The Amarillo Field Office has two primary missions: Administration of the Federal Helium Program, and management of a 12,000-acre tract of Federal land near Amarillo known as the Cross Bar Ranch. Click below to learn more about each.
In the Spotlight
Public Access to the Cross Bar Management Area:Phase 1: Securing the Easement
Third Federal Helium Auction Generates Nearly $43 Million
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) conducted its third annual auction of Federal crude helium at the Amarillo Field Office, under the terms of the Helium Stewardship Act (Act) of 2013. The BLM offered a total of 400 million cubic feet (MMcf) from the Federal Helium Reserve near Amarillo, representing 40 percent of the total volume the BLM will make available from the Reserve in Fiscal Year 2017. The BLM offered the helium in 24 lots ranging from 5-25 MMcf to a diverse array of companies from around the world. Bids ranged from $105 to $110 per thousand cubic feet, generating a total of $42,840,000 in revenue.
2016 Storage Contract
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