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Brent Decommissioning Update – January 2016

Jan 01, 2016

In 2016, the first Brent topside is due to be removed and taken to shore for dismantling and recycling. It will be a significant milestone in the massive engineering project to decommission the Brent field infrastructure. 

Cell Sampling Update – December 2015

Dec 23, 2015

One of the most challenging aspects of the Brent field decommissioning project to date has been obtaining sediment samples from the storage tanks – or ‘cells’ - clustered around the base of the Brent Delta platform.

Shell confirms approval of the Brent Delta topside decommissioning programme by DECC.

Jul 06, 2015

Following a thirty day public consultation, the decommissioning programme submitted by Shell U.K. Limited (Shell) for the Brent Delta platform (one of four installations located in the field) recommending that the 24,200 tonne ’topside’ of the platform is removed in one piece by a heavy-lift dedicated vessel has been approved by the UK Government. 

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