Montana Oil & Gas Activity

Montana statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1986 and contains information on the 41,718 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. Montana is ranked #14 in the US based on Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE) produced in Jun 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 Aug 2022.

Montana State Summary Stats

Montana Oil & Gas State Income: $0
National Energy Production Rank: #14

Montana Map of Current Permits and Wells

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Tier 1 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 #14 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 41,718 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Montana? There have been 65 permits approved in Montana.
What is the average boe produced by well in Montana? 393 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 146 active producers in the state of Montana.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in Montana? 3,922 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 41,690 41,718 Up 0.07%
Total Producing Wells 8,663 8,222 Down -5.09%
Percentage of Wells Producing 21% 20% Down -5%
Active Producers 158 146 Down -8%
Total Permits 43 65 Up 51%
Average Well Depth 3,916 3,922 Up 0%
Average BOE per Well 333 393 Up 18%

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas Jul 2022 124.7M BBL 544M MCF
# 2 Pennsylvania Dec 2021 77.7K BBL 679.1M MCF
# 3 New Mexico Aug 2022 47.3M BBL 220.7M MCF
# 4 Louisiana Jul 2022 5.3M BBL 451.5M MCF
# 5 North Dakota Aug 2022 36M BBL 105.3M MCF
# 6 Oklahoma Apr 2022 12M BBL 221M MCF
# 7 Colorado Jul 2022 13.3M BBL 178.1M MCF
# 8 Ohio Dec 2018 2.1M BBL 223.2M MCF
# 9 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBL 166.1M MCF
# 10 Wyoming Jul 2022 6M BBL 67.7M MCF
# 10 California Jan 2022 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 11 Utah May 2022 3.7M BBL 22.3M MCF
# 12 Arkansas Jul 2021 265.6K BBL 38.8M MCF
# 13 Mississippi Jul 2022 1.2M BBL 17.8M MCF
# 14 Montana Jun 2022 1.6M BBL 9.3M MCF
# 15 Kansas Jun 2022 0 BBL 9.2M MCF
# 16 Alabama Feb 2022 372.5K BBL 5.4M MCF
# 17 Michigan Mar 2022 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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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 Jun 2022 1.4M BBL 567 8
Kraken Operating, LLC Houston, TX Jun 2022 471.6K BBL 104 8
Continental Resources Inc Oklahoma City, OK Jun 2022 302.8K BBL 314 N/A
White Rock Oil & Gas, LLC Plano, TX Jun 2022 251.1K BBL 325 N/A
Scout Energy Management LLC Dallas, TX Jun 2022 167.2K BBL 2,492 N/A
Oasis Petroleum North America LLC Houston, TX Jun 2022 84.9K BBL 88 N/A
EMEP Operating, LLC Houston, TX Jun 2022 84.6K BBL 195 N/A
NorthWestern Corporation Butte, MT Jun 2022 71.5K BBL 1,118 N/A
Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation Denver, CO Jun 2022 54.2K BBL 76 N/A
Prima Exploration, Inc. N/A Jun 2022 50.5K BBL 15 4
Petro-Hunt, LLC Dallas, TX Jun 2022 43.3K BBL 40 N/A
Contango Resources, Inc. Houston, TX Jun 2022 33.9K BBL 51 N/A
Slawson Exploration Company Inc Denver, CO Jun 2022 27.8K BBL 37 N/A
EOG Resources, Inc. Big Piney, WY Jun 2022 27.6K BBL 39 N/A
CWT Operating, LLC Mckinney, TX Jun 2022 15.6K BBL 2 6
Legacy Reserves Operating LP Midland, TX Jun 2022 13.9K BBL 30 N/A
Samson Oil and Gas USA, Inc. Denver, CO Jun 2022 9.4K BBL 14 N/A
Somont Oil Company, Inc. Oilmont, MT Jun 2022 9.3K BBL 348 N/A
Forza Operating, LLC Spring, TX Jun 2022 7.1K BBL 1 3
Northern Oil Production, Inc. Bozeman, MT Jun 2022 7.1K BBL 26 N/A
D90 Energy, LLC Houston, TX Jun 2022 7K BBL 24 N/A
A&S Mineral Development Company, LLC Poplar, MT Jun 2022 6.4K BBL 23 N/A
Big Sky Energy, LLC Cody, WY Jun 2022 6.1K BBL 34 N/A
Wesco Operating, Inc. Casper, WY Jun 2022 5.5K BBL 15 N/A
Poplar Resources LLC Fort Worth, TX Jun 2022 5.4K BBL 22 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 53.3M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Encore Operating LP,Shell Western E & P Inc.
Unit Montana Powder River County 23.5M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Encore Operating LP,Richardson Operating Company
Unit Montana Fallon County 21.2M 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 16.4M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Encore Operating LP,Shell Western E & P Inc.
Unit Montana Fallon County 9.1M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
EBET2 Montana Carbon County 8.6M BBL Contango Resources, Inc.
UNIT Montana Fallon County 7M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Shell Western E & P Inc.
BCCMU Montana Powder River County 6.7M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
Coral Creek Montana Fallon County 6.4M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
EBM2 Montana Carbon County 5.8M BBL Contango Resources, Inc.
UNIT Montana Fallon County 5.6M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
Unit Montana Fallon County 4.7M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
UNIT Montana Wibaux County 4.4M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
Cabin Creek Montana Fallon County 3.8M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
Unit Montana Powder River County 3.5M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
Pennel Montana Fallon County 3.3M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Encore Operating LP
EPU Montana Roosevelt County 3M 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
Breed Creek Unit Montana Rosebud County 2.7M BBL True Oil LLC
SWCBSU Montana Glacier County 2.6M BBL FX Drilling Company, Inc.
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 #651 #20 $0 5 Jun 2022 3.5K BBL 0 MCF 117.87 BOE
Blaine County, MT #401 #6 $0 7 Jun 2022 20.1K BBL 230K MCF 1.9K BOE
Carbon County, MT #466 #10 $0 4 Jun 2022 22.1K BBL 75.8K MCF 1.1K BOE
Carter County, MT #714 #27 $0 1 Jun 2022 893 BBL 0 MCF 29.77 BOE
Chouteau County, MT #609 #17 $0 2 Jun 2022 0 BBL 43.8K MCF 243.5 BOE
Daniels County, MT #665 #21 $0 2 Jun 2022 3K BBL 0 MCF 100.33 BOE
Dawson County, MT #451 #8 $0 4 Jun 2022 36.3K BBL 23.1K MCF 1.3K BOE
Fallon County, MT #219 #3 $0 8 Jun 2022 234.3K BBL 437K MCF 10.2K BOE
Fergus County, MT #756 #30 $0 1 Jun 2022 0 BBL 621 MCF 3.47 BOE
Garfield County, MT #735 #29 $0 3 Jun 2022 390 BBL 60 MCF 13.33 BOE
Glacier County, MT #506 #13 $0 17 Jun 2022 15.8K BBL 51K MCF 810.23 BOE
Golden Valley County, MT #701 #25 $0 1 Jun 2022 0 BBL 7.9K MCF 44 BOE
Hill County, MT #486 #12 $0 5 Jun 2022 0 BBL 178.5K MCF 992.03 BOE
Liberty County, MT #595 #16 $0 11 Jun 2022 711 BBL 47.8K MCF 289.1 BOE
Musselshell County, MT #639 #19 $0 7 Jun 2022 4.6K BBL 178 MCF 156.3 BOE
Petroleum County, MT #710 #26 $0 3 Jun 2022 1.1K BBL 0 MCF 37.37 BOE
Phillips County, MT #346 #5 $0 4 Jun 2022 0 BBL 559.5K MCF 3.1K BOE
Pondera County, MT #612 #18 $0 10 Jun 2022 5.1K BBL 11.2K MCF 236 BOE
Powder River County, MT #117 #1 $0 2 Jun 2022 144.2K BBL 6M MCF 38.2K BOE
Prairie County, MT #681 #24 $0 1 Jun 2022 2.1K BBL 600 MCF 75.67 BOE
Richland County, MT #125 #2 $0 28 Jun 2022 835.4K BBL 1.1M MCF 34K BOE
Roosevelt County, MT #225 #4 $0 23 Jun 2022 234K BBL 309.5K MCF 9.5K BOE
Rosebud County, MT #584 #15 $0 5 Jun 2022 9.5K BBL 322 MCF 321.57 BOE
Sheridan County, MT #440 #7 $0 20 Jun 2022 40.8K BBL 17.5K MCF 1.4K BOE
Stillwater County, MT #668 #22 $0 3 Jun 2022 1.4K BBL 8.4K MCF 95.97 BOE
Sweet Grass County, MT #766 #31 $0 1 Jun 2022 0 BBL 492 MCF 2.73 BOE
Teton County, MT #675 #23 $0 12 Jun 2022 2.6K BBL 0 MCF 87.6 BOE
Toole County, MT #454 #9 $0 40 Jun 2022 14K BBL 149.8K MCF 1.3K BOE
Valley County, MT #526 #14 $0 4 Jun 2022 5.9K BBL 76.9K MCF 625.83 BOE
Wibaux County, MT #481 #11 $0 4 Jun 2022 28.3K BBL 14.9K MCF 1K BOE
Yellowstone County, MT #731 #28 $0 3 Jun 2022 517 BBL 18 MCF 17.33 BOE

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