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Release Date: 08/10/12
Contacts: Deanna Masterson, Public Affairs Specialist, 303-239-3671    

BLM’s Colorado State Office Posts List of Proposed Parcels for November Oil and Gas Lease Sale (08-10-12)

DENVER¬ – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado State Office posted the list of parcels for the quarterly competitive oil and gas lease sale scheduled for 9 a.m., Nov. 8, 2012, at the State Office in Lakewood.

The BLM will offer 48 parcels totaling 21,088.45 acres for lease within the Royal Gorge Field Office. To see a map of the proposed parcels, visit:

The deadline for submitting protests is 4 p.m., Sept. 10, 2012. All protests must be received by the BLM Colorado State Office, located at 2850 Youngfield St., Lakewood, CO 80215.

Additional lease sale information can be obtained online at: Information is also available at one of the bureau’s field offices and the BLM Colorado State Office Public Room, 2850 Youngfield St., Lakewood, CO.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

  2850 Youngfield Street      Lakewood, CO 80215  

Last updated: 08-10-2012