrofac will provide all project manpower to enable the execution of plug and abandonment operations…

Orca to Provide Dive System Support for Well-Safe Guardian

Aug 11, 2020

Well-Safe Solutions, a UK-based company specializing in P&A services, has awarded Orca Oceanic Systems a contract for the provision of Dive System Support and Engineering Services onboard its Well-Safe Guardian semi-submersible decommissioning rig…

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