AER Bulletin 2014-04

AER Bulletin 2014-04: Release of Directive 080: Well Logging

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Release of Directive 080: Well Logging

Feb 13, 2014

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) announces the release of Directive 080: Well Logging, which updates, clarifies, and consolidates the AER’s well logging requirements.

A draft of the directive was released for stakeholder feedback on June 6, 2013. The feedback period closed on July 31, 2013. A summary of the feedback and the AER response is available from the directive’s webpage on the AER website,

Directive 080 becomes effective on May 14, 2014, at which time the following directives and informational letters (ILs) will be rescinded:

  • Directive 021: Standards for the Submission of Digital Log Data to the EUB
  • Directive 043: Well Logging Requirements—Surface Casing Interval
  • IL 88-1: Submission of Mud Log Data
  • IL 93-4: Policy for the Logging Requirements of Horizontal Wells

Directive 080 is available on the AER website. Printed copies can be purchased from AER Information Product Services Section, Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW: telephone: 403-297-8311 or 1-855-297-8311 (toll free); fax: 403-297-7040; e-mail:

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Carol Crowfoot
Vice President
Regulatory Operations and Economics Branch