Petrofac has been appointed well operator by Tullow Oil for the next phase of its Thames decommissioning project, and secured a $16m contract for the project.
Petrofac will be responsible for the execution of plug and abandonment operations on three of Tullow Oil’s subsea wells in the Southern North Sea including provision of a jack-up rig.
“At the end of the asset lifecycle, the focus on cost and schedule remains as important as ever. This award is testament to the approach we take to optimise operations through new decommissioning techniques and maximise collaboration across the supply chain in order to drive efficiency,” said Alex Macdonald, managing director of well engineering at Petrofac Engineering And Production Services.
Petrofac completed the decommissioning of seven Tullow Oil’s subsea and platform wells in 2016 and 2018.