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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

First Federal Helium Auction Generates Over $14 Million for US Treasury
Amarillo, Texas -- July 30, 2014 -- The Bureau of Land Management conducted the first auction of federal helium under the terms of the recently enacted Helium Stewardship Act. A total of 92 Mmcf from the Federal Helium Reserve near Amarillo was sold, representing 10 percent of the total volume BLM will make available from the Reserve in Fiscal Year 2015. The helium was sold in 12 lots ranging from five to 10 MMcf, with bids ranging from $130 to $180 per Mcf, generating a total of $14,972,568 in revenue.

2014 Conservation Helium Sales Results

2014 Conservation Helium Sales Results, Phase A Part B

Amarillo Field Office Employee Travels to Brussels


Helium Plant Sign

Federal Helium Program
The Federal Helium Program, administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Amarillo Field Office, is responsible for the conservation and sale of Federally owned helium.

 

 

Cross Bar Management Area

Cross Bar Management
The Cross Bar is the only BLM-administered land in the state of Texas. It is a 12,000-acre tract originally purchased by the Federal government in 1931 as part of a program to establish a strategic helium reserve.


Amarillo Planning

There are currently no major planning projects for the Amarillo Field Office

All other planning projects for the Amarillo Field Office


 

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Contact

Amarillo Field Office
Bureau of Land Management
801 S. Fillmore Street, Suite 500
Amarillo, TX  79101-3545

Field Office Manager: Robert Jolley

(806) 356-1000
(806) 356-1041 FAX

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Amarillo Field Office Newsletter - December 2014