This course is an introduction to the new and growing discipline of offshore decommissioning. This course introduces the complex cross-discipline nature of offshore decommissioning. The course is a mixture of presentations, discussion, videos, animations, and workshop exercises.
What is decommissioning? History and review of worldwide offshore decommissioning Decommissioning law & regulation & other key drivers Decommissioning liability The decommissioning engineering process & marine operations Decommissioning technology Introduction to Well P&A challenges Environmental and safety in decommissioning Transition from production to decommissioning Background to decommissioning cost estimating
Decommissioning is a rapidly developing market sector in the petroleum business, with major potential and major risks. Decommissioning 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.