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Gulf of Mexico (GoM) Oil & Gas Decommissioning Market Outlook to 2022

Gulf of Mexico (GoM) Oil & Gas Decommissioning Market Outlook to 2022

Gulf of Mexico Oil and gas decommissioning market is expected to increase at a CAGR of XX percent between 2017 to 2022.

Although more than XXXX a year is being spent exploring for and developing oil and gas reserves in the world, over the next couple of decades or so, there will be a growing number of redundant oil and gas installations taken out of service or to be decommissioned. A strict legal framework of national, regional and international regulations governs how disused offshore facilities are decommissioned.

According to a few Notices to Lessees and Operators, effective from Oct. 15, 2010 in popular regions like Gulf of Mexico, platforms and supporting infrastructure that have been idle for five or more years must be removed within 5 years from the date of last usage. The major trends driving the Oil and gas decommissioning market are ageing oil reserves and abandoned wells. North America is the leading market for Decommissioning, with USA being major market in the region because of its maturing oil reserves in its Gulf of Mexico region

In the past two years, flat oil prices and rising costs have contributed to declining cash flow for this group of companies. Continued declines in cash flow, particularly in the face of rising debt levels, could challenge future not only the exploration and development but also the decommissioning operations. However, the decommissioning process remains mandatory, as the abandoned structures and wells can be damaged in a hurricane and cause an environmental disaster. Also, the platforms and wells cost more to decommission once they are damaged.

This report extensively analyzes the Global offshore decommissioning of Oil and gas installations market by segmenting it based on Gulf of Mexico region, by decommissioning services or the activities (Project Management, Engineering and Planning; Permitting and Regulatory Compliance; Platform Preparation; Well Plugging and Abandonment; Conductor Removal; Mobilization and Demobilization of Derrick Barges; Platform Removal; Pipeline and Power Cable Decommissioning; Materials Disposal; and Site Clearance), and by areas of application (shallow water and deep water areas). Key drivers and restraints that are effecting the growth of this market were discussed in detail. The study also elucidates on competitive landscape and key market players.

Key Deliverables in the Study

1. Market analysis for the Gulf of Mexico Oil and gas decommissioning Market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis on global and regional scales

2. Market definition along with the identification of key drivers and restraints

3. Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenarios, rising prospective opportunities, and identification of key companies that can influence this market on a global and regional scale

4. Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their market shares

5. Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the Gulf of Mexico Oil and gas decommissioning market on both global and regional scales

6. A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information

7. A wide-ranging knowledge and insights about the major players in this industry and the key strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market

8. Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped.


1. Executive Summary
2. Research Approach and Methodology
3. Gulf of Mexico Oil & Gas Decommissioning Market Overview
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Market Size and Demand Forecast to 2022
3.3 Recent Trends and Developments
4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Drivers
4.2 Constraints
4.3 Opportunities
5. Supply Chain Analysis
6. Porter's Five Forces Framework
6.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
6.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
6.3 Threat of New Entrants
6.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
6.5 Competitive Rivalry
7. Gulf of Mexico Oil & Gas Decommissioning Market Analysis, by Depth
7.1 Shallow Water
7.2 Deep Water
8. Key Company Profiles (Overview, Products and Services, Financials, Recent Developments)
8.1 Operators
8.1.1 Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
8.1.2 Apache Corporation
8.1.3 BP P.L.C.
8.1.4 Chevron Corporation
8.1.5 Exxon Mobil Corporation
8.1.6 Murphy Oil Corporation
8.1.7 Noble Energy, Inc.
8.1.8 Royal Dutch Shell plc
8.1.9 Stone Energy Corporation
8.1.10 Talos Energy LLC
8.2 Service Companies
8.2.1 Proserv Group Inc.
8.2.2 Ramboll Group
8.2.3 TETRA Technologies, Inc.
*(List is not Exhaustive)
9. Competitive Landscape
9.1 Mergers & Acquisitions
9.2 Joint Ventures, Collaborations and Agreements
10. Appendix
10.1 Contact Us
10.2 Disclaimer

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