UK okays Shell’s plans to dismantle oil platform

DECC has approved Shell’s plans to remove the first of the iconic platforms in the North Sea. The energy giant started consulting on Brent Delta’s decommissioning plans in February this year. The field stopped production in 2011. The 24,200 tonne ‘topside’ platform will be removed in one piece by a heavily-lift dedicated vessel which will help reduce […]

Shell plans to dismantle key North Sea platform

Royal Dutch Shell is to start consulting on its plans to remove the first of the iconic Brent platforms in the North Sea. It hopes to carry out the first phase of the decommissioning process for the Brent Delta platform next year. Shell recommends the 23,000 tonne “topside” of the platform is removed in a […]