Tag Archives: rigs

Guide for Layup of Offshore Drilling Rigs in Uncertain Times

offshore platform

With mounting challenges on the horizon for the oil industry, many rig owners are already or will soon be facing the question of whether or not it is time to stack their offshore drilling rigs. Concerned about cutting losses and reducing capital output, they need cost-effective solutions for preserving the value of millions of dollars’ worth of assets in harsh

Read more

Robots to Help Study Rig Impact on Marine Life

A project, led by the National Oceanography Centre, has been launched to develop a guide for using ocean robots to assess the impact of decommissioned oil structures on marine life. Decommissioned oil structures can provide a habitat for marine life in a similar way to a reef, or lead to negative consequences such as marine pollution. The environmental impact of piles of

Read more