Both exclusive (commercial) and non-exclusive (scientific) fossil exploration permits are available on state lands.
Approximately ⅓ of state lands are leased for oil and gas. Oil and gas leases are found throughout the Powder River, Denver-Julesberg, and Green River Basins.
Most types of metallic or non-metallic solid mineral, as well as sand and gravel, is available for lease on state lands.
Mineral Leasing Contacts
Richard Shanor - Mineral Leasing Supervisor, Terminations, Bond Releases - 307.777.6635 - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dianna Wolvin - Oil and Gas, Bonding, Units, Auction - 307.777.6625 - email: email@example.com
Cathy Lujan - Suspensions, Extensions, Solid Minerals, Minimum Annual Royalty, Surrender and Relinquishments - 307.777.8510 - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kate Fogg - Lease Assignments, Communitization Agreements, Advance Rentals - 307.777.6547 - email: email@example.com