In 2018, Montana produced 21.5 million barrels of crude oil and 93.2 million cubic feet of natural gas. Nationally, Montana ranked thirteenth in crude oil production. Through August 2019, crude oil production declined by 587,000 barrels, and natural gas production increased by 5.5 million cubic feet when compared to the same period in 2018.
Stephen R. Brown,
Tex. A&M J. Prop. L.
Available at: https://doi.org/10.37419/jpl.V6.I3.7