26. A licence holder must immediately notify the Minister where any of the following incidents occurs:
(1) damage to the integrity of a wellbore;
(2) a casing corrosion problem;
(3) an unexpected loss of pressure in a wellbore;
(4) an unexpected detection of hydrogen sulfide (H2S);
(5) a blowout;
(6) the detection of any of the situations provided for in the second paragraph of section 23;
(7) a fire or an explosion;
(9) the triggering of the emergency response plan provided for in subparagraph 3 of the second paragraph of section 31;
(10) damage to private property;
(11) ground movement;
(12) any other event likely to have an impact on the safety of persons and property, and environmental protection.
The notice must contain the corrective measures taken by the holder or those planned with their schedules.
In the case of a corrosion problem, the holder must inform the Minister of the type of corrosion, the depth interval and the cause.
In the case of a blowout, the holder must inform the Minister of the depth, volume, duration and density of the drilling fluid necessary to control the wellbore.
In the case of damage to private property, the licence holder must also notify the owner.
In the case of ground movement, the Minister may require geotechnical expertise.