Comparative Assessment (CA)

Used to compare options, examine differences and identify the ‘most preferred’ option in the development of decommissioning programmes for:

a) All installations for which derogation is sought under OSPAR Decision 98/3
b) All pipelines being decommissioned under the Petroleum Act 1998
c) All drill cuttings piles that are not screened-out at Stage 1 of OSPAR

Guidelines for Comparative Assessment in Decommissioning Programmes – Issue 1