Energy and mining represent nearly 20 percent of what drives Montana's economy. The UM BBER's new Natural Resources and Energy Research Program examines the trends, issues, and factors affecting the outlook for one of the most dynamic and highest paying sectors in the Montana economy. Read more.
The natural resource and energy sector has economic impacts in a number of Montana counties. To highlight the counties that are impacted, the Bureau has created a series of maps showing production or gross value by various commodities for calendar 2013.