49. Application for a well completion licence shall be made to the Minister in the form in Schedule III.
The application must be accompanied by: (1) a completion program certified by an engineer who can prove training or experience in drilling indicating:
(a) the kind of drilling rig to be used for the completion and its specifications;
(b) a chronological description of operations to be carried out for the completion;
(c) the pressures to which the equipment will be subjected;
(d) a longitudinal section indicating the mechanical conditions of the well after modification;
(2) a description of the different geological units traversed when drilling a well including:
(a) a stratigraphic column indicating the depth and thickness of horizons met;
(b) the porosity, permeability and nature of the fluids or gas in zones where completion work is being carried on;
(c) a geological correlation with logs taken in accordance with section 40;
(3) a well evaluation program certified by the drilling engineer responsible for the operations, indicating the nature and results of drill-stem tests;
(4) the payment of the fee in the amount of $2,500.
The completion program referred to in subparagraph 1 of the second paragraph must show that operations will be carried out in accordance with recognized practices so as to ensure the safety of persons, property and the environment as well as the sustainability of the resource. In the case of a well completion carried out for exploration or operation of an underground reservoir, the requirements in the second paragraph of section 115 must be met, with the necessary modifications.
O.C. 1539-88, s. 49; O.C. 1381-2009, s. 28; S.Q. 2013, c. 16, s. 24.