Oil & Gas - Forms and Guidelines
Unlike Nova Scotia's offshore industry, which is regulated by an independent board (the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board), onshore activity is managed by the Department of Energy.
Below, you will find all the forms and guidelines related to onshore activity in Nova Scotia, including petroleum research, exploration, geoscience and more.
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Authority to Abandon a Well [pdf]
Authority to Alter the Condition of a Well [pdf]
Authority to Drill a Well [pdf]
Authority to Terminate a Well [pdf]
Guidelines for Abandonment Operations [pdf]
Guidelines for Completing the Authority to Drill [pdf]
Guidelines For Completing an Environmental Work Plan [pdf]
Guidelines for Preparing Emergency Response Plans [pdf]
Offshore Petroleum Royalty Regime [pdf]
Authority to Explore Geophysical [pdf]
Minimum Distance at which Energy Sources may be Operated [pdf]
Final Reports: Format and Content for seismic reports [pdf]
Geophysical Weekly Report [pdf]
Summary of Onshore Royalties [pdf]