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ExxonMobil Calls on Heavy Lift Contractors to Deliver Proposals for Bass Strait Platforms Removal

Jun 28, 2022

ExxonMobil's Australian subsidiary Esso Australia, the operator of the Gippsland Basin Joint Venture, has recently started a technical tender procedure process for the decommissioning of several offshore platforms in Australia's Bass Strait.For this initial tender round, ExxonMobil is seeking technical proposals from a variety of experienced offshore heavy lift contractors, each of whom needs to detail how they plan to carry out the platform removal activities required…

Petrofac Hires AHTS to Assist with Northern Endeavour FPSO Disconnection

Sep 27, 2022

Akastor's subsidiary DDW Offshore has won a one-year contract with Petrofac for the AHTS vessel Skandi Atlantic. The AHTS will support the disconnection of the FPSO 'Northern Endeavour' together with towing and well isolations work in the Laminaria Corallina oil fields in the West Timor Sea…

BV Sees Surge in Decommissioning Support Orders. Beats Its Full Year Target

Sep 15, 2022

Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore, the marine and offshore technical advisory branch of Bureau Veritas, saw a surge in the decommissioning support field orders in the first six months of 2022.The company said that new decommissioning support deals in the UK…

Velesto Nets $13,4M P&A Work at Petronas' Tembungo Offshore Field

Aug 26, 2022

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas has awarded a contract to the offshore services firm Velesto for the plugging and abandonment services at Tembungo A & B platforms offshore Sabah, Malaysia.Velesto said Thursday that the contract had an…

Helix Wins Offshore Decommissioning Work in Thailand

Aug 26, 2022

Helix Robotics Solutions has won a 180-day contract by a local Thailand contractor to perform decommissioning services using the subsea construction vessel Grand Canyon II.The company, a robotics branch of the Helix Energy Solutions Group, said…

BHP Files Plan for Closure of Griffin Gas Export Pipeline Off Australia

Mar 25, 2022

BHP Petroleum has submitted an environment plan for the 'safe and sustainable' closure of the Griffin Gas Export Pipeline, offshore W. Australia.The  Griffin Gas Export Pipeline is located within Pipeline Licence WA-3-PL, in Commonwealth waters…

Expro Reels in $50M Worth of Subsea Contracts in Malaysia, Australia

Nov 29, 2021

Oilfield services firm Expro said Monday it had secured four 'significant' subsea well access contracts in Malaysia and Australia worth more than $50 million. Two contracts are in Australia and two in Malaysia. One contract is with Shell in Malaysia…

Helix Energy Solutions Nets Offshore Decommissioning Deal in New Zealand

Nov 22, 2021

Houston-based offshore services firm Helix Energy Solutions has won a 5-well complete abandonment project by New Zealand’s Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE).Helix Energy Solutions will deploy its Helix Q7000 semi-submersible vessel and 10K Intervention Riser System (IRS)…

Tanjung Offshore Taps Handal for Offshore Crane Services

Sep 20, 2021

Malaysian offshore services firm Handal Energy has recently secured a contract from Tanjung Offshore Services for the provision of portable crane equipment and services package.Handal said Friday that it had reached a contract agreement with TOS April 27…

BHP Handing Smaller than Expected $3.9B Clean-up tab to Woodside in Oil Merger

Sep 14, 2021

BHP Group will transfer a smaller-than-expected $3.9 billion in oil and gas decommissioning liabilities to Woodside when it merges its petroleum business with the independent Australian gas producer.Woodside's shares jumped 6.5% after the figure was disclosed in BHP's annual report on Tuesday…

Asia Eyes Australia Blueprint as $100B Oil and Gas Decommissioning Bill Looms

Sep 08, 2021

Australia has passed legislation that could set a precedent for who pays to clean up the fossil fuel industry in Asia, making former owners of oil and gas fields responsible for the costs of dismantling facilities if later owners fail.The new…

Australia: New Law to Make Former Oil Field Owners Pay for Decom Works if Needed

Aug 30, 2021

Australia’s parliament last week passed legislation under which the government will be able to make offshore license owners pay for decommissioning and environmental remediation if they sell their offshore blocks and the new owner is then unable to meet its financial obligations…

Australian Gov't Invites Expressions of Interest for Timor Sea FPSO Decommissioning

Jul 05, 2021

The Australian government on July 1 released a Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) for Phase 1 works related to decommissioning of the Northern Endeavour FPSO currently at Laminaria-Corallina oil fields in the Timor Sea.After the offshore fields' owner…

Australia's Oil Industry Slams 'Extreme' Levy for Timor Sea Field Decommissioning

Jun 29, 2021

Australia's oil industry lobby group on Tuesday slammed as 'extreme' the amount the government has proposed as a levy on all of the country's offshore oil producers to cover the cost of decommissioning an offshore field.The levy was announced in May…

Australia's Offshore Decommissioning Levy Arbitrary and Disappointing, ExxonMobil, Chevron Say

May 20, 2021

U.S. oil majors Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp on Thursday branded Australia's proposed industry-wide levy to cover the cost of decommissioning an offshore oil field, which neither has had any stake in, as 'arbitrary' and 'disappointing'…

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