Abandon, in relation to a well, means to seal the well in order to render it permanently inoperative, and abandonment has a corresponding meaning.

Source: Health and Safety in Employment (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Regulations 2013, SR 2013/208, New Zealand, as of May 2013. Regulations


“Abandon” means to plug a well in accordance with 20 AAC 25.112 and without the commission’s approval of well suspension under 20 AAC 25.110.

Source: Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, Definitions, Alaska Admin. Code tit. 20, § 25.990, December 7, 2012. Regulations

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