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Apply for a Seismic Exploration Licence and Explosive Permit

The Government of Saskatchewan governs the issuance of seismic exploration licences and explosive permits to conduct seismic exploration activities.

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1. Guidance

In order to conduct, or permit, seismic programs in Saskatchewan, a company requires a Licence to Conduct Seismic Exploration.

The fee for a five-year seismic licence for Potash is $250.00. The fee for a seismic licence for oil and gas is covered under the Well Levy.

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2. Eligibility

Any person who handles, or supervises someone who handles, explosive material for use in seismic exploration requires an Explosive/Blaster Permit. The cost of a five-year explosive permit is $50.00.

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3. How To Apply

Complete the appropriate application form(s) and submit with applicable fee(s) to the Ministry of the Economy.

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5. Further Information

Visit the Publications Centre for additional Seismic Activity Forms and Maps.

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