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Allseas Nets Massive Decommissioning Contract in UK North Sea

Sep 01, 2022

Offshore installation and decommissioning contractor Allseas has secured a contract with TAQA UK for the removal and disposal ofseveral Northern North Sea (NNS) facilities.Aberdeen-based TAQA manages the UK North Sea exploration and production…

Helix Energy Solutions Acquires MP GOM's Gulf of Mexico Block Stake

Aug 30, 2022

Helix Energy Solutions Group has acquired from MP Gulf of Mexico, LLC (“MP GOM”), a joint venture controlled by Murphy Exploration & Production Company – USA, all of MP GOM’s 62.5% interest in Mississippi Canyon Block 734, comprised of three wells and related subsea infrastructure…

Velesto Nets $13,4M P&A Work at Petronas' Tembungo Offshore Field

Aug 26, 2022

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas has awarded a contract to the offshore services firm Velesto for the plugging and abandonment services at Tembungo A & B platforms offshore Sabah, Malaysia.Velesto said Thursday that the contract had an…

Helix Wins Offshore Decommissioning Work in Thailand

Aug 26, 2022

Helix Robotics Solutions has won a 180-day contract by a local Thailand contractor to perform decommissioning services using the subsea construction vessel Grand Canyon II.The company, a robotics branch of the Helix Energy Solutions Group, said…

New Decommissioning Hub in Aberdeen to Create Up to 50 New Jobs

Aug 25, 2022

CessCon Decom,  a Scotland-based firm specializing in decommissioning of oil and gas structures, plans to launch a decommissioning hub at the Port of Aberdeen’s £400 million South Harbour expansion in Q3 2022, creating up to 50 new jobs.The…

Well-Safe Solutions' P&A Rig Gets Trendsetter Engineering's Trident Intervention System

Aug 17, 2022

UK-based offshore well decommissioning firm Well-Safe Solutions has teamed up with Houston-based services company Trendsetter Engineering to equip its Well-Safe Guardian semi-submersible rig with the Trident Intervention System.'Featuring a compact yet powerful design…

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…

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