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Course : Introduction to Decommissioning: Planning to Execution

May 31, 2017 @ 08:00 - 17:00 BST

The overall objective of this course is to provide delegates with an introduction to, and awareness of, the activities involved in the whole life-cycle of a decommissioning project. You will learn the associated key issues from initial planning through execution. The principles introduced are transferable across most assets and facilities and provide an insight from an Operator’s perspective, hence providing the most comprehensive introduction to all aspects of the decommissioning process.

Course Content:

Understanding the Context of Offshore Decommissioning

Identify the characteristics of typical offshore installations
Determine the scope of decommissioning operations
Health, Safety, Environmental and Legal considerations associated with Offshore Decommissioning

Legal requirements, acts, guidelines, conventions and bodies which govern offshore decommissioning activity
Component parts of the UK Decommissioning Program
Main Safety Acts, Regulations and information sources applicable to on/offshore decommissioning
Typical factors that can impact on safety in operational and decommissioning activity
Associated environmental considerations
The importance of robust stakeholder engagement

Main considerations when engaging stakeholders
Stakeholder engagement process
Methods and considerations for cost planning

Typical offshore production asset’s lifecycle cost model

Economic modeling and decision making factors
Estimation techniques and requirements
Sources of available cost information for asset types
Requirements for decommissioning an asset offshore

Scheduling of offshore decommissioning activities
Requirements for well plugging and abandonment (P&A)
Decommissioning options and issues for a range of typical offshore wells
Types of offshore pipelines, their configurations and options for decommissioning them
Requirements for decommissioning subsea structures
Removal/lifting process
Onshore dismantling of decommissioned assets

Options for waste disposal
Ongoing liability obligations post-decommissioning

Post decommissioning ongoing liability obligations and implications
Improvements in the decommissioning process

Explore and discuss areas for improvement


May 31, 2017
08:00 - 17:00 BST




etc.venues Marble Arch
Garfield House
86 Edgware Road, W2 2ea United Kingdom
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020 7793 4200

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