Well Barrier Elements

One of several dependent components that are combined to form a well barrier.

Source: ISO 16530-1:2017, Petroleum and natural gas industries — Well integrity – Part 1: Life cycle governance, First Edition, March 2017. Global Standards

Well Barrier Elements

A pressure and flow containing component that relies on other component(s) to create a well barrier.

Source:API SPECIFICATION 19TT, Specification for Downhole Well Test Tools and Related Equipment, First Edition, October 2016. Global Standards

Well Barrier Elements

Well barrier elements include deep-set plugs under the production packer and plugs in the hanger assembly for the completion string.

Source: Guidance Notes on Petroleum and Natural Gas (Safety in Offshore Operations) Rules, 2008, Oil Industry Safety Directorate (India), 2012. Regulatory Guidance

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