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The Brent oil and gas field, lying north east of the Shetland Islands, has been a cornerstone of the UK’s hugely successful oil and gas industry. The next step in the life cycle is to decommission the Brent Field’s four platforms and their related infrastructure.

Brent Field

Now, after many years of service to the UK economy, the Brent Field is reaching the stage where production is no longer economically viable. Decommissioning of the Brent Field will be conducted over the coming decade. It follows the decommissioning of other operators’ fields in the North Sea.

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Allseas Vessel update 085 – January 2014 (PDF, 2 MB) - opens in new window

Pieter Schelte arrived in Rotterdam shortly before 14:00 hours on Thursday 8 January after a seven-week passage from Daewoo shipyard in South Korea.

Decommissioning the Brent Field (PDF, 1 MB) - opens in new window

Read more about the Brent Decommissioning project and how the field will be decommissioned.

Brent E news March 2014 - opens in new window

Welcome to the thirteenth in the series of regular communications from the Brent Decommissioning Project Team.

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