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

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288. The authorization holder must send to the Minister, within the period provided for in section 100 of the Act, an end of activities report signed by an engineer including, in particular,
(1)  the number of the permanent closure authorization;
(2)  the name and contact information of the licence holder;
(3)  the type and name of the drilling installation, its registration number and the name of its owner;
(4)  the start and end dates of the work;
(5)  a summary of the work carried out according to the chronological order;
(6)  the classification of the well determined according to Schedule 1;
(7)  a summary of the abnormal meteorological conditions that caused an operation delay and the corrective measures taken;
(8)  the type of device used and its specifications;
(9)  the demonstration of the absence of petroleum emanation at the surface casing vent flow before the underground closure work and, if applicable, the demonstration of the absence of petroleum emanation in the casings before the closure on the surface;
(10)  the data, recordings and results of the pressure and leak tests and their interpretation;
(11)  a demonstration of the quality of the cement bond behind the casing before the work;
(12)  the method for cleaning the well used before the installation of the plugs;
(13)  in the case of the cement plugs used,
(a)  the type of cement used, its density, its additives and their proportions and the volume used;
(b)  the method for installing the plugs;
(c)  the verified position of each of the plugs; and
(d)  if laboratory testing has been done on the cement after the granting of the authorization, the properties of the cement determined in the laboratory;
(14)  the nature of the fluid used to fill the space between each plug;
(15)  the cutting depth of the casings below the surface;
(16)  a photograph of the ventilated steel plate welded at the top of the casings before the backfilling;
(17)  a lateral section of the well after the permanent closure, according to the measured depth and the true vertical depths signed and sealed by an engineer, indicating, in particular,
(a)  groups, geological formations, lithological contacts and faults including, in particular,
i.  the usable groundwater;
ii.  thermal anomalies;
iii.  the coal beds exceeding 300 mm in thickness;
iv.  the permeable and porous areas having an effective porosity greater than 3% in a terrigenous bedrock and greater than 1% in a carbonate bedrock;
v.  the formations that produce petroleum;
vi.  the layers of abnormal pressure; and
vii.  the areas of circulation loss;
(b)  the location of each of the casings;
(c)  the depth interval of the open-hole well;
(d)  the type of plugs used and the depth intervals of each plug; and
(e)  the other equipment installed or dropped in the well and not recovered;
(18)  a comparative analysis of the work carried out compared to the work provided for in the permanent well or reservoir closure and site restoration plan;
(19)  a plan of the layout of the site after the restoration work; and
(20)  the demonstration that all the equipment and facilities have been removed from the work site.
1251-2018O.C. 1251-2018, s. 288; I.N. 2018-09-12.
In force: 2018-09-20
288. The authorization holder must send to the Minister, within the period provided for in section 100 of the Act, an end of activities report signed by an engineer including, in particular,
(1)  the number of the permanent closure authorization;
(2)  the name and contact information of the licence holder;
(3)  the type and name of the drilling installation, its registration number and the name of its owner;
(4)  the start and end dates of the work;
(5)  a summary of the work carried out according to the chronological order;
(6)  the classification of the well determined according to Schedule 1;
(7)  a summary of the abnormal meteorological conditions that caused an operation delay and the corrective measures taken;
(8)  the type of device used and its specifications;
(9)  the demonstration of the absence of petroleum emanation at the surface casing vent flow before the underground closure work and, if applicable, the demonstration of the absence of petroleum emanation in the casings before the closure on the surface;
(10)  the data, recordings and results of the pressure and leak tests and their interpretation;
(11)  a demonstration of the quality of the cement bond behind the casing before the work;
(12)  the method for cleaning the well used before the installation of the plugs;
(13)  in the case of the cement plugs used,
(a)  the type of cement used, its density, its additives and their proportions and the volume used;
(b)  the method for installing the plugs;
(c)  the verified position of each of the plugs; and
(d)  if laboratory testing has been done on the cement after the granting of the authorization, the properties of the cement determined in the laboratory;
(14)  the nature of the fluid used to fill the space between each plug;
(15)  the cutting depth of the casings below the surface;
(16)  a photograph of the ventilated steel plate welded at the top of the casings before the backfilling;
(17)  a lateral section of the well after the permanent closure, according to the measured depth and the true vertical depths signed and sealed by an engineer, indicating, in particular,
(a)  groups, geological formations, lithological contacts and faults including, in particular,
i.  the usable groundwater;
ii.  thermal anomalies;
iii.  the coal beds exceeding 300 mm in thickness;
iv.  the permeable and porous areas having an effective porosity greater than 3% in a terrigenous bedrock and greater than 1% in a carbonate bedrock;
v.  the formations that produce petroleum;
vi.  the layers of abnormal pressure; and
vii.  the areas of circulation loss;
(b)  the location of each of the casings;
(c)  the depth interval of the open-hole well;
(d)  the type of plugs used and the depth intervals of each plug; and
(e)  the other equipment installed or dropped in the well and not recovered;
(18)  a comparative analysis of the work carried out compared to the work provided for in the permanent well or reservoir closure and site restoration plan;
(19)  a plan of the layout of the site after the restoration work; and
(20)  the demonstration that all the equipment and facilities have been removed from the work site.
1251-2018O.C. 1251-2018, s. 288; I.N. 2018-09-12.