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25-27 June 2018
Hilton Rotterdam,

Offshore Decommissioning Congress

Explore innovation, technology development and regulation for cost efficient decommissioning project planning and operation

2 day congress dedicated to connecting key players across the decommissioning supply chain


Submit your paper to our Advisory Committee to be considered for a speaking slot.

Congress Highlights

Market Reviews and Geographical Analysis

With an examination of decommissioning and business opportunities, the event is a new forum to better connect players across the decommissioning supply chain.

Bringing together oil & gas operators, contractors, offshore vessel owners, regulators, technology and service providers, and port authorities

Technical Know-How
  • Removal options and technologies
  • Removal of topsides and platforms
  • Subsea structures & pipeline decommissioning
  • Well abandonment and plugging
  • Waste management, disposal and recycling
Project Planning
  • Determine the most suitable approach for your decommissioning project
  • Keeping the cost of decommissioning down – where and how can costs be reduced?
  • Risk assessment, management and mitigation
Demystifying Regulation

Decommissioning regulations are complex and detail driven. Make sure you have a thorough understanding of the regulatory implications and your companies contractual obligations.

Business Opportunties & Networking

Decommissioning continues to be a growing sector in Western Europe, over the next 10 years more than 100 platforms are expected to be removed costing billions. The Congress offers a chance to be involved with innovation in the industry in developing cost-efficient, safe and environmentally friendly decommissioning solutions.


A platform for innovators and industry thought leaders to showcase their cutting edge technologies, new ideas and alternative approaches. Be part of this dynamic industry and play a crucial role in its growth and development.

Pre- conference Seminar: Plugging & Abandonment

Make the most of your time in Rotterdam and attend the pre-conference Plugging & Abandonment Seminar on 25 June 2018.

A detailed review of the challenges and solutions for plugging & abandonment of offshore wells including: 

  • New technology innovations for cost-effective P&A
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Rigless plugging and abandonment
  • Barrier verification
  • New barrier materials
  • Equipment removal
  • Monitoring abandoned wells

Limited VIP Places - Oil & Gas Companies

Select oil & gas operators can attend the event as guests.

Benefits for oil & gas companies include ensuring your company has the best cost effect solutions for fields at the end of their production life. There are many developments in regulation and legislation which need to be adhered to, and which are continuously changing. Attend to understand the full spectrum of requirements, and close oil fields within the legal and environmental guidelines and obligations.