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West Antelope II LBA

Serial Number

WYW-163340 (North Tract)
WYW-177903 (South Tract)

Applicant

KENNECOTT ENERGY

Mine Name

Antelope Mine

Application Date

April 6, 2005

Application Tonnage

429.7 million

Application Acreage

4,108.6 acres 

Regional Coal Team Review

 April 27, 2005 

Scoping Meeting

 November 1, 2006

Draft EA/Draft EIS

February 8, 2008

Hearing

March 24, 2008

Final EA/Final EIS

December 8, 2008

Record of Decision Signed

April 1, 2010

Coal Offered-Amount

 2837.63 acres (North Tract)
1908.6 acres (South Tract)

350,263,000 tons (North Tract)
56,356,000 tons (South Tract)

Coal Offered-Quality

Btu/lb
8967 
(North Tract)

8807 
(South Tract)

Ash
4.39 (North Tract)

6.18 (South Tract)

Sulfur
.23% (North Tract)

.28% (South Tract)

Moisture
26.20% (North Tract)

26.04% (South Tract)

NA
%

Strip Ratio
4.6 to 1 bcy/ton (North Tract)

5.0 to 1 bcy/ton (South Tract)

Sale Date

May 11, 2011 (North Tract)     Antelope Coal, LLC
June 15, 2011 (South Tract)                             

Number of Bidders

One Bidder (North Tract)         Antelope Coal, LLC
One Bidder (South Tract)                                 

Bids Received

$297,723,228 (North Tract)


$49,311,500 (South Tract)

$104,906/acre(North Tract)


$25,831/acre(South Tract)

$.85/ton 
(North Tract)
$.875/ton (South Tract)

 Bid Accepted (North Tract) - Antelope Mine

Bid Accepted (South Tract) - Antelope Mine

Lease Effective

July 1, 2011 (North Tract)

September 1, 2011 (South Tract)


 
Last updated: 12-06-2011