Executive Viewpoint

Brunei taking lead on Asia-Pacific decommissioning guidelines, expert says

Feb 26, 2015

A third of the estimated 1,700 offshore facilities in the Asia-Pacific region need to be decommissioned. ASCOPE launched its long-awaited guidelines...

PwC urges industry to capitalise on £35bn decommissioning opportunity

Apr 2, 2014

The UK oil and gas industry is potentially missing out on multi-billion pound revenues in the North Sea through poor collaboration, lack of...

Stone’s Gary Siems to address well P&A conference in Houston

Oct 2, 2013

Gary Siems, decommissioning manager for Stone Energy, has been confirmed as a speaker at DecomWorld’s 2nd Annual Well Plugging and Abandonment...

Projects

Red Hawk Down: How they made it look easy

Feb 23, 2015

The decommissioning of Anadarko’s Red Hawk spar in September 2014 set a number of records. Here, Ryan Kavanagh, the man in charge of the project,...

FMC Technologies wins $393m subsea systems contract for Eni offshore Angola

Jan 6, 2015

FMC Technologies has received an order from Eni Angola to supply subsea production systems for its deepwater Block 15/06 East Hub development.

MacGregor secures large subsea crane order from China’s ZPMC

Jan 6, 2015

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received a large order from Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co Ltd (ZPMC).

Technology

How Titan Salvage raised the Costa Concordia - explained at Decom Summit

Mar 3, 2015

The company that raised the scuppered cruise-liner Costa Concordia, which was twice the weight of the Titanic when it hit rocks and foundered off the...

Latest technology on topside removal: Pioneering Spirit and Underwater Cutting

Feb 19, 2015

The decommissioning industry is at the verge of a technology breakthrough, with the arrival of improved solutions for removal

Environmental decommissioning: Complete vs. partial removal

Feb 19, 2015

As the complete removal of an asset may cause more long term ecological damage, operators are trying to understand the risks, benefits, and trade-...

Outlook

Can low oil price encourage entrepreneurship?

Feb 19, 2015

In the plugging & abandonment space, the savvy operators are using their stronger negotiating position brought by the low oil prices, to reduce...

DOF Subsea wins seven-year Asia Pacific gig with mystery operator

Jan 6, 2015

DOF Subsea, a subsidiary of DOF ASA, has been awarded a Letter of Award with a major international oil company in the Asia Pacific region.

Helix, OneSubsea and Schlumberger execute subsea well intervention alliance agreement

Jan 6, 2015

Helix Energy Solutions Group, OneSubsea and Schlumberger have inked definitive agreements for their alliance aimed at ramping up well services.

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