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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Salt Lake Field Office
 
Release Date: 05/17/13
Contacts: Lisa Reid , 435-743-3128  

BLM Posts Proposed Parcel List for August Lease Sale


Salt Lake City—The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Salt Lake Field Office today posted the list of parcels proposed for auction at the quarterly competitive oil and gas lease sale scheduled for Aug. 20, 2013, in Salt Lake City.  The list includes 35 proposed parcels totaling 65,727.35 acres and posting initiates a 30-day public protest period.

The deadline for submitting protests is 4:30 p.m., June 17, 2013.  All protests must be received by the BLM-Utah State Office, located at 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, UT 84101.  The 35 proposed parcels are located in the BLM-Utah Salt Lake Field Office with 53,901.22 acres located in Tooele County and 11,826.13 acres in Box Elder County.  These parcels are identified as available to oil and gas leasing under the current resource management plans for the Salt Lake Field Office.  The RMPs identify what restrictions, or stipulations, are included with the leases.

The competitive oral auction will take place at the BLM-Utah State Office, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101.  The sale room opens at 7:45 a.m. to allow potential bidders to register and obtain a bidder number.  The competitive oral auction will begin at 9 a.m.

For information on how to file a timely protest, please refer to the August, 2013 Oil and Gas Lease Sale Notice at: http://www.blm.gov/ut/st/en/prog/energy/oil_and_gas/oil_and_gas_lease.html

Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in comments, be aware that the entire comment--including personal identifying information--may be made publicly available at any time. Requests to withhold personal identifying information from public review can be submitted, but the BLM cannot guarantee that it will be able to do so.

Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.

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The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
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Last updated: 05-17-2013