Abandonment Standards

Abandonment Standards

This document describes the minimum standards and general practices for abandoning wells.

1. Abandonment or Temporary Suspension shall ensure that: Abandonment of the wells shall be designed and conducted in such a way that the environment is preserved and protected permanently.

2. Flow from the formation fluid to surface is prevented.

3. Permeable zones are isolated from one to the other by an approved tested barrier.

4. Reservoir management shall not be compromised. I.e independent reservoir layers must be isolated from one to the other to prevent cross . . .

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