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Expert advice for offshore infrastructure obsolescence management
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Expert advice for offshore infrastructure obsolescence management
Obsolescence of offshore oil and gas equipment can present itself in a variety of ways including; the item in question is no longer suitable for current demands or is no...
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  • A trip back in time: How people talked about the  North Sea oil & gas industry 40 years ago
    A trip back in time: How people talked about the North Sea oil & gas industry 40 years ago
    Recent news has seen oilfield giants, such as Shell’s Brent Delta, reach the end of their lives after over 40 years of production. Since the 1970s, the North Sea oil and...
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  • 4 reasons why and how the next generation of engineers will be the future of YOUR business
    4 reasons why and how the next generation of engineers will be the future of YOUR business
    This blog validates the reasons why the next generation of engineers are key to commercial success in the future… Engineering plays a vital role in the UK’s economic...
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The proven subsea abrasive cutting tool for your decommissioning project
Decommissioning
The proven subsea abrasive cutting tool for your decommissioning project
Well abandonment and subsea cutting projects often throw up...
4 challenging asset life extension projects
4 challenging asset life extension projects
With over half the platforms in the North Sea being at...
Slot recovery explained: extending the life of your offshore operations
Late-Life
Slot recovery explained: extending the life of your offshore operations
Field maturity and ageing infrastructure has meant...
Eliminating wasted rig time during conductor installation operations
Late-Life
Eliminating wasted rig time during conductor installation operations
Currently in use by two major North Sea operators...
3 successful offshore brownfield developments
Production
3 successful offshore brownfield developments
Continued investment in offshore brownfield developments...
Project in focus: rigless slot recovery in the North Sea
Late-Life
Project in focus: rigless slot recovery in the North Sea
Maersk contacted Claxton in April 2013 about a slot...
Four key North Sea well abandonment projects
Four key North Sea well abandonment projects
As the North Sea is set to experience a wave of well...
How to choose the right subsea camera system for your operations
Late-Life
How to choose the right subsea camera system for your operations
Making decisions based on limited information in the subsea...
Five questions to ask when considering a slot recovery operation
Late-Life
Five questions to ask when considering a slot recovery operation
As operators face the ongoing challenges of maturing...