CCS dictionary

A

Allam process

Alternative dispute resolution

ADR

American Society for Testing and Materials

ASTM

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME

Apportioned liability

Approved for Construction

AFC

amine

aquifer

B

Best Available Technique

BAT

Billion cubic meters

Bcm

Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage

BioCCS (BECCS)

Blow-Out Preventer

BOP

benchmarking

BM

billion

bio-CO2

biomass

biomaterial

business finance

C

CCS

Carbon capture and storage

CEO

CO2 Capture and Compression

CCC

CO2 equivalents

CO2 intensity

CO2 management

Less common – appears to be used more generally when dealing with CO2, as opposed to specifically discussing carbon capture & storage

Calcium carbonate

CaCO3

Carbon Capture Plant

CCP

Carbon Capture and Storage or Current Control Schedule

CCS

Carbon Dioxide

CO2

Carbon Masterplan Mongstad

CMM

Carbon capture and storage

Same as CCS but often referred to as full term

CCS

Cathodic Protection

CP

Cement and Cutting Disposal System, Concrete and Cutting Disposal System

CCDS

Central Control Room

CCR

Central Office for Foreign Tax Affairs

COFTA

Chartered Engineer

Chemical Injection Valve

CIV

Chemical looping combustion

CLC

Chilled Ammonia Process

CAP

Civil Protection Agency

(DSB kaller seg egentlig Directorate for Civil Protection på engelsk.)

CPA

Clean Coal Technologies

CCTs

Coast Center Base

CCB

Combined Cycle Power Plant

CCPP

Combined Heat and Power

CHP

Commercial Readiness Index

CRI

Competence Area Review

CAR

Contract Baseline

CBL

Contract Master Schedule

CMS

Controlled Freeze Zone

CFZ

Cost Breakdown Structure

CBS

Cost, Time, Resources

CTR

calcium looping

capital intensive

capital market

carbon capture

carbon emission

carbon storage

carbon tax

cement

chemical industry

chemical

climate change engagement

climate goal

climate impact

climate initiative

climate negative

climate policy

climate regulation

climate technology

climate-neutral

coal-fired power plant

coal

commersialisation

corrosion

cost-effective

D

Data Control System or Distributed Control System

DCS

Decision Gate

DG

Defined Situation of Hazard and Accident

DSHA

Delivered Duty Paid

DDP

Design Accidental Load

DAL

Det Norske Veritas

DNV

Directorate of Civil Protection

DCP

Discharge permit received from the Norwegian Environmental Agency

TCC

Discipline Interface Information Request

DIIR

Disputed Variation Order

DVO

Down-hole Interface Unit

DIU

DownHole Pressure Temperature (gauge)

DHPT

Downhole Instrumentation And Control System

DIACS

Drilling Support Module (Topside)

DSM

Drilling and Well

D&W

decarbonisation

E

(European) Test Centre Mongstad

TCM

EPC

More commonly referred to as acronym rather than full term

Early Detail Engineering

EDE

Electric Overhead Travelling Cranes

EOT

Electrical Power Unit

EPU

Emergency Shutdown

ESD

End of service, End of Support

Eos

Energy Intensive Industries

Ells

Engineering & Technical Assistance

ETA

Engineering Numbering System

ENS

Engineering Procurement Construction Installation Completion

EPCIC

Engineering Procurement Construction Installation

EPCI

Engineering and Procurement

E&P

Enhanced Oil Recovery

EOR

Environmental Risk Assessment

EIA

Environmentally friendly energy

European Commission

European Datum 1950 – a Geodetic Datum standard

ED50

European Energy Program For Recovery

EEPR

European Trading Scheme or Emission Trading System

ETS

efficiency

efficient

electrolysis

emission point

emission-free

emission

energy carrier

energy efficiency

energy source

enhanced oil recovery

EOR

expertise

F

Fabrication Contractor

FC

Factory Acceptance Test

FAT

Failure Mode and Effects

FMEA

Fibre Optic

FO

Flow Control Module

FCM

Front End Engineering Design

FEED

Full Scale

FS

Fusion Bonded Epoxy

FBE

field

fossil fuel-based energy

fuel

fullscale

funding package

G

GDP

General Arrangement

GA

General Data Protection Regulation

GDPR

Glass-Reinforced Plastic

GRP

Global CCS Institute

GCCSI

gas power

gas-fired power plant

greenhouse gas emissions

H

HSE

Harmonised Offshore Chemical Notification Format

HOCNF

Hazard Identification study

HAZID

Hazard and Operability study

HAZOP

Health Safety Quality & Environment

HSQE

Health Safety and Environment

HSE

Health and Working Environment

HWE

Heat Recovery Steam Generator

HRSG

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning

HVAC

High Pressure

HP

High Voltage Direct Current

HVDC

Hook-Up and Completion

HUC

Horizontal Directional Drilling

HDD

Horizontal Xmas Tree

HXT

Human Factors

HF

Hydraulic Power Unit

HPU

Hydrogen sulfide

H2S

Hydrogen-Induced Stress Cracking

HISC

heat integration

hydrocarbon

hydrogen economy

hydropower

I

IEA WEO

More commonly referred to as acronym rather than full term

IEA World Energy Outlook

IEAGHG

More commonly referred to as acronym rather than full term

IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme

Independent Project Review or Intellectual Property Rights

IPR

Information Technology

IT

Informed decision making

IDM

Inspection Maintenance and Repair

IMR

Inspections and Test Plan

ITP

Insulation Resistance

IR

Integrated Operations or Input Output

IO

Integrated Template Structure

ITS

Intelligent Well Interface Standardisation

IWIS

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IPCC

Internal Diameter

ID

International Association Of Oil & Gas Producers

IOGP

International Energy Agency

IEA

International Research Institute of Stavanger

IRIS

International Standardisation Organisation

ISO

Investment Decision Gate (FID)

DG3

Invitation To Tender

ITT

Issued for Construction

IFC

impurity

industrial cluster

infrastructure

inject

innovation system

instrument

iron

K

Key Performance Indicators

KPI

kilowatt-hour

kWh

L

Letter of Intent

LoI

License to Share

L2S

Life Cycle Cost

LCC

Life Cycle Cost

LCC

Life Cycle Inventory

LCI

Liquefied natural gas

LNG

Liquefied petroleum gas

LPG

Liquidated Damage

LD

Long Lead Items

LLI

Longship

Low Low Pressure

LLP

Low Pressure

LP

Lowest Astronomical Tide

LAT

legal authority

legal basis

liquid-based

liquification

loan guarantee

long-term

low emission solution

M

MW

Manifold (subsea)

Man

Manufacturing, mining and quarrying

Master Control Station

MCS

Master Document Register

MDR

Master Equipment List

MEL

Material Take Off

MTO

Maximum Credible Earthquakes

MCE

Mean Sea Level

MSL

Mechanical Completion Check Record

MCCR

Mechanical Completion

MC

Megawatt

MW

Memorandum of Understanding

MoU

Methyl alcohol (Methanol)

MeOH

Million Tons

MT

Minimum Bend Radius

MBR

Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

MPE

Module Support Frame (topside)

MSF

MonoEthylene Glycol

MEG

Motor Control Centre

MCC

Mtonne

Mtpa

million tonnes per annum

Multi Quick Connect

MQC

maturation

mature

mineral fertiliser

mineral

mobile testing unit

N

NCCS

Norwegian CCS Research Centre

NS-EN standard (Norwegian – European standards)

NS-EN

National Aerospace Standards

NAS

Nitrogen Oxide

NOx

Non Governmental Organisation

NGO

Non-Conformance Request

NCR

Northern Lights

NL

Norwegian Climate and Pollution Agency

KLIF

Norwegian Continental Shelf

NCS

Norwegian Environment Agency

NEA

Norwegian Financial Mechanism

NMF

Norwegian Global Supply Chain Management project

ORIGO

Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority

PSA

Norwegian Petroleum Society

NPF

Norwegian Pollution Control Authority

SFT

Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate

NVE

Norwegian continental shelf

Norwegian offshore industry standards organisation

NORSOK

natural gas

non-conformance report

NCR

O

OPS

Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) for Process Control

OPC

Operations

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

Outside Diameter

OD

offshore wind

offshore

oil and gas extraction

oil and gas field

oil and gas industries

operator

Context dependent – Operator when more generic discussion of organisations/participants of an industry/process

Synonyms can also be ‘player’ and ‘participant’ depending on context

P

Parts Per Million Volume

ppmv

Parts Per Million Weight

ppmwt

Permanent Guide Base

PGB

Petroleum Technology

Petec

Pipeline End Termination

PLET

Pipeline Modelling System or Project Master Schedule

PMS

Pipeline Repair System

PRS

Piping and Instrument Diagram

P&ID

Plan for Development & Operation

PDO

Plan for Installation and Operation

PIO

Plug and Abandonment

P&A

Polyethylene

PE

Polypropylene

PP

Pressure Equipment Directive

PED

Pressure Vessel

PV

Pressure Volume Temperature

PVT

Process Control Data Acquisition

PCDA

Process Control System

PCS

Process Design Package Battery Limits

PDP-BL

Process Design Package

PDP

Process Flow Diagrams

PFD

Process and Instrumentation Diagram

P&ID

Process shutdown

PSD

Programmable Logic Controller

PLC

Project Change Proposal

PCP

Project Definition Rating Index

PDRI

Project Detailed Schedule

PDS

Project Management Team

PMT

Project of Common Interest

PCI

Provisional Sum

PS

Purchase Order

PO

parts per million (by weight or by volume)

ppm

petroleum sector

pipeline system

pipeline transport

pipeline

plant oil

plant

Acceptable synonym: ‘facility’

power generation

processing industry

procurement

production facility

pure oxygen

Q

Quality Assurance Assistance

QAA

Quality Assurance/Quality Control

QA/QC

Quality Management System

QMS

Quality and Risk Management

QRM

Quantitative Risk Assessment (or Analysis)

QRA

quota market

quota price

R

R&D

R&D

Ready For Operations Certificate

RFOC

Ready For Operations

RFO

Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemical substances

REACH

Regularity Availability Maintainability analysis

RAM

Remote Procedure Call

RPC

Remotely Operated Vehicle

ROV

Research and Development

R&D

Risk Assessment

RA

Roles and Responsibilities

R&R

Rotary Kelly Bushing (Drill floor)

RKB

raw material

realisation of gains

recycling

refinery

renewable

research community

research, development and demonstration

Set description/phrasing used for CLIMIT

S

Safe Job Analysis

SJA

Safe Working Load

SWL

Safety Automation System

SAS

Safety Automation System

SAS

Safety Data Sheet

SDS

Safety Integrity Level

SIL

Safety Requirements Specification

SRS

Safety and Sustainability

SSU

Scope Of Work

SOW

Selective Catalytic Reduction

SCR

Shut-In Wellhead Pressure

SIWHP

Site Acceptance Test

SAT

Site Integration Testing

SIT

Site Need Date

SND

Site Query

SQ

Sleipner A platform

SLA

Sleipner gas field

Spare Parts Interchangeability Record

SPIR

Standard Cost Coding Structure

SCCS

State Support Agreement

SSA

Statistics Norway

Steering document

SD

Subsea Control Module

SCM

Subsea Injection System

SIS

Subsea Pipeline Commissioning System

SPCS

Subsea Power and Communication Unit

SPCU

Subsea Umbilical Riser Flowlines

SURF

Subsea Umbilical Termination Assembly

SUTA

Subsea Umbilical Termination

SUT

Subsea, Power & Pipelines

SPP

Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition

SCADA

Surface Controlled Sub-surface Safety Valve

SCSSV

sandstone

scheme

Recommended translation when a stand alone verb. This may differ when used as a suffix

seabed

sedimentary rock

shale

socioeconomic

solution

source

stakeholder

Context dependent – Stakeholder when referring to those involved in supporting the company

steel

subsea

sustainable

synergy

T

TCM

Technology Center (at) Mongstad

TRL

Technical Committee

TC

Technical Information Exchange

TIE

Technical Requirement

TR

Technical Service Agreement

TSA

Technical Service Provider

TSP

Technical and Operational Requirements and Guidelines

TORG

TechnipFMC

TFMC

Technology Qualification Program

TQP

Technology Readiness Levels

TRL

The Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum

CSLF

Time-Domain Reflectometer

TDR

To Be Agreed

TBA

To Be Confirmed

TBC

To Be Decided

TBD

Topside Umbilical Termination Unit

TUTU

Total Recordable Injury Frequency

TRIF

Total Vertical Depth (Drilled)

TVD

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (comms)

TCP/IP

Transport and Installation

T&I

Transportation Control Centre

TCC

Tubing Hanger

TBGH

Tubing Hanger

TH

the Netherlands Organisation for applied scientific research

TNO

the Paris Agreement

the authorities

thermal power plant

thermal

turbine

U

Umbilical Termination Head

UTH

Umbilical

UMB

Uninterruptible Power Supply

UPS

University of Oslo

UiO

User Fabrication Acceptance Test

UFAT

V

Value Added Tax

VAT

Value Improvement Process

VIP

Variation Order Request

Variation Order

VO

Vertical Xmas Tree

VXT

Voltage – alternating current

Vac

Voltage – direct current

Vdc

value chain

W

Waste Water Treatment Plant (Package)

WWTP

Wellhead

WH

Work Environment and Health Risk Assessment

WEHRA

Work Package (lowest WBS level)

WP

Work ROV, or Working-class ROV

WROV

Work Related Illness

WRI

Work-Over Control System

WOCS

Work-Over System

WOS

Working Environment Authority

WEA

Working Environment

WE

World Energy Investment

WEI

World Energy Outlook

WEO

waste heat

well

white paper

whole chain