A presentation course of well plugging and abandonment in France:
Well aspect, environmental / regulation issues and methodology.
Course Type Classroom Courses
Duration 1 day
Thematic Health Safety & Environment
Why should you attend?
Well closures are nowadays a major environmental issue for all countries with unplugged wells.
This course lasts 1 day and allows to the participants to get familiar with well plugging specificities in France (land and offshore, oil &gas, underground storage, salt wells, etc.) and to acquire an overall understanding of the different steps of well plugging and abandonment as well as understanding the regulatory constraints.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Understand issues linked to well P&A (Plugging & Abandonment)
Understand current legislation and its impact on P&A methodology
Understand budget P&A
Discover all disciplines linked with well closure
Topics addressed during the course:
Main objectives of well P&A
Reservoirs, permeable zones and barriers
Examples of well P&A
Well P&A stakeholders
This course consists in presentations and several examples from the lecturers' experience.
This course has been designed for anyone seeking to get familiar with the well plugging and abandonment discipline, ie oil, gas, geothermal, or underground storage wells.
Personnel from oil companies, rig contractors, service companies and anyone dealing with environmental matters with French local authorities.
This course does not require scientific knowledge.
Dominique has 20 years of HSE experience in the Oil and Gas industry, with a Master in Environmental Management. Passionate about Mining and Environmental regulations, she has been involved in Decommissioning cases for several years and is interested in both documentary and historical research about the site and in identifying solutions in line with the environmental constraints.
After a degree in Geosciences, Daniel spent more than 30 years in France and abroad in companies providing services to oil and gas wells. Trained at the University of Aberdeen in Well Plugging and Abandonment, he is interested in all the technical, economic and regulatory constraints that govern well abandonment.