Planning for Decommissioning
Short Course - RGU Certificate of Completion
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Anyone who is working or intends to work in the decommissioning sector of the Oil and Gas industry and needs a comprehensive knowledge of the many activities that are part of late life operations and decommissioning.
- Example Project Plan
- Legislation Plan
- Library of activities
- RGU Certificate of Completion
This course uses an example project plan covering the main phases of decommissioning work comprising:
- Late Life Production
- Removal concept select
- Rig and critical equipment upgrade
- Wells plug and abandonment
- Removals preparation
- Removal execution
- Disposal and close-out
The key activities for each phase are examined in detail and course participants can apply the project plan to their own examples either for platform or subsea facilities.
Legislation is described in detail and there is an explanation of the processes that the Regulatory Authorities will expect including their early involvement and consultation.
Participants can choose to study all the activities in sequence or to select specific activities in any order.
On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Understand the activities that make up a typical late life production and decommissioning project
- Create a project plan for any offshore decommissioning project
Explore the legislation that is specific to UK offshore decommissioning and how it is interpreted by the OGA, BEIS and the HSE.
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Example Project Plan
Library of activities
8 webinars and a knowledge check
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Study Skills Support
The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:
- Academic writing
- Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
- Maths and statistics
- English language
- Information technology support
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