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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…

Aker BP Cleared to Use Maersk Invincible Rig for P&A at Valhall

May 29, 2020

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has secured consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway to use the Maersk Invincible jack-up rig on its Valhall field in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The consent is for the use of the Maersk Invincible…

Petrofac Starts Rubie and Renee P&A Work

May 27, 2020

UK oilfield services firm Petrofac has kicked off the plugging and abandonment work on the Rubie and Renee fields in the North Sea using Awilco's WilPhoenix rig.Petrofac won the Rubie and Renee P&A contract with Hess in August 2019.Over the next three months…

ConocoPhillips to Use Rowan Norway Jack-Up for Ekofisk P&A

May 25, 2020

Oil company ConocoPhillips has been given permission to use the Rowan Norway jack-up unit at its Ekofisk field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.The consent was granted by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway and relates to the plugging…

Low Oil Prices Could Spur Offshore Decommissioning Wave

May 25, 2020

The total value of the global pool of offshore oil and gas decommissioning projects that will accumulate through 2024 could reach $42 billion, with the North Sea region taking up the biggest chunk, most notably the UK part, energy intelligence company Rystad Energy said in a report…

TAQA Hires Archer for 21-Well P&A Campaign in UK North Sea

May 22, 2020

Oilfield services company Archer has won a contract for the provision of modular drilling unit and associated services aboard TAQA's Cormoran Alpha platform in the UK North Sea.Archer's rig has been contracted by TAQA to perform a twenty-one…

Petrofac Delays North Sea P&A Program. Awilco's Rig on Standby Rate

May 04, 2020

Awilco Drilling has said that it has reached a deal with Petrofac to delay the start of the plug and abandonment works with Awilco's WilPhoenix offshore rig.Awilco in March announced the rig deal with Petrofac Facilities Management for its 1982…

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