Fossil Energy – Decommissioning
Spirit Energy Production has awarded Heerema Marine Contractors a contract for removal and disposal services of the operator’s North Sea decommissioning portfolio.
Heerema will cooperate with DeepOcean, the subsea asset removal contractor, to deliver the safe and sustainable decommissioning of the platforms.
The EPRD (engineering, preparations, removal, and disposal) contract includes both firm work and optional scope that can be called-off by the client.
The firm scope involves the EPRD of the Audrey A, Audrey B and Ensign platforms, while the optional work includes an additional 5 platforms in the southern North Sea region of the UK and Dutch sectors.
Following a joint tender submitted in cooperation with DeepOcean Subsea Services, both firms have secured contracts that will be executed under a tripartite Collaboration Agreement.
Heerema’s scope is to remove and recycle the platform topsides and substructures, while DeepOcean will be responsible for removing and recycling all subsea assets at the relevant fields. The combined weight of the firm scope topsides and jackets is around 7000 metric tons, and will be recycled in the UK. The platforms are located between 23 and 26 meters of water.