Structure Decommissioning

Definition(s)


Structure Decommissioning

Removal of the deck, followed by removal of the jacket. All or part of the installation is usually removed from the site for disposal, recycle, use as an artificial reef, or reuse of platform components either onshore or offshore.

Source: API RP 2SIM, Structural Integrity Management of Fixed Offshore Structures, First Edition, November 2014. Global Standards