Linch-pin has unparalleled experience in Australia and South East Asia for decommissioning offshore oil and gas facilities. Linch-pin have onshore, near-shore and offshore decommissioning experience and can add value throughout the project lifecycle from Concept Select through FEED, Execute, Operate and Decommissioning/Abandonment phases including Closeout with regulators. We have developed budgets and delivered projects within those budgets so you can be assured that our cost estimates are realistic. At Linch-pin we understand that decommissioning offshore facilities often requires innovation and a different contracting strategy to installation contracts so as to significantly reduce costs and manage risks.

The following list is a summary of what services we offer:

Concept Select

  • Liability cost estimates. Built from hands-on real life experience.
  • Options screening on risk, cost and schedule bases.
  • Identification and management of statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Development of decommissioning Basis of Design.
  • Scheduling
  • Field data gathering and integration with Operations.
  • Concept Method Statements.
  • HSE and Risk Assessments.
  • Contracting Strategies
  • Project Management Plans.
  • Project Execution Plans.


  • Submissions to and interface with Regulators and other government bodies
  • Development of strategies and solutions for NORM management
  • Preparation of ITT packages
  • Management of the tendering process
  • Engineering
  • Development of project delivery procedures
  • Development of project budget and schedule


  • Management of contractors/ charter of vessel(s)
  • Procurement and fabrication support
  • Interfacing with Operations
  • Decommissioning engineering and procedural preparation
  • Offshore representation
  • As building and final reporting to close-out

Our Decommissioning Project History Includes:

GWA Drilling Module Removal                     BHPB Griffin Field Abandonment

Galoc Field Decommissioning Study           Balnaves MEFF Decommissioning Study

Rong Doi Field Decommissioning Study      Challis Decommissioning

Jabiru FPSO & TRM Relocation & Reuse     Jabiru Decommissioning 

Legendre Decommissioning