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Governor, DNRC announce record-setting $1.2 million oil and gas lease sale

 

March 25, 2022



Along with the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC), Governor Greg Gianforte recently announced a record-setting oil and gas lease sale on state trust lands, netting $1,187,194 from the first quarter of 2022.

“Ramping up American-made energy in Montana is one of many ways to reduce our reliance on foreign energy sources,” Gov. Gianforte said. “Additionally, proceeds from these oil and gas lease sales will benefit our schools, ensuring our kids have access to the best education possible.”

Approved by the State Board of Land Commissioners this morning, this...



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