Well Integrity Incident

Definition(s)


Well Integrity Incident

A well integrity incident is defined as a failure of barrier(s) or failure to activate barrier(s), resulting in an unintentional flow, leak or release of fluids to the environment or other formations.

Source: Norwegian Oil and Gas Association, Guideline No. 135, Recommended Guidelines for Classification and categorization of well control incidents and well integrity incidents, Rev. 4, 27 June 2017, National or Regional Standards