NorSea Group and Scotoil team up to form NSDecom on eve of annual N. Sea decommissioning event

Walter Robertson (left), NorSea Group, and Craig Smith, Scotoil Services, shake on their new deal
Walter Robertson (left), NorSea Group, and Craig Smith, Scotoil Services, shake on their new decom-deal

NorSea Group and Scotoil Services, two service companies in the onshore decommissioning sector, have joined forces as NSDecom.

The new collaborative venture aims to provide a single, project focal-point for all services related to quayside and onshore decommissioning activity.

Targeted at operators, project managers and lead contractors, the new partnership combines the logistics expertise of NorSea Group with Scotoil’s track record of experience in waste management and NORM decontamination. 

NSDecom will deliver a complete onshore service from receipt of waste and equipment at the quayside through the cleaning and cutting process to the final reuse/recycle/disposal option.

The main centre of operations will be at NorSea Group’s purpose-built, deep-water decommissioning facility at Smith Quay in Peterhead. Relevant licences are also in place at Aberdeen Harbour and NorSea’s supply base in Montrose.

Walter Robertson, Managing Director of the privately-held NorSea Group (UK), explained: “With the decommissioning sector being guided by SEPA, we recognised the importance of working alongside an experienced and well-established specialist waste contractor,”

“Scotoil Services has more than 30 years of experience and both parties saw the benefits to the sector of combing NorSea Group’s quayside assets and logistics experience with Scotoil’s market-leading NORM decontamination service and special waste management capabilities.”

Craig Smith, Managing Director, Scotoil Services, commented: “The collaborative alliance was developed in response to industry calls for more efficient and effective ways of working which would bring about lower costs and robust operational improvements. 

“Together we have the key components to offer a complete and seamless onshore service which will benefit both operators and lead decommissioning contractors.”

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