Oilfield Activity

Rig Moves

Are you planning to move a rig in Birch Hills County?

You are required to give 24 hours notice prior to all Inspections. Permits will not be processed unless payment for services accompanies the request and appropriate agreements signed. In addition, any approaches required for rig moves will be inspected and must meet the standards specified in the agreements.

Fees for industrial inspections will be doubled for all non-permitted moves.

Fees for industrial inspections will be doubled for permits less than 24 hours notice.

For more information contact the County office at 780-694-3793.

Prices are as follows:

  • Rig Move Pre & Post Inspection: $465.00
  • Service Rig moves & Well Completions Pre and Post Inspection: $465.00
  • Pipeline Crossing Road Inspection: $465.00

Prices are subject to the addition of 5% GST

Wellsites and Pipelines

Need approval for a Wellsite or Pipeline?

You will need to send payment with your request and your approval will be processed at the Birch Hills County Administration Office.

Prices are as follows:

  • LSD Wellsite Lease Approval: $155.00
  • Pipeline Crossing Approval: $155.00

Prices are subject to the addition of 5% GST

Seismic

Approval for a Seismic project requires you to send payment with your notification, our Director of Public Works will sign your document and fax it back to you.

Prices are as follows:

  • Seismic Survey Notification Approval: $155.00
  • Seismic Pre and Post Inspection: $465.00

Prices are subject to the addition of 5% GST