Rio Grande Gorge, New Mexico
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The BLM has launched a new website.  Please update your bookmarks/favorites with the following links;

BLM New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas Oil and Gas:  https://www.blm.gov/programs/energy-and-minerals/oil-and-gas/about/new-mexico

BLM New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas Oil and Gas Lease Sale Information: https://www.blm.gov/programs/energy-and-minerals/oil-and-gas/leasing/regional-lease-sales/new-mexico

 


Oil and Gas

BLM New Mexico has one of the largest oil and gas programs in the Bureau. The four-state area has over 45 million acres of mineral estate and over 2 million acres of Native American (Indian) mineral estate. Two of the largest reserves of natural gas in the world are located in the Hugoton Field in southwest Kansas and the San Juan Basin in the northwest corner of New Mexico.

Leasing

  • Oil and Gas Lease Sale Information 
    Includes sale notices, results, public comment opportunities, environmental assessments, protests and other documents.
  • Sale Schedule
    • FY 2017 (updated 6-6-2016)
      • October 2016 Lease Sale is postponed
    • FY 2016 (updated 5-9-2016)
      • January 2016 Lease Sale is postponed
  • FY 2015 (updated 4-8-2015)
    • January 2015 Lease Sale is postponed
    • Expression of Interest cut-off date for October 2015 Sale was December 26, 2014
    • April 2015 Lease Sale is postponed
  • Leasing FAQ
  • Questions and Answers About Leasing
  • Guidelines For Submitting an Expression of Interest (EOI)
  • Expressions of Interest (EOI) Received

Onshore Operations

Reservoir Management

  • BLM New Mexico Reservoir Management

Miscellaneous


Energy & Minerals