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May 12, 2016 Oil and Gas Lease Sale

Document

Date(s) Available

Cut off for Accepting Expressions of Interest

May 4, 2015

An expression of interest is an informal nomination to request certain lands be included in a competitive oil and gas lease sale.

30-Day Public Scoping

Field Office project lead contacts are listed on the nominated parcel webpage.

August 10 - September 9, 2015

The public scoping period of nominated lease parcels including preliminary recommendations and stipulations. Stipulation summaries, GIS shapefiles, and maps are also provided. This allows the public an opportunity to provide comments, which are then analyzed and incorporated into the environmental analysis as appropriate.

30-Day Public Review

Comments on these documents should be submitted to the individual field offices.

Little Snake Field Office

EA/FONSI
GIS Shapefiles
Google Maps
PDF Maps

News Release

November 12 – December 14, 2015

Thirty-day public review and comment period of the lease sale Environmental Assessment (EA) and the unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). Comments received from the public will be analyzed and incorporated into the environmental analysis as appropriate.

Lease Sale Notice

Sale Notice

Little Snake Field Office

EA
FONSI
GIS Shapefiles
Google Maps
PDF Maps

Tres Rios Field Office

DNA
GIS Shapefiles
Google Maps
PDF Maps

News Release 

 February 12, 2016

Notice of Competitive Lease Sale and lease sale Environmental Assessment (EA) posting with unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). Thirty-day lease sale protest period begins.

Protest Period

February 12 - March 14, 2016

Protest Period is extended to March 29, 2016.

Lease sale protests received from the public during the 30-day protest period and the BLM's responses to the protests and decisions.

For information on how to file a protest, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Sale Results

Sale Results     

News Release

 May 12, 2016

Summary of the lease sale results. It includes the total number and acreage of parcels sold and the net revenue (bonus bids, fees and first-year rentals) generated from the sale.

EA, FONSI & Decision Record 

Little Snake Field Office

EA
FONSI
Decision Record

Tres Rios Field Office

DNA
Decision Record

May 11, 2016 or later

Final lease sale EA with signed FONSI and Decision Record (DR).

LR2000 Lease Issuance Report

Report of the leases issued after the sale.