decommissioning services Articles

  • Global Site Decommissioning - Case Study

    Challenge: A global oil and gas company required final decommissioning at a former terminal and blending facility that had been idle for almost a decade. The 2.5 acre site, located in South Africa, required the removal of all above and below ground structures, underground utilities, process equipment, buildings, concrete slabs and foundations. The objective of ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Managing environmental risk and compliance: facility decommissioning

    While most companies are familiar with the regulatory requirements that must be managed when opening or operating a commercial or industrial facility; the regulatory requirements which need to be met when closing a facility are less commonly known. To reduce operating costs in a challenging economic environment, organizations may need to downsize, relocate, or close facilities. There are ...

  • Department of Energy and Decommissioning and Decontamination (D&D) - Case Study

    Customers Include: Department of Energy National Labs: Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos, National Energy Technology Laboratory, National Security Technologies, Oakridge, Sandia, Savannah River Service/Product Companies: Energy Solutions, Safety & Ecology Corp. (SEC), Environmental Dimensions Inc., RADeco Applications Include: ...


    By METIS Scientific

  • TELUS and Green Standards Partner to Responsibly Decommission Office Spaces Across Canada

    Green Standards and TELUS, Canada’s fastest growing telecommunications provider, have worked together since 2012 to decommission office spaces across the country, including spaces in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia. The Objective: As part of an ongoing strategy to reduce the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Creative Service Solutions - Case Study

    A paper mill in Finland suffered the complete failure of a large four-stage vacuum blower. Creative problem solving resulted in a repair time of only seven days. The maintenance team built a functional blower by using parts from three outdated machines. The combined efforts of Sulzer and of the paper mill’s own engineers made it possible. The paper industry has to cope with a ...


    By Sulzer

  • Work when others sleep – service on the runway

    When asking our quality manager Hartmut Schneider, which kind of projects are the most spectacular ones in his opinion, he’d answer: airport projects. In the following he reports on the general challenges during runway sensor acceptance tests… On large international airports, it can take several years until an installation and acceptance of embedded road sensors such as the ...

  • Work when others sleep – service on the runway

    When asking our quality manager Hartmut Schneider, which kind of projects are the most spectacular ones in his opinion, he’d answer: airport projects. In the following he reports on the general challenges during runway sensor acceptance tests… On large international airports, it can take several years until an installation and acceptance of embedded road sensors such as the ...

  • Is the service life of water distribution pipelines linked to their failure rate?

    This paper aims to enable the relevant use of water main service lifetime and failure data to build a medium or long term infrastructure management plan. Firstly, how to estimate the service lifetime distribution of water mains using observations of decommissioning times which are possibly left-truncated and predominantly right-censored, is shown. Three methods are presented: a non-parametric ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Alpheus Environmental and WPL Ltd partner to supply MOTO motorway services, Winchester case study

    Alpheus Environmental Ltd was employed by motorway services provider MOTO Hospitality Ltd as principal contractor to design and build a replacement effluent treatment plant for the busy motorway services at Winchester.  WPL Ltd, Alpheus’ partner for this project, provided the process design, manufacturing, mechanical and electrical installation, supply and commissioning of all the ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • Review and update of the supplemental bonding formula in the outer continental shelf Gulf of Mexico

    To ensure that the government is adequately protected from incurring costs associated with offshore lease abandonment, the Minerals Management Service requires operators to post a supplemental bond if at least one record title owner or holder on the lease does not satisfy a financial strength and reliability threshold. In this paper, we review the objectives of the supplemental bond program and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Supplemental bonding in the Gulf of Mexico: the potential effects of increasing bond requirements

    The Minerals Management Service (MMS) requires offshore oil and gas operators to procure surety bonds to ensure that they meet their decommissioning obligations. According to recent estimates developed by the authors, the total undiscounted cost of decommissioning structures and wells in the Gulf of Mexico in less than 500 ft. water depth is estimated to range between $18-63 billion. The MMS is ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Demolition and Rigging Newsletter March 2010 Now Available

    At R. Baker & Son we like to keep our customers and potential customers up to date with what's happening here at the company. With open communication in mind we have developed The Outrigger, a quarterly newsletter designed to inform our customers, suppliers and other interested parties about the latest industry issues and R. Baker & Son developments. About R. Baker & Son All Industrial ...

  • R. Baker & Son Demolition and Rigging Newsletter

    At R. Baker & Son we like to keep our customers and potential customers up to date with what's happening here at the company. With open communication in mind we have developed The Outrigger, a quarterly newsletter designed to inform our customers, suppliers and other interested parties about the latest industry issues and R. Baker & Son developments. About R. Baker & Son All Industrial ...

  • Trends in plug and abandonment cost in the Gulf of Mexico, 2002?2007

    Wells are drilled to explore for, delineate and produce hydrocarbon reservoirs. At the end of their useful life, wellbores are permanently abandoned in a process known as Plugging and Abandonment (P&A). The purpose of P&A is to prevent the migration of fluids from the wellbore and establish a permanent barrier to the existing geologic formation. In this paper, we assess trends in P&A costs in the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Fugro acquires consultancy to boost renewables business

    Fugro Renewables (Wallingford, U.K.) announced that it has acquired ERT, an Edinburgh-based environmental consulting firm, to complement its suite of services provided to developers of offshore wind, wave, and tidal power projects. “From feasibility studies and initial assessments to site surveys and investigations, construction services, and ultimately, decommissioning, Fugro ...

  • Fawley Power Station– Case Study

    Project Highlights Asbestos air monitoring associated with asbestos removal and remediation was undertaken on the Fawley Power Station site on a daily basis for a duration of four years on behalf of CAPE Plc. Demolition asbestos survey have also been undertaken of all buildings due to demolished as a consequence of the ...

  • University of Southampton, Heavy Metal Contamination in Soils– Case Study

    Project Highlights Over the last 15 years, Envirochem have for-filled the role of environmental consultant analysts to the University of Southampton. During a period of significant redevelopment, Envirochem has assisted with a whole range of projects supplying an exhaustive range of asbestos related services, chemical sampling and ...

  • Water monitoring for remediation - Case Study

    Customer: Rainbow Group and T95C Application: Portable water sampling Background: Established in 1985, Rainbow Group are environmental demolition and civil engineering contractors based in Padstow, NSW. Their services include construction, excavation, demolition, remediation and water treatment. Rainbow Group has a renowned ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • R. Baker & Son Rigging and Demolition Newsletter Sept 09

    At R. Baker & Son we like to keep our customers and potential customers up to date with what's happening here at the company. With open communication in mind we have developed The Outrigger, a quarterly newsletter designed to inform our customers, suppliers and other interested parties about the latest industry issues and R. Baker & Son developments. This is the September 2009 ...

  • R. Baker & Son Newsletter `Outrigger` - Rigging and Demolition News

    At R. Baker & Son we like to keep our customers and potential customers up to date with what's happening here at the company. With open communication in mind we have developed The Outrigger, a quarterly newsletter designed to inform our customers, suppliers and other interested parties about the latest industry issues and R. Baker & Son developments. INcludes stories and news on our ...

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