October 16, 2013 Lease Sale
(to be held on November 21, 2013)
NOTE: Due to the Government Shutdown, the October 16, 2013 Lease Sale was not held. The BLM New Mexico State Office has rescheduled the Sale for November 21, 2013.
The BLM New Mexico State Office will only be considering Expressions of Interests (EOIs) received for the Pecos District (Carlsbad and Roswell Field Offices) in the October 2013 Oil & Gas Lease Sale. All other EOIs received for the October 2013 Oil & Gas Lease Sale will be considered in the January 2014 Oil & Gas Lease Sale. For more information, please contact Becky Hunt, Natural Resource Specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 505-954-2154.
Please note that not all documents may be available at a given time. They will be added as they become available.
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Two Week Public Scoping
Field Office project lead contacts are listed on the nominated parcel webpage.
|4/22/2013 through 5/6/2013||Two week public scoping period of nominated lease parcels including the field offices 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 can be submitted to the BLM NM State Office at the following address: NMleasesalecomments@blm.gov
6/3/2013 through 7/5/2013
|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 & Protest Period
7/17/2013 through 8/16/2013
Last day to submit protest: 8/16/2013
|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.|
- Protests Received
- Protest Response
7/17/2013 or later
|Lease sale protests received from the public during the 30 day protest period and BLM responses to the protests and decisions.|
|11/21/2013||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
|10/30/2013 or later||Final lease sale EA with signed FONSI and Decision Record (DR).|
|LR2000 Lease Issuance Report||TBD||Report of the leases issued after the sale.|