2018-14731. Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW176517, Wyoming  

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    AGENCY:

    Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

    ACTION:

    Notice.

    SUMMARY:

    As provided for under the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease WYW176517 from Chesapeake Exploration LLC., Khody Land & Minerals Company and OOGC America Inc. for land in Converse County, Wyoming. The lessees filed the petition on time, along with all rentals due since the lease terminated under the law. No leases affecting this land were issued before the petition was filed. The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease.

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    Erik Norelius, Acting Branch Chief for Fluid Minerals Adjudication, Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 82003; phone 307-775-6176; email enoreliu@blm.gov.

    Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact Mr. Norelius during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. A reply will be sent during normal business hours.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    The lessee agreed to the amended lease terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $10 per acre, or fraction thereof, per year and 16 2/3 percent, respectively. The lessee has paid the required $500 administrative fee and the $159 cost of publishing this notice. The lessee met the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Sec. 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease effective August 1, 2013, under the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above.

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    Authority: 30 U.S.C. 188(e)(4) and 43 CFR 3108.2-3(b)(2)(v).

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    Erik Norelius,

    Acting Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication.

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    [FR Doc. 2018-14731 Filed 7-9-18; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 4310-22-P

Document Information

Published:
07/10/2018
Department:
Interior Department
Agency:
Land Management Bureau
EntryType:
Notice
Action:
Notice.
Document Number:
2018-14731
Pages:
31975-31975 (1 pages)
Docket Numbers:
LLWY920000. L51040000.FI0000. 18XL5017AR
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2018-14731.pdf