Decommissioning of the UK’s offshore oil and gas production facilities is a major industrial challenge which can create global competitive advantage for the UK.

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We have identified three strategic priorities in support of the goal of reducing decommissioning costs.



The decommissioning programme sets out the measures to decommission disused installations and/or pipelines.

UKCS Suspended Well Stock

Data Release

Wells must be decommissioned in a timely and cost-efficient way,

On line Learning Tool

Decom Learning (3)

This summarises still-evolving learnings perceived to improve decommissioning...

Decommissioning and Repurposing Taskforce


The Task Force works to establish a respected, stable and sustainable...

Decommissioning Provisional Schedules

Find out about provisional schedules for decommissioning projects.