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Contributing to the energy transition

Nexstep is the joint initiative of EBN and the Dutch oil and gas industry, represented by NOGEPA. It is our ambition to stimulate re-use and collaboration in decommissioning of oil and gas infrastructure in the Netherlands. We share learnings, drive innovation and promote effective and efficient regulation; all with the clear ambition to contribute to the energy transition. 

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Video of the world’s first offshore green hydrogen project ‘PosHYdon’

Last July, Nexstep and TNO selected Neptune Energy to participate in the exciting PosHYdon project with the Q13a platform. Neptune Energy, TAQA, EBN B.V., NAM and TNO are cooperating in order to place

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Nexstep wins Public Outreach Award

The Hague, 14 October 2019. – Nexstep, the national platform for the re-use and decommissioning of oil and gas infrastructure in the Netherlands, was named the winner of the Public Outreach Award

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A green use for old drilling platforms?

In the international magazine ‘Energy World Magazine, September 2019’ is an article about the re-use of old gas and oil platforms. The piece focuses on the role of Nexstep and the possibilities

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Nexstep nominated for Offshore Energy Award 2019

Nexstep is nominated for the Public Outreach Award 2019; a prize awarded for a project that delivers exceptional performance in the area of public outreach. when raising awareness about energy transition.

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Re-use & decommissioning report 2019

The second Re-use & decommissioning report outlines the status of in the decommissioning of the oil and gas infrastructure and the expectations for the next decade. Nexstep expects ten platforms to

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Decommissioning in practice

Last winter, the Halfweg platform of Petrogas was decommissioned. It was a challenging operation because the offshore platform was damaged by a collision with a ship and the operation took place in the

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