Pipeline Decommissioning

RESL has extensive experience from decommissioning of various pipeline types, both onshore and offshore, including removal, abandonement and burial. Examples of pipeline types:

  • Trunk export lines
  • Flowlines
  • Risers 
  • Pipeline Bundles
  • Jumper flowlines
  • Jumper spools
  • Infield flowlines
  • Coiled tubing
  • Piggy-backs
  • Pipe-in-pipe

For all pipeline types, both onshore and offshore, we offer guidance to;

  • Whether pipelines can be left in place or has to be removed
  • Evaluation off all pipeline decommissioning options
  • Selection of best pipeline decommissioning options
  • Cleaning standards before leaving in place
  • Handling of hazardous materials from pipelines 
  • Etc.

Examples of projects we have worked on;

  • Decommissioning of Mangala Development Pipeline (MDP) for Cairn Energy India - Read more


Please contact us if you would like to learn more about our pipeline decommissioning services, we are here to help you avoid costly mistakes made in the past and to help you achieving cost reductions in decommissioning projects.