Plug & Abandonment seminar 2013

13 June 2013, Quality Airport Hotel Stavanger
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The 3rd Norwegian P&A Seminar, to repeat the previous year's success. The operators and the service industy were invited.

Presentations from the seminar can be found under documents.

The P&A Forum was established in 2009 to promote development of robust and cost efficient solutions to the current & upcoming P&A challenges on the Norwegian Continental Shelf together with the service industry.

The main purpose of the seminar is still to encourage the industry to solve the P&A challenges on the NCS.

The agenda included:

  • Presentations from operators and authorities on abandonment challenges & guideline updates
  • Abandonment solutions
  • Annulus barriers and verification techniques
  • Subsea abandonment


Plug and Abandonment Forum, Martin Straume, chairman of PAF

Regulatory Changes and challenges related to P&A. Johnny Gundersen, Petroleum Safety Authority

NORSOK D-010, Rev 4 Chapter 9 Abandonment activities. Garry Brewster, NORSOK

Developments in Non-Traditional Plug and Abandonment Methods. Thomas Feng, ConocoPhillips

Tergovis II Efficiency Fluid. Gunnar Lende, Halliburton

Cement evacuation objectives. Glen Benge, Baker Hugher

Verification of annulus barriers for P&A - Examples. Tore Weltzin, Statoil

Vessel-Based Suspended Well Abandonment. Michael Noble, Claxton Engineering

Tubing retrieval on wireline or coiled tubing. Bård Tinnen, Aker Solution

Downhole video for P&A. Francis Neill, EV Offshore

Subsea Riser less P&A Solutions. Gary Tait, WellTec