In force: 2018-09-20
109. A holder whose licence has been revoked by the Minister must, within 6 months of the date on which the revocation is enforceable, have permanently closed the wells for which the holder is responsible in the territory subject to the licence, in accordance with the permanent well or reservoir closure and site restoration plans.
In the case of an underground reservoir having a storage licence and its wells, the period is 24 months.
The Minister may grant an additional period if the holder demonstrates the need therefor.
Sections 298 to 315 of the Regulation respecting petroleum exploration, production and storage on land (chapter H-4.2, r. 2), and sections 268 to 289 of the Regulation respecting petroleum exploration, production and storage in a body of water (chapter H-4.2, r. 1), as the case may be, apply to the closure and restoration work, with the necessary modifications.