A decommissioning specialist has taken a step closer to setting up a scrapping facility at the Fife birthplace of numerous oil rigs.
CessCon Decom Ltd has signed head of terms with Scottish Enterprise and Fife Council for a site at the Energy Park Fife in Methil.
The company said it would be “fitting” for platforms built at the town’s yard to be returned there for decommissioning.
The Alwyn platforms and Beatrice Bravo installation are among those built in Methil.
CessCon Decom Ltd is the new Scotland-based division of Norwegian firm CessCon Decom AS.
It is ready to make a “multi-million pound” investment over the coming years to create a dismantling area benefitting from water collection and treatment facilities.
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