Decommissioning the Brent Field


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The Brent oil and gas field, lying north-east of the Shetland Islands, has been a cornerstone of the UK’s hugely successful oil and gas industry for 40 years. It has created and sustained thousands of jobs, contributed billions of pounds in tax revenues, and provided the UK with a substantial amount of its oil and gas. Now, after many years of service to the UK, the Brent field is reaching the stage where almost all the available reserves of oil and gas have been retrieved. The next step in the lifecycle is to retire or ‘decommission’ the Brent field’s four platforms and their related infrastructure. This will be a complex, major engineering project and will take over ten years to complete. Accessibility transcript: /> Welcome to Shell’s official YouTube channel. Subscribe here to learn about the future of energy, see our new technology and innovation in action or watch highlights from our major projects around the world. Here you’ll also find videos on jobs and careers, motorsports, the Shell Eco-marathon as well as new products like Shell V-Power. If you have any thoughts or questions, please comment, like or share. Together we can #makethefuture Visit our Website: />Like us on Facebook: />Follow us on Instagram: />Follow us on Twitter: />Look us up on Flickr: />Linkedin:



Joe Smith
Blast the concrete to a pile of rubble. They said most of the oil is already out. Not a real environmental problem. The pile of rubble is now an artificial reaf.
Patrick---
Problem for decommissioning completly the concrete gravity part. 1) Under bottom of the platform there are Skirt penetrations! 2) Concrete with synthetic additive were injected betwind see bed and bottom of plateform (Graouting). 3) To flush the oil on top of cells doesn't look difficult. Just install a B.O.P On top of each cell and, drill through and pump. i was a member of the engineering team for Brent "C" And Cormoran "A".
Anvos Holdings
Wow. This is a very smooth piece of *propaganda* from Shell. You could almost believe this was a piece of journalism. It's unfortunate because I'm sure a lot of dumb people have been fooled.
Colin Rawlinson
Decom. The soon to boom industry that few dare to speak of . A very informative video .  Lets get our redundant engineers working  again and make Aberdeen the Decom centre of excellence for a global industry
SMaze17
sick animation.
Sarah Blue Taxi
Fascinating.
valentine nwaenyi
Amazing...
royalgeologist
Impressive project. Just wondering the costs involved....Any thoughts?
A Farmers Life
Still very sad I know a lot of boys who teared up at this
Christopher Frame
Shell Company 🚉 🐚 Decision and Options, = Equals= 2 Hours of Choices..To Discommision ,"Brent" A.. U K Oil, Riggs Drilling Refinery ..that supply 50% of Electricity to the Unite Kingdom since 1970-2018 year... With Only Four Riggs..And 🐚 "Shell Gas Company" Have "Brought" The Contract! They Are Making Healther and Safer Environmental Choices? On How 🐚 Shell Go To Discommision each Drilling Rig an Without The Polluted Ocean Water.. There It Sounds Like A Slow 👇....🐚 Discommision .Because They, Worry About, A Storage ⛽ Fuel, Of Drum Leak, That Have, Been Storage, Fore More, Then, Ten Year's.. This Needs To Be Survey an Challenged and Remove First..Before Moving On To The Next Blueprint Section! ...Example Or Illustration= Asbestos Survey Information. Has been Conducted. in "Accordance National Emission Standard" Fore, "Hazardous Air, Protection Rules" Fore The, Area's Being! {Renovated and /or Demolished}...For, this One? Discommision Its Call, Fore! (Architectural Barriers Information) The Architectural Barrier Drainageing Must Flow Either To Street Right-of-Way or Designated Easement..... Equally True, Yours Environmental Supporter Neely, Randolph Donald Fore Intro Brent, Taking From. Revelation 13:18 .The First and Second Sentence Only. The Holy Scriptures State's It..
Simon Loo
how many years old are these rigs already?
Putra Adhiguna
Fascinating technology. Irony to see different sets of standards on differing host countries...
Jay Yoo
Modern technology has consideration how to decommission it.
Allen Lichner
I just cut the cheese
Rizalmuched 30121994
Like it projek
Craig Lang
Nothing about how,  all about why? Craig Lang
Herbert Geusgen
---sehr informativ---
Oliver Mayo
You put the platforms there you pay to remove them. Simple. Every bit of concrete sorry old chums.
IBHAGUI SAMSON
Fantastic.
Ayuba Jonathan
It was good to see Peterhead and Aberdeen again since my graduate and postgraduate studies studies in RGU, Aberdeen. The decommissioning process is novel in many respects and I believe Shell would carry this out responsibily.