(1) The county clerk and recorder of the county
in which a permit for geophysical activity is issued shall immediately forward
notice of the issuance of such permit to the board of oil and gas conservation
at its office in Billings, Montana.
(2) The board shall notify the county clerk
and recorder of the county if the person, firm, or corporation which has
a permit is not in compliance with any applicable requirement for engaging in
geophysical activity within the state.
the board of oil and gas conservation determines that a person, firm, or
corporation has violated any provisions of this act, the board shall take
necessary action to assure compliance.
(4) Before commencing geophysical activity, the person, firm, or corporation shall
notify the surface user as to the approximate time schedule of the planned
activity and upon request the following information shall also be furnished;
name and permanent address of the geophysical exploration firm along with the
name and address of the firm's designated agent for the state if different from
that of the firm's;
(b) evidence of a valid permit to engage in geophysical exploration;
and address of the company insuring the geophysical firm;
number of the bond required in section 82-1-104, MCA, to be filed
with the secretary of state;
description of the surface areas where the planned geophysical activity will
(f) anticipated need, if any, to obtain water from the surface user during planned