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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.

ENERGYNET -  Sale to be hosted by


March 1 - 7, 2023 Online Oil and Gas Lease Sale - Preliminary


Tracts List (pdf)

Shape Files (GIS)

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June 2022 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) 444-4576 or e-mail your e-mail or mailing address to Theresa Hossfeld at  or write to:

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