News & Alerts
BLM Announces Helium Auction for July 30, 2014
The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Amarillo Field Office has announced a July 30, 2014, helium auction at the Federal Helium Reserve near Amarillo. The auction is part of an implementation plan developed in response to the Helium Stewardship Act of 2013 (HSA), which mandated the transition to a privatized system.
Federal Register Notice 2014-11410: Implementation of Helium Stewardship Act Sales and Auctions
The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of and request comments on the methods and procedures that BLM intends to use to implement the the Helium Stewardship Act. The BLM intends to hold the Fiscal Year 2015 sale and auction and FY 2016 one-time sale by August 1, 2014. Comments regarding this proposed action must be received by the BLM on or before June 16, 2014. A document library containing draft forms to be used in connection with the proposed sale and auction is available here.