OPRED approves Repsol Sinopec plans for Saltire decommissioning

The UK’s offshore decommissioning regulator has approved Repsol Sinopec’s plans to decommission infrastructure around the Saltire area, with work set to begin later in the decade.

Repsol Sinopec Resources UK filed the latest revisions to its proposed decom programme with the Offshore Petroleum Regulator for Environment and Decommissioning (OPRED) in early 2022, covering the removal of the Saltire A topsides, alongside the removal of Satire and Chanter wellhead protection units and associated pipelines and infrastructure.

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