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Maintaining complete compliance and operational best practice is fundamental to the success of any decommissioning project. Techlift is one of the most experienced heavy lift consultancies in many of the key areas of asset decommissioning.

Our understanding of the complex processes and systems associated with the dismantling of power plants, petrochemical facilities and mine sites provides our clients with cost savings, innovation, confidence, and added value.

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Oil & Gas

Whether it’s the deconstruction of a furnace in a live refinery environment or the decommissioning and removal of a complete oil and gas production facility, Techlift has the experience and capabilities to provide the solutions our clients require.

Our services include front end technical and feasibility studies, verification of cost provisions, detailed engineering – including advanced structural analysis (FEA), third party reviews – and, ultimately, full project management / execution.

Through innovation and collaboration we continually look for new approaches to decommissioning.


Techlift’s experience in Safety Case development and Independent Nuclear Safety Assessment (INSA), together with our technical analysis and decision-making techniques have ensured that the nuclear decommissioning projects we have been involved with have been optimised towards the safest possible outcome for all stakeholders.

Techlift has successfully undertaken numerous decommissioning projects for the UK nuclear industry.


Techlift personnel have been involved in major infrastructure decommissioning projects around the world for many years.

From bridges and buildings to marine and railways, heavy lifting activities very often play a key role in any decommissioning, dismantling or deconstruction project.

Using our unique skills and safety performance honed in the nuclear and oil and gas industries we plan, engineer, project manage and successfully execute our clients infrastructure decom projects.


Techlift ‘s extensive experience in oil & gas and nuclear decommissioning, coupled with our many years of supporting the marine industry puts us in a unique position when it comes to offshore decommissioning.

The North Sea presents a technically challenging environment, so it is crucial that these complex projects are undertaken as efficiently as possible.

Techlift’s specialist consultants, from Naval Architects through to heavy lift and structural engineers, can provide the skills and technical support to this emerging sector.

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