Plugging And Abandonment News

 

Well-Safe Solutions Takes Over WilPhoenix Rig from Awilco Drilling

Jun 09, 2022

UK-based offshore drilling company Awilco Drilling has completed the sale of its WilPhoenix semi-submersible drilling rig to P&A specialist to Well-Safe Solutions.The proposed sale was first announced early in May, when Oslo-listed Awilco Drilling said the rig would be sold for $15.5 million. The WilPhoenix is one of Awilco Drilling's two Enhanced Pacesetter semi-submersible drilling rigs. It was built in 1982 and upgraded in 2011…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Petrofac Takes Over Maersk Decom's Work at Tullow Oil's Fields Offshore Mauritania

May 18, 2022

Oilfield services company Petrofac has won a contract with Tullow Oil to provide well-decommissioning services in Mauritania, taking over from Danish company Maersk Decom, which said it would close down the company.The contract, with a potential total value of more than $60 million…

Well Integrity and P&A: HydraWell and READ Agree to Merge

May 16, 2022

Norway's HydraWell and UK-based READ have agreed to merge to create a well integrity specialist focused on late-life oilfield activities, including permanent plugging and abandonment of hydrocarbon wells.According to a statement issued Monday…

Maersk Drilling Wins 31-well P&A Work in Dutch North Sea

Apr 11, 2022

Danish offshore drilling contractor Maersk Drilling has won plug and abandonment contracts for its harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Resolute in the Dutch sector in the North Sea.The contracts are for the plugging and abandonment of 31 wells…

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…

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…

P&A Firm Well-Safe Solutions Appoints Subsurface Team Lead

Jan 12, 2022

UKI-based offshore well plugging and abandonment specialist Well-Safe Solutions has appointed Mark Davison as the company’s Subsurface Team Lead, as the company expands the breadth of its service offering to include all aspects of subsurface plug and abandonment (P&A) design…

Island Drilling Rig Lands Work in UK, Mauritania

Dec 22, 2021

Offshore drilling company Island Drilling has this week secured two contracts for its 2012-built harsh-environment drilling semi-submersible drilling rig Island Innovator.The company said Tuesday it had won a contract with Petrofac to carry…

Offshore Plug and Abandonment Alliance Launched in Norway

Oct 26, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling has said that its business divisions Odfjell Energy and Odfjell Well Services have launched a plug and abandonment (“P&A”) and slot recovery alliance with leading companies within the energy industry…

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…

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