Montana Oil & Gas Activity

Montana statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1986 and contains information on the 41,702 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. Montana is ranked #13 in the US based on Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE) produced in Feb 2022. 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 Feb 2022.

Montana State Summary Stats

Montana Oil & Gas State Income: $0
National Energy Production Rank: #13

Montana Map of Current Permits and Wells

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Tier 1 Acreage
Tier 2 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 #13 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 41,702 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Montana? There have been 56 permits approved in Montana.
What is the average boe produced by well in Montana? 351 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 129 active producers in the state of Montana.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in Montana? 3,918 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 41,683 41,702 Up 0.05%
Total Producing Wells 8,142 7,778 Down -4.47%
Percentage of Wells Producing 20% 19% Down -5%
Active Producers 151 129 Down -15%
Total Permits 38 56 Up 47%
Average Well Depth 3,915 3,918 Up 0%
Average BOE per Well 346 351 Up 1%

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas Mar 2022 114.3M BBL 483.7M MCF
# 2 Pennsylvania Dec 2021 77.7K BBL 679.1M MCF
# 3 New Mexico Apr 2022 41.7M BBL 201.8M MCF
# 4 Louisiana Mar 2022 2.8M BBL 347.4M MCF
# 5 Colorado Mar 2022 13.8M BBL 185M MCF
# 6 North Dakota Apr 2022 29.9M BBL 77.7M MCF
# 7 Oklahoma Dec 2021 9M BBL 185.3M MCF
# 8 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBL 166.1M MCF
# 9 Wyoming Mar 2022 990.1K BBL 67.8M MCF
# 10 California Sep 2021 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 10 Arkansas Jul 2021 265.6K BBL 38.8M MCF
# 11 Ohio Dec 2018 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 11 Utah Jan 2022 3.2M BBL 20.4M MCF
# 12 Mississippi Mar 2022 1.2M BBL 18.8M MCF
# 13 Montana Feb 2022 1.3M BBL 8.2M MCF
# 14 Kansas Feb 2022 0 BBL 8.4M MCF
# 15 Alabama Jan 2022 388.1K BBL 5.9M MCF
# 17 Michigan Oct 2021 0 BBL 0 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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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 Feb 2022 1.4M BBL 563 1
Kraken Operating, LLC Houston, TX Feb 2022 233.5K BBL 95 4
White Rock Oil & Gas, LLC Plano, TX Feb 2022 231.5K BBL 331 N/A
Continental Resources Inc Oklahoma City, OK Feb 2022 213.3K BBL 312 N/A
Scout Energy Management LLC Dallas, TX Feb 2022 164.1K BBL 2,489 N/A
EMEP Operating, LLC Houston, TX Feb 2022 87.2K BBL 177 N/A
Oasis Petroleum North America LLC Houston, TX Feb 2022 76.7K BBL 79 N/A
NorthWestern Corporation Butte, MT Feb 2022 71.6K BBL 1,117 N/A
Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation Denver, CO Feb 2022 53.1K BBL 76 N/A
Prima Exploration, Inc. N/A Feb 2022 50.2K BBL 15 4
Petro-Hunt, LLC Dallas, TX Feb 2022 47.6K BBL 39 4
Contango Resources, Inc. Houston, TX Feb 2022 32.8K BBL 46 N/A
Slawson Exploration Company Inc Denver, CO Feb 2022 28.2K BBL 37 N/A
EOG Resources, Inc. Big Piney, WY Feb 2022 26.3K BBL 38 N/A
CWT Operating, LLC Mckinney, TX Feb 2022 18.2K BBL 1 6
Citation Oil & Gas Corp. Houston, TX Feb 2022 16.5K BBL 43 N/A
Legacy Reserves Operating LP Midland, TX Feb 2022 14.7K BBL 28 N/A
Ovintiv USA Inc. The Woodlands, TX Feb 2022 12.6K BBL 31 N/A
Big Sky Energy, LLC Cody, WY Feb 2022 10.8K BBL 39 N/A
D90 Energy, LLC Houston, TX Feb 2022 9.9K BBL 31 N/A
Somont Oil Company, Inc. Oilmont, MT Feb 2022 9.1K BBL 327 N/A
Montalban Oil & Gas Operations, Inc. Cut Bank, MT Feb 2022 8.7K BBL 185 N/A
New Horizon Resources LLC Houston, TX Feb 2022 8.4K BBL 189 N/A
Northern Oil Production, Inc. Bozeman, MT Feb 2022 7.8K BBL 35 N/A
Poplar Resources LLC Fort Worth, TX Feb 2022 7K BBL 24 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 52.9M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Encore Operating LP,Shell Western E & P Inc.
Unit Montana Powder River County 22M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Encore Operating LP,Richardson Operating Company
Unit Montana Fallon County 21M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Encore Operating LP
ELOB Montana Fallon County 16.9M BBL Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company LP,Denbury Onshore, LLC
Unit Montana Wibaux County 16.3M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Encore Operating LP,Shell Western E & P Inc.
Unit Montana Fallon County 9M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
EBET2 Montana Carbon County 8.6M BBL Contango Resources, Inc.
UNIT Montana Fallon County 6.8M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Shell Western E & P Inc.
BCCMU Montana Powder River County 6.5M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
Coral Creek Montana Fallon County 6.3M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
EBM2 Montana Carbon County 5.8M BBL Contango Resources, Inc.
UNIT Montana Fallon County 5.5M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
Unit Montana Fallon County 4.7M 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 3.4M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Encore Operating LP
Unit Montana Powder River County 3M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
EPU Montana Roosevelt County 3M BBL Ballard Petroleum Holdings LLC,Murphy Exploration and Production Co.,Poplar Resources LLC
BCU Montana Rosebud County 2.7M BBL True Oil LLC
SWCBSU Montana Glacier County 2.5M BBL FX Drilling Company, Inc.
Crusch Montana Roosevelt County 2.5M BBL White Rock Oil & Gas, LLC
SCCBSU Montana Glacier County 2M BBL Mercury Exploration Co.,New Horizon Resources LLC,Quicksilver Resources, Inc.
Tribal 355 Montana Glacier County 1.8M BBL MOGO Reagan, LLC,Omimex Canada, Ltd.
Unit Montana Fallon County 1.7M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
Red Creek Montana Glacier County 1.7M BBL Montalban Oil & Gas Operations, Inc.

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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 #612 #19 $0 4 Feb 2022 3.2K BBL 0 MCF 108.57 BOE
Blaine County, MT #385 #6 $0 7 Feb 2022 18.3K BBL 209K MCF 1.7K BOE
Carbon County, MT #444 #9 $0 3 Feb 2022 21K BBL 57.8K MCF 1K BOE
Carter County, MT #660 #25 $0 1 Feb 2022 936 BBL 0 MCF 31.2 BOE
Chouteau County, MT #571 #17 $0 2 Feb 2022 0 BBL 40.2K MCF 223.77 BOE
Dawson County, MT #418 #7 $0 5 Feb 2022 36.3K BBL 23.6K MCF 1.3K BOE
Fallon County, MT #197 #3 $0 7 Feb 2022 207.4K BBL 406.5K MCF 9.1K BOE
Fergus County, MT #703 #28 $0 1 Feb 2022 0 BBL 578 MCF 3.23 BOE
Garfield County, MT #680 #27 $0 2 Feb 2022 368 BBL 165 MCF 13.2 BOE
Glacier County, MT #476 #13 $0 15 Feb 2022 13.8K BBL 56.7K MCF 776.4 BOE
Hill County, MT #462 #10 $0 4 Feb 2022 0 BBL 163.9K MCF 911.4 BOE
Liberty County, MT #553 #16 $0 10 Feb 2022 1K BBL 44.7K MCF 284.83 BOE
Musselshell County, MT #614 #20 $0 5 Feb 2022 3K BBL 61 MCF 103.5 BOE
Petroleum County, MT #649 #24 $0 3 Feb 2022 1.2K BBL 0 MCF 42.3 BOE
Phillips County, MT #327 #5 $0 3 Feb 2022 0 BBL 492.1K MCF 2.7K BOE
Pondera County, MT #588 #18 $0 10 Feb 2022 4.2K BBL 5.7K MCF 172.27 BOE
Powder River County, MT #111 #1 $0 2 Feb 2022 146.7K BBL 5.4M MCF 35K BOE
Prairie County, MT #638 #22 $0 1 Feb 2022 1.8K BBL 274 MCF 62.93 BOE
Richland County, MT #128 #2 $0 29 Feb 2022 657.4K BBL 905.8K MCF 26.9K BOE
Roosevelt County, MT #237 #4 $0 23 Feb 2022 152.4K BBL 220.8K MCF 6.3K BOE
Rosebud County, MT #513 #14 $0 5 Feb 2022 14.3K BBL 592 MCF 480.47 BOE
Sheridan County, MT #427 #8 $0 16 Feb 2022 35.4K BBL 14.3K MCF 1.2K BOE
Stillwater County, MT #627 #21 $0 2 Feb 2022 2.1K BBL 1.8K MCF 81.63 BOE
Sweet Grass County, MT #708 #29 $0 1 Feb 2022 0 BBL 222 MCF 1.23 BOE
Teton County, MT #640 #23 $0 8 Feb 2022 1.6K BBL 263 MCF 55.87 BOE
Toole County, MT #472 #11 $0 33 Feb 2022 9.9K BBL 86.4K MCF 810.53 BOE
Valley County, MT #528 #15 $0 3 Feb 2022 4.4K BBL 48K MCF 416.83 BOE
Wibaux County, MT #474 #12 $0 4 Feb 2022 22.3K BBL 9K MCF 795.93 BOE
Yellowstone County, MT #673 #26 $0 4 Feb 2022 774 BBL 28 MCF 25.97 BOE

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