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August 9, 2012 Oil and Gas Lease Sale

*Please note that not all documents may be available at a given time. They will be added as they become available. 


Date(s) Available


Public Scoping

Nominated Parcels and Maps

Scoping closed February 9, 2012

Public scoping period of nominated lease parcels. This allows the public an opportunity to provide comments that are then analyzed and incorporated into the environmental analysis as appropriate.

30 Day Public Review

EA & Unsigned FONSI

GIS Shapefiles

Comments on these documents should be submitted to the individual field offices.

Uncompahgre Field Office: March 7 - April 20, 2012

Grand Junction Field Office: February 29 - March 30, 2012 

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

Sale Notice

Maps of Sale Parcels:
PDF - Large scale / Small scale
Google Earth Map 
GIS Shapefiles

May 11, 2012

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.  

Protest Period

  • Protests Received 
  • Protests Response

May 11 - June 11, 2012

Lease sale protests received from the public during the 30-day protest period and the BLM's responses to the protests and decisions.  

Sale Results

Final Sale Results

August 9, 2012

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 

Final EA 
FONSI/Decision Record

August 8, 2012

Final lease sale EA with signed FONSI and Decision Record (DR). 

LR2000 Lease Issuance Report


Report of the leases issued after the sale.