Provided below is a list of decommissioning-related research compiled by the NDRI.

Titles listed as ‘Commissioned by NDRI’ have been funded through our research program. If a title is listed as ‘Reviewed by NDRI’, this means that we have asked one of our expert peer reviewers to provide an opinion on the potential impact of the research.

Table of reports

DateAuthorArticleCategorySourceCommissioned by NDRIReviewed by NDRI
06/08/2020T.Bond; R. J. Mueller; Matthew J. Birt; J. Prince; K. Miller; J. Patridge; D. McLeanMystery pufferfish create elaborate circular nests at mesophotic depths in AustraliaFish; Pufferfish; North West; EnvironmentJournal of Fish Biology NoNo
20/03/2020D. Mclean et alEnhancing the Scientific Value of Industry Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) in Our OceanROV; Surveys; GuidelinesFrontiers in Marine ScienceNoNo
12/06/2019D. Burdon; S. Barnard; S.J. Boyes; M.ElliottOil and gas infrastructure decommissioning in marine protected areas: System complexity, analysis and challengesEnvironmentMarine Pollution BulletinNoNo
12/06/2019Daniel O.B. Jones; Andrew R.Gates; Veerle A.I.Huvenne; Alexander B.Phillips; Brian J.BettAutonomous marine environmental monitoring: Application in decommissioned oil fieldsEnvironment; MonitoringScience of the Total EnvironmentNoNo
25/03/2019Brigitte Sommer; Ashley M.Fowler; Peter I. Macreadie; David A.Palandro; Azivy C.Aziz; David J.BoothDecommissioning of offshore oil and gas structures – Environmental opportunities and challengesEnvironmentScience of the Total EnvironmentNoNo
11/02/2019Nichola C Lacey, Peter HayesEpifauna associated with subsea pipelines in the North SeaMarine; PipelineICES Journal of Marine ScienceNoNo
01/02/2019Ann Scarborough Bull & Milton LoveWorldwide oil and gas platform decommissioning: A review of practices and reefing optionsEnvironmentOcean & Coastal ManagementNoNo
26/11/2018Todd Bond, Julian C. Partridge, Michael D. Taylor, Tim F. Cooper, Dianne L. McLeanThe influence of depth and a subsea pipeline on fish assemblages and commercially fished speciesMarine; Pipelines; FishPLos ONENoNo
01/11/2018F. Murray et alData challenges and opportunities for environmental management of North Sea oil and gas decommissioning in an era of blue growthEnvironment; DataMarine PolicyNoNo
01/10/2018T.Bond, J.C.Partridge, J. Prince, D.J. WhiteThe Value of Subsea Pipelines to Marine BiodiversityMarine; PipelinesOffshore Technology Conference AsiaNoNo
01/10/2018T.Bond, J.C.Partridge, M.D.Taylor, T.J.Langlois, B.E.Malseed, L.D.Smith, D.L.McLeanFish associated with a subsea pipeline and adjacent seafloor of the North West Shelf of Western AustraliaMarine; Pipelines; FishMarine Environmental ResearchNoNo
01/10/2018Bond, T., Langlois, T.J., Partridge, J.C., Birt, M.J., Malseed, B.E., Smith, L. and McLean, D.L.Diel shifts and habitat associations of fish assemblages on a subsea pipeline.Marine; PipelineFisheries ResearchNoNo
15/07/2018D.L.McLean, M.D.Taylor, J.C.Partridge, B.Gibbons, T.J.Langlois, B.E.Malseed, L.D.Smith, T.BondFish and habitats on wellhead infrastructure on the north west shelf of Western AustraliaMarine; Fish; Habitat; Wellhead; WellsContinental Shelf ResearchNoNo
01/04/2018Sally Rouse; Peter Hayes; Ian M.Davies; Thomas A.WildingOffshore pipeline decommissioning: Scale and contextEnvironment; EngineeringMarine Pollution BulletinNoNo
16/05/2017McLean, D.L., Partridge, J.C., Bond, T., Birt, M.J., Bornt, K.R., and Langlois, T.J.Using industry ROV videos to assess fish associations with subsea pipelinesMarine; ROVContinental Shelf ResearchNoNo
01/02/2017John Chandler; David White; Erika J.Techera; Susan Gourvenec; Scott DraperEngineering and legal considerations for decommissioning of offshore oil and gas infrastructure in AustraliaEngineering; LegalOcean EngineeringNoNo
01/01/2014A.M.Fowler; P.I.Macreadie; D.O.B.Jones; D.J.BoothA multi-criteria decision approach to decommissioning of offshore oil and gas infrastructureEnvironment; Comparative AssessmentOcean & Coastal ManagementNoNo