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Shell appoints BMT offshore Malaysia

Sabah Shell Petroleum Company Ltd, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, has signed an offshore master service agreement (MSA) with BMT.


Statfjord A platform to shut down in 2022

One of the oldest platforms on the Norwegian continental shelf, Statfjord A, operated by Equinor, was originally scheduled to be shut down in 1999.


New 'smoke alarm for the sea' detects leaks in oil and gas wells

A new technique to monitor the long-term integrity of suspended or decommissioned oil and gas wells in the North Sea is in development via a collaborative project involving Sentinel Subsea, Heriot-Watt University and the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre.