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1539 Eleventh Ave. Helena, MT 59601
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Oil and Gas Leasing Information


The Minerals Management Bureau is responsible for leasing and managing approximately 1,742 oil and gas leases on 719,000 acres of the available 6.2 million acres of school trust lands and approximately 5,632 acres of other state-owned land throughout Montana.

The Department conducts four lease sales each year for oil and gas leases on state land. Tracts can be nominated by completing and returning a lease application form.

Sale Location

 

June 2, 2020 Oil and Gas Lease Sale - Final List

Due to COVID-19, the Department is offering a social distancing option of using Zoom to connect to the June sale.  If you are interested in connecting remotely to the lease sale, you must contact the Department by phone at 406-444-4986, or by email at thossfeld@mt.gov  by May 26, 2020 so that I can add you to the list of approved remote bidders.  

Tract List (pdf)

Shape Files (GIS)

Submit a comment (oilgaspublic@mt.gov)

 

March 2020 Expired and Terminated

Open Tracts  (pdf)

 

Mailing List

You may also request your name be added to our mailing list to receive the same information through e-mail or mail.

Call (406) 444-4986 or e-mail your e-mail address to Theresa Hossfeld at  or write to:

Mineral Leasing Section
Department of Natural Resources & Conservation (DNRC)
PO Box 201601
Helena, MT  59620-1601