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  • 3 February 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    A thirty day public consultation on plans to begin decommissioning of the Brent oil and gas field in the North Sea will start mid-February. The field has produced around 10% of all UK North Sea oil and gas and generated more than £20bn of tax revenue for the UK since production began in 1976. The decommissioning programme, […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Exploration & Production

    An offshore worker has been airlifted by Shetland Coastguard helicopter from a platform located in the UK North Sea. Aberdeen’s Evening Express reports that a man in his 50s, working on Shell’s Brent Delta platform, suffered an injury and he was subsequently airlifted to Gilbert Bain Hospital, in Lerwick, at 11.30am. According to Evening Express, Shetland Coastguard’s spokeswoman […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Royal Dutch Shell has started preparing plans for the decommissioning of the Brent Delta Platform in the UK North sea. The platform is one of four platforms located in the Brent oil and gas field. According to Shell, the Brent field has produced roughly 10 percent of all UK North Sea oil and gas and generated […]

  • 3 May 2017

    Shell’s Brent Delta platform topside has reached a UK yard where it will be decommissioned. To remind, the topside was lifted off its offshore location last week by Allseas’ Pioneering Spirit vessel, in an effort that has been described as the world record in lifting. The topside weighs around 24,000 tons. The lift, using the largest construction […]

  • 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. […]

  • 6 August 2018

    Shell has to pay £60000 for a 2014 safety incident that saw a worker severely injured aboard the Brent Delta oil platform in the UK North Sea.

  • 4 May 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Able UK, a specialist for decommissioning and disposal of offshore oil and gas structures, has posted a video on its website showing the arrival of Shell’s Brent Delta platform to Quay 6 at Seaton Port on May 2, 2017. The platform topside was removed on April 28 by Allseas-owned giant vessel Pioneering Spirit which was […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Equipment

    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 Winches at their global headquarters in Aberdeenshire is now in situ and being supported by a team of ACE Winches offshore personnel. As part of the Brent […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Allseas-owned dynamically positioned single-lift installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel Pioneering Spirit has removed Shell’s 24,000 t Brent Delta platform topsides from the UK North Sea setting what the company claimed was the world record in lifting.  Following its arrival to the Brent field on Thursday, the vessel performed the lift on Friday, April 28, 2017. The Shell-operated […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Pioneering Spirit, Allseas’ single-lift installation, decommissioning and pipelay vessel set the world lifting record with the removal of Shell UK’s Brent Delta platform topsides from the North Sea on April 28, the company said. Located in the Brent field, approximately 186 km off the north-east coast of Shetland, the 24,000 t Brent Delta topsides sat on […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Able UK, a specialist for decommissioning and disposal of offshore oil and gas structures, has said that the receipt of the Shell Brent Delta topside at Able Seaton Port is imminent.  The company said on Monday that it anticipates the arrival will take place in early May but this is subject to a number of variables, including tide […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 August 2013

    Shell has awarded Allseas the topsides and jacket removal contract for the Brent field platforms. The contract also includes the removal of Brent Alpha’s steel jacket.  The Brent field is situated on the UK Continental Shelf, 186 km (116 miles) north-east of Lerwick, Scotland, in a water depth of 140 m (460 ft). The field comprises four […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Shell U.K. Ltd has awarded the Swiss-based Allseas Group S.A. the contract for the removal, transportation and load-in to shore of the topsides of three of its Brent platforms, with an option to do the same with the fourth platform. The contract also includes the removal of Brent Alpha’s steel jacket. The Brent field is […]

  • 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.

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

      Shell U.K. Ltd has awarded the Swiss-based Allseas Group S.A. the contract for the removal, transportation and load-in to shore of the topsides of three of its Brent platforms, with an option to do the same with the fourth platform. The contract also includes the removal of Brent Alpha’s steel jacket. The Brent field […]

  • 23 August 2016

    Allseas’ giant single-lift installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel “Pioneering Spirit” successfully executed its maiden heavy lift project – the removal of the 13,500-ton Yme offshore platform in the North Sea

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 August 2013

    Shell U.K. Ltd has awarded the Swiss – based Allseas Group S.A. the contract for the removal, transportation and load-in to shore of the topsides of three of its Brent platforms, with an option to do the same with the fourth platform. The Brent contract is the first to be awarded to Allseas for Pieter […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Allseas’ single-lift installation / decommissioning and pipelay vessel “Pioneering Spirit” has executed its maiden heavy lift project, removal of the 13,500 tonne Yme mobile offshore production unit (MOPU) in the North Sea, 100 km off the coast of Norway, on August 22, 2016 for Repsol Norge. The Yme MOPU is a jack-up type platform standing […]