H-4.2, r. 1 - Regulation respecting petroleum exploration, production and storage in a body of water

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165. The completion technical program must contain
(1)  the name and contact information of the engineer responsible for the technical program;
(2)  the name, profession and functions of the persons who prepared or revised the program;
(3)  the classification of the well determined according to Schedule 1;
(4)  a chronological and detailed description of the work to be carried out;
(5)  the name and contact information of the enterprises charged with carrying out the work;
(6)  a lateral section of the well indicating the technical elements;
(7)  the type of service rig, equipment, components and casings to be used and their specifications;
(8)  the type and name of the drilling installation, its registration number, the name of its owner and the estimated number of persons on board;
(9)  the type of navigation equipment used and its specifications;
(10)  the type and name of the vessel or platform used, its registration number, the name of its owner and the estimated number of persons on board;
(11)  the type of navigation equipment used and its specifications;
(12)  for every drilling, diving and accommodation installation, a compliance certificate issued by any of the following certification authorities:
(a)  the American Bureau of Shipping;
(b)  the Bureau Veritas;
(c)  DNV GL (Det Norske Veritas and Germanischer Lloyd);
(d)  Lloyd’s Register North America Inc.;
(13)  the demonstration that the drilling installations are designed, fabricated and constructed according to the generally recognized best practices;
(14)  the design standards and a description of the immobilization system;
(15)  if applicable, the home port and the location of the land base for storing material and products necessary for the work;
(16)  the demonstration that the equipment, components and casings may withstand the different stresses to which they will be submitted, in particular, bursting, collapse and tension stresses;
(17)  the demonstration that the local and regional geology and the presence of adjacent wellbores have been taken into consideration in the preparation of the program;
(18)  the measures taken to ensure the integrity of the well;
(19)  the type of completion;
(20)  the degree of primary, secondary or tertiary petroleum recovery;
(21)  the geological formations intersected and the depth of the intervals of each of the completion operations, in true vertical depth and in measured depth;
(22)  the nature, composition and concentration of the fluids used and the total volume expected during the completion work;
(23)  the demonstration that the fluid injection pressure will not reach the pressure for fracturing geological formations;
(24)  the anticipated volume and flow of flow-back water;
(25)  if applicable, the type of packers installed and the installation depths;
(26)  if applicable, a casing perforation program indicating, in particular, the number and the type of perforations;
(27)  if applicable, the list of the planned well logs;
(28)  if applicable, the list of expected pressure and leak tests;
(29)  if applicable, the list of expected injectivity tests;
(30)  the measures planned for the management of petroleum, formation fluids, drilling fluids, chemical substances and other discharges;
(31)  the meteorological and hydrographic conditions anticipated during the work;
(32)  if applicable, a description of the ice management activities;
(33)  the bathymetric map of the zone;
(34)  the nature of the surface deposits and a description of the aquatic wildlife;
(35)  the anticipated burning activities, the reasons justifying them and an estimate of the volume of gas burned;
(36)  if a simulation or modelling has been carried out, a description of the simulation or modelling and the results obtained;
(37)  if applicable, the list of licences, certificates and other authorizations to be obtained;
(38)  the list of references used during the preparation of the technical program, in particular, the standards from recognized organizations and guidelines from other Canadian jurisdictions; and
(39)  any other information or document deemed necessary by the Minister.
Where work is planned in a temporarily closed well and the depth of the wellhead under the water makes it accessible, the technical program must also contain the annual inspection worksheet provided for in Schedule 2.
1251-2018O.C. 1251-2018, s. 165.
In force: 2018-09-20
165. The completion technical program must contain
(1)  the name and contact information of the engineer responsible for the technical program;
(2)  the name, profession and functions of the persons who prepared or revised the program;
(3)  the classification of the well determined according to Schedule 1;
(4)  a chronological and detailed description of the work to be carried out;
(5)  the name and contact information of the enterprises charged with carrying out the work;
(6)  a lateral section of the well indicating the technical elements;
(7)  the type of service rig, equipment, components and casings to be used and their specifications;
(8)  the type and name of the drilling installation, its registration number, the name of its owner and the estimated number of persons on board;
(9)  the type of navigation equipment used and its specifications;
(10)  the type and name of the vessel or platform used, its registration number, the name of its owner and the estimated number of persons on board;
(11)  the type of navigation equipment used and its specifications;
(12)  for every drilling, diving and accommodation installation, a compliance certificate issued by any of the following certification authorities:
(a)  the American Bureau of Shipping;
(b)  the Bureau Veritas;
(c)  DNV GL (Det Norske Veritas and Germanischer Lloyd);
(d)  Lloyd’s Register North America Inc.;
(13)  the demonstration that the drilling installations are designed, fabricated and constructed according to the generally recognized best practices;
(14)  the design standards and a description of the immobilization system;
(15)  if applicable, the home port and the location of the land base for storing material and products necessary for the work;
(16)  the demonstration that the equipment, components and casings may withstand the different stresses to which they will be submitted, in particular, bursting, collapse and tension stresses;
(17)  the demonstration that the local and regional geology and the presence of adjacent wellbores have been taken into consideration in the preparation of the program;
(18)  the measures taken to ensure the integrity of the well;
(19)  the type of completion;
(20)  the degree of primary, secondary or tertiary petroleum recovery;
(21)  the geological formations intersected and the depth of the intervals of each of the completion operations, in true vertical depth and in measured depth;
(22)  the nature, composition and concentration of the fluids used and the total volume expected during the completion work;
(23)  the demonstration that the fluid injection pressure will not reach the pressure for fracturing geological formations;
(24)  the anticipated volume and flow of flow-back water;
(25)  if applicable, the type of packers installed and the installation depths;
(26)  if applicable, a casing perforation program indicating, in particular, the number and the type of perforations;
(27)  if applicable, the list of the planned well logs;
(28)  if applicable, the list of expected pressure and leak tests;
(29)  if applicable, the list of expected injectivity tests;
(30)  the measures planned for the management of petroleum, formation fluids, drilling fluids, chemical substances and other discharges;
(31)  the meteorological and hydrographic conditions anticipated during the work;
(32)  if applicable, a description of the ice management activities;
(33)  the bathymetric map of the zone;
(34)  the nature of the surface deposits and a description of the aquatic wildlife;
(35)  the anticipated burning activities, the reasons justifying them and an estimate of the volume of gas burned;
(36)  if a simulation or modelling has been carried out, a description of the simulation or modelling and the results obtained;
(37)  if applicable, the list of licences, certificates and other authorizations to be obtained;
(38)  the list of references used during the preparation of the technical program, in particular, the standards from recognized organizations and guidelines from other Canadian jurisdictions; and
(39)  any other information or document deemed necessary by the Minister.
Where work is planned in a temporarily closed well and the depth of the wellhead under the water makes it accessible, the technical program must also contain the annual inspection worksheet provided for in Schedule 2.
1251-2018O.C. 1251-2018, s. 165.