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Directive 059: Well Drilling and Completion Data Filing Requirements

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Release Date: March 12, 2018
Effective Date: March 29, 2018

Replaces the previous edition released on December 19, 2012.
Released with Bulletin 2018-05.

Purpose of this Directive

This directive has been developed to assist industry in completing and submitting daily operations records and well data in a timely manner.

The AER collects well drilling, completion, reconditioning (i.e., servicing), and abandonment data in order to maintain an accurate record of each well drilled in the province, both for its own use and for the use of the oil and gas industry in performing drilling, completion, and servicing operations in a safe and efficient manner.

Any questions related to Directive 059 can be addressed via e-mail to

See also: FracFocus Chemical Disclosure Registry Website

Use OneStop to submit daily tour reports. For all other submissions, use the Digital Data Submission system.

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