Geophysical Exploration (Montana)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Montana


Applies to States or Provinces Montana
Name Geophysical Exploration (Montana)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Coal with CCS, Geothermal Electric, Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Montana Department of Natural Resoures and Conservation
Primary Website http://leg.mt.gov/bills/mca_toc/82_1_1.htm


Last Review 2014-09-15



Summary

An exploration permit is required for any entity conducting geophysical exploration within the state of Montana. Such entities are also required to follow rules adopted by the Board of Oil and Gas Conservation, including those pertaining to:

 (a) Adequate identification of seismic exploration crews operating in this state;
 (b) Areas where seismic exploration and activities may not be allowed; and
 (c) The plugging and abandonment of seismic shot holes.


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Policy Contact

Department Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation
Division Board of Oil and Gas Conservation
Address 2535 St. Johns Avenue
Place Billings, Montana
Zip/Postal Code 59102
Phone (406) 656-0040
Fax (406) 655-6015
Website http://bogc.dnrc.mt.gov/


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: 82-1-1 MCA



Authority 2: ARM 36.22.501 through 504

















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