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Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Drilling and Production Regulations (SOR/2009-317)

Regulations are current to 2024-06-19 and last amended on 2009-12-31. Previous Versions

PART 11Submissions, Notifications, Records and Reports (continued)

Annual Safety Report

 The operator shall ensure that, not later than March 31 of each year, an annual safety report relating to the preceding year is submitted to the Board and includes

  • (a) a summary of lost or restricted workday injuries, minor injuries and safety-related incidents and near-misses that have occurred during the preceding year; and

  • (b) a discussion of efforts undertaken to improve safety.

Well History Report

  •  (1) The operator shall ensure that a well history report is prepared for every well drilled by the operator under the well approval and that the report is submitted to the Board.

  • (2) The well history report shall contain a record of all operational, engineering, petrophysical and geological information that is relevant to the drilling and evaluation of the well.

Well Operations Report

  •  (1) The operator shall ensure that a report including the following information is submitted to the Board within 30 days after the end of a well operation:

    • (a) a summary of the well operation, including any problems encountered during the well operation;

    • (b) a description of the completion fluid properties;

    • (c) a schematic of, and relevant engineering data on, the down-hole equipment, tubulars, Christmas tree and production control system;

    • (d) details of any impact of the well operation on the performance of the well, including any effect on recovery; and

    • (e) for any well completion, suspension or abandonment, the rig release date.

  • (2) The report shall be signed and dated by the operator or the operator’s representative.

Other Reports

 The operator shall ensure that the Board is made aware, at least once a year, of any report containing relevant information regarding applied research work or studies obtained or compiled by the operator relating to the operator’s work or activities and that a copy of it is submitted to the Board on request.

PART 12Consequential Amendments, Transitional Provision, Repeals and Coming into Force

Consequential Amendments

Nova Scotia Offshore Certificate of Fitness Regulations








Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Installations Regulations





Transitional Provision

 An operator at the time of the coming into force of these Regulations shall comply with the requirements of section 5.




Coming Into Force

 These Regulations come into force on December 31, 2009.


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