Montana Oil & Gas Activity

Montana statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1986 and contains information on the 41,699 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. Montana is ranked #16 in the US based on Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE) produced in May 2020. You will also find information on the producers of wells as well as recent drilling permits, rigs and production data for producing wells which start in Jan 1986 and go through May 2020.

Montana State Summary Stats

Montana Oil & Gas State Income: $0
National Energy Production Rank: #16

Montana Map of Current Permits and Wells

Approved Permit
Oil Well
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Tier 1 Acreage
Tier 2 Acreage
Tier 3 Acreage
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Montana Frequently Asked Questions

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How does Montana rank in the nation for oil and gas production? Montana currently ranks #16 in the nation based on barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) production.
How many wells were drilled in Montana so far this year? Montana has had 41,699 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Texas? There have been 95 permits approved in Montana.
What is the average boe produced by well in Montana? 311 BBLs of oil equivalent (BOE) is the average amount produced by a single well in Montana
How many active producers are there in Montana? There are currently 128 active producers in the state of Montana.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in Montana? 3,911 feet is the average depth of a well in Montana.

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Montana Oil & Gas Activity Stats

Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 41,148 41,699 Up 1.34%
Total Producing Wells 9,105 7,940 Down -12.8%
Percentage of Wells Producing 22% 19% Down -14%
Active Producers 179 128 Down -28%
Total Permits 61 95 Up 56%
Average Well Depth 3,917 3,911 Down 0%
Average BOE per Well 399 311 Down -22%

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas May 2020 102M BBL 453.9M MCF
# 2 Pennsylvania Dec 2019 100.8K BBL 615.5M MCF
# 4 Louisiana May 2020 2.8M BBL 304.9M MCF
# 5 New Mexico Jun 2020 26.4M BBL 147.2M MCF
# 6 Colorado May 2020 14.3M BBL 187.8M MCF
# 7 Oklahoma Feb 2020 12.5M BBL 187.5M MCF
# 8 North Dakota Jun 2020 25.8M BBL 58.9M MCF
# 9 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBL 166.1M MCF
# 10 Wyoming May 2020 3M BBL 135.8M MCF
# 11 California Nov 2019 15.3M BBL 35.2M MCF
# 12 Ohio Dec 2018 943.5K BBL 91.9M MCF
# 13 Arkansas Jan 2020 287.3K BBL 42.9M MCF
# 14 Utah Mar 2020 3.4M BBL 23M MCF
# 15 Mississippi May 2020 856.9K BBL 12.2M MCF
# 15 Kansas Apr 2020 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 16 Montana May 2020 1.2M BBL 7.5M MCF
# 17 Alabama Apr 2020 391K BBL 7.3M MCF
# 18 Michigan Jan 2020 308.9K BBL 6.4M MCF

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Annual Montana Oil & Gas Production

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Montana Oil & Gas Wells Completed by Year

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Montana Oil & Gas Permits by Year

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Browse All Producing Montana Companies

Top Oil & Gas Producers by BOE in Montana

Producer Name Location Production Date Monthly BOE Produced Producing Wells Trailing 12 Month Permits
Denbury Onshore, LLC Plano, TX May 2020 1.2M BBL 540 1
Kraken Operating, LLC Houston, TX May 2020 399.8K BBL 59 20
Scout Energy Management LLC Dallas, TX May 2020 189.6K BBL 2,481 N/A
XTO Energy Inc. Fort Worth, TX May 2020 152.9K BBL 160 N/A
NorthWestern Corporation Butte, MT May 2020 79.3K BBL 1,126 N/A
Enerplus Resources USA Corporation Denver, CO May 2020 48.6K BBL 173 N/A
Grizzly Operating, LLC Houston, TX May 2020 35.6K BBL 43 N/A
Oasis Petroleum North America LLC Houston, TX May 2020 34.9K BBL 63 N/A
White Rock Oil & Gas, LLC Plano, TX May 2020 31.9K BBL 80 N/A
Equinor Energy LP Austin, TX May 2020 27.1K BBL 28 N/A
Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation Denver, CO May 2020 27K BBL 73 N/A
Continental Resources Inc Oklahoma City, OK May 2020 21.2K BBL 192 6
Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company LP Houston, TX May 2020 19.1K BBL 54 N/A
D90 Energy, LLC Houston, TX May 2020 12.1K BBL 37 N/A
Citation Oil & Gas Corp. Houston, TX May 2020 11K BBL 30 N/A
Ovintiv Production Inc. The Woodlands, TX May 2020 10.3K BBL 31 N/A
Omimex Canada, Ltd. Fort Worth, TX May 2020 9.6K BBL 152 N/A
Synergy Offshore LLC Houston, TX May 2020 9.6K BBL 266 N/A
Samson Oil and Gas USA, Inc. Denver, CO May 2020 8.7K BBL 10 N/A
Legacy Reserves Operating LP Midland, TX May 2020 8.4K BBL 23 N/A
Northern Oil Production, Inc. Bozeman, MT May 2020 6.6K BBL 27 N/A
Somont Oil Company, Inc. Oilmont, MT May 2020 6.2K BBL 439 N/A
EOG Resources, Inc. Big Piney, WY May 2020 5.9K BBL 20 N/A
Croft Petroleum Co. Cut Bank, MT May 2020 5.9K BBL 159 N/A
Big Sky Energy, LLC Cody, WY May 2020 5.1K BBL 30 N/A

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Montana Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property State County Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
Unit Montana Fallon County 53M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Encore Operating LP,Shell Western E & P Inc.
Unit Montana Powder River County 22.4M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Encore Operating LP,Richardson Operating Company
Unit Montana Fallon County 20.4M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Encore Operating LP
ELOB Montana Fallon County 16.7M BBL Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company LP,Denbury Onshore, LLC
Unit Montana Wibaux County 16.2M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Encore Operating LP,Shell Western E & P Inc.
Unit Montana Fallon County 8.8M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
EBET2 Montana Carbon County 8.6M BBL Grizzly Operating, LLC
UNIT Montana Fallon County 7.2M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
BCCMU Montana Powder River County 6.5M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
Coral Creek Montana Fallon County 6.1M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
EBM2 Montana Carbon County 5.7M BBL Grizzly Operating, LLC
UNIT Montana Fallon County 5.6M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
Unit Montana Fallon County 4.6M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
UNIT Montana Wibaux County 4.3M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
Cabin Creek Montana Fallon County 3.8M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
Pennel Montana Fallon County 3.3M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Encore Operating LP
EPU Montana Roosevelt County 2.9M BBL Ballard Petroleum Holdings LLC,Murphy Exploration and Production Co.,Poplar Resources LLC
Crusch Montana Roosevelt County 2.9M BBL White Rock Oil & Gas, LLC
BCU Montana Rosebud County 2.7M BBL True Oil LLC
Federal Montana Fallon County 2.6M BBL Fidelity Exploration & Production Co.,Scout Energy Management LLC
SWCBSU Montana Glacier County 2.5M BBL FX Drilling Company, Inc.
Federal Montana Phillips County 2.4M BBL Fidelity Exploration & Production Co.,Scout Energy Management LLC
Federal Montana Phillips County 2.4M BBL Noble Energy, Inc.,Samedan Oil Corporation,Scout Energy Management LLC
Fee Montana Fallon County 2M BBL Fidelity Exploration & Production Co.,Scout Energy Management LLC,Williston Basin Interstate Pipeline Company
SCCBSU Montana Glacier County 2M BBL Mercury Exploration Co.,Quicksilver Resources, Inc.,Synergy Offshore LLC

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Montana Counties By Production

County National Rank State Rank Production Value Producers Production Date Oil Produced Monthly Gas Produced Monthly BOE Produced Daily
Big Horn County, MT #721 #18 $0 5 May 2020 671 BBL 4.5K MCF 48.13 BOE
Blaine County, MT #426 #6 $0 7 May 2020 6.2K BBL 248.2K MCF 1.5K BOE
Carbon County, MT #447 #7 $0 5 May 2020 24.4K BBL 102K MCF 1.3K BOE
Carter County, MT #775 #26 $0 1 May 2020 207 BBL 0 MCF 6.9 BOE
Chouteau County, MT #616 #15 $0 2 May 2020 0 BBL 49.5K MCF 275.07 BOE
Dawson County, MT #557 #13 $0 3 May 2020 13.9K BBL 4.7K MCF 493.2 BOE
Fallon County, MT #219 #3 $0 8 May 2020 237.5K BBL 493.8K MCF 10.6K BOE
Fergus County, MT #784 #28 $0 2 May 2020 0 BBL 729 MCF 4.03 BOE
Garfield County, MT #783 #27 $0 1 May 2020 128 BBL 0 MCF 4.27 BOE
Glacier County, MT #510 #12 $0 17 May 2020 14.6K BBL 53.1K MCF 782.8 BOE
Hill County, MT #465 #9 $0 7 May 2020 9 BBL 210.7K MCF 1.1K BOE
Liberty County, MT #636 #16 $0 12 May 2020 712 BBL 34.3K MCF 214.13 BOE
McCone County, MT #807 #30 $0 1 May 2020 10 BBL 0 MCF 0.33 BOE
Musselshell County, MT #729 #21 $0 6 May 2020 1.1K BBL 0 MCF 38.5 BOE
Petroleum County, MT #733 #22 $0 2 May 2020 907 BBL 0 MCF 30.23 BOE
Phillips County, MT #340 #5 $0 4 May 2020 0 BBL 649.4K MCF 3.6K BOE
Pondera County, MT #674 #17 $0 9 May 2020 2.5K BBL 6.5K MCF 121.43 BOE
Powder River County, MT #127 #1 $0 2 May 2020 202.8K BBL 4.5M MCF 32.3K BOE
Prairie County, MT #741 #23 $0 1 May 2020 792 BBL 121 MCF 27.07 BOE
Richland County, MT #170 #2 $0 29 May 2020 466.7K BBL 663.4K MCF 19.2K BOE
Roosevelt County, MT #262 #4 $0 18 May 2020 169.7K BBL 225.4K MCF 6.9K BOE
Rosebud County, MT #727 #20 $0 6 May 2020 1.2K BBL 6 MCF 40.73 BOE
Sheridan County, MT #462 #8 $0 21 May 2020 33.2K BBL 15.1K MCF 1.1K BOE
Stillwater County, MT #771 #25 $0 1 May 2020 0 BBL 1.7K MCF 9.6 BOE
Sweet Grass County, MT #789 #29 $0 1 May 2020 0 BBL 619 MCF 3.43 BOE
Teton County, MT #726 #19 $0 6 May 2020 1.1K BBL 289 MCF 40.83 BOE
Toole County, MT #485 #10 $0 37 May 2020 5.1K BBL 146K MCF 981.57 BOE
Valley County, MT #599 #14 $0 3 May 2020 0 BBL 57K MCF 316.87 BOE
Wibaux County, MT #506 #11 $0 3 May 2020 21.3K BBL 16.7K MCF 803.8 BOE
Yellowstone County, MT #755 #24 $0 5 May 2020 508 BBL 3 MCF 16.93 BOE

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