Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Brent Delta News

Trelleborg's Safepilot for Shell's Brent Data Decommissioning Project

Photo: Trelleborg

SafePilot from Trelleborg’s marine systems operation helped to pilot Allseas’ 200 meter-long barge, Iron Lady, from the Tees Bay to Able UK’s Seaton Port in Hartlepool which transported Shell’s 24…

Allseas Plans World's Largest Construction Vessel

Allseas’ planned vessel, to be called Amazing Grace, will be a larger version of the firm’s existing Pioneering Spirit ship, which removed Shell's Brent Delta platform in the North Sea last year (pictured). (Photo: Allseas)

Swiss offshore services firm Allseas is planning to build a vessel big enough to be able to remove the world's largest oil and gas platforms when they reach the end of their production lives, its chief executive said.

Kotug Aids Allseas in Topsides Transport

Photo: Kotug

Kotug International’s offshore division has assisted Allseas with the transfer and transport of Shell’s Brent Delta topsides after the record-setting removal of the structure by Pioneering Spirit.

ACE Winches' Mooring System on the Iron Lady Barge

Photo: ACE Winches

ACE Winches has mobilized a six point mooring system to anchor the Iron Lady Barge being used on the Brent decommissioning project. The equipment, designed and manufactured by ACE…

Shell's North Sea Decommissioning Plan Submitted

Royal Dutch Shell has submitted a plan to the British government for dismantling its Brent North Sea production platforms, a turning point for the UK oil industry as operators face…

Cyberhawk wins Oil & Gas UK Award for Innovation and Efficiency

Cyberhawk Oil & Gas Awards Photo Cyberhawk

Cyberhawk Innovations, the world leader in aerial inspection and survey using UAVs, has been awarded the Business Innovation and Efficiency SME accolade at the 10th Oil and Gas UK awards.

Shell: No Production Impact from North Sea Strikes Scheduled for Tuesday

Photo courtesy of Shell

Production from Shell's North Sea platforms will not be affected by planned strikes on Tuesday, a spokesman said. Maintenance workers employed by Wood Group on Shell's North Sea…

DNS Appoints Esson, Chief Executive

Roger Esso Photo DNS

Decom North Sea (DNS), the representative body for the offshore decommissioning industry, which promotes and facilitates collaboration and cost reduction, today appointed a new chief executive.

Divorce Costs Could Sour Scotland's North Sea Hopes

Scottish nationalists are betting $2.5 trillion of hydrocarbons trapped miles beneath the North Sea could bankroll an independent Scotland, but winning control of the European Union's…