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Document ID (ISN)67375
CIS number 96-1356
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1194-9
Year 1996
Convention or series no. HSE Guidance on Regulations L84
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title A guide to the well aspects of the Offshore Installations and Wells (Design and Construction, etc) Regulations 1996
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1996. iv, 21p. 32 ref. Price: GBP 8.50.
Abstract This document provides the text of the Regulations with accompanying guidance. The Regulations apply to both onshore and offshore wells. Contents: interpretation and application of the Regulations; general duties of the well operator; assessment of conditions below ground; well design with a view to suspension and abandonment; use of suitable construction materials; provision of suitable well control equipment to protect against blowouts; arrangements for well examination; provision of drilling information; training and supervision requirements.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; well drilling; offshore oil extraction; petroleum and natural gas industry; legislation
Descriptors (secondary) comment on law; safety by design; information of personnel; responsibilities
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry