Montana Oil & Gas Activity

Montana statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1986 and contains information on the 41,680 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 Nov 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 Nov 2020.

Montana State Summary Stats

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

Montana Map of Current Permits and Wells

Approved Permit
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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 #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 41,680 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Montana? There have been 47 permits approved in Montana.
What is the average boe produced by well in Montana? 362 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 142 active producers in the state of Montana.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in Montana? 3,913 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 41,663 41,680 Up 0.04%
Total Producing Wells 9,014 8,084 Down -10.32%
Percentage of Wells Producing 22% 19% Down -10%
Active Producers 174 142 Down -18%
Total Permits 77 47 Down -39%
Average Well Depth 3,909 3,913 Up 0%
Average BOE per Well 394 362 Down -8%

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Louisiana Feb 2021 18.6M BBL 1.6B MCF
# 2 Texas Mar 2021 125M BBL 502.1M MCF
# 3 Pennsylvania Dec 2020 86.6K BBL 649.2M MCF
# 5 New Mexico Apr 2021 27M BBL 152.3M MCF
# 6 North Dakota Apr 2021 34.8M BBL 92.7M MCF
# 7 Oklahoma Dec 2020 11.1M BBL 198.8M MCF
# 8 Colorado Mar 2021 11.7M BBL 165.4M MCF
# 9 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBL 166.1M MCF
# 10 California Sep 2020 9.9M BBL 19.7M MCF
# 11 Wyoming Mar 2021 1M BBL 72.8M MCF
# 11 Ohio Dec 2018 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 12 Arkansas Oct 2020 254.5K BBL 40.9M MCF
# 13 Mississippi Mar 2021 1.4M BBL 15.2M MCF
# 14 Utah Jan 2021 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 14 Montana Nov 2020 1.4M BBL 8.8M MCF
# 15 Alabama Feb 2021 367.8K BBL 6M MCF
# 16 Kansas Feb 2021 0 BBL 7.7M MCF
# 17 Michigan Nov 2020 264.2K BBL 3.2M 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 Nov 2020 1.3M BBL 563 N/A
Continental Resources Inc Oklahoma City, OK Nov 2020 256.5K BBL 304 1
Kraken Operating, LLC Houston, TX Nov 2020 206.8K BBL 58 20
Scout Energy Management LLC Dallas, TX Nov 2020 175.5K BBL 2,505 N/A
XTO Energy Inc. Fort Worth, TX Nov 2020 126.5K BBL 145 N/A
Enerplus Resources USA Corporation Denver, CO Nov 2020 84.5K BBL 169 2
Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation Denver, CO Nov 2020 79K BBL 82 N/A
Oasis Petroleum North America LLC Houston, TX Nov 2020 78K BBL 85 N/A
NorthWestern Corporation Butte, MT Nov 2020 75.1K BBL 1,120 N/A
White Rock Oil & Gas, LLC Plano, TX Nov 2020 70K BBL 102 N/A
Petro-Hunt, LLC Dallas, TX Nov 2020 43.8K BBL 38 N/A
Grizzly Operating, LLC Houston, TX Nov 2020 36K BBL 48 N/A
Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company LP Houston, TX Nov 2020 32.4K BBL 58 N/A
EOG Resources, Inc. Big Piney, WY Nov 2020 28.6K BBL 42 N/A
Equinor Energy LP Austin, TX Nov 2020 21.8K BBL 27 N/A
Legacy Reserves Operating LP Midland, TX Nov 2020 15.7K BBL 29 N/A
MCR, LLC Shelby, MT Nov 2020 14.9K BBL 184 N/A
Citation Oil & Gas Corp. Houston, TX Nov 2020 14.5K BBL 34 N/A
Synergy Offshore LLC Houston, TX Nov 2020 10.7K BBL 258 N/A
D90 Energy, LLC Houston, TX Nov 2020 10.3K BBL 33 N/A
Ovintiv Production Inc. The Woodlands, TX Nov 2020 9.2K BBL 29 N/A
Somont Oil Company, Inc. Oilmont, MT Nov 2020 8K BBL 276 N/A
Samson Oil and Gas USA, Inc. Denver, CO Nov 2020 6.8K BBL 8 N/A
Northern Oil Production, Inc. Bozeman, MT Nov 2020 6.5K BBL 30 N/A
Croft Petroleum Co. Cut Bank, MT Nov 2020 6.3K BBL 133 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 52.3M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Encore Operating LP,Shell Western E & P Inc.
Unit Montana Fallon County 20.8M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Encore Operating LP
Unit Montana Powder River County 20.3M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Encore Operating LP,Richardson Operating Company
ELOB Montana Fallon County 16.6M BBL Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company LP,Denbury Onshore, LLC
Unit Montana Wibaux County 16.1M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Encore Operating LP,Shell Western E & P Inc.
Unit Montana Fallon County 8.9M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
EBET2 Montana Carbon County 8.4M BBL Grizzly Operating, LLC
UNIT Montana Fallon County 6.9M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC,Shell Western E & P Inc.
Coral Creek Montana Fallon County 6.2M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
BCCMU Montana Powder River 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 3.4M 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
SWCBSU Montana Glacier County 2.5M BBL FX Drilling Company, Inc.
SCCBSU Montana Glacier County 2M BBL Mercury Exploration Co.,Quicksilver Resources, Inc.,Synergy Offshore LLC
Unit Montana Powder River County 1.9M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
Tribal 355 Montana Glacier County 1.7M BBL MOGO Reagan, LLC,Omimex Canada, Ltd.
Unit Montana Fallon County 1.7M BBL Denbury Onshore, LLC
Federal Montana Fallon County 1.7M BBL Fidelity Exploration & Production Co.,Scout Energy Management 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 #668 #20 $0 5 Nov 2020 3.5K BBL 1.6K MCF 128.6 BOE
Blaine County, MT #437 #6 $0 7 Nov 2020 17.9K BBL 238.9K MCF 1.9K BOE
Carbon County, MT #491 #10 $0 2 Nov 2020 24.9K BBL 67.5K MCF 1.2K BOE
Carter County, MT #724 #25 $0 1 Nov 2020 1.1K BBL 0 MCF 38.73 BOE
Chouteau County, MT #621 #17 $0 2 Nov 2020 0 BBL 47K MCF 261.5 BOE
Daniels County, MT #739 #26 $0 1 Nov 2020 701 BBL 0 MCF 23.37 BOE
Dawson County, MT #479 #8 $0 5 Nov 2020 36.6K BBL 24.3K MCF 1.3K BOE
Fallon County, MT #222 #3 $0 8 Nov 2020 247.6K BBL 468.3K MCF 10.8K BOE
Fergus County, MT #782 #29 $0 1 Nov 2020 0 BBL 670 MCF 3.7 BOE
Garfield County, MT #758 #27 $0 2 Nov 2020 305 BBL 180 MCF 11.17 BOE
Glacier County, MT #539 #13 $0 13 Nov 2020 21K BBL 5.4K MCF 731.93 BOE
Hill County, MT #500 #11 $0 7 Nov 2020 60 BBL 202.7K MCF 1.1K BOE
Liberty County, MT #565 #14 $0 14 Nov 2020 4.5K BBL 61.4K MCF 492.17 BOE
McCone County, MT #786 #31 $0 1 Nov 2020 44 BBL 0 MCF 1.47 BOE
Musselshell County, MT #637 #19 $0 8 Nov 2020 6K BBL 0 MCF 201.67 BOE
Petroleum County, MT #722 #24 $0 2 Nov 2020 1.2K BBL 0 MCF 40.97 BOE
Phillips County, MT #368 #5 $0 3 Nov 2020 0 BBL 589.7K MCF 3.2K BOE
Pondera County, MT #630 #18 $0 11 Nov 2020 5.3K BBL 7.1K MCF 216.23 BOE
Powder River County, MT #122 #1 $0 2 Nov 2020 173.7K BBL 5.5M MCF 36.8K BOE
Prairie County, MT #693 #22 $0 1 Nov 2020 2.2K BBL 406 MCF 78.2 BOE
Richland County, MT #151 #2 $0 32 Nov 2020 631.1K BBL 1M MCF 27K BOE
Roosevelt County, MT #261 #4 $0 22 Nov 2020 175.4K BBL 254.8K MCF 7.2K BOE
Rosebud County, MT #614 #16 $0 6 Nov 2020 8.3K BBL 281 MCF 281.33 BOE
Sheridan County, MT #475 #7 $0 20 Nov 2020 39.2K BBL 14.6K MCF 1.3K BOE
Stillwater County, MT #706 #23 $0 2 Nov 2020 1.6K BBL 1.5K MCF 64.37 BOE
Sweet Grass County, MT #783 #30 $0 1 Nov 2020 0 BBL 630 MCF 3.5 BOE
Teton County, MT #671 #21 $0 10 Nov 2020 3.6K BBL 265 MCF 122.67 BOE
Toole County, MT #490 #9 $0 37 Nov 2020 12.9K BBL 143.2K MCF 1.2K BOE
Valley County, MT #597 #15 $0 4 Nov 2020 1.1K BBL 56.3K MCF 352 BOE
Wibaux County, MT #514 #12 $0 5 Nov 2020 25.7K BBL 21.8K MCF 980.63 BOE
Yellowstone County, MT #759 #28 $0 4 Nov 2020 328 BBL 1 MCF 10.93 BOE

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