Using shears and sorting equipment mounted on excavation machines, the platform was torn down, cut into pieces, sorted and loaded up in specially built containers for transport to land with supply boats.
Detailed engineering phase of 15 months with a large emphasis on safe execution.
At Vats in Rogaland, AF has built Europe's most modern decommissioning yard for scrapped marine structures. Here, all the waste fractions from Ekofisk 2/4T were received for further processing, recycling and delivery to approved recipients.
Extremely good HSE results were obtained, including no serious incidents or accidents resulting in time off from work, plus there was a recycling degree of 98 percent by weight.
||November 2004 - August 2007
||NOK 500 million
||AF Decom Offshore
||Weight topsides 25,000 tons