Definition of Plug and abandon


Plug and abandon means necessary plugging, replugging and abandonment of Wells and Reorganization Wells; the necessary removal, abandonment and disposal of all structures, pipelines, equipment, operating inventory, abandoned property, trash, refuse and junk located on or comprising part of the Properties; the necessary capping and burying of all associated flow lines located on or comprising part of the Properties; and the necessary restoration of the surface and subsurface (including any required reclamation), in each case, required by applicable Laws of any Governmental Authority or by any Contract with a Governmental Authority.
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Examples of Plug and abandon in a sentence

You must send this within 30 days after you: (a) Complete any geophysical exploration operations; (b) Complete the drilling of temperature gradient well(s) approved under your exploration permit; (c) Plug and abandon a temperature gradient well; or (d) Plug shot holes and reclaim all exploration sites.
Some examples of when we will collect against your bond are when you do not properly or in a timely manner: (a) Plug and abandon a well; (b) Reclaim the lease area; (c) Pay outstanding royalties; or (d) Pay assessed royalties to compensate for drainage.
You must send this to BLM within 30 days after you: (a) Complete any geophysical exploration operations; (b) Complete the drilling of temperature gradient well(s) approved under your approved Notice of Intent to conduct exploration; (c) Plug and abandon a temperature gradient well; and (d) Plug shot holes and reclaim all exploration sites.