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Data and Reports

Companies must test their wells on a regular basis. Below we list our requirements and procedures for submitting oil and gas well test data. 

What We Require

All companies must submit their current well test data electronically—we only accept pressure ASCII standard (PAS) format. Hard copy reports will only be accepted for well tests done before January 1, 1999.

In addition to our well testing requirements, companies must submit

  • gas and fluid analyses,
  • absolute open flow,
  • acoustic well-sounder data,
  • static- and transient-gauge pressure data, and
  • drill stem tests.

See our SERCO List (updated March 2018) for five-digit codes, which we assign to all producing and service companies, and the corresponding PAS files.

Access PAS Well Test File Formats 

PAS V4.0 file formats [Excel] [PDF]

Find More Information 

We publish industry activity lists, data, reports, and other information on a regular basis. Find more information on our Activity and Data page.

Contact Us

If you have questions about the information on this page or about well test submissions, or need help submitting an electronic test, please email WellTest-Helpline@aer.ca.

Outstanding CBM Initial Pressure Requirements
Outstanding CBM Initial Pressure Requirements [Excel]
This file lists the licensee name, current unique well identifier, stratigraphic unit, interval top and base, test category and license number. Only those requirements that are outstanding will appear on this list.
Date: 2016-05-06
Annual Pool Pressure Survey Schedule
2018 Annual Pool Schedule [Excel]
These files contain the field and pool name, coordinating operator, survey requirement, the year the next survey is due, and the status (whether the requirement is fulfilled, outstanding, partially fulfilled, etc.). These files are updated monthly as required.
Date: 2018-05-22
2017 Annual Pool Schedule [Excel]
These files contain the field and pool name, coordinating operator, survey requirement, the year the next survey is due, and the status (whether the requirement is fulfilled, outstanding, partially fulfilled, etc.). These files are updated monthly as required.
Date: 2018-05-22
2018 Appendix - "SPECIAL CIRC" [PDF] Date: 2018-05-22
2017 Appendix - "SPECIAL CIRC" [PDF] Date: 2018-05-22
UWI Pressure Survey Schedules
2018 Annual by UWI Schedule [Excel] Date: 2018-05-22
2017 Annual by UWI Schedule [Excel] Date: 2018-05-22
Monthly Initial Well Test Requirements
Outstanding Initial Well Testing Requirements [Excel] Date: Updated weekly