The Drillings lists 67,585 oil and gas lease owners in United States—15,944 in Texas, 11,567 in Colorado, 5,479 in California, and 3,982 in New Mexico.
- 67,585 total owners.
- 37,128 private owners.
- 29,771 corporation owners.
- 686 agency owners.
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Oil and Gas Lease News From The Drillings™
Learn more about the Bureau of Land Management, Public Land Survey System, and oil and gas leases.
Understanding Lease Ownership
We receive lots of emails from people who find their name or a relative’s name on our site and want to know if this means they have some right to the land listed under that name.
Understanding BLM Administrative Areas
Whether it is filing a lease or researching one, the administering BLM office is going to be the definitive source.
Understanding Location Data
Lease handled by the Bureau of Land Management are not mapped by latitude and longitude, instead, these leases harken back to the Public Land Survey System.
A “township” can refer to two different things. Both are part of the PLSS measurement system but have different uses.