UK 'needs greater well integrity monitoring'

Data duty: Scientists urge wider monitoring of both active and abandoned UK wells

The UK should instigate “systematic, long-term monitoring” of both active and abandoned wells to mitigate the risk of well barrier failures and other well integrity issues, a new academic study has urged.


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