(1) When a service company other than the drilling contractor cements, chemically treats, fractures, perforates, acidizes, plugs, or performs any act designed to change the productivity of a well or reservoir, the service company shall furnish the board at its district office reports concerning such work within 30 days after its completion.

(2) When such operations as set forth in subsection (1) are performed on wildcat or exploratory wells, service company reports need not be submitted to the board for a period of six months following completion of the well, and in such instances the responsibility of submitting such reports shall be that of the operator of the well, except that all service company reports covering all cementing operations other than squeezing must be submitted to the board at its district office within 30 days after the work is performed.

History: 82-11-111, MCA; IMP, 82-11-124, MCA; Eff. 12/31/72; AMD, 1992 MAR p. 654, Eff. 4/1/92.