Decommissioning Plan

The licensee, the lessee, or as the case may be, the operator shall submit decommissioning plan to the competent authority including description of –

  1. risk during and following a possible removal;
  2. methods intended to be used in the event of a possible removal, including re-floating of the structure;
  3. analyses planned to be carried out;
  4. operations planned to be carried out in the event of a possible removal;
  5. consequences of a possible removal in respect of adjacent fields and facilities;
  6. other matters of importance; and
  7. measures, if any, designed to secure the area against possible future pollution from abandoned wells or polluted deposits of cuttings.

Source: Petroleum and Natural Gas (Safety in Offshore Operations) Rules, 2008, India, 18th June 2008. Regulations

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