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Montana-Dakotas Oil and Gas Lease Sales

As required by law, the BLM Montana/Dakotas conducts four Competitive Oil and Gas Lease Sales per year. The sales are rotated among the Districts and Field Offices based on Expressions of Interest and workload capacity.

The BLM now conducts lease sales online via Please refer to each sale notice for more information on how to register, bid and spectate at online oil and gas auctions.

View current and recent oil and gas lease sale notices and results below.

2017 Lease Sales

January 17, 2017
Lease sale postponed

Sale has been postponed due to no EOIs.

2016 Lease Sales

October 18, 2016 (This sale has been moved to December 8, 2016)

All documents for this sale can be found in ePlanning at these links: 

Protests and Decisions

Notice of Competitive Oil and Gas Lease Sale (Publish date 7-20-2016)


July 12, 2016 Lease Sale

Sale Results: Summary of the lease sale results. It includes the total number and acreage of parcels sold and the net revenue (bonus bids, fees and first-year rentals) generated from the sale.

May 4, 2016 Lease Sale

January 26, 2016 Lease Sale

2015 Lease Sales

2014 Lease Sales

2013 Lease Sales

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Point of Contact

Kimberly Werven


Telephone: 406-896-5091