Approved Decommissioning Programmes

Field/Installation

Operator at time of Approval

Operator following licence/company change

Main Installations Decommissioned

Approved Decommissioning Option

Year of Approval

Piper Alpha

Occidental

Talisman

Fixed Steel Platform

Toppling

1988

Crawford

Hamilton

BHP

Floating Production, Facility (FPF)

Removal to shore

1991

     

Catenary Anchor Leg Mooring (CALM) Buoy

Removal to shore

 
     

Subsea Facilities

Removal to shore

 

Argyll, Duncan and Innes

Hamilton

BHP

Floating Production, Facility (FPF)

Removal to shore

1992

     

Catenary Anchor Leg Mooring (CALM) Buoy

Removal to shore

 
      Pipelines Removal to shore  

Blair

Sun Oil

AGIP

Pipelines

1 x Re-use

1992

        1 x Decommissioned in situ  

Angus

Amerada Hess

 

Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Vessel

Re-use

1993

Forbes AW

Hamilton

BHP

Fixed Steel Platform

Removal to shore

1993

Esmond CP & CW

BHP

 

2 x Fixed Steel Platform

Removal to shore

1995

Gordon BW

BHP

 

Fixed Steel Platform

Removal to shore

1995

Emerald

MSR

 

FPSO

Re-use

1996

      Pipelines Decommissioned in situ  

Frigg FP

Elf Norge

TotalFinaElf Norge

Flare Column

Removal to shore

1996

Leman BK

Shell

 

Fixed Steel Platform

Removal to shore

1996

Staffa

Lasmo

 

Subsea

Removal to shore

1996

Viking AC, AD, AP & FD

Conoco

 

4 x Fixed Steel Platform

Removal to shore

1996

Brent Spar

Shell

 

Oil Storage and Loading Facility

Re-use as part of quay extension

1998

Donan

BP

 

FPSO

Re-use

1998

Fulmar SALM

Shell

 

Single Anchor Leg Mooring Buoy

Removal to shore

1998

      16" Pipeline Decommissioned in situ  

Blenheim and Bladon

Talisman

 

FPSO

Re-use

2000

      Pipelines Removal to shore  

Durward and Dauntless

Amerada Hess

 

FPSO

Re-use

2000

     

Subsea Facilities

Removal to shore

 

Maureen and Moira

Phillips

 

Large Steel Gravity Platform

Removal to shore for re-use or recycling

2000

     

Concrete Loading Column

Removal to shore for re-use or recycling  
      Pipelines 2 x removal to shore  
        1 x decommissioned in situ  

Camelot CB

ExxonMobil

 

Fixed Steel Platform

Re-use or Removal to shore for recycling

2001

        Revision to Approved Decommissioning Option: Year of Revised Approval:
        Removal to shore for dismantling and recycling 2002
Durward and Dauntless Amerada Hess   Pipelines Decommissioned in situ 2002
Hutton Kerr-McGee   Tension Leg Platform Re-use 2002
      Pipelines 1 x removal to shore  
        1 x decommissioned in situ (with future monitoring programme)  
Forbes and Gordon Infield Pipelines BHP Billiton   Infield Pipelines Decommission in situ - retrench any area of pipeline with less than 0.4m depth of cover 2003
Frigg TP1, QP & CDP1 Total E&P Norge AS   Treatment Platform 1 (TP1), Quarters Platform (QP) and Concrete Drilling Platform 1 (CDP1) Concrete substructures to remain in place, Concrete topsides to be removed to shore, Steel installations to be removed to shore, Infield Pipelines to be removed to shore 2003
Brent Shell   Brent Flare Removals to shore for recycling and disposal 2004

For recent approvals, copies of the approved Programme may be available on the Operator's website

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