Cost effective approach to decommissioning

David Sinclair, Head of Decommissioning, Maersk Oil

At The North Sea: Should I stay or should I go?
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Speaker’s Biography

Dave Sinclair is Head of Decommissioning for Mærsk Oil and is based in their Copenhagen Corporate Headquarters. He has 30 years of international experience in various operational, engineering and project roles within the oil & gas spanning xed, subsea and FPSO developments. Earlier in his career he was responsible for the decommissioning of the Hutton TLP, one of the early decommissioning projects in the UKCS. Dave sits on the IOGP Decommissioning Committee and OCIMF Marine Committee.

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Mærsk Oil is an international oil and gas company with operated production of over 500,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. Our production comes from Denmark, the UK, Qatar, Kazakhstan, the US Gulf of Mexico and Algeria. Exploration and development activities are on-going in Angola, Norway, Kenya, Brazil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq and the producing countries. We create value for partners and host governments by turning complex fields into commercial successes. Our technical specialists are adept at solving upstream challenges by applying the right technology. We are committed to our Incident-Free ambition to protect people, the environment and our assets. For more information please visit