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  • 3 December 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Anglo/Dutch oil major Shell has returned workers to the Brent Charlie North Sea platform following a power outage last week.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Shell has received approval from the UK authorities for its decommissioning plan for the Brent field pipelines located in the UK North Sea. 

  • 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 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Heavy lifting, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Following its recent removal from the UK North Sea, Shell’s oil and gas platform Brent Alpha has arrived at a decommissioning yard in the UK.

  • 22 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Equipment, Heavy lifting, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Allseas’ heavy lift vessel Pioneering Spirit has completed its first decommissioning job of this summer, the single-lift removal of Shell’s Brent Alpha platform from the North Sea.

  • 10 April 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Environmental groups have “rejected” Shell’s plans regarding the decommissioning of the company’s four platforms at the Brent field, offshore the UK. Shell submitted the plan in early February to the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. The 60-day public consultation expires today (Monday). During the final day of the consultation period, the environmental […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. 

  • 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 […]

  • 30 June 2016

    By Alex Lawler and Dmitry Zhdannikov LONDON (Reuters) – Oil fell below $50 a barrel on Thursday, pressured by higher Nigerian output and concern about the economic outlook following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union last week. Returning Nigerian supply will put pressure on prices, Goldman Sachs said, adding that outages caused by Canadian […]

  • 18 December 2017

    Oil major Shell has launched an investigation after a lifeboat fell from the Brent Alpha platform in the UK North Sea. 

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA) confirms that initial flows of crude oil have resumed in the Brent pipeline system following a precautionary shutdown on Monday. The pipeline system, which is operated by TAQA and runs through the Cormorant Alpha platform, was halted after hydrocarbons were detected inside one of the platform’s legs. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 January 2013

    Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA) has confirmed that initial flows of crude oil have resumed in the Brent pipeline system following a precautionary shutdown on Monday. The pipeline system, which is operated by TAQA and runs through the Cormorant Alpha platform, was halted after hydrocarbons were detected inside one of the platform’s legs. […]