Nils Cohrs has joined the OGA as Head of Decommissioning. Nils is replacing the Acting Head of Decommissioning Gunther Newcombe, who will continue in his permanent role as Operations Director. Gunther commented: “Nils has a wealth of industry experience gained over the last 35 years, both in the UK and overseas, including as OIM on
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Canadian Natural Resources (CNR) said today that it plans to start decommissioning the Ninian North platform next month; they submitted its draft decommissioning programme for the rig to the UK Government earlier this year. Ninian North is one of three platforms on the field, which lies about 240 miles north-east of Aberdeen. Ninian North is connected to