Convictions

The following table summarizes convictions under the Oil, Gas and Salt Resources Act. For more specific information, please contact the Petroleum Resources Centre at (519)873-4640 or Jim.A.Smith@ontario.ca.

 

 

Year of Conviction Type of Conviction Number of Convictions Total Fines
2007 Failure to submit report and fees 9 $9,500
2007 Failure to rehabilitate well sites 1 $7,000
2007 Operating without a licence 1 $1,000
2007 Operating tagged well 1 $4,000
2007 Failing to have proper well security 2 $4,000
2005 Failing to have pipelines signage 1 $1,500
2005 Illegal disposal of fluids 1 $15,000
2005 Spill oil field fluids 1 $10,000
2005 Failing to have storage tank identification 2 $3,500
2005 Operating without a licence 1 $7,000
2005 Failing to have proper well security 1 $1,000
2005 Failing to have safety signage 4 $6,400
2005 Failure to submit reports and fees 1 $2,000
2004 Failure to comply with an order 2 $5,100
2004 Failure to have containment dikes 2 $10,000
2004 Illegal storage of fluids 1 $6,000
2004 Failing to have well identification 1 $1,000
2004 Oil spill 2 $50,000
2004 Failure to submit reports and fees 16 $39,600
2003 Failure to submit reports and fees 10 $56,000
2003 Failure to comply with an order 1 $2.000
2003 Illegal disposal of fluids 1 $5,000
2002 Failure to comply with an order 2 $5,000
2002 Illegal disposal of fluids 1 $5,000
2002 Operating without a licence 2 $5,500
2001 Operating a leaking well 1 $500