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Buchan oil production vessel to be decommissioned in Shetland

2 June 2017

After 36 years and almost 150mm barrels of oil, the Buchan Alpha facility in the UK North Sea ceased production, as planned, on 12 May 2017. Buchan Alpha is a semi-submersible moored floating production vessel (originally a drilling rig). Decommissioning plans are well developed and ultimate dismantling and recycling of the vessel was competitively tendered. Repsol Sinopec Resources UK is pleased to announce the contract has been awarded to Veolia to be carried out at its Dales Voe site in Lerwick, Shetland. Read more…

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