Towards smarter and greener decommissioning

Project and financing models for decommissioning are moving up oil and gas operators’ agenda worldwide as ‘lower for longer’ oil prices raise questions about how long ageing assets can operate viably beyond their design lives.

Kanfa clinches Dvalin work

Kanfa has received an order from Aibel for the Nitrogen Generator unit for the DEA Dvalin tie-in to Statoil’s ...

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Sentinel Marine deploys ERRV to the North Sea

Sentinel Marine’s newbuild emergency response and rescue vessel (ERRV) has been deployed to work for Statoil in the ...

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PSA checks emergency preparedness on Statfjord B

Norway’s offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has found one non-conformity and one ...

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Statoil adds more years to Veslefrikk

Norwegian oil company Statoil has made a decision to extend the lifetime of its Veslefrikk field offshore Norway by ...

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PSA: Asgard gas leak 'could have been fatal'

An investigation by the Norwegian offshore safety agency, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), into a hydrocarbon ...

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VIDEO: Kvaerner moves Njord A from drydock

Norway-based engineering and construction services company Kvaerner has moved the Statoil-operated Njord A platform ...

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UK: Statoil faces disappointment at Verbier

Norwegian oil company Statoil is unlikely to drill a sidetrack well on the Verbier prospect in the UK North ...

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Statoil cans Norne ERV

Norwegian oil major Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to change the emergency ...

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Statoil gets green light to use Gina Krog FSO

Norway’s Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to use the Gina Krog FSO on ...

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Statoil enters two more blocks off South Africa

Norwegian oil major Statoil has acquired participating interests in two additional offshore frontier blocks, ...

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VIDEO: Aibel lifts final module for Sverdrup platform

Oil services company Aibel has lifted into place the final of three modules for the Statoil-operated Johan Sverdrup ...

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Statoil hires Lloyd’s Register for Sverdrup risk analysis

Lloyd’s Register (LR), a global engineering, technical and business services organization, has signed a contract ...

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Statoil gains nod for Visund project

Norwegian oil company Statoil has received an approval from the country’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy ...

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Johan Sverdrup partners in further cost-cutting push

Norwegian oil company Statoil has completed nearly 60 percent of the Phase 1 of the Johan Sverdrup project in the ...

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PSA reveals cause of Gullfaks B crane incident

Norwegian offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has identified weaknesses in crane design ...

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Statoil's Korpfjell well non-commercial

Norwegian oil company Statoil has proven a small, non-commercial gas volume in the Korpfjell well in the Barents ...

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GALLERY: Aibel loads out second Johan Sverdrup module

Oil services company Aibel has completed and loaded out the Johan Sverdrup drilling support module (DSM) onto a ...

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Statoil to change Halten-Nordland contingency plan

Norway’s offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has given Statoil consent to change ...

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Statoil in minor gas discovery in Norwegian Sea

Norwegian oil company Statoil has made a minor gas discovery northeast of the Heidrun field in the Norwegian Sea.  ...

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Greenpeace activists released following arrest over protest

Greenpeace has informed that its 35 activists and its Arctic Sunrise ship have been released following last ...

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Norwegian authorities arrest Greenpeace activists

Norwegian authorities have stopped a protest by Greenpeace against Statoil’s drilling activities in the ...

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