AFG awarded Shell decommissioning contract

Shell has awarded AF Gruppen/AF Group (AFG) a $30 million contract for the decommissioning of six platforms from the Indefatigable gas field in the British sector of the North Sea.

Offshore staff

OSLO -- Shell has awarded AF Gruppen/AF Group (AFG) a $30 million contract for the decommissioning of six platforms from the Indefatigable gas field in the British sector of the North Sea.

AF Decom Offshore, which is a part of the AF Group's environmental business, will carry out the activities for the decommissioning project.

Preparatory work will begin this month. The project is scheduled for three years. As part of the work, AF Decom Offshore is set to recycle around 13,000 tons (11,793 metric tons) of steel and equipment from the structures.

02/05/2009

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