Between now and the mid-2050s, an estimated 470 platforms, 5,000 wells, 10,000km of pipelines and 40,000 concrete blocks will have to be removed from the North Sea. Can anyone afford not to understand this critical and complex phase of the well life cycle?
Aberdeen Drilling School is best known as the world’s leading provider of internationally certified Well Control training for drilling and well intervention personnel, and as a specialist in challenging well operations (through its HPHT, Deepwater and Stuck Pipe Prevention training solutions). It has also successfully helped hundreds of Oil & Gas professionals from across the supply chain to get to grips with “the basics”: Aberdeen Drilling School addresses this through its range of “awareness” short courses: 1-day Well Integrity & Completions, 1-day Basic Drilling Awareness, and 3-day Essentials of Drilling Technology & Equipment, are already regular and popular features of the public course schedules at the Aberdeen centre.
Now that we find ourselves in what could be termed the DECOM era, there is a growing need for industry personnel to understand Plug & Abandonment (P&A). Aberdeen Drilling School has developed an engaging and informative 2-day course delivered through interactive lectures, group activities, videos and animations. The course reviews the regulatory requirements and the potential hazards associated with this complex and unpredictable operation. The instructors are experienced and objective, and the information provided is not manufacturer-specific, so as to provide the participants with a general overview and increased understanding of the processes without bias.
The new P&A course aims to provide participants with an appreciation of the principles, methodologies, practicalities and risks associated with well abandonment. It is designed for technical personnel such as those from drilling, production, workover, facilities management and QHSE departments but will also benefit non-technical personnel with an interest in abandonment processes (e.g. finance, supply chain, and marketing departments).
This exciting new course offering by Aberdeen Drilling School has been identified by its major clients as a necessity in the current market, giving delegates a valuable grounding in the subject and added value to those working within decommissioning teams.
For a limited time only and subject to availability, we have an exclusive offer for Energy Voice readers. Quote the promotional code “ENERGY10” at the point of booking and you’ll receive 10% off the list price of the 2-Day Plug & Abandonment Awareness course in Aberdeen 29-30 May, 2017. *Subject to availability. Not to be used in conjunction with any other discount. Offer expires 12 May, 2017.
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