Petroleum Well Puits de pétrole

Coordinate system: Grid CS = Geographic (Lat, Long); Map Proj = Not Applicable; Horiz. Datum = NAD83; Vert. Datum = Not Applicable

A Petroleum Well is a point feature that identifies the location of a well drilled for the purpose of producing oil, gas or salt resources or for underground storage of hydrocarbons. This data can be used for land use and resource management, emergency management, as well as compliance and enforcement in the petroleum industry. Data is collected on an on-going basis and is maintained in the Ontario Petroleum Data System (OPDS). The Legislated or Legal Authority for Collection are the Oil, Gas and Salt Resources Act, Regulation 245/97 and the Provincial Operating Standards. This metadata record applies to the Petroleum Well data class in Land Information Ontario (LIO).