Directive 020: Well Abandonment In Checklist

Alberta
Consolidated
In Force

Abstract

This Directive sets the requirements for abandonments, ca…

Industrial Sector(s)

Topics

Environment Management
Equipment
  • Drainage
  • Bearings
  • Reservoirs
  • Fittings
  • Pipe
  • Pressure
  • Hose
  • Pumps
  • Cement
  • Mill
  • Cap
  • Collar
  • Drill
  • Gauges
  • Plugs
  • Explosive
  • Recorders
  • Tubing
  • Fracture
  • Open hole
  • Valves
  • Pressure Gauges
  • Pens
  • Bit
  • Orifices
  • Phones
  • Felt
  • Slurry
  • Pipe Fittings
  • Spacers
  • Transducers
  • Bushings
  • Tables
  • Level
  • Regulator
  • Files
  • Back
  • Zone
  • Development
  • Acid
  • Scales

1 Introduction
1.1 Purpose of the Directive
1.1 The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) Directive 020: Well Abandonment details the minimum requirements for abandonments, casing removal, zonal abandonments, and plug backs as required under section 3.013 of the Oil and Gas Conservation Rules.
The objective of a well abandonment is to cover all nonsaline groundwater (water with total dissolved solids less than 4000 milligrams per litre [mg/l]) and to isolate or cover all porous zones.
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