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Resolution of Crane vs. Casing Jack Use for Tubular Removal in Offshore Wells

The federal Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) was considering forbidding the use of cranes to remove tubing or casing from offshore wells. They were considering requiring casing jacks for all such work.

This would have slowed down the process and increased costs tremendously for the typical Gulf of Mexico rigless P&A process. I assembled a small team of industry experts and presented a one page table documenting existing best practices in the industry to BSEE. This educational meeting ended this effort by BSEE to increase regulation.