[INFOGRAPHIC] UK Continental Shelf: The Future Of Oil & Gas Decommissioning

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Sumit Dutta

With North Sea oil and gas decommissioning activity set to boom, Mirage Machines has have brought together some key numbers to help provide a snapshot of the challenges lying ahead.

This infographic brings together some of the key numbers relating to the future of the decommissioning in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) region. It provides an easy visual guide to the shift in emphasis towards decommissioning projects and demonstrates the scale of the challenges ahead.

This infographic below, asks what needs to be done, how much money needs to be spent and the role of Ageing Assets.

Key points include

  • 10,000 kilometres of pipelines to be decommissioned.
  • £54 billion needed to be spent.
  • 245 assets over 30 years old.

You can also view the Infographic in PDF format here

Oil and gas decommissioning equipment infographic

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