Recent Oil & Gas Lease Sales

Below is a table of oil and gas lease sales by BLM State Offices since January 1, 2013.  For additional information, please contact the individual state offices. A table showing data for January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2012 is available here (PDF).

BLM State Office

Date

Total
Receipts*

Parcels
Posted¹

Acres
Posted¹

Parcels
Offered
Day of
Sale²

Acreage
Offered
Day of
Sale²

Parcels
Receiving
Bids³

Acreage
Receiving
Bids³

News
Release

Eastern States9/18/2014

$49,633

2

80

2

80

2

80

 
Nevada9/9/2014

$68,416

71

117,838

71

117,838

9

15,476

Link

Utah8/19/2014

$36,334

22

39,288

22

39,288

2

2,063

 
Wyoming8/5/2014

$11,064,900

77

42,045

77

41,802

74

40,601

Link

Nevada7/17/2014

$137,472

102

173,921

102

173,921

27

38,071

Link

New Mexico7/16/2014

$83,104,824

32

13,597

31

13,282

31

13,282

Link

Montana / Dakotas7/15/2014

$1,115,910

52

15,504

50

15,469

50

15,469

Link

Eastern States6/19/2014

$22,291

9

802

9

802

8

642

 
Colorado6/12/2014

$295,688

23

18,837

12

7,936

7

4,676

Link

Montana / Dakotas5/21/2014

$4,582,755

43

14,620

43

14,620

43

14,620

Link

Utah5/20/2014

$2,927,005

96

102,726

93

102,262

62

50,072

 

Wyoming5/6/2014

$10,864,041

53

52,350

53

52,350

53

52,350

Link

New Mexico / Oklahoma4/16/2014

$658,195

14

2,774

14

2,774

14

2,774

Link

Eastern States3/20/2014

$425,937

23

18,244

22

18,224

22

18,224

 
New Mexico2/26/2014

$31,325,594

77

42,182

77

42,182

77

42,182

Link

Colorado2/13/2014

$413,441

9

7,435

9

7,435

6

6,705

Link

Wyoming2/11/2014

$14,037,138

167

153,934

165

152,035

165

152,035

Link

Montana / Dakotas1/29/2014

$17,504,250

40

2,261

40

2,261

40

2,261

Link

Eastern States12/12/2013

$505,912

18

1,480

17

1,280

17

1,280

 
Nevada

12/10/2013

$1,979,581

178

303,334

178

303,334

54

93,816

Link

New Mexico

11/21/2013

$11,363,974

17

5,554

17

5,554

17

5,554

Link

Utah

11/19/2013

$3,399,486

82

143,981

35

44,021

29

36,475

Link

Colorado

11/14/2013

$9,973

10

2,518

10

2,518

7

1,945

Link

Alaska

11/6/2013

$2,885,153

408

4,458,146 

408

4,458,146

22

245,293

Link

Wyoming

11/5/2013

$2,834,233

35

42,677

35

42,677

34

42,587

Link

Montana / Dakotas

10/22/2013

$870,638

87

21,645

87

21,645

84

20,845

 
Eastern States

9/12/2013

$2,969,632

26

27,905

26

27,815

26

27,815

 
Utah

8/8/2013

$0

35

65,727

35

65,727

0

0

 
Colorado

8/8/2013

$478,846

4

2,506

3

2,125

3

2,125

Link

Wyoming

8/6/2013

$33,897,654

134

79,329

134

79,249

113

56,062

Link

New Mexico (+ Oklahoma, Texas)

7/17/2013

$22,098,389

72

 29,820

64

18,768

64

18,768

Link

Montana / Dakotas

7/16/2013

$49,842,283

90

19,489

90

19,491

87

19,015

Link

Eastern States

6/20/2013

$1,429

7

669

7

669

5

191

Link

Nevada

6/11/2013

$862,183

41

66,326

40

65,846

33

53,924

 
Utah

5/21/2013

$139,140

12

14,654

12

14,614

12

14,614

Link

Arizona

5/9/2013

$11,955

2

3,332

2

3,329

2

3,329

 
Colorado

5/9/2013

$21,828

3

2,245

3

2,245

2

2,165

Link

Montana / Dakotas

5/8/2013

$644,032

198

93,731

198

93,731

32

7,349

 
Wyoming

5/7/2013

$8,730,595

77

86,430

66

84,867

66

84,867

Link

New Mexico (+ Oklahoma, Texas)

4/17/2013

$20,345,257

55

35,708

55

35,708

53

35,231

 

Eastern States

3/21/2013

$1,279,351

63

48,009

63

48,009

63

48,009

 
Nevada

3/12/2013

$1,271,113

36

45,610

35

45,562

29

35,889

Link

Utah

2/19/2013

$4,068,198

41

63,909

26

37,414

26

37,414

Link

Arizona

2/14/2013

$31,708

4

8,887

4

8,887

4

8,887

 
Colorado

2/14/2013

$2,082,702

198

114,933

135

66,567

107

60,010

Link

Wyoming

2/5/2013

$7,792,429

162

107,953

162

107,898

136

85,737

Link

Montana / Dakotas

1/29/2013

$11,441,100

28

2,903

25

2,831

25

2,831

Link

New Mexico (+ Oklahoma, Texas)

1/16/2013

$10,104,535

76

36,184

68

29,939

68

29,939

Link

 *Total receipts: The total amount of money generated from the Competitive Oil and Gas Lease Sale.  This includes rents, bonuses, and administrative fees.
¹ Parcels (and acreage) posted:  The number of parcels (and acreage) advertised for sale in the original Notice of Competitive Oil and Gas Lease Sale.
² Parcels (and acreage) offered day of sale: The number of parcels (and acreage) that were offered for sale at the oral auction. 
³ Parcels (and acreage) receiving bids:  The number of parcels (and acreage) that received bids and sold at the oral auction.
Note:  Parcels offered that did not receive a bid at the oral auction are available for filing of noncompetitive offers (43 CFR 3110.1(b)) for a 2-year period.