This guidance is intended for licensees planning Extended Wells Tests (EWTs). The guidance covers the following:
- An overview of the OGA's objectives and considerations relevant to EWTs
- The process leading to the consent to an EWT.
This document provides guidance as to the OGA's approach to consenting to EWTs. It does not have binding legal effect. If the OGA departs from this guidance it will explain why.
This guidance is not a substitute for any regulation or law and is not legal advice.
The guidance will be kept under review and amended as appropriate in the light of further experience and developing law and practice, and any changes to the OGA's powers and responsibilities. If the OGA changes its guidance in a material way, it will publish a revised document.