Mechanical Integrity

Defined by EPA as “no significant leak in the casing, tubing, and packer and no significant fluid movement into a USDW through vertical channels adjacent to the injection wellbore.”

Source: API BULLETIN E3, Environmental Guidance Document: Well Abandonment and Inactive Well Practices for U.S. Exploration and Production Operations, First Edition, January 1993 (Reaffirmed June 2000). Global Standards


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