153. The authorization holder submits to the Minister the samples whose analysis is completed not later than 90 days after the rig release date.
The Minister may agree to an additional period if the holder wishes to perform additional analyses. In that case, the holder submits to the Minister the samples and analysis results at the end of the agreed period.
The Minister may exempt the holder from the submission of the samples
(1) where the Minister considers that he or she has sufficient samples to adequately document the geological formations intersected by the well; and
(2) where the Minister already has samples from the same horizons.
1251-2018O.C. 1251-2018, s. 153.