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South Porcupine LBA

Serial Number

WYW-176095

Applicant

BTU WESTERN RESOURCES, INC.

Mine Name

North Antelope Rochelle Mine

Application Date

September 27, 2006 (original)
October 12, 2007 (modified)
March 11, 2008 (lease was splint into North and South)

Application Tonnage

598 million (original)
1,179 million (modified)

Application Acreage

5,116.65 acres (original)
8,981.74 acres (modified)

Regional Coal Team Review

  January 18, 2007 (original)

Scoping Meeting

 July 24, 2007

Draft EA/Draft EIS

June 26, 2009

Hearing

July 29, 2009

Final EA/Final EIS

 July 30, 2010

Record of Decision Signed

 August 10, 2011

Coal Offered-Amount

3,243.03 acres

401,830,508 tons

Coal Offered-Quality

Btu/lb
8,910

Ash
4.28%

Sulfur
.20%

Moisture
26.71%

NA
%

Strip Ratio
 4.3:1 to bcy/ton

Sale Date

 February 29, 2012
May 17, 2012

Number of Bidders

February 29, 2012 - One Bidder - BTU Western Resources, INC
May 17, 2012 - One Bidder - BTU Western Resources, INC

Bids Received

 
February 29, 2012         $361,647,000.00
   May 17, 2012            $446,031,864.00

$ acre
$123,905.8/acres
$137,535.5/acres

$ ton
$.90/ton
$1.11/ton

 
Bid Rejected
Bid Accepted

Lease Effective

August 1, 2012