Health and safety during decommissioning

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Abstract

As certain oil and gas provinces near the end of their production lives, companies, governments and other stakeholders are turning their attention to decommissioning. The price of disposing of oil and gas installations is enormous. Yet the costs of getting it wrong can be even greater.

Part A of this fully updated second edition looks at decommissioning and the oil and gas life cycle. Part B contains chapters on decommissioning and international law. Part C focuses on decommissioning in the North Sea and contains chapters on government policy, environment law, offshore contracting, health and safety, financial and technical issues, further examined using a case study from a completed North Sea decommissioning project. Part D provides an international comparative analysis, with new chapters on Denmark, Namibia, Netherlands and New Zealand.

As well as decommissioning professionals, this title will be of interest to oil and gas executives, lawyers, environmental consultants, tax advisers, accountants, insurers, investment bankers, academics and other professionals connected to the oil and gas industry.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOil and Gas Decommissioning
Subtitle of host publicationLaw, Policy and Comparative Practice
EditorsMarc Hammerson
Pages157-175
Number of pages20
Edition2
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jun 2016

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Paterson, J. B. (2016). Health and safety during decommissioning. In M. Hammerson (Ed.), Oil and Gas Decommissioning: Law, Policy and Comparative Practice (2 ed., pp. 157-175) http://www.globelawandbusiness.com/books/oil-and-gas-decommissioning-law-policy-and-comparative-practice-second-edition