Brae B Facilities Decommissioning Study for Marathon UK

RESL completes 10-months Brae B facilities decommissioning study for Marathon Oil Decommissioning Services UK. In addition, RESL and Marathon entered into an ongoing master service agreement covering decommissioning.

The scope of work included a decommissioning assessment of Marathon Brae B platform and associated infrastructure:

  • Main Brae B platform (Topsides, jacket, conductors) – 61,000 metric tonnes
  • Flare Platform and Bridge
  • 5 pipelines
  • 2 power cables
  • 26 wells 

In order to address the scope of work as set forth in the scope of work, RESL created specific report sub-sections to address the following topics:

  • Contracting Strategy
  • Law & Regulation
  • Review of Field Data
  • Cost Estimating Methodology
  • Well Abandonment
  • Conductor Removal
  • Reverse Installation (topside and jacket)
  • Piece Small Topside Removal
  • Pipeline & Subsea Infrastructure
  • Disposal
  • Summary of Cost Estimates
  • Evaluation of contractors decommissioning proposals- on-going
  • Peer Review of specialised decommissioning engineering & study work (heavy lift, marine operations, cutting etc. 


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