Great Plains Oil & Exploration Bond Revocation


HELENA, Mont. — Growers on record who delivered camelina to Great Plains Oil & Exploration and were not paid were sent notices in September asking them to verify unpaid amounts with the Montana Department of Agriculture. The company voluntarily invoked its commodity dealer bond due to its inability to pay for 2009 and 2010 contracts.


The following public notice also was placed in two newspapers with regional circulation.




The Montana Department of Agriculture hereby notifies any producers that are currently owed money for agricultural commodities delivered to Great Plains Oil & Exploration, dba The Camelina Company, to submit contract and settlement information to the department at PO Box 200201, Helena, MT 59620, attn: Andy Gray, no later than October 14, 2011. For inquiries, please call (406) 444-3730. The purpose of this notice is to allow for the proper distribution of financial security held by the department on behalf of Great Plains Oil & Exploration.


Only growers who delivered camelina to the company and were not paid are eligible for a pro-rata portion of the bond. For additional information, attached here is a copy of the letter sent to growers.


For more information, contact Andy Gray before October 14 at (406) 444-3730 or by email at




Andy Gray
Commodity Services Bureau Chief
Montana Department of Agriculture
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-3730
Fax: (406) 444-9466


Published: October 3, 2011 11:27:00 AM MDT.
Last Modified: November 22, 2011 11:29:52 AM MST