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Casing and Cementing Requirements

The Ministry of the Economy is consulting with the oil and gas industry on proposed changes to the Directive PNG005: Casing and Cementing Requirements.

The changes to the directive include general housekeeping items such as:

  • changing reference from the Ministry of the Economy to the Ministry of Energy and Resources;
  • incorporation of requirements currently found in The Oil and Gas Conservation Regulations, 2012 in to this Directive. Those sections in the Regulations will be repealed;
  • updating of section numbering/general formatting; and
  • clarification around some existing requirements and addition of some additional requirements.

Further details on the proposed changes are outlined in the:

Submitting Feedback

We welcome any feedback you may have on the proposed changes to Directive PNG005 and ask that you submit your comments no later than March 30, 2018. Feedback should be sent to:

Ken Kowal, P.Eng.
Petroleum and Natural Gas Division
Saskatchewan Ministry of the Economy
1000, 2103 - 11th Avenue (mail)
Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3Z8
Email: ken.kowal@gov.sk.ca
Phone: 306-798-3085

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