O'Reilly logo

Offshore Operation Facilities by Menglan Duan, Huacan Fang

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

2.6. Abandoned Wells and Tieback of Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling

After offshore drilling is completed or if the well is not immediately put into production, withdrawing the drilling platform or boat is called abandonment. A well can be for a short time so that a future platform or ship go back to the well mouth again and also can be abandoned for a long period. At a certain stage of the drilling operation, an emergency withdrawal of a drilling platform or boat is called a temporary abandonment. After abandonment, the drilling platform or boat will find the original well again, return to the complete or incomplete the well mouth and put it into operation or continue drilling operations. We need to restore the original well device and go back to ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required