Get permits from property owners to allow prospecting of gas deposits.
What does a Geophysical Prospecting Permit Agent do?
Negotiates permits with property owners to allow prospecting, surveying, and testing for petroleum and gas deposits: Searches public records to determine legal ownerships of proposed exploration sites. Precedes prospecting party to area and interviews local authorities and landowners to determine legal and highway regulations and to draw up trespass agreements. Draws sketches of prospecting locations and terrain to be traversed. Drives stakes in ground to indicate locations of shot holes and recording instruments for use in surveying land and conducting seismic, magnetic, and gravity tests.