Communitization (Pooling)

Provides for the pooling of federal and/or Indian lands, with other lands, when separate tracts under such federal and Indian lands cannot be independently developed and operated in conformity with an established well-spacing program.

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  • Please mail all completed North Dakota and South Dakota Federal and Indian CAs and any additional information pertaining to CAs to the personnel and address below. We can accept corrections or additional information via email but all the original, notarized signed documents must be received by mail.

    Montana State Office
    5001 Southgate Drive
    Billings, Montana 59101

Point of Contact Information

All Montana Federal and Indian CAs are processed by:

Miles City Field Office (MCFO)

Great Falls Oil & Gas Field Office (GFFO):

North Dakota Field Office (NDFO):

Federal CAs:

Indian CAs:

CAs for the North Dakota and South Dakota Field Offices are currently being processed by the Montana/Dakotas State Office in Billings, Montana.

CA Information:

CA Links

Communitization Manual


Change of Operator


Communitization Forms

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