A complete suite of pipeline decommissioning services


Halliburton provides a range of industry-leading services to manage and perform all steps required to make assets and infrastructure ready for Cessation of Production (CoP). Our teams and equipment are trusted offshore and onshore, from wellhead, through infield flowlines and process facilities, to export pipelines. 

Proven track record 

With an expanding track record of over 100 end-of-life projects, Halliburton has vast global experience in pipeline decommissioning. The knowledge of working onshore and offshore on diverse sites enables us to engineer optimum solutions and deliver on-time, on-budget results.  

Safe, cost-effective decommissioning 

Proven Halliburton systems and services are designed to cost-effectively decommission assets in a safe and environmentally responsible manner. From planning to execution, Halliburton ensures that regulatory requirements are met for recertification, change of service, mothballing or complete abandonment. A range of specialist services support the decommissioning for pipeline, utility, plant, and petrochemical industries. 


  • Evaluation and diagnostics to quantify cleaning requirements  
  • Pigging of pipelines and flowlines
  • High velocity flushing  
  • Gel cleaning  
  • Hydrocarbon decontamination  
  • Chemical cleaning  
  • Air/steam blowing  
  • High pressure and ultra-high-pressure jetting   
  • Mechanical cleaning


  • Hydrotesting   
  • Pneumatic/nitrogen testing  
  • Isolation testing   
  • On-site pressure safety valve (PSV) and critical valve testing   
  • Pneumatic/nitrogen testing
  • Reverse integrity testing

Complementary Services

  • Camera inspection  
  • Specialist fluid recovery, storage, and handling: hydrocarbons, chemicals, coolants, and others
  • Waste recovery, clean up and handling  
  • Mobile flaring and cold venting  
  • Waste reinjection   
  • Decontamination of subsea umbilicals and chemical injection systems 

Early engagement in decommissioning allows Halliburton to identify potential efficiencies. This ensures the workflow is scheduled so the required facilities and disposal routes are available. Scope and schedule synergies are identified to share resources, reduce the mobilization burden, and minimize logistical risk.  


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