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UKCS Decom Cost Reduction Falling Short

Aug 04, 2022

The UK's North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA, formerly Oil & Gas Authority) says an estimate of the total cost of decommissioning UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) oil and gas infrastructure fell just 2% last year. The drop, following a 4% reduction the year before…

Shell Books Stena Don for UK Drilling, P&A

Jul 29, 2022

Shell UK has signed a one year contract, with a year extension option, with Stena Drilling for the use of the Stena Don in the UK North Sea. The contract is due to start in Q2 2023 and will cover well activities, including a combination of plugging…

Heerema Wins Decom Contract for Woodside’s Nganhurra RTM

Jul 25, 2022

Heerema Marine Contractors said it won a decommissioning contract by Woodside Energy that includes the integrated engineering, preparation, removal and transport of the Nganhurra Riser Turret Mooring (RTM).The work involves removing the RTM from the Enfield field…

Well-Safe Solutions Finds P&A Work for Newly Bought Rig

Jul 21, 2022

UK-based offshore well plugging & abandonment company Well-Safe Solutions said Thursday it had secured a contract to plug and abandon (P&A) 14 wells on the UK continental shelf. The work is expected to secure 60 new offshore positions.The deal…

Gallery: Allseas' Pioneering Spirit Vessel Removes 11,000t Gyda Offshore Jacket

Jul 19, 2022

Offshore installation and decommissioning contractor Allseas said Tuesday it had successfully removed and transported to shore Repsol Norge’s 30,000-tonne Gyda platform 'in a matter of days.'According to the company, Allseas' Pioneering Spirit…

UK: SEE MONSTER Rig Arrives at Weston-super-Mare

Jul 13, 2022

A decommissioned North Sea offshore platform, soon to be turned into a giant art installation, arrived in Weston-super-Mare, England, on Tuesday, 12 July, BBC has reported.Last year, Weston-super-Mare, a seaside town in Somerset was selected as home to the installation…

Decom Engineering Wins Contracts in UK North Sea and W. Africa

Jul 07, 2022

Northern Ireland-based Decom Engineering has said it has won two contracts worth more than £300,000 in the North Sea and offshore West Africa. strengthening their reputation as a leading provider of decommissioning services.The company said…

Australia: Wood to Oversee First Phase of Northern Endeavour FPSO Decommissioning

Jul 05, 2022

The Australian Government has awarded offshore engineering firm Wood the role of Owner’s Team, to oversee the first decommissioning phase of the Northern Endeavour FPSO unit in the Timor Sea.The 274-meter-long Northern Endeavour FPSO is currently…

Gulf of Mexico: Helix Energy Solutions Buys Alliance Group of Companies

Jul 05, 2022

U.S. based offshore well services company Helix Energy Solutions Group has finalized the previously announced acquisition of the Alliance group of companies, bolstering its decommissioning footprint in the Gulf of Mexico.Alliance is a Louisiana…

Solstad Offshore Wins Charters for Two CSVs

Jun 30, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured charters for the construction support vessels Normand Cutter and Normand Sentinel.The Normand Cutter has been awarded a contract with an unnamed customer in South America. The firm…

ExxonMobil Calls on Heavy Lift Contractors to Deliver Proposals for Bass Strait Platforms Removal

Jun 28, 2022

ExxonMobil's Australian subsidiary Esso Australia, the operator of the Gippsland Basin Joint Venture, has recently started a technical tender procedure process for the decommissioning of several offshore platforms in Australia's Bass Strait…

Liberty to Use Peterson's Great Yarmouth Yard for Decommissioning of Offshore Facilities

Jun 27, 2022

Peterson and Liberty Industrial (Liberty) have entered a strategic alliance that will allow Liberty exclusive use of the Peterson Great Yarmouth Outer Harbour yard facility in the UK.The yard will be used to decommission offshore topsides, jackets…

Exceed, Mermaid Win Multi-well, Multi-operator UKCS P&A Work

Jun 27, 2022

Well management firm Exceed has, in partnership with Mermaid Subsea Services UK, secured a vessel-based well plugging and abandonment campaign to be carried out on behalf of four operators on the UK continental shelf.Exceed said this was the company’s largest vessel-based well P&A campaign to date…

Sevan Hummingbird FPSO Set to Leave Chestnut Field in North Sea

Jun 23, 2022

Teekay's Sevan Hummingbird FPSO is set to leave Spirit Energy's Chestnut oil field in the North Sea after 13 years of oil production at the site.According to notice to mariners issued by Teekay on Thursday, the FPSO is currently being disconnected from its moorings…

Well-Safe Protector Inks Deal for Ithaca Energy North Sea Well Decom Project

Jun 21, 2022

Well-Safe Solutions were contracted by Ithaca Energy to plug and abandon (P&A) six wells on the Anglia platform in the Southern North Sea, approximately 55km from the UK mainland. For the project Well-Safe will provide project management, well engineering and all managed delivery services…

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