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August 13, 2015 Lease Sale

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

This sale has been postponed until August 11, 2016


Date(s) Available


Cutoff for Accepting   Expressions of Interest

August 13, 2014


30-Day Public Scoping

  • Nominated Parcels and Maps

Field Office project lead contacts are listed on the nominated parcel webpage.  

November 10 – December 10, 2014

Thirty-day public scoping period of nominated lease parcels including preliminary recommendations and stipulations. Stipulation summaries, GIS shapefiles, and maps are also provided. This allows the public an opportunity to provide comments, which are then analyzed and incorporated into the environmental analysis as appropriate.

30 Day Public Review

EA & Unsigned FONSI

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


January 30 – March 2, 2015

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

May 15, 2015

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
  • Protest Response

May 15 –June 15, 2015

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

For information on how to file a protest, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.  

Sale Results

August 13, 2015

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 

August 12, 2015 or later

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

LR2000 Lease Issuance Report


Report of the leases issued after the sale.