Oil and Gas General Provisions (Montana)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Montana

Name Oil and Gas General Provisions (Montana)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Primary Website http://leg.mt.gov/bills/mca_toc/82_10.htm

Last Review 2014-09-15


This chapter describes general provisions for the exploration and development of oil and gas resources in Montana. The chapter addresses royalty interests, regulations for the lease of local government land, underground gas storage reservoirs and the use of eminent domain, reclamation procedures for abandoned oil and gas wells, and disruption notice and compensation for landowners.

Policy Contact

Department Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation
Division Board of Oil and Gas
Address 2535 St. Johns Avenue
Place Billings, Montana
Zip/Postal Code 59102
Phone (406) 656-0040
Fax (406) 655-6015
Website http://bogc.dnrc.mt.gov/

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: 82-10 MCA

Authority 2: ARM 36.22.601 and 1302