Decommissioning


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Why we shoulld start decommissioning now

Chris Lloyd comments: If the oil and gas industry starts decommissioning earlier and gets a pipeline of projects together, it will enable it to retain expertise, build up a supply chain and organisational capability – and reduce a future decommissioning bottleneck, says Chris Lloyd At the moment ...

Petromall Insights


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > North SeaDecommissioning

Underwater Trainwrecks!

David Bamford writes: Some of you may have already browsed the OGA's five year review of (UKCS) major oil and gas projects. It is a sobering read, chronicling the various mishaps that beset 58 major projects executed between 2011 and 2016. On average: fewer than 25% of projects were delivered o ...

Petromall Insights


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > North SeaDecommissioningMarginal Fields +1

Chrysaor and Enquest buying North Sea assets – two different financial approaches to decommissioning

Greg Coleman comments: In January 2017 there were two big North Sea acquisitions – Enquest buying 25 per cent of BP's Magnus field ($85m) and Chrysaor buying some of Shell North Sea assets ($3.6bn approx.) Both transactions take a different approach to the decommissioning financing – and illustra ...

Petromall Insights


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > North SeaDecommissioningFinancial Impact

Shell - Public consultation begins on Brent oil and gas field decommissioning programme

An extended 60-day public consultation on recommendations to decommission the Brent oil and gas field in the North Sea has begun today following submission by Shell U.K. Limited (“Shell”), the field's operator, of a comprehensive decommissioning programme to the Department for Business, Energy and ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 3 years agoPress > ShellDecommissioningBrent

Oil & Gas UK - New Scottish Government decommissioning fund is encouraging

Deirdre Michie, chief executive, Oil & Gas UK said: “The First Minister's announcement today of a new £5 million fund to support Scottish companies looking to take advantage of decommissioning sector opportunities is encouraging news for the many supply chain companies still struggling in the down ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 3 years agoPress > Oil & Gas UKDecommissioningScotland

Good management is the best way to cut decommissioning costs

Everyone is aware of the spiralling estimates of how much decommissioning will cost – perhaps the best way to solve it can be simply expressed as ‘good management', says Graham Scotton As we keep hearing, the estimates of the costs of decommissioning the North Sea oil and gas infrastructure keep go ...

Petromall Insights


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > DecommissioningNorth Sea

Alberta operators face over $2 billion in environmental LLR liabilities

Service companies are on alert with more than $2 billion in LLR-related costs currently accruing against abandoned wells awaiting reclamation in Alberta, according to the latest CanOils data. Engaging service companies to reclaim these abandoned wells (i.e. removing the wells' final LLR-related lia ...

Mark Young


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > Environmente&pE&P Projects +7

Call for papers: OGEL Special Issue on "Decommissioning Offshore Energy Installations"

Oil, Gas, and Energy Law Journal (OGEL, ISSN 1875-418X) invites submissions for a Special Issue on Decommissioning Offshore Energy Installations . With thousands of offshore oil and gas platforms in place across the globe, the decommissioning of ageing installations is becoming of increasing conce ...

OGEL Journal


Posted 3 years agoPress > DecommissioningOffshore

The Business Opportunity in Decommissioning Planning

With the decommissioning projects undertaken so far in the North Sea, many contractors have come out poorly because they did not properly understand the task ahead of them, says Greg Coleman of Petromall. Conversely, there should be business opportunities for companies who can help better plan, or ...

Petromall Insights


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > DecommissioningNorth Sea

How to Manage Risk and Uncertainty in Mature Fields?

AGRs Principal Reservoir Engineer and Trainer, Mark Cook, discusses effective risk and uncertainty management methods. Mark Cook is one of the trainers and developers behind the AGRs Business and Risk training series . In addition to having delivered reservoir engineering consultancy to many of th ...

Maria Djomina - AGR


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > DecommissioningDecom North Seamature field +4

Well Abandonment - Accurate Costing

Below, AGR's Senior Technical Consultant discusses how probabilistic planning can solve key abandonment challenges. In recent years there has been an increased focus on the field decommissioning and well abandonment with the associated costs for carrying out the operation. There seems to be a ver ...

Maria Djomina - AGR


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > petroleum softwareAGR Softwarewell abandonment +5

Asset Integrity Management in Oil & Gas Industries

Assets Integrity Management is nowadays one of the essential elements of operational excellence that many companies have embraced to maintain the competitive edge in their line of business. Operator's ultimate goal is to perform as a world class company while ensuring facility integrity and protecti ...

Noor Azura


Istanbul   İstanbul   TR 23 Jan 2017


Posted 3 years agoTraining > Asset IntegrityoperationFacility Integrity +10

Planning, executing and managing decommissioning projects in the North Sea

This two day course provides technical knowledge and know-how on decommissioning projects. Each phase will be covered in detail, including planning activities, well plugging and abandonment, decommissioning of structures and pipelines and the associated onshore activities. The tutor will also discus ...

Jee Training


Aberdeen   Scotland   GB 05 Jul 2017


Posted 3 years agoTraining > DecommissioningNorth Seaoffshore decommissioning +8

Subsea pipelines

Essential training for subsea engineers, this course gives an overview of the lifecycle of a subsea pipeline from design, through installation and operation to decommissioning. Can't make these dates? This course is also available online. Learn more at http://www.jee.co.uk/training/online-learning

Jee Training


Aberdeen   Scotland   GB 14 Nov 2017


Posted 3 years agoTraining > subsea pipelinespipeline designSpecialist Subsea Services +12

Construction of subsea pipelines

Attend this four day course to gain an advanced level understanding of the processes, equipment and vessels involved in laying pipelines offshore and the various different methods used by subsea engineers. Learning outcomes;  Summarise the technical aspects of offshore pipeline installation with ...

Jee Training


Aberdeen   Scotland   GB 07 Mar 2017


Posted 3 years agoTraining > Specialist Subsea ServicesconstructionAberdeen +12