Shell reveals Brent spar safety analysis

10/27/1997
Shell U.K. Exploration & Production has revealed details of a comparative assessment of six shortlisted plans for disposal of the Brent spar, which will help determine the final choice. The original plan to dump the spar off Northwest Britain also was included in the study-as a benchmark and because it remains the only plan approved by the U.K. government. The comparison was made by Det Norske Veritas AS (DNV), Oslo, which was hired by Shell Expro to study technical feasibility, safety, environmental impact, and cost estimates for all the plans. Shortlisted contractors are Brown & Root Energy Services, Kvaerner Stolt Seaway Alliance, McAlpine Doris JV, Thyssen-Aker, Wood-GMC,...
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