Repsol Sinopec hands in decommissioning plans for Saltire

Repsol Sinopec Resources UK has handed in decommissioning plans for the Saltire platform in the North Sea.

The proposals, handed in to regulator OPRED, cover removal of the topsides, a wellhead protection unit and associated pipeline. The platform jacket is subject to separate plans.

Repsol Sinopec has set out a planned removal window for the Saltire topsides, which weigh more than 12,000 tonnes, starting from Q2 2027, though this is subject to change.

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