Health and Safety at Work (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Regulations 2016

  • This version contains corrections to regulations 39(b), 40(3) and 48(1) under section 25(1)(j)(i), (ii) and (iv) of the Legislation Act 2012.
69 Duty to keep daily well operation reports

(1)

A permit operator of a well operation must keep and retain daily reports of any well operation described in subclause (3), and store them at an address notified to WorkSafe, until 12 months after the abandonment of the well.

(2)

Copies of daily reports must be made available to an inspector on request.

(3)

The well operations referred to in subclause (1) include the following:

(a)

a well-drilling operation:

(b)

a well-completion operation:

(c)

a workover operation:

(d)

a suspension or an abandonment operation:

(e)

any other operation involving substantial risk of the unplanned escape of fluids from the well.

(4)

A permit operator who contravenes subclause (1) or (2) commits an offence and is liable on conviction,—

(a)

for an individual, to a fine not exceeding $10,000:

(b)

for any other person, to a fine not exceeding $50,000:

Compare: SR 2013/208 r 76