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  • 8 February 2016

    Shell has evacuated eighty workers from one of its UK North Sea platform. The news first broke on the Scottish television website STV on Monday. In an e-mail to Offshore Energy Today on Monday,  a Shell spokesperson confirmed there had been an evacuation of Brent Bravo platform on Sunday night. A Shell spokesman said: “Shell UK can […]

  • 19 June 2019

    Pioneering Spirit, a giant heavy lift and pipelay vessel owned by Allseas, has recently removed Shell’s Brent Bravo topsides from its location in the UK sector of the North Sea.

  • 18 June 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Allseas-owned heavy lift and pipelay vessel Pioneering Spirit has completed the single-piece removal of the 25,000 t Brent Bravo topsides from the North Sea.

  • 21 June 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Shell’s Brent Bravo platform topside has arrived at Able UK’s Able Seaton Port following its removal from the UK North Sea with the giant Pioneering Spirit vessel earlier this week. 

  • 16 May 2017

    Offshore services provider Wood Group has been awarded a contract to support Shell in the decommissioning of the Brent Bravo platform in the North Sea. Wood Group will prepare the platform for removal via single lift methodology. This includes conductor removal, structural strengthening and installation of under deck lift points, in addition to the modifications required […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Equipment

    James Fisher Subsea has completed a four-month inspection campaign on six North Sea oil rig platforms for Shell UK using asset-based remotely operated vehicles (ABROVs). The company said that, traditionally, oil rig inspections are done using a dedicated remotely operated vehicle support vessel (ROVSV), on which an ROV is secured. To remove the need of […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Shell UK Limited has been sanctioned by the UK Government’s Health and Safety Executive over a gas leak on a North Sea platform that occurred in June this year. The platform on which the leakage took place is the Brent Bravo platform located in the North Sea, 116 miles north-east of Lerwick. According to the […]

  • 26 July 2006

    Safety fears about the offshore oil and gas industry are being raised in a meeting between unions and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The talks follow a fatal accident inquiry report into the deaths of two workers on the Brent Bravo platform. Last week operator Shell was criticised by a sheriff over the deaths. […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Shell has submitted a decommissioning plan for the Brent oil and gas field to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Following submission, an extended 60-day public consultation has been initiated on recommendations to decommission the North Sea field. The field, located 115 miles north-east of the Shetland Islands has produced around three billion […]

  • 18 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Production remained shut down on four of the largest oil installations in the North Sea yesterday after a heavy protective fender fell … By Frank Urquhart (BusinessScottsman) [mappress] Source: BusinessScottsman, January 18, 2011;

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    James Fisher Subsea (JF Subsea) said it has reduced inspection downtime to 2 percent for Shell UK, through the innovative use of asset-based remotely operated vehicles (ABROVs) on oil rig inspection programmes in the North Sea. Namely, JF Subsea provided Shell UK with a gravity-based ABROV system. ABROVs were trialled on a planned riser and […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Wood Group has secured a contract to support Shell in the decommissioning of the Brent Bravo platform in the North Sea. Effective immediately, Wood Group will prepare the platform for removal via single lift methodology. This includes conductor removal, structural strengthening and installation of under deck lift points, in addition to the modifications required to […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Allseas-owned giant vessel Pioneering Spirit has arrived at the Shell-operated Brent field located in the UK sector of the North Sea to perform its heaviest lift until now.  The twin-hulled, 382 meters long and 124 meters wide vessel executed its maiden heavy lift of the Yme offshore platform in the North Sea off Norway in August 2016. […]

  • 2 January 2020

    With the year 2019 now behind us, Offshore Energy Today is sharing the galleries published on our website. Click on a link to view the gallery and the original article. Enjoy!

  • 8 February 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Oil major Royal Dutch Shell on Wednesday submitted its decommissioning program for the Brent oil and gas field, in the UK sector of the North Sea, to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).  Following the submission of the plan, the company said that an extended 60-day public consultation on recommendations to decommission the […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Wood Group has been awarded a three-year contract extending its support of Shell’s eight UKCS offshore asset thus retaining more than 500 jobs.  Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) will continue to deliver maintenance and construction services to the Shearwater, Gannet, Nelson, Curlew, Brent Delta, Brent Alpha, Brent Bravo and Brent Charlie installations, the company said on […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Able UK has been awarded a decommissioning contract for its Able Seaton Port facility on the River Tees.

  • 29 November 2018

    Oil major Shell has evacuated 135 workers from a UK North Sea offshore platform following a power outage. 

  • 19 September 2018

    Shell UK is changing its offshore operating model in the UK North Sea, meaning its offshore workers will be spending two instead of three week periods offshore.

  • 10 August 2016

    UK’s trade union Unite has called for urgent talks with energy company Wood Group to avert further strike action in the North Sea after new strike dates had been set.  To remind, Wood Group’s workers on Shell’s North Sea assets participated in two strike actions in a dispute over proposed cuts of up to 30 percent […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Exploration & Production

    The cost of offshore oil and gas infrastructure decommissioning in the UK North Sea is continuing to fall, the UK Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has said.

  • 17 June 2019

    Allseas-owned giant Pioneering Spirit vessel last Friday removed Aker BP’s original accommodation platform at Valhall (QP) field in the southern part of the North Sea off Norway.