Orphaned and abandoned wells can present a risk to the environment and public by emitting methane, contaminating groundwater, and/or impacting ecosystems. The National Academies will convene a workshop to discuss existing practices and standards for plugging orphaned and/or abandoned hydrocarbon wells, including current best practices around well-plugging technologies, standards, and procedures.

Day 1: Thursday, July 18, 2024, 9:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. ET
Day 2: Friday, July 19, 2024, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET