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Introduction to Decommissioning

Course information

Target group:



Course Goal: This course aims to provide an introduction to the decommissioning process and an overview of the regulations governing decommissioning on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS).


Who is the course for?

All relevant personnel


Is there an assessment? 

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.


Learning Objectives:

LO1 Give an overview of the history of oil and gas production on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS)

LO2 Explain why decommissioning activity is increasing on the UKCS

LO3 Describe what is meant by ‘decommissioning’

LO4 Explain the scope of decommissioning on the UKCS

LO5 Provide an overview of relevant decommissioning legislation and regulations

LO6 Explain the impact of the Brent Spar incident on decommissioning regulation

LO7 Provide an overview of the OSPAR Decision 98/3

LO8 Identify the different phases of the decommissioning lifecycle

LO9 Provide a basic overview of well plugging and abandonment 

LO10 Provide an overview of the different methods of decommissioning

LO11 Provide examples of decommissioning projects on the UKCS

LO12 Give examples of the types of hazards which may be encountered during decommissioning


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