Decommissioning is big business


There are literally thousands of structures left behind from oil & gas exploitation around the world that will require decommissioning, removal and cleanup of contaminants on the seabed.

The big players are building expensive vessels and equipment to cover the big jobs, but the wast majority of such structures are relatively small.

Here is an article about an inexpensive solution being developed for that purpose:


But Fishes need Niches.

or see for yourself, without the editorial:


Heerema is quitting the pipe laying market and concentrating on the decommissioning and wind farm markets:


Here is a video showing our approach.

also low cost but with NESSIE you can navigate waters as shallow as 10 M. Where is Longitude 's barge going to drop the jacket off? Some of those things are 100 meters on their side.


Two Jackups for decommissioning specially designed for the offshore oil &gas and wind farm market under construction in China: