Practical, Insightful, International

A global gathering of decommissioning professionals, Decom Week 2021 is a fully-virtual week-long event, bringing industry together.

Decom Week 2021 will focus on all aspects of energy decommissioning - oil & gas, renewables, circular economy, marine, salvage, and nuclear - and provide tangible insight into the sector, covering tech talks, equipment demonstrations, topical discussions, and location tours. Decom Week will also host the largest ever update on decommissioning projects.

The interactive events will be streamed live, as well as recorded and available to access at any time.


Sponsorship and Upgrades

There are a number of sponsorship and upgrade opportunities available for Decom Week 2021. View the Decom Week 2021 sponsorship and upgrade opportunities here.

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Decom Week 2021 | Agenda

Monday 17th May

Oil and Gas, Marine, and Salvage

Open to delegates from 8.30am - 5.00pm


Welcome: Jinda Nelson, Decom North Sea Chair, and Will Rowley, Decom North Sea Interim Managing Director

Keynote: OGA Decommissioning Expectations and Opportunities                   

Pauline Innes, OGA Head of Decommissioning


Decommissioning Opportunities for Technology Innovation and Adoption

Speakers from OGTC will explore the needs and trends for the energy industry in decommissioning. Covering late life, repurposing and P&A., summarised by OGTC Head of Industry and Member Network, Roger Esson.


Transformathon – Decommissioning

Led by Bill Cattanach, OGA


The Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) will share understanding and explore solutions within offshore decommissioning and marine salvage.

Tuesday, 18th May

Oil & Gas and Renewables

Open to delegates from 8.30am - 5.00pm


Welcome: Dawn Robertson, Decom North Sea Vice Chair

Keynote: Supply Chain and Exports Taskforce Update - Delivering Together

Stuart Payne, OGA, and John Pearson, Petrofac


Industry Chatter - Decommissioning Market Changes, Are We Ready?
Led by Paul Brindley, Asset Management, Major & Decommissioning Projects Senior Consultant

How the European Space Agency (ESA) is Working with Industry to Address Challenges
Led by Davide Coppola, European Space Research and Technology Centre.  Presenters include Analytics Pika, Sulmara, BMT and KSAT

The Regulatory Aspects of the Energy Transition and the Re-use, and Re-purposing of Offshore Infrastructure.
Led by the National Decommissioning Centre (NDC)

Wednesday, 19th May

Circular Economy and Nuclear

Open to delegates from 8.30am - 5.00pm

Welcome: Alvaro Ranero, Member of the Decom North Sea Board
Keynote: David Duguid MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Scotland


The Circular Economy
Led by Charlotte Stamper, Zero Waste Scotland, panellists include Legasea, Cesscon and RSA.

Industry Chatter - Waste Management and Carbon Footprints, What More Can We Do?
Led by Craig Nicol, OGTC, panellists include Augean, ASCO and D3 Consulting.

Transformathon – Circular Economy
Led by Courtney Jermyn

Nuclear Session
Led by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

Research Findings - Is the Offshore Energy Industry Supply Chain “Race Ready” to Rise to the Challenge of Decommissioning in a Net Zero Basin?
Led by Bureau Veritas

Decom North Sea Special Interest Groups
Reports from Decom North Sea's SIG groups on latest challenges and successes
The Next Generation
Presentations from emerging thought leaders in decommissioning

Thursday, 20th May


Open to delegates from the earlier time of 7.45am (BST) to allow easier access to international delegates.


Welcome: Callum Falconer, Member of the Decom North Sea Board
Keynote: Jacqueline Vaessen, Nexstep


Thursday's events will comprise a series of presentations from industry leaders across the globe, representing Australia, India, Brunei, Brazil, Norway, and The Netherlands.

The second stage will also provide insight into training that is currently available in the decommissioning space.

Friday, 21st May

Summary and The Decom North Sea Awards 2021

Open to delegates from 8.30am - 4.00pm

Welcome: John Allan, Member of the Decom North Sea Board


The Future of Decommissioning
Led by Decom North Sea's CEO, panellists including representatives from the Oil & Gas Authority, IMES Group, and OGTC, discuss the future of the sector

The Next Generation Panel
Next generation candidates present on innovations in decommissioning, which are evaluated and discussed by industry leaders

The Decom North Sea Awards
A celebratory end to Decom Week 2021, the Decom North Sea Awards 2021 are the only awards dedicated to decommissioning excellence in the energy industry, The 2021 ceremony will celebrate the leading companies and people spearheading decommissioning.

Events throughout the week also include updates from operators on current decommissioning scopes, presentations from the next generation of decom innovators, talks from the service and supply chain, and pitches detailing the latest products and services available to the sector,

The exhibition zone will also host a wealth of content in 200 + exhibitor booths, with the opportunity to connect and network with fellow delegates.

NB: The programme is still evolving and subject to change, the Decom North Sea team is working hard to finalise details so watch out for updates.

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Decom Week 2021 17 May 2021 08.30 - 16.00 Online

Decom North Sea members benefit from reduced rate access to Decom Week 2021.

Member Rate - £150.00 + VAT

Members benefit from a complimentary standard virtual booth at Decom Week, worth £600 + VAT.

This includes:

  • Ability to include content in various formats to be viewed by delegates
  • Personalise with graphic header
  • Positioned in exhibitor list alphabetically after Premium and Deluxe booths

In order to have a representative in your booth during Decom Week 2021, as well as access a packed agenda of events and networking opportunities, all members will need to purchase a ticket at the reduced rate of £150+VAT.

Members who book a ticket to Decom Week also benefit from:

  • Complimentary five minute sales pitch in a dedicated session room
    • Option to upgrade to 12 min sales pitch on stage for £250
  • Complimentary  20 minute tech talk in a dedicated session room

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