Well plugging and abandonment (P&A) is a rapidly developing market sector in the petroleum business, with major potential and major risks. Well P&A is a source of major liability for counties, operators, contractors and the public, which must be understood if it is to be managed cost effectively.
This course presents wellbore plug and abandonment (P&A) and well decommissioning concepts for both platform and subsea wells, including why and how wells are temporarily suspended and permanently removed from service. Participants learn about basic principles of well completions, well barrier element (WBE) installation, and WBE verification and acceptance criteria. In addition to Oil and Gas industry guidelines and standards, legislation by various countries, including resulting laws and governmental regulations, are reviewed; the latest P&A technologies, tools, techniques, methods, procedures, challenges and solutions are discussed.
Benefits of Attending this Workshop
By attending this course, you will be able to:
UNDERSTAND the completion types for both platform and subsea wells
LEARN about the regulatory requirements
Gain the concepts of “Abandonment Barriers”
DEVELOP the right decommissioning strategy
SELECT the right abandonment methodologies
DISCOVER the possible abandonment challenges and how to overcome them
Who Should Attend
This course is strongly recommended for Engineering Managers, Well P&A Engineers, Drilling and Completion Engineers and Technicians, Wellsite Supervisors and Inspectors, HSE and Environmental Managers Or any person, who designs, plans or manages well drilling, wellbore completion and field operations activities from upstream oil and gas business will benefit from this course; apart from that, other professionals involved in such activities from Government Regulators, Law firms and Insurance Agencies are also encouraged to attend.