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

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246. The authorization holder who temporarily closes a well must ensure
(1)  that the facilities and equipment installed in the well are compatible with what is planned in the permanent well or reservoir closure and site restoration plan;
(2)  that the facilities and equipment installed in the well are durable and corrosion-resistant;
(3)  the absence of communication of fluids between the geological formations;
(4)  the absence of leaks in joints and welds;
(5)  that the valve on the surface casing vent flow pipe is open and the blowhole is not blocked;
(6)  to install a hemispherical head plug or a blind flange with a needle valve to read the flow at each outlet of the wellhead, except the surface casing vent flow;
(7)  if applicable, to disconnect the wellhead flow pipe; and
(8)  to chain and lock the valves or remove the handles.
1251-2018O.C. 1251-2018, s. 246.
In force: 2018-09-20
246. The authorization holder who temporarily closes a well must ensure
(1)  that the facilities and equipment installed in the well are compatible with what is planned in the permanent well or reservoir closure and site restoration plan;
(2)  that the facilities and equipment installed in the well are durable and corrosion-resistant;
(3)  the absence of communication of fluids between the geological formations;
(4)  the absence of leaks in joints and welds;
(5)  that the valve on the surface casing vent flow pipe is open and the blowhole is not blocked;
(6)  to install a hemispherical head plug or a blind flange with a needle valve to read the flow at each outlet of the wellhead, except the surface casing vent flow;
(7)  if applicable, to disconnect the wellhead flow pipe; and
(8)  to chain and lock the valves or remove the handles.
1251-2018O.C. 1251-2018, s. 246.