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John Warrender, Chief Executive, Decom North Sea and Bill Cattanach, Head of Supply Chain at the OGA. (Photo: Decom North Sea)

Forum Tackles Decom Challenges

in the generation of over 120 potential solutions.Setting the scene, the Oil & Gas Technology Center and Opportunity North East shared challenges from previous Hackathon events, identifying how these initiatives are currently being taken forward.  The six participating operators - BP, Fairfield Energy, Marathon, Spirit Energy, Total and TAQA – then presented on 18 challenges, set alongside a regulatory context provided by OPRED and SEPA.Discussing the event, John Warrender, Chief Executive of Decom North Sea, said, “The scale of contribution to this event has both impressed and

Janice (Photo: Maersk Oil)

Maersk Seeks to Shut Janice in UK North Sea

futures having plunged to around $43 a barrel from over $100 a barrel last June.   North Sea producers have been under increasing pressure to cut costs and improve production efficiency, opting in the first instance to slash headcount and put assets up for sale.   But in May this year Fairfield Energy said it would shut its Dunlin cluster and begin decommissioning, citing the depressed oil price and challenging operational conditions as contributing factors.   The Janice shutdown would slightly reduce output of one of the North Sea crude grades that helps to set global prices through

Grand Canyon (Photo courtesy Canyon Offshore)

Ocean Installer Contracted to Work in Dunlin Field

Fairfield Energy Limited has awarded Ocean Installer a contract for air diving services and light subsea construction work at the Dunlin field. The work scope involves air diving services on the Dunlin Alpha platform at -10m LAT for installation of sleeves, clamps and anodes, as well as additional light construction/inspection and repair tasks. The project will be managed from the Ocean Installer Aberdeen office, with onshore preparations starting immediately and offshore work starting in June this year. Ocean Installer will be utilizing the Grand Canyon, a purpose built offshore construction/ROV/sur

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