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Montana Mineral Rights


Montana Mineral Rights value varies widely across the state. Montana’s mineral rights produce a wide range of hydrocarbon products including crude oil, natural gas, and coal. The first oil field discovered in Montana was the Florence oil field in the late 1800′s.

Major Oil and Gas Fields in Montana

  • Bowdoin Field
  • Cabin Creek Field
  • Cedar Creek Field
  • CX Field
  • Elm Coulee Field
  • Lookout Butte Field
  • Pennel Field
  • Pine Field
  • Tiger Ridge Field

Oil and Gas Companies Active in Montana

  • Devon Louisiana
  • EnCana Energy Resources
  • Encore Operating
  • Fidelity Exploration & Production
  • Headington Oil
  • Klabzuba Oil & Gas
  • Lyco Energy
  • Nance Petroleum
  • Ocean Energy

Montana Mineral Rights Links

Montana Board of Oil and Gas: http://bogc.dnrc.mt.gov/

Additional Reading

  • Oil & Gas 101 – General information for mineral rights owners. Start here if you’re a newbie.
  • Bakken Shale Montana – Short article describing geology, location & counties within the Bakken Shale of Montana. Written for oil and gas mineral rights and royalty owners in MT.