Scotland’s leading offshore decontamination and decommissioning specialist Scotoil Services celebrated a landmark on April 4. The Aberdeen-based company began servicing the North Sea oil and gas industry in 1982. Since then, it has expanded to develop the country’s premier onshore facility for the decontamination and disposal of redundant exploration equipment.
Last year alone Scotoil handled over 5,000 metric tons of subsea decommissioning material, achieving a 98.9% recycling and re-use rate.
The site in Miller Street is licensed for the removal and disposal of naturally occurring radioactive materials and has amassed a wealth of experience in radiological protection supervision.
Scotoil general manager Dave Goodwin commented: “Today, as some parts of the industry wind down, our decommissioning and decontamination expertise is more relevant than ever and I’m confident our greatly experienced team will continue to play a role in ensuring the sustainable recycling and disposal of exploration assets over the coming decades.”
Tradebe, which acquired Scotoil in 2015, said: “This is a major milestone for the Scotoil team. As sustainable business practices become increasingly important, their skills and expertise will no doubt continue to be in demand.”