Barriers Standards

Barriers Standards

This article outlines the minimum barriers requirement for any Well Operations to ensure that at any moment during any well operation, the minimum numbers of barriers are in place to prevent any uncontrolled flow from the well. This applies to all potential flow paths including annuli and control lines.


1. Wells and associated completions shall be designed so that, during the life cycle of any eruptive well, the reservoir is isolated from the atmosphere by a minimum of two pressure tested competent and independent barriers.

2. The following regulations apply to . . .

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