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Unconventional oil and gas: decommissioning, site restoration and aftercare – obligations and treatment of financial liabilities

Published: 8 Nov 2016

Research into decommissioning, site restoration and aftercare – obligations and treatment of financial liabilities.

137 page PDF

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137 page PDF

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Unconventional oil and gas: decommissioning, site restoration and aftercare – obligations and treatment of financial liabilities
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137 page PDF

2.6MB

Abbreviations

Abbreviation

Definition

AER

Alberta Energy Regulator, Alberta, Canada

API

American Petroleum Institute

BEIS

Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (formerly DECC)

BGS

British Geological Survey

BLM

US Bureau of Mines

CAPP

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers

CAR

Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2011

CBM

Coalbed methane

CSG

Coal-Seam Gas

COSLA

Convention of Scottish Local Authorities

DEA

Danish Energy Agency

DECC

UK Government Department of Energy and Climate Change (to mid-July 2016). Now the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy ( BEIS)

DEP

Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania, US

DPC

New South Wales Department of Premier and Cabinet

EIA

Environmental Impact Assessment

FERC

US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

HOPS

Heads of Planning Scotland

HSE

Health and Safety Executive

ICLG

International Comparative Legal Guides

IoD

Institute of Directors

LLR

Alberta Licensee Liability Rating

MPE

Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

NORM

Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials

NORSOK

Standards developed by the Norwegian petroleum industry

NPD

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

NSW

New South Wales, Australia

OGA

Oil and Gas Authority

OGUK

Oil and Gas UK - UK offshore oil and gas industry association

PAN

Planning Advisory Note

PEDL

Petroleum Exploration and Development Licence

PPC

Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2012

RCE

Rehabilitation Cost Estimate in Alberta

RSA93

Radioactive Substances Act 1993

SEPA

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

SLfT

Scottish Landfill Tax

SCER

Council of Australian Governments Standing Council on Energy and Resources

SCP

Sustained Casing Pressure

SPE

Society of Petroleum Engineers

SPP

Scottish Planning Policy

UOG

Unconventional Oil and Gas

UKCF

UK Community Foundations

UKOOG

UK Onshore Oil and Gas - representative body for the UK onshore oil & gas industry

WFD

Water Framework Directive


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