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Schedule 70.3 – Last Updated: April 14, 2011

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Oil, Gas and Salt Resources Operating Standards incorporated by reference into Ontario Regulation 245/97 (Exploration, Drilling and Production) under the Oil, Gas and Salt Resources Act
Item Offence Section Set Fine
0.1 Fail to ensure all equipment used in drilling a well is in good condition and adequate. 3.1 (a) $500.00
0.2 Fail to prevent the migration of oil, gas or water from one horizon to another. 3.1 (b) $750.00
0.3 Fail to properly handle or dispose of all fluids produced or recovered 3.1 (c) $500.00
0.4 Fail to properly handle or dispose of fluids or refuse from a well 3.1 (d) $500.00
1. Drill a well with a surface location in a restricted drilling area 3.1.1 $400.00
2. Fail to construct sumps or pits or to provide tanks prior to spudding 3.2 $400.00
3. Fail to install temporary fencing around sump 3.2.1 (a) $200.00
4. Fail to install a impervious liner 3.2.1 (b) $200.00
5. Fail to maintain fluid levels 0.5 metres below base of dike 3.2.1 (c) $200.00
6. Fail to use proper liner in earthen sump or pit 3.2.2 $200.00
7. Fail to close earthen sump or pit within 6 months of TD date 3.3 $500.00
8. Fail to isolate formations from contamination caused by migration of fluids 3.4 (c) $750.00
9. Fail to prevent migration of fluids to surface or sub-surface 3.4 (d) $750.00
10. Fail to prevent shale and unconsolidated material from falling into open hole during drilling 3.4 (e) $250.00
11. Improper removal of casing during drilling 3.5.1 $450.00
12. Improper removal of casing from a producing well 3.5.1.1 $450.00
13. Fail to have proper hole size for casing when sealing well 3.5.2 $250.00
14. Fail to have proper annular clearance between casings 3.5.3 $250.00
15. Fail to record history of used casing 3.6 (a) $400.00
16. Fail to examine condition of thread on pipe and inside collars of used casings 3.6 (b) $400.00
17. Fail to examine condition of pipe near threads and casing collars of used casings 3.6 (c) $400.00
18. Fail to conduct wall thickness measurements on joints of used casings 3.6 (d) $400.00
19. Fail to conduct a hydrostatic pressure test on used casings 3.6 (e) $400.00
20. Fail to guide casing properly into hole 3.7 (a) $250.00
21. Fail to apply correct casing torque or thread standoff 3.7 (b) $250.00
22. Fail to clean threads and examine casing 3.7 (c) $250.00
23. Fail to examine and clear casing of internal obstructions 3.7 (d) $250.00
24. Fail to use thread compound on casing joints 3.7 (e) $250.00
25. Fail to pressure test all joints in the string 3.7 (f) $250.00
26. Fail to protect all potable water formations 3.9 (a) $700.00
27. Fail to protect potential hydrocarbon-bearing zones 3.9 (b) $700.00
28. Fail to protect casings from fluid bearing formations 3.9 (c) $400.00
28.1 Fail to meet cement quality 3.9.2(a) $750.00
28.2 Fail to comply with API publication for selecting correct cement grade 3.9.2(b) $750.00
28.3 Fail to ensure cement correctly mixed and pumped 3.9.2(b) $500.00
29. Fail to ensure cement quality by providing Examiner on site 3.9.2 (c) $450.00
30. Fail to run conductor casing where water flows occur close to surface 3.10 $450.00
31. Fail to ensure conductor casing is of sufficient weight and quality 3.10.1 (a) $450.00
32. Fail to ensure hole is dry and monitored prior to resumption of drilling 3.10.1 (b) $450.00
33. Fail to squeeze cement to isolate fresh water zone where water flow not stopped 3.10.1 (c) $450.00
34. Recover conductor casing prior to cementing next string 3.10.1 (d) $450.00
35. Fail to permanently isolate and protect potable water 3.11 (a) $500.00
36. Fail to prevent cross-flow between fluid bearing zones 3.11 (b) $500.00
37. Fail to prevent sloughing of unconsolidated material into well bore 3.11 (c) $500.00
38. Fail to anchor well control equipment 3.11 (d) $500.00
39. Fail to cement surface casing 3.11.1 $500.00
40. Fail to drill surface hole sufficiently deep into bedrock 3.11.2 $500.00
41. Fail to run a string of casing above the artesian fresh water zone 3.11.3 $500.00
42. Fail to cement surface casing before drilling 3.11.4 $500.00
43. Fail to cement surface casing full length 3.11.4 (a) $500.00
44. Fail to use proper excess cement volume 3.11.4 (b) $500.00
45. Fail to cement surface casing using circulation method 3.11.4 (c) $500.00
46. Fail to monitor annular flow for cement returns 3.11.5 $500.00
47. Fail to ensure surface casing cement complies with API Specification 10 3.11.6 $500.00
48. Fail to ensure surface casing cement retains 5 metres of tail cement 3.11.7 $500.00
49. Fail to pre-flush before pumping cement into casing 3.11.8 $500.00
50. Fail to obtain slurry samples during cementing operation 3.11.9 $500.00
51. Fail to determine WOC (Wait on Cement) time 3.11.10 $500.00
52. Commence drill-out operation before cement attains 3600 kPa compressive strength 3.11.10 $500.00
53. Fail to conduct casing pressure test before cement drilled out of shoe joint 3.11.11 $500.00
54. Fail to conduct remedial work if casing fails pressure test 3.11.11 $500.00
55. Fail to conduct pressure integrity test 3.11.12 $500.00
56. Fail to use a low volume, high pressure pump for pressure integrity test 3.11.12 (a) $500.00
57. Apply incorrect pressure during pressure integrity test 3.11.12 (a) $500.00
58. Fail to conduct pressure integrity test for ten minutes 3.11.12 (b) $500.00
59. Fail to use an incompressible fluid in pressure integrity test 3.11.12 (c) $500.00
60. Fail to record test data in pressure integrity test 3.11.12 (d) $500.00
61. Fail to conduct remedial work when casing seat fails pressure integrity test 3.11.13 $500.00
62. Fail to use intermediate casing and cement to protect equipment and formations from excessive pressures 3.12 (a) $500.00
63. Fail to use intermediate casing and cement to prevent fluid migration 3.12 (b) $500.00
64. Fail to use intermediate casing and cement to prevent material from falling into open hole 3.12 (c) $500.00
65. Fail to control the target zone pressure 3.12 (d) $500.00
66. Fail to set and cement intermediate casing prior to drilling 3.12.1 $500.00
67. Fail to cement casing when aquifer is present 3.12.2 $500.00
68. Fail to identify all oil, gas and fluid bearing zones when drilling 3.12.3 (a) $500.00
69. Fail to pump cement to separate all oil, gas and fluid bearing zones 3.12.3 (b) $500.00
70. Fail to ensure cement in casing annulus rises 25 metres above previous casing seat 3.12.3 (c) $500.00
71. Fail to provide an Examiner to certify isolation of all porous zones 3.12.3 (d) $550.00
72. Fail to seal or plug the lost circulation zone prior to or during the cementing of the casing 3.12.4 $500.00
73. Fail to cement by circulation method to 25 metres above last casing seat 3.12.5 $500.00
74. Fail to conduct remedial cementing to isolate all porous zones 3.12.5.1 $500.00
75. Fail to utilize correct cement volume 3.12.6 $500.00
76. Fail to use sulphate-resistant casing cement 3.12.7 $500.00
77. Fail to run 5 metre long shoe joint 3.12.8 $500.00
78. Fail to wait on cement for 6 hours before starting drill-out operation 3.12.9 $500.00
79. Fail to conduct casing pressure test before cement drilled out of shoe joint 3.12.10 $500.00
80. Fail to conduct a low pressure test before cement drilled out of shoe joint 3.12.10 (a) $500.00
81. Fail to conduct a high pressure test before cement drilled out of shoe joint 3.12.10 (b) $500.00
82. Fail conduct remedial work where casing fails pressure test 3.12.10 $500.00
83. Fail to install and test spool, casing valve and BOP equipment with intermediate casing string 3.12.11 $500.00
84. Fail to conduct pressure integrity test after drilling cement in shoe joint 3.12.12 $650.00
85. Fail to use low volume, high pressure pump in pressure integrity test 3.12.12 (a) $650.00
86. Fail to apply proper pressure on formation in pressure integrity test 3.12.12 (b) $650.00
87. Fail to apply pressure for 10 minutes in pressure integrity test 3.12.12 (c) $650.00
88. Fail to use incompressible fluid in pressure integrity test 3.12.12 (d) $650.00
89. Fail to record type and gradient of incompressible fluid in pressure integrity test 3.12.12 (e) (i) $200.00
90. Fail to record duration of pressure integrity test 3.12.12 (e) (ii) $200.00
91. Fail to record initial pressure in pressure integrity test 3.12.12 (e) (iii) $200.00
92. Fail to record final pressure in pressure integrity test 3.12.12 (e) (iv) $200.00
93. Fail to protect equipment and formations with cemented production casing 3.13 $400.00
93.1 Fail to run a gamma ray log within 30 days of well’s TD date 3.13.1(a) $700.00
93.2 Fail to run a neutron log within 30 days of well’s TD date 3.13.1(b) $700.00
93.3 Fail to install all wellhead equipment in compliance with API Spec 6A 3.13.2 $700.00
94. Fail to install a well control device capable of closing around the cable prior to drilling 3.13.4 (a) (i) $700.00
95. Fail to install a well control device with remote controls 3.13.4 (a) (ii) $700.00
96. Fail to perform daily function test of well control device 3.13.4 (b) $500.00
97. Fail to ensure all lubricator components can handle pressure 3.13.4 (c) $500.00
98. Fail to specify when lubricator system is employed 3.13.4 (d) $500.00
99. Fail to use full lubricator system 3.13.4 (e) $500.00
100. Fail to properly install rotary head to BOP system 3.13.5 $500.00
101. Fail to cement production casing 25 metres above previous casing seat 3.13.6 $500.00
102. Fail to cement production casing 25 metres above corrosive zone 3.13.6 (a) $500.00
103. Fail to cement production casing liner over its full length 3.13.6 (b) $500.00
104. Fail to cement production casing to surface in wells located in water-covered areas 3.13.6 (d) $500.00
105. Fail to provide an Examiner to certify cement tops 3.13.6 $450.00
106. Fail to isolate porous zones by remedial cementing 3.13.6.1 $400.00
107. Fail to use 30 per cent excess volume of cement based on theoretical calculation 3.13.7 (a) $400.00
108. Fail to use 20 per cent excess volume of cement based on calliper volume determination 3.13.7 (b) $400.00
109. Fail to use proper quality and temperature of water when mixing cement 3.13.8 (a) $400.00
110. Fail to run a 5 metre casing shoe joint to retain tail cement 3.13.8 (b) $400.00
111. Fail to cement by displacement method and use a wiper plug to separate cement 3.13.9 (a) $400.00
112. Fail to provide a positive stop to cement displacement 3.13.9 (b) $400.00
113. Fail to remove drilling fluid and filter cake and improve cement bond 3.13.9 (c) $400.00
114. Fail to use wall cleaners or scratchers to improve cement bond 3.13.9 (d) $400.00
115. Fail to run centralizers at proper locations 3.13.10 $400.00
116. Fail to pump sufficient volume of neat tail cement 3.13.11 (a) $400.00
117. Fail to ensure tail cement is equal in quality to neat cement 3.13.11 (b) $400.00
118. Fail to use remedial cementing techniques where potential for hydrostatic communication between formations 3.13.12 $400.00
119. Fail to retain records of remedial cementing 3.13.13 $200.00
119.1 Fail to run cement bond log 3.13.13 $700.00
119.2 Fail to comply with API Spec 6A for surface equipment 3.14 $700.00
120. Fail to install a casing head or spool prior to completing well 3.14 (a) $400.00
121. Fail to provide a wellhead to isolate the annulus at surface prior to completing well 3.14 (b) $400.00
122. Fail to install a tubing head or tubing spool prior to completing well 3.14 (c) $400.00
123. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file the size, type, grade and weight of casing 3.15 (a) $200.00
124. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file the names of the manufacturer and supplier 3.15 (b) $200.00
125. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file a casing tally 3.15 (c) $200.00
126. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file whether casing was new or used 3.15 (d) $200.00
127. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file the history of use for used casing 3.15 (e) $200.00
128. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file the setting depth 3.15 (f) $200.00
129. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file description of operational problems while running casing 3.15 (g) $200.00
130. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file the cementing company name 3.16 (a) $200.00
131. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file the cement blends used 3.16 (b) $200.00
132. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file the source of mix water 3.16 (c) $200.00
133. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file type and volume of any preflush 3.16 (d) $200.00
134. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file volumes of cement 3.16 (e) $200.00
135. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file cement slurry density 3.16 (f) $200.00
136. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file actual displacement volume 3.16 (g) $200.00
137. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file final displacement pressure 3.16 (h) $200.00
138. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file any cement movement techniques 3.16 (i) $200.00
139. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file cement returns with estimate of volume 3.16 (j) $200.00
140. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file float equipment and casing attachments 3.16 (k) $200.00
141. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file results of every pressure test 3.16 (l) $200.00
142. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file cement tops and their identification 3.16 (m) $200.00
143. Drilling and cementing records — fail to keep on file description of any operational problems 3.16 (n) $200.00
144. Drilling and cementing records — fail record and keep on file a copy of cement bond logs 3.16 (o) $200.00
145. Fail to keep on site records that include depth at start of day or shift 3.17 (a) $200.00
146. Fail to keep on site records that include depth at end of day or shift 3.17 (b) $200.00
147. Fail to keep on site records that include diameter of the hole 3.17 (c) $200.00
148. Fail to keep on site records that include any change in casing program 3.17 (d) $200.00
149. Fail to keep on site records that include setting depth, casing size, type, grade and weight 3.17 (e) $200.00
150. Fail to keep on site records that include new or used casing 3.17 (f) $200.00
151. Fail to keep on site records that include a description of all cement jobs 3.17 (g) $200.00
152. Fail to keep on site records that include pressure tests and results 3.17 (h) $200.00
153. Fail to keep on site records that include the depth of all shows of oil, gas or water 3.17 (i) $200.00
154. Fail to keep on site records that include the depth of lost circulation zones 3.17 (j) $200.00
155. Fail to keep on site records that include a description of related operations 3.17 (k) $200.00
156. Drilling samples — fail to collect at 3 metre intervals from vertical or deviated portion of wellbore 3.18 (a) (i) $250.00
157. Drilling samples — fail to collect at 6 metre intervals from horizontal portion of wellbore 3.18 (a) (ii) $250.00
158. Drilling samples — fail to bag, dry and label sample bags 3.18 (b) (i) $250.00
159. Drilling samples — fail to wash, dry and label sample vials 3.18 (b) (ii) $250.00
160. Drilling samples — fail to provide samples recovered from a well 3.18 (c) $250.00
161. Site rehabilitation — fail to clear area around well of all refuse material 3.19 (a) $700.00
162. Site rehabilitation — fail to dispose of all liquid and solid waste in a safe manner 3.19 (b) $700.00
163. Site rehabilitation — fail to fill in excavations 3.19 (c) $700.00
164. Site rehabilitation — fail to clean pits of salt and chemicals that inhibit plant growth 3.19 (d) $700.00
165. Site rehabilitation — fail to remove concrete bases, machinery and materials 3.19 (e) $500.00
166. Site rehabilitation — fail to level and restore site to original condition 3.19 (f) $500.00
167. Site rehabilitation — fail to provide an Examiner to visit site and certify rehabilitation and plugging properly completed 3.19 (g) $450.00
167.1 Commence drilling in Lake Erie prior to April 1 or after October 31 3.20 (a) N.S.F.
168. Water covered area — fail to cement all casings to lake bed 3.20 (b) $700.00
169. Water covered area — fail to monitor for oil and liquid hydrocarbons 3.20 (c) $500.00
170. Water covered area — fail to use fresh water drilling fluids only 3.20 (e) $500.00
171. Water covered area — fail to have onboard tanks to contain all drilling fluids 3.20 (f) $500.00
172. Water covered area — fail to reduce turbidity when returning drill cuttings to lake bed 3.20 (g) $400.00
173. Water covered area — fail to prepare and submit contingency plan 3.20.1 $400.00
174. Water covered area — fail to include emergency definitions in contingency plan 3.20.1 (a) $400.00
175. Water covered area — fail to include written instructions for response and mitigation in contingency plan 3.20.1 (b) $400.00
176. Water covered area — fail to include emergency response organizations and responsibilities for actions in contingency plan 3.20.1 (c) $400.00
177. Water covered areas — fail to include locations, access routes or directions to all works in contingency plan 3.20.1 (d) $400.00
178. Water covered areas — fail to list resources, supplies and equipment required for response and mitigation in contingency plan 3.20.1 (e) $400.00
179. Water covered areas — fail to include contact lists for personnel, public bodies and equipment suppliers in contingency plan 3.20.1 (f) $400.00
180. Water covered areas — fail to include incident assessment and reporting procedures in contingency plan 3.20.1 (g) $400.00
181. Water covered areas — fail to conduct regular emergency response drills 3.20.2 $400.00
182. Fail to install and maintain adequate BOP equipment during drilling 4.1 $700.00
183. Fail to have proper flanges on casing bowl or spool to which BOP attached 4.4.1 (a) $700.00
184. Fail to have at least one valve on casing bowl or spool to which BOP equipment attached 4.4.1 (b) $700.00
185. Fail to connect BOP to an accumulator system where hydraulic operation 4.4.3 $400.00
186. Fail to locate wheel used to close blowout preventer 5 metres from rig floor and to secure shaft to preventer where mechanical operation of BOP 4.4.4 $400.00
187. Fail to install and operate accumulator system to manufacturer’s specifications 4.4.5 (a) $400.00
188. Fail to ensure accumulator can provide fluid of sufficient volume and pressure 4.4.5 (b) $400.00
189. Fail to connect accumulator properly to BOP 4.4.5 (c) $400.00
190. Fail to ensure accumulator system is recharged by pump 4.4.5 (d) $400.00
191. Fail to ensure accumulator system can close ram blowout preventer within 30 seconds 4.4.5 (e) $400.00
192. Fail to ensure accumulator system can close annular blowout preventer within 90 seconds 4.4.5 (f) $400.00
193. Fail to ensure accumulator system is equipped with gauges 4.4.5 (g) $400.00
194. Fail to ensure accumulator system is equipped with check valve 4.4.5 (h) $400.00
195. Fail to ensure nitrogen supply is connected to accumulator system 4.4.6 $400.00
196. Fail to have adequate nitrogen supply 4.4.6 (a) $400.00
197. Fail to maintain nitrogen supply at 12,500 kPa 4.4.6 (b) $400.00
198. Fail to install or have available pressure gauge to measure nitrogen pressure 4.4.6 (c) $400.00
199. Fail to install hand wheels on ram preventers 4.4.7 $400.00
200. Fail to install operating controls for hydraulically operated BOP system 4.4.8 $400.00
201. Kill systems — fail to install an inlet below BOP 4.4.9 $400.00
202. Kill systems — fail to install proper size inlet below BOP 4.4.9 (a) $400.00
203. Kill systems — fail to install nipple, valve and kill line for Class B wells 4.4.9 (b) $400.00
204. Kill systems — fail to install kill line components with proper pressure rating 4.4.9 (c) $400.00
205. Kill systems — fail to install separate lines for kill fluids 4.4.9 (d) $400.00
206. Bleed-off system — fail to install bleed-off outlet below BOP 4.4.10 $400.00
207. Bleed-off system — fail to install proper size outlet 4.4.10 (a) $400.00
208. Bleed-off system — fail to install proper nipple, valve and bleed-off line for Class B wells 4.4.10 (b) $400.00
209. Bleed-off system — fail to have proper pressure rating for bleed-off line 4.4.10 (c) $400.00
210. Bleed-off system — fail to attach separate lines to named equipment 4.4.10 (d) $400.00
211. Flexible hose — fail to install hose with proper pressure rating 4.4.11 (a) $400.00
212. Flexible hose — fail to install hose with proper internal diameter 4.4.11 (b) $400.00
213. Flexible hose — fail to install hose with factory installed connections 4.4.11 (c) $400.00
214. Flexible hose — fail to install hose with adequate fire protection sheath 4.4.11 (d) $400.00
215. Flexible hose — fail to install hose with manufacturer’s identification 4.4.11 (e) $400.00
216. Flexible hose — fail to install flexible hose with bends equal to or greater than manufacturer’s specifications 4.4.11 (f) $400.00
217. Flexible hose — fail to secure flexible hose 4.4.11 (g) $400.00
218. Flexible hose — fail to shop service and test 4.4.11 (h) $400.00
219. Flexible hose — fail to record test and maintenance data 4.4.11 (h) $400.00
220. Fail to conduct a pressure test prior to drilling cement out 4.4.12 $400.00
221. Fail to test BOP equipment daily 4.4.13 $700.00
222. Fail to service defective BOP equipment 4.4.13 $700.00
223. Fail to shop service BOP equipment every 3 years 4.4.14 $700.00
224. Fail to record test and maintenance data of BOP equipment 4.4.14 $400.00
225. Training — fail to ensure rig crew is trained 4.4.15 (a) $700.00
226. Training — fail to ensure that driller is certified 4.4.15 (b) $700.00
227. Training — fail to ensure that at least one person is certified 4.4.15 (c) $700.00
228. Training — fail to ensure that BOP drills are performed prior to drilling 4.4.15 (d) $400.00
229. Training — fail to ensure that BOP drills are performed every seven days 4.4.15 (e) $400.00
230. Training — fail to ensure that BOP drills are recorded 4.4.15 (f) $400.00
231. Training — fail to post kick control procedures at rig 4.4.15 (g) $400.00
232. Fail to use Class A well BOP equipment 4.5.1 (a) $500.00
233. Fail to use Class B well BOP equipment 4.5.1 (b) $500.00
234. Fail to properly construct drilling-through components 4.5.2 $400.00
235. Fail to have flange as part of casing bowl 4.5.3 (a) $400.00
236. Fail to ensure casing bowl has one valve 4.5.3 (b) $400.00
237. Fail to ensure blowout preventer is hydraulically operated 4.5.4 $400.00
238. Fail to install and operate accumulator system to manufacturer’s specifications 4.5.5 (a) $400.00
239. Fail to ensure accumulator system maintains pressure 4.5.5 (b) $400.00
240. Fail to ensure accumulator system is connected to blowout preventers 4.5.5 (c) $400.00
241. Fail to ensure accumulator system is recharged by automatic pump 4.5.5 (d) $400.00
242. Fail to ensure accumulator system can close ram blowout preventer 4.5.5 (e) $400.00
243. Fail to ensure accumulator system can close annular blowout preventer 4.5.5 (f) $400.00
244. Fail to ensure accumulator system can close annular blowout preventer 4.5.5 (g) $400.00
245. Fail to ensure accumulator system is equipped with fittings and gauges 4.5.5 (h) $400.00
246. Fail to connect accumulator to nitrogen supply 4.5.6 $400.00
247. Fail to have adequate nitrogen supply to operate BOP equipment 4.5.6 (a) $400.00
248. Fail to have nitrogen supply at 12,500 kPa 4.5.6 (b) $400.00
249. Fail to install or have available gauge to measure nitrogen pressure 4.5.6 (c) $400.00
250. Fail to have hand wheels for ram type blowout preventers 4.5.7 $400.00
251. Fail to include operating controls for each blowout preventer 4.5.8 (a) $400.00
252. Fail to include additional controls to close and open valve 4.5.8 (b) (i) $400.00
253. Fail to include additional controls 15 metres from well 4.5.8 (b) (ii) $400.00
254. Fail to include readily accessible and protected additional controls 4.5.8 (b) (iii) $400.00
255. Fail to include a kill system 4.5.9 $400.00
256. Fail to have proper pressure rating of kill system 4.5.9 (a) $400.00
257. Fail to include kill line connecting mud line to drilling spool 4.5.9 (b) $400.00
258. Fail to include a valved kill system to isolate kill line from stand pipe 4.5.9 (c) $400.00
259. Fail to include kill system with two flanged valves on drilling spools 4.5.9 (d) $400.00
260. Fail to include kill system with 50 millimetres diameter 4.5.9 (e) $400.00
261. Fail to install flexible hose with proper pressure rating 4.5.10 (a) $400.00
262. Fail to install flexible hose with proper diameter 4.5.10 (b) $400.00
263. Fail to install flexible hose with proper connections 4.5.10 (c) $400.00
264. Fail to install flexible hose with proper sheathing 4.5.10 (d) $400.00
265. Fail to install flexible hose with proper markings 4.5.10 (e) $400.00
266. Fail to install flexible hose with proper bending radius 4.5.10 (f) $400.00
267. Fail to secure flexible hose 4.5.10 (g) $400.00
268. Fail to shop service flex hose every 3 years 4.5.10 (h) $400.00
269. Fail to record flexible hose test and maintenance data 4.5.10 (h) $400.00
270. Fail to ensure Class B bleed-off system valves have proper pressure rating 4.5.11 (a) $400.00
271. Fail to ensure Class B bleed-off system contains only straight pipe or 90 degree bends 4.5.11 (b) $400.00
272. Fail to ensure Class B bleed-off system is securely tied down 4.5.11 (c) $400.00
273. Fail to ensure Class A bleed-off system has proper line with valve 4.5.12 (a) $400.00
274. Fail to ensure Class A bleed-off system has proper line to pit 30 metres from well 4.5.12 (b) $400.00
275. Fail to ensure Class A bleed-off line is 75 millimetres in diameter 4.5.13 (a) $400.00
276. Fail to ensure Class A bleed-off line is connected by proper flanges and unions 4.5.13 (b) $400.00
277. Fail to ensure Class A bleed-off line contains 2 valves on drilling spool 4.5.13 (c) $400.00
278. Fail to ensure Class A bleed-off line flexible hose conforms to standards 4.5.13 (d) $400.00
279. Fail to ensure choke-manifold is properly constructed 4.5.14 (a) $400.00
280. Fail to ensure choke-manifold permits flow from well to flare pit 4.5.14 (b) (i) $400.00
281. Fail to ensure choke-manifold permits flow from well to lines of proper diameter 4.5.14 (b) (ii) $400.00
282. Fail to ensure choke-manifold contains two adjustable chokes 4.5.14 (c) $400.00
283. Fail to ensure choke-manifold is constructed with valved outlet 4.5.14 (d) $400.00
284. Fail to ensure choke-manifold provides casing pressure 4.5.14 (e) $400.00
285. Fail to ensure choke-manifold is constructed to provide flow paths 4.5.14 (f) $400.00
286. Fail to ensure choke-manifold is located outside sub-structure 4.5.14 (g) $400.00
287. Fail to ensure choke-manifold is protected from freezing 4.5.14 (h) $400.00
288. Fail to ensure mud system line is connected to choke line 4.5.14.1 (a) $400.00
289. Fail to ensure proper diameter of mud system line 4.5.14.1 (b) $400.00
290. Fail to ensure mud system line directs flow through mud-gas separator 4.5.14.1 (c) $400.00
291. Fail to ensure bleed-off line from choke manifold to flare pit is proper diameter 4.5.14.2 (a) $400.00
292. Fail to ensure bleed-off line from choke manifold to flare pit is 30 meters from well 4.5.14.2 (b) $400.00
293. Fail to ensure bleed-off line from choke manifold is in downward direction to earthen pit of 1 metre 4.5.14.2 (c) (i) $400.00
294. Fail to ensure walls of earthen pit where choke manifold bleed-off line terminates have proper height 4.5.14.2 (c) (ii) $400.00
295. Fail to ensure earthen pit where choke manifold bleed-off line terminates is shaped to contain liquid 4.5.14.2 (c) (iii) $400.00
296. Fail to ensure auxiliary choke manifold bleed-off lines have proper diameter 4.5.14.3 $400.00
297. Fail to install and maintain a mud-gas separator in mud tank 4.5.15 (a) $400.00
298. Fail to install and maintain a warning device in mud tank 4.5.15 (b) $400.00
299. Fail to equip drilling mud system with device to measure volume 4.5.16 $400.00
300. Fail to ensure hole is filled with proper amount of fluid when pulling pipe from well 4.5.17 (a) $400.00
301. Fail to ensure volume of fluid in hole is recorded when pulling pipe from well 4.5.17 (b) $400.00
302. Fail to ensure heat is provided to blow out preventer 4.5.18 (a) $400.00
303. Fail to ensure bleed-off lines are empty in cold weather 4.5.18 (b) (i) $400.00
304. Fail to ensure bleed-off lines are filled with non-freezing fluid in cold weather 4.5.18 (b) (ii) $400.00
305. Fail to ensure bleed-off lines are heated in cold weather 4.5.18 (b) (iii) $400.00
306. Fail to install and maintain drill string safety valve and a device capable of stopping back flow 4.5.19 $400.00
307. Air, gas or foam drilling — fail to install and maintain a rotating head 4.5.20 (a) (i) $400.00
308. Air, gas or foam drilling — fail to install and maintain a 30 metre diverter line 4.5.20 (a) (ii) $400.00
309. Air, gas or foam drilling — fail to install and maintain a reserve volume of drilling fluid 4.5.20 (a) (iii) $400.00
310. Air, gas or foam drilling — fail to install and maintain a hydrogen sulphide monitor 4.5.20 (a) (iv) $400.00
311. Air, gas or foam drilling — fail to flare any gas flowing from diverter line 4.5.20 (b) $400.00
312. Fail to ensure pressure test on casing and ram type preventer 4.5.21 (a) $400.00
313. Fail to ensure pressure test on casing, ram and annular type preventer 4.5.21 (b) $400.00
314. Fail to ensure pressure test on casing, ram preventer and bleed-off manifold 4.5.21 (c) $400.00
315. Fail to ensure pressure test on casing and each annular preventer 4.5.21 (d) $400.00
316. Fail to cease operation when pressure tests not satisfactory 4.5.21.1 $400.00
317. Fail to run a casing inspection log 4.5.22 (a) $400.00
318. Fail to run a pressure test at weakest section of casing 4.5.22 (b) $400.00
319. Fail to test BOP equipment daily 4.5.23 (a) $400.00
320. Fail to properly test annular type BOP equipment 4.5.23 (b) $400.00
321. Fail to record BOP tests 4.5.23 (c) $400.00
322. Fail to service BOP equipment 4.5.24 $400.00
323. Fail to ensure rig crew is trained in the operation of BOP equipment 4.5.25 (a) $700.00
324. Fail to ensure driller has First Line Supervisor certificate 4.5.25 (b) $700.00
325. Fail to ensure at least one person has Second Line Supervisor certificate 4.5.25 (c) $700.00
326. Fail to ensure blowout prevention drills conducted prior to drilling 4.5.25 (d) $500.00
327. Fail to ensure blowout prevention drills conducted every 7 days 4.5.25 (e) $500.00
328. Fail to ensure drills are recorded 4.5.25 (f) $400.00
329. Fail to ensure device allows circulation of fluids through drill string 4.5.26 (a) $400.00
330. Fail to install remote control master valve on testing head 4.5.26 (b) $400.00
331. Fail to ensure well is under control 4.6 (a) $700.00
332. Fail to ensure blowout prevention is installed and maintained 4.6 (b) $500.00
333. Fail to ensure blowout prevention equipment is installed to specifications 4.6 (c) $500.00
334. Fail to ensure blowout prevention pressure rating is proper 4.6 (d) $500.00
335. Fail to ensure ram preventers have hand wheels 4.6 (e) $400.00
336. Fail to meet Class II servicing requirements 4.6 (f) $400.00
337. Fail to install and operate accumulator system to manufacturers specifications 4.6.4 (a) $400.00
338. Fail to connect accumulator system to preventer with lines of proper pressure 4.6.4 (b) $400.00
339. Fail to ensure accumulator system is capable of providing sufficient pressure and volume 4.6.4 (c) $400.00
340. Fail to ensure accumulator system is recharged by pressure controlled pump 4.6.4 (d) $400.00
341. Fail to ensure accumulator capable of closing ram type preventer within 30 seconds 4.6.4 (e) $400.00
342. Fail to ensure accumulator system is capable of closing annular preventer within 60 seconds 4.6.4 (f) $400.00
343. Fail to ensure accumulator system is equipped with proper gauges and fittings 4.6.4 (g) $400.00
344. Fail to ensure accumulator system is equipped with check valve 4.6.4 (h) $400.00
345. Fail to connect accumulator system to nitrogen supply 4.6.5 $400.00
346. Fail to ensure nitrogen supply provides sufficient volume and pressure 4.6.6 (a) $400.00
347. Fail to ensure nitrogen supply has gauge to determine pressure 4.6.6 (b) $400.00
348. Fail to have operating controls readily accessible and at 5 metres from well for Class I and II wells 4.6.7 (b) $400.00
349. Fail to have an independent accumulator system with proper controls for Class III wells 4.6.8 (a) $400.00
350. Fail to have additional set of controls for Class III wells 4.6.8 (b) $400.00
351. Class I BOP system — fail to have diverter system with proper lines 4.6.8.1 (a) $400.00
352. Class I BOP system — fail to have a shut-off valve in bottom joint of tubing 4.6.8.1 (b) $400.00
353. Class I BOP system — fail to have a tubing stripper 4.6.8.1 (c) $400.00
354. Class II &III BOP lines — fail to ensure lines are of steel or flexible hose 4.6.8.2 (a) $400.00
355. Class II &III BOP lines — fail to have lines that are valved and of proper pressure 4.6.8.2 (b) $400.00
356. Class II & III BOP lines — fail to have lines that are connected to rig pump and tank 4.6.8.2 (c) $400.00
357. Class II & III BOP lines — fail to have lines that are properly fitted and connected 4.6.8.2 (d) $400.00
358. Class II & III BOP lines — fail to have lines of proper diameter 4.6.8.2 (e) $400.00
359. Class II & III BOP lines — fail to ensure lines are securely tied down 4.6.8.2 (f) $400.00
360. Class II & III BOP manifold — fail to ensure valves and steel lines with proper pressure 4.6.9 (a) $400.00
361. Class II & III BOP manifold — fail to have check valve 4.6.9 (b) $400.00
362. Class II & III BOP manifold — fail to have pressure relief valve 4.6.9 (c) $400.00
363. Class II & III BOP manifold — fail to install or have available accurate gauge 4.6.9 (d) $400.00
364. Fail to provide accurate pressure gauge during well shut-in 4.6.10 $400.00
365. Fail to maintain on a service rig a safety valve in the open position 4.6.11 $400.00
366. Fail to conduct a pressure test on each preventer prior to commencing operations 4.6.12 $400.00
367. Fail to conduct pressure test on preventers with pipe in the hole 4.6.13 $500.00
368. Fail to ensure BOP equipment is mechanically tested daily 4.6.14 $500.00
369. Fail to record tests in log book 4.6.15 $400.00
370. Fail to ensure properly certified driller at site 4.6.17 (a) $700.00
371. Fail to ensure rig crew is trained in operation of BOP equipment 4.6.17 (b) $700.00
372. Fail to ensure that BOP drills are performed every 7 days 4.6.17 (c) $500.00
373. Fail to ensure BOP drills are recorded in log book 4.6.17 (d) $400.00
374. Fail to provide sufficient heat in cold weather to ensure BOP system effective 4.6.18 $400.00
375. Fail to properly space equipment at well site 4.7 $400.00
376. Fail to maintain orderly work site 5.1 (a) $750.00
377. Fail to safely store all chemicals and fuel 5.1 (b) $750.00
378. Fail to properly remove and dispose of waste and unused equipment 5.1 (c) $750.00
379. Fail to properly dispose of oil field fluid produced from a well 5.1.1 (a) $750.00
380. Fail to properly handle, store or dispose of any products or waste 5.1.1 (b) $750.00
381. Fail to immediately remove product or waste that create a hazard 5.1.1 (c) $750.00
382. Fail to dispose of and keep stimulation fluids separate from oil field fluids 5.1.1 (d) $550.00
383. Fail to identify well with prominent sign 5.2 $450.00
384. Fail to mark battery or production site with name of operator 5.3 (a) $450.00
385. Fail to show operator’s name and emergency phone number at site 5.3 (b) $450.00
386. Fail to prevent waste of oil or gas 5.4 (a) $750.00
387. Fail to flare gas 5.4 (b) $450.00
388. Fail to meet setback requirements 5.5 $500.00
389. Locate flares less than 75 metres from buildings 5.5.1 (a) $500.00
390. Locate flares less than 50 metres from pipeline, electrical lines,railway or aircraft runway 5.5.1 (b) $500.00
391. Locate flares less than 30 metres from wellhead, tanks and buildings 5.5.1 (c) $500.00
392. Locate flares less than 15 metres from compressors, coolers, vessels and substations 5.5.1 (d) $500.00
393. Locate oil and brine tanks less than 75 metres from buildings 5.5.2 (a) $500.00
394. Locate oil and brine tanks less than 30 metres from pipelines, electrical lines, pits, office or switch gear 5.5.2 (b) $500.00
395. Locate oil and brine tanks less than 20 metres from wellhead, railway or road allowance 5.5.2 (c) $500.00
396. Locate oil and brine tanks less than 15 metres from compressors, buildings, coolers, heaters or vessels 5.5.2 (d) $500.00
397. Locate oil and brine tanks less than 1 metre from other oil and brine tanks 5.5.2 (e) $500.00
398. Locate process vessel less than 60 metres from buildings 5.5.3 (a) $500.00
399. Locate process vessel less than 20 metres from railway or road allowance 5.5.3 (b) $500.00
400. Locate process vessel less than 15 metres from tanks, pits, wellhead or office 5.5.3 (c) $500.00
401. Locate process vessel less than 10 metres from other vessels 5.5.3 (d) $500.00
402. Locate process vessel 7 metres from tanks where vessel is unfired 5.5.3 (e) $500.00
403. Fail to properly equip diesel engines 5.5.4 $500.00
404. Fail to ensure internal combustion engine is 15 metres from well when obtaining air 5.5.4.1 $500.00
405. Engine exhaust pipe — fail to prevent emergence of flame 5.5.4.2 (a) $500.00
406. Engine exhaust pipe — fail to ensure pipe end is 2 metres from well 5.5.4.2 (b) $500.00
406.1 Fail to store oil or oil field fluids in proper container 5.6 (a) $700.00
406.2 Store oil and oil field fluids in earthen pit, pond or underground tank 5.6 (b) N.S.F.
407. Fluid storage tanks — fail to surround with dike or firewall of proper capacity 5.6.1 (a) $700.00
408. Fluid storage tanks — insufficient permeability 5.6.1 (b) $700.00
409. Fluid storage tanks — fail to maintain dike or firewall in good condition 5.6.1 (c) $500.00
410. Fail to use proper above ground storage tank to store oil and brine 5.6.2 $700.00
411. Fail to electrically ground above ground tank 5.6.4 (a) $500.00
412. Fail to electrically ground trucks when loading/unloading 5.6.4 (b) $500.00
413. Fail to comply with API RP651 for cathodically protected above ground tanks 5.6.5 $500.00
414. Storage tank nameplate — fail to state construction standard 5.6.6 (a) $350.00
415. Storage tank nameplate — fail to state the year built 5.6.6 (b) $350.00
416. Storage tank nameplate — fail to state capacity 5.6.6 (c) $350.00
417. Storage tank nameplate — fail to state fabricator 5.6.6 (d) $350.00
418. Storage tank nameplate — fail to state diameter and height 5.6.6 (e) $350.00
419. Piping systems — fail to use proper pipeline 5.7 $700.00
420. Piping systems — fail to use proper material for pipeline fabrication and installation 5.7.1 $700.00
421. Piping systems — fail to provide a certified Examiner for pipeline construction 5.7.2 $700.00
422. Piping systems — fail to have proper pipeline burial depth 5.7.3 $700.00
423. Pressure vessel — fail to properly install, repair, construct or inspect 5.8 $750.00
424. Well flare stacks — fail to have proper height and diameter 5.9 (a) $450.00
425. Well flare stacks — fail to have proper height and diameter 5.9 (b) $450.00
426. Well flare stacks — fail to properly install, operate and design 5.9 (c) $450.00
427. Gas compressors — fail to properly design, construct, operate and maintain 5.10.1 (a) $750.00
428. Gas compressors — fail to ensure shutdown controls operate properly 5.10.1 (b) $450.00
429. Gas compressors — fail to ensure shut down controls are triggered on high and low pressure 5.10.1 (c) $450.00
430. Fail to ensure electrical materials conform to Electrical Code 5.11 (a) $350.00
431. Fail to ensure electrical materials conform to CSA 5.11 (b) $350.00
432. Fail to ensure electrical materials conform to API Standards 5.11 (c) $350.00
433. Fail to ensure electrical materials conform to the Shipping Act (Canada) 5.11 (d) $350.00
434. Fail to ensure electrical equipment is installed by qualified electrician 5.11.1 $350.00
435. Fail to ensure pressure control, limiting and relieving equipment conform to CSA code 5.12 $350.00
436. Fail to ensure that fires are safeguarded to avoid a hazard 5.13 (a) $500.00
437. Fail to store explosives 150 metres from work 5.13 (b) $500.00
438. Fail to provide for an Examiner to check works weekly for leaks or spills 5.14 (a) $450.00
439. Fail to provide for an Examiner to check works weekly for damage 5.14 (b) $450.00
440. Fail to provide for an Examiner to check works weekly for unsafe conditions 5.14 (c) $450.00
441. Fail to provide for an Examiner to certify annually that works comply with Provincial Standards 5.14.1 $450.00
442. Suspended wells — fail to isolate all zones from one another 5.15 (a) $600.00
443. Suspended wells — fail to ensure all fresh water zones are isolated by cemented casing 5.15 (b) $600.00
444. Porous and permeable fluid bearing zones — fail to isolate zones with bridge plug and cement 5.15.1 (a) $550.00
445. Porous and permeable fluid bearing zones — fail to isolate zone with a bridge capped with stone and cement 5.15.1 (b) $550.00
446. Porous and permeable fluid bearing zones — fail to isolate zones by alternative technique 5.15.1 (c) $550.00
447. Porous and permeable fluid bearing zone — fail to ensure cementing procedures and design complies with Provincial Standards 5.15.1 (d) $550.00
448. Suspended well onshore — fail to have two bull-plugged valves 5.15.2 (a) $400.00
449. Suspended well onshore — fail to install two valve and bull-plugged side outlets 5.15.2 (b) $400.00
450. Suspended well onshore — fail to isolate the intermediate casing annulus before suspending well 5.15.2 (c) $400.00
451. Suspended well onshore — fail to provide access to a two-valved bull plug at annulus 5.15.2 (d) $400.00
452. Suspended well onshore — fail to protect wellhead with steel posts or fencing 5.15.2 (e) $400.00
453. Suspended well onshore — fail to remove valve handles or install lock and chain 5.15.3 (a) $400.00
454. Suspended well onshore — fail to enclose well site with building or chain-link fence 5.15.3 (b) $400.00
455. Suspended well onshore — fail to inspect wellhead and valves for leaks 5.15.4 $400.00
456. Suspended well onshore — fail to lubricate and service wellhead valves annually 5.15.5 $400.00
457. Suspended well onshore — fail to provide for an Examiner to certify well suspended properly 5.15.6 (a) $550.00
458. Suspended well onshore — fail to annually examine all valve outlets for safety and integrity 5.15.6 (b) $550.00
459. Site rehabilitation — fail to rehabilitate within one year of end of operations 5.16 $700.00
460. Site rehabilitation — fail to dispose of all liquid and solid waste 5.16 (a) $700.00
461. Site rehabilitation — fail to clean area of all debris 5.16 (b) $700.00
462. Site rehabilitation — fail to drain and fill excavations 5.16 (c) $700.00
463. Site rehabilitation — fail to remove surface works, concrete, machinery and materials 5.16 (d) $700.00
464. Site rehabilitation — fail to level and restore grade 5.16 (e) $700.00
465. Site rehabilitation — fail to provide Examiner to certify rehabilitation complies with Provincial Standards 5.16 (f) $750.00
466. Water covered area — fail to ensure wellhead is properly located and encased 5.17 (a) $750.00
467. Water covered area — fail to ensure wellhead is properly located in fishing area 5.17.1 $750.00
468. Water covered area — fail to remove structure within 30 days of end of drilling or plugging 5.17.2 $750.00
469. Water covered area — Use a platform not approved by the Ministry 5.17.3 N.S.F.
470. Well in water covered area — fail to mark each well and pipeline junction 5.17.4 (a) $550.00
471. Well in water covered area — fail to identify operator and junction designation 5.17.4 (b) $550.00
472. Well in water covered area — fail to maintain markers 5.17.4 (c) $350.00
472.1 Offshore pipeline gathering system not designed, constructed or maintained in accordance with CSA Z662-99 5.17.5 N.S.F.
473. Fail to install metering equipment to measure tubing and casing pressure 6.1 (a) $450.00
474. Fail to install metering equipment to measure flow rate 6.1 (b) $450.00
475. Fail to install metering equipment to permit oil, gas or water sampling 6.1 (c) $450.00
476. Fail to keep records of quantities of oil, gas and water produced 6.2 (a) $400.00
477. Fail to keep records of average separator pressure 6.2 (b) $400.00
478. Fail to keep records of product disposition 6.2 (c) $400.00
479. Fail to keep records of purchaser and amount realized 6.2 (d) $400.00
480. Fail to prevent waste of hydrocarbon resources 6.3 (a) $700.00
481. Fail to prevent the waste of reservoir energy 6.3 (b) $700.00
482. Fail to maximize ultimate recovery of oil and gas 6.3 (c) $700.00
483. Fail to minimize flaring or venting of gas 6.3 (d) $700.00
484. Fail to obtain information to optimize production and evaluate conservation 6.4 $400.00
485. Fail to maintain monthly records of production volumes, reservoir pressure and fluids injected 6.4.1 $400.00
486. Fail to properly meter for fluid and gas measurements 6.5 $500.00
487. Fail to ensure meter accuracy for fluid and gas measurements 6.6 (a) $500.00
488. Fail to ensure meter re-calibration 6.6 (b) $500.00
489. Fail to report bottom hole pressure to Ministry on Form 7 6.7 $400.00
490. Fail to properly determine bottom-hole pressure 6.8 $400.00
491. Fail to take a gas or oil sample for each new oil pool 6.9 $400.00
492. Initial production testing period report — fail to include daily production volumes on report 6.10 (a) $400.00
493. Initial production testing period report — fail to include estimate of well’s potential 6.10 (b) $400.00
494. Initial production testing period report — fail to include plans for gas conservation 6.10 (c) $400.00
495. Initial production testing period report — fail to include evaluation, estimate and pool boundary 6.10 (d) $400.00
496. Initial production testing period report — fail to include bottom hole pressure 6.10 (e) $400.00
497. Fail to flare gas 6.11 $550.00
498. Permit flaring in excess of permitted monthly volumes 6.11.1 $550.00
498.1 Fail to produce well evenly throughout the month 6.11.3 $550.00
499. Fail to contain flaring within permitted monthly volumes — same pool, 2 or more wells 6.11.4 $550.00
500. Fail to take an annual shut-in pressure measurement 6.12 (a) $400.00
500.1 Fail to report measurements 6.12 (b) $400.00
501. Fail to report observed field data re deliverability of well to Ministry on Form 7 6.12 (c) $400.00
502. Fail to take annual shut-in pressure with dead-weight gauge 6.12.1 (a) $400.00
503. Fail to take annual shut-in pressure within proper time 6.12.1 (b) $400.00
504. Fail to report annual shut-in pressure on Form 8 6.12.1 (c) $400.00
505. Design — fail to permanently protect water formations from contamination 7 (a) $750.00
506. Design — fail to protect existing formations from injected fluid 7 (b) $750.00
507. Design — fail to prevent migration of fluids between formations 7 (c) $750.00
508. Operation — fail to ensure that disposal fluids are compatible with disposal formation 7 (d) $750.00
509. Operation — fail to ensure that disposal fluids are retained within formation 7 (e) $750.00
510. Construction — fail to notify in writing landowners and operators within 750 metres 7.1 (a) $450.00
511. Construction — fail to notify in writing the local municipality 7.1 (b) $450.00
512. Construction — fail to notify Ministry in writing 7.1 (c) $450.00
513. Design — fail to provide for injection of oil field fluid through tubing 7.2 (a) $450.00
514. Design — fail to provide isolation of annular space between tubing and casing from injection zone 7.2 (b) $450.00
515. Design — fail to include corrosion inhibitor 7.2 (c) $450.00
516. Design — fail to provide for isolation of fresh water zones 7.2 (d) $450.00
517. Design — fail to provide for cementing the surface casing 7.2 (e) $450.00
518. Design — fail to provide for proper wellhead components 7.2 (f) $450.00
519. Water sampling — fail to collect samples for each penetrated aquifer and record depth 7.3 (a) $400.00
520. Water sampling — fail to provide a copy of the chemical analysis of water in penetrated aquifer to the Ministry 7.3 (b) $400.00
521. Convert existing well 20 years or older to a disposal well 7.4.1 $750.00
522. Fail to submit completed disposal report 7.5 $200.00
523. Disposal operations — inject oil field fluid from another source 7.6 (a) $200.00
524. Disposal operations — inject liquid industrial waste 7.6 (b) $200.00
525. Disposal operations — inject oil field fluid between outermost casing and well bore or annular space between strings of casing 7.6 (c) $200.00
545. Fail to inject oil field fluids by gravity feed 7.7 (a) $550.00
546. Fail to inject oil field fluids into formations as deep as practical 7.7 (b) $550.00
547. Pre-commissioning — fail to identify wells within 750 metres 7.8 (a) $500.00
548. Pre-commissioning — fail to confirm integrity of injection casing by pressure tests or cement logs 7.8 (b) $500.00
548.1 Pre-commissioning — fail to run a cement bond log to verify cement integrity 7.8 (c) $750.00
549. Pre-commissioning — fail to conduct injectivity test 7.8 (d) $400.00
550. Pre-commissioning — fail to submit a disposal report 7.8 (e) $400.00
551. Pre-commissioning — fail to submit an operating procedure 7.8 (f) $400.00
552. Well within 750 metres of water well — fail to report depth of water well 7.8.1 (a) $400.00
553. Well within 750 metres of water well — fail to report the age of water well 7.8.1 (b) $400.00
554. Well within 750 metres of water well — fail to report volume of water taken from water well 7.8.1 (c) $400.00
555. Well within 750 metres of water well — fail to report static level of water in water well 7.8.1 (d) $400.00
556. Injection test — fail to submit initial test 7.9 $400.00
557. Injection test — fail to include the depths of the injection intervals 7.9.1 (a) $400.00
558. Injection test — fail to include the rates of injection 7.9.1 (b) $400.00
559. Injection test — fail to include the injection pressures 7.9.1 (c) $400.00
560. Injection test — fail to include the volume and source of fluids 7.9.1 (d) $400.00
561. Injection test — fail to ensure proper pressure during initial test 7.9.2 $400.00
562. Injection test — initial test more than 30 days in duration 7.9.3 (a) $400.00
563. Injection test — initial test exceeds 500 m³ of injected fluid 7.9.3 (b) $400.00
563.1 Commence disposal operations without written approval from the Ministry 7.10 N.S.F.
564. Fail to measure the volume of injected fluid and pressure 7.10.1 $400.00
565. Fail to verify presence of corrosion inhibiting fluid by certified Examiner 7.10.2 $400.00
566. Fail to ensure subsurface pressure does not exceed 75 per cent of fracture pressure 7.10.3 $400.00
567. Fail to keep plans and maps of disposal well 7.11 $400.00
568. Fail to have a spill contingency plan 7.12 $400.00
569. Fail to conduct a pressure test of annular space every 5 years 7.13 $400.00
570. Fail to stop injection of fluid where loss of fluid or increase in pressure 7.14 $400.00
571. Fail to maintain complete records for each disposal well 7.15 $400.00
583. Fail to provide for an Examiner to examine facilities semi-annually 7.16 $450.00
584. Well servicing — fail to install and maintain BOP 8.1 $700.00
585. Well servicing — fail to ensure proper rating on lubricator system 8.1.1 $400.00
586. Well servicing — fail to ensure proper spacing of equipment 8.2 $400.00
587. Well servicing — fail to install pressure gauge to determine well annulus pressure 8.3 $400.00
588. Well servicing — fail to maintain stabbing valve in open position 8.5 $400.00
589. Well servicing — fail to use a stub lubricator system 8.6 $400.00
590. Well servicing — fail to properly ground electrical system 8.7 $400.00
591. Well servicing — fail to keep a record of all servicing on well 8.10 $400.00
591.1 Fail to design and construct salt solution mine as required 9.1 N.S.F.
592. Fail to ensure mining operations are 150 metres from operator’s property boundary 9.5 (b) $700.00
593. Fail to ensure salt extraction is 50 metres from operator’s property boundary 9.5 (c) $700.00
594. Fail to ensure caverns and galleries have tight hydraulic control 9.5.1 $700.00
595. Fail to employ a blanketing material for roof control 9.6 $700.00
596. Drilling — fail to cement to surface all casings 9.7 (a) $700.00
597. Drilling — fail to set production casing 3 metres into salt formation 9.7 (b) $700.00
598. Drilling — fail to include a cement bond log and casing evaluation log 9.7 (c) (i) $700.00
599. Drilling — fail to conduct pressure test on production casing and seat 9.7 (c) (ii) $700.00
600. Drilling — fail to conduct pressure test of the formation below production casing seat 9.7 (c) (iii) $700.00
601. Drilling — hanging tubing string does not comply with API standard 9.7 (d) $700.00
601.1 Fail to carry out solution mining operations in accordance with written mining plan 9.8 N.S.F.
602. Operation and monitoring — no operating and maintenance procedures 9.8.1 (a) (i) $700.00
603. Operation and monitoring — no emergency response procedures 9.8.1 (a) (ii) $700.00
604. Operation and monitoring — no procedures re performance of maintenance functions 9.8.1 (a) (iii) $700.00
605. Operation and monitoring — fail to comply with operating and maintenance procedures 9.8.1 (b) $700.00
606. Operation and monitoring — fail to keep records necessary to administer operating and maintenance procedures 9.8.1 (c) $700.00
607. Operation and monitoring — fail to ensure staff are trained 9.8.1 (d) $700.00
608. Operation and monitoring — fail to update operating and maintenance procedures as required 9.8.1 (e) $700.00
609. Operating and monitoring — fail to limit the maximum injection and withdrawal rates 9.8.1 (f) $700.00
610. Operating and monitoring — fail to maintain documents for activities on wells and pipelines 9.8.1 (g) (i) $400.00
611. Operating and monitoring — fail to maintain documents for downhole activities and copies of all logs 9.8.1 (g) (ii) $400.00
612. Operating and monitoring — fail to keep daily records of water injected and brine recovered 9.8.1 (h) (i) $400.00
613. Operating and monitoring — fail to keep daily records of volume and pressure of blanketing material 9.8.1 (h) (ii) $400.00
613.1 Fail to conduct mechanical integrity testing as required 9.8.2 (a) N.S.F.
614. Fail to provide for an Examiner to certify the mechanical integrity of each well 9.8.2 (b) $750.00
615. Fail to monitor hydraulic closure and provide Examiner certification annually 9.8.3 $750.00
615.1 Fail to conduct sonar survey 9.8.4 (a) N.S.F.
616. Fail to plot the results of the sonar survey 9.8.4 (b) $500.00
616.1 Fail to use sonar survey to ensure solution mining is in accordance with mining plan 9.8.4 (c) N.S.F.
617. Fail to conduct subsidence monitoring annually using a qualified surveyor 9.8.5 (a) $550.00
618. Fail to properly record the subsidence data and submit to Ministry 9.8.5 (b) $550.00
619. Fail to comply with well servicing requirements 9.8.6 $750.00
620. Abandonment — fail to include a sonar survey on the cavern 9.9 (a) $750.00
621. Abandonment — fail to include a mechanical test on the casing 9.9 (b) $750.00
621.1 Fail to plug solution mining well 9.9 (c) N.S.F.
621.2 Fail to comply with CSA Standard Z341-98 Storage of Hydrocarbons in Underground Formations 10 N.S.F.
622. Hydrocarbon storage — fail to have Examiner validate mechanical integrity test 10.1 $750.00
623. Hydrocarbon storage — fail to conduct annual examination of surface works certified by Examiner 10.2 $750.00
624. Fail to notify the Ministry of well overhauls 10.3 (a) (i) $700.00
625. Fail to notify the Ministry of a change of service in a cavern 10.3 (a) (ii) $700.00
626. Fail to notify the Ministry of damage or leak at well head or casing 10.3 (a) (iii) $700.00
627. Fail to notify the Ministry of emergency 10.3 (b) $700.00
628. Fail to ensure protection of oil or gas producing horizons 11 (a) $700.00
629. Fail to prevent the migration of oil, gas or water 11 (b) $700.00
630. Fail to seal off and isolate all porous formations 11 (c) $700.00
631. Fail to ensure plugging does not constitute a hazard to surface users 11 (d) $700.00
632. Fail to plug hydrocarbon storage wells in accordance with CSA Z341-98 11.1 (a) $700.00
633. Fail to plug in accordance with section 9.9 of the Standards 11.1 (b) $700.00
634. Fail to properly remove casing, tubing and material from well 11.2. $500.00
635. Fail to use neat cement 11.3 (a) (i) $500.00
636. Fail to mix cement in accordance with API Specifications 11.3 (a) (ii) $500.00
637. Fail to make cement plug in the form of a water base slurry 11.3 (a) (iii) $500.00
638. Fail to make cement plug sulphate resistant 11.3 (a) (iv) $500.00
639. Fail to make bridges of wood, stone, gravel or lead 11.3 (b) $500.00
640. Fail to deposit cement plug by displacement or dump bailer 11.4 $500.00
641. Fail to ensure pumped cement plugs have sufficient slurry volume 11.5 (a) $500.00
642. Fail to ensure dump-bailed plugs have sufficient volume 11.5 (b) $500.00
643. Fail to locate plug at top of each zone or salt cavern and certify location 11.6 (a) $500.00
644. Fail to locate the top most plug set in the well and certify location 11.6 (b) $500.00
645. Fail to fill area between plugs with water or drilling mud 11.7 $500.00
646. Fail to set cement plugs above and below each oil, gas and fluid bearing zone 11.8 (a) $500.00
647. Fail to set cement plugs at top of formations 11.8 (b) $500.00
648. Fail to extend plugs 8 metres in the well 11.9 $500.00
649. Fail to properly recover casing when surface casing is left in hole 11.10 (a) $500.00
650. Fail to properly recover casing when surface casing is removed 11.10 (b) $500.00
651. Fail to place a cement plug 15 metres below zone and 15 metres above top of zone 11.10 (c) $700.00
652. Fail to set plug across shoe of surface casing 11.11 (a) $700.00
653. Fail to place plug inside the surface casing 11.11 (b) $700.00
654. Fail to place plug inside casing below the base where intermediate casing cemented 11.11 (c) $700.00
655. Fail to place plug across the shoe where intermediate casing to be left 11.11 (d) $700.00
656. Fail to recover casing to allow placement of plugs where intermediate casing not cemented 11.11 (e) $700.00
657. Fail to place plug inside casing below the base where production casing cemented 11.11 (f) $700.00
658. Fail to recover casing to allow placement of plug where production casing not cemented 11.11 (g) $700.00
659. Fail to set 8 metre plug at top of productive zone 11.11 (h) $700.00
660. Rehabilitation — onshore well — fail to dispose of all waste 11.13 (a) $700.00
661. Rehabilitation — onshore well — fail to clear the area of all debris 11.13 (b) $700.00
662. Rehabilitation — onshore well — fail to drain and fill excavations 11.13 (c) $700.00
663. Rehabilitation — onshore well — fail to remove all surface works 11.13 (d) $700.00
664. Rehabilitation — onshore well — fail to level and restore original grade of the site 11.13 (e) $700.00
665. Rehabilitation — water covered area — fail to cut off any casing in water covered site 11.13.1 $750.00
666. Rehabilitation — fail to record and submit Form 10 for every plugged well 11.14 $400.00
667. Fail to calculate using proper rates 12 (a) $450.00
668. Fail to make fee payment 12 (b) $450.00
669. Fail to submit Form 7 with fee payment 12 (c) $450.00
670. Drilling activity notice — fail to notify Ministry 48 hours prior to drilling 13.2 (a) $400.00
671. Drilling activity notice — fail to notify Ministry of drilling suspension date within 48 hours 13.2 (b) (i) $400.00
672. Drilling activity notice — fail to notify Ministry of well depth within 48 hours 13.2 (b) (ii) $400.00
673. Drilling activity notice — fail to notify Ministry of well condition within 48 hours 13.2 (b) (iii) $400.00
674. Drilling activity notice — fail to notify Ministry of total depth and status of well within 48 hours of TD date 13.2 (c) $400.00
675. Drilling activity notice — fail to notify Ministry of completion date and well status within 48 hours 13.2 (d) $400.00
676. Drilling activity notice — fail to notify the Ministry 48 hours prior to plugging a well 13.2 (e) $400.00
676.1 Fail to report emergency notification in writing 13.3 N.S.F.
677. Fail to complete a Drilling and Completion Report in Form 7 within 60 days of end of operation 13.4 $400.00
678. Fail to deliver drilling samples within 30 days 13.5 $400.00
679. Fail to properly pack and label drill cores 13.6 (a) $400.00
680. Fail to submit core or other analysis to Ministry within 30 days of completion 13.6.1 $400.00
681. Fail to ensure no core is destroyed 13.7 (a) $400.00
682. Fail to ensure cores are delivered to library within 1 year of TD date 13.7 (b) $400.00
683. Fail to supply logs or surveys to the Ministry within 30 days 13.8 $400.00
684. Fail to complete Form 7 within 30 days of any well activities other than drilling or deepening 13.9 $400.00
685. Fail to submit connate water determinations within 30 days 13.10 (a) $400.00
686. Fail to submit copies of drill stem and production test within 30 days 13.10 (b) $400.00
687. Fail to submit static hole pressure measurements within 30 days 13.10 (c) $400.00
688. Fail to submit pressure measurements and back pressure tests within 30 days 13.10 (d) $400.00
689. Fail to submit gas ratios within 30 days 13.10 (e) (i) $400.00
690. Fail to submit liquid phase volumes within 30 days 13.10 (e) (ii) $400.00
691. Fail to submit formation volume factors within 30 days 13.10 (e) (iii) $400.00
692. Fail to submit tank oil gravities within 30 days 13.10 (e) (iv) $400.00
693. Fail to submit separator and stock tank gas-oil ratios within 30 days 13.10 (e) (v) $400.00
694. Fail to submit bubble point pressure of reservoir fluid within 30 days 13.10 (e) (vi) $400.00
695. Fail to submit compressibility of saturated reservoir oil within 30 days 13.10 (e) (vii) $400.00
696. Fail to submit viscosity of reservoir oil within 30 days 13.10 (e) (viii) $400.00
697. Fail to submit fractional analysis of casing head gas and reservoir fluid within 30 days 13.10 (e) (ix) $400.00
698. Fail to submit Annual Production Report of Monthly Well or Field/Pool Production by February 15 13.11 $400.00
699. Fail to submit an Annual Report on Monthly Injection by February 15 13.12 $400.00
700. Disposal well — fail to submit records of pressure measurements and tests within 30 days 13.13 (a) (i) $400.00
701. Disposal well — fail to submit copies of chemical analysis from water wells within 30 days 13.13 (a) (ii) $400.00
702. Disposal well — fail to submit the mechanical integrity test within 30 days 13.13 (a) (iii) $400.00
703. Disposal well — fail to submit an Annual Subsurface Fluid Disposal Report by February 15 13.13 (b) $400.00
704. Disposal well — fail to submit a Plugging of a Well Report within 30 days 13.14 $400.00
705. Disposal well — fail to submit an Annual Report of Geophysical/Agrochemical Activity by February 15 13.15 $400.00
706. Annual well status report — fail to show all the wells 13.16 (a) $400.00
707. Annual well status report — fail to show the status of each well 13.16 (b) $400.00
708. Annual well status report — fail to show calculation of well licence fee 13.16 (c) $400.00
709. Annual well status report — not accompanied by licence fee 13.16 (d) $400.00
710. Third party gas report — fail to submit by February 15 13.16 $400.00
711. Fail to submit completed third party gas report 13.17 $700.00
712. Fail to submit completed third party oil report 13.18 $700.00
722. Fail to submit the Initial Production Test Period Report within 10 days 13.19 $400.00
723. Fail to report voluntarily unitized unit area and required information 13.20 $400.00
724. Fail to report voluntarily amended unit area required information 13.21 $400.00
736. Fail to submit an Annual Report of Solution Mined Salt Production by February 15 13.22 $400.00
737. Salt solution mining — fail to submit results of all tests within 30 days 13.23 $400.00
737.1 Fail to immediately contact Ministry in case of spill or subsidence occurrence 13.24 N.S.F.
738. Underground storage tanks — fail to construct a dike surrounding the tank 14.2 (a) $700.00
739. Underground storage tanks — fail to construct cover to prevent access 14.2 (b) (i) $400.00
740. Underground storage tanks — fail to construct chain link fence to prevent access 14.2 (b) (ii) $700.00
741. Underground storage tanks — fail to install a ladder inside the tank 14.2 (c) $700.00
742. Underground storage tanks — fail to install a warning sign on the fence or cover 14.2 (d) $400.00
743. Oil field fluid storage — fail to ensure fluid cannot create a hazard 14.3 (a) $700.00
744. Oil field fluid storage — fail to ensure the storage area does not leak 14.3 (b) $700.00
745. Oil field fluid storage — fail to construct a chain link fence around storage area 14.3 (c) $700.00
746. Oil field fluid storage — fail to ensure all gates on fence are closed and locked 14.3 (d) $400.00
747. Oil field fluid storage — fail to install prominent warning signs 14.3 (e) $400.00
748. Oil field fluid storage — fail to install a ladder 14.3 (f) $700.00
749. Oil field fluid storage — fail to install life-saving rescue equipment 14.3 (g) $700.00
750. Fail to install a valve and piping on well before being serviced 14.4 $400.00
751. Fail to cap a suspended well 14.5 (a) $400.00
752. Fail to mark the site with well name 14.5 (b) $450.00
753. Fail to plug the well when capable of flow to surface 14.5 (c) $700.00