Decommissioning - Innovation & New Technology 'The Story so Far'

Posted by Lisa Bland on 14-Jun-2018 09:30:00

As part of our decommissioning offering we will be publishing a series of exclusive thought leadership blogs throughout 2018. This channel allows us to communicate directly with our readers on challenges that may be facing the industry or wider and allows us to offer some of our ideas and provide innovative solutions. We invite you to comment, share, and be a part of the growing Claxton community. If there is a particular subject you would like us to cover, please let us know. To start the series, we thought we would provide you with Claxton’s decommissioning story so far and how our industry defining technology developments and services have defined rigless and rig-based decommissioning.

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Three key Claxton projects that have influenced their decommissioning offering

Posted by Andy Norman on 18-Apr-2018 09:30:00

 

Decommissioning has become an integral part of the offshore industry over the past few years as operators seek to reduce their asset stock and remain profitable at the same time. To achieve this, it’s important that clients have a reliable and expert supply chain to rely on for guidance and support.

Responding to operator’s needs has led to the continuous investment in Claxton’s service offering. The company is now experienced in platform, subsea, rigless and vessel-based campaigns, and supports well decommissioning by providing risers, wellhead removal, conductor severance, well P&A and solutions to overcome integrity issues with platforms or ageing well infrastructure.

This blog gives an overview of three key projects, which demonstrate the capabilities of Claxton’s market leading decommissioning products, that have influenced their overall offering.

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7 frequently asked decommissioning questions

Posted by Andy Norman on 30-Jan-2018 12:00:00

Decommissioning has become an integral part of the offshore industry over recent years as operators seek to reduce their asset stock and remain profitable at the same time. With the ever-increasing pressure to save money, it’s important that oil companies have a reliable and expert supply chain to rely on for guidance and support.

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5 essentials you won't want to miss when planning decommissioning projects

Posted by Andy Norman on 20-Dec-2017 12:00:00

Decommissioning, as we have seen in the case of recent North Sea projects, is set to be increasingly technically challenging, and with that, costly. From initial planning to the site clean-up, a decommissioning project can also take a significant period — potentially years to complete.  

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How is the UK oil and gas industry tackling decommissioning cost inefficiencies in the North Sea?

Posted by Andy Norman on 27-Jun-2017 10:01:32

The costs of decommissioning have become a serious issue for operators in the North Sea. In December 2016, Oil & Gas UK predicted that £17.6 billion will be spent on decommissioning between 2016 and 2025.

With oil prices failing to rise back to 2010 levels, it has fallen to the industry and key operators to look for streamlining solutions to protect their revenue streams. Subsequently, regulatory bodies and agencies have kicked into action to try and help the region understand the challenges that the decommissioning sector brings. This includes providing insight and advice into approaches to drive efficiency savings.

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