NorSea UK and partners launch subsea decommissioning ‘hub’

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Logistics company NorSea UK, of Aberdeen, has teamed up with two other firms to launch what is claimed to be Scotland’s first dedicated subsea decommissioning “hub”. The new joint venture, NorSea Decom, is solely concerned with the safe and compliant management of decommissioned subsea infrastructure and waste logistics. NorSea UK’s partners in the project are Banff-based management consultancy Robertson–Integrated Energy Support (Robertson-IES) and newly incorporated Aberdeen firm CRSmith Decom and Norm Services. The move is expected to deliver more business for NorSea UK’s large Peterhead base, which has already benefited from recent investment worth more than £2 million. Project-based activity at NorSea Decom will be led by NorSea UK country manager Karen Russell, Robertson-IES managing director and ex-NorSea UK MD Walter Robertson, and former Scotoil Services managing director Craig Smith, owner of CRSmith Decom and Norm Services. Ms Russell said: “As the UK oil and gas industry enters its fifth decade, it’s important that we simultaneously embrace traditional and emerging markets to bolster sustainability. “This more...