April 20, 2011 Lease Sale

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

DocumentDate(s) Available 

Two Week Public Scoping


11/16-30/2010Two week public scoping period of nominated lease parcels including the field offices preliminary recommendations and stipulations. Stipulation summaries 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

Comments can be submitted to the BLM NM State Office at the following address: NMleasesalecomments@blm.gov

12/2-31/2010Thirty 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

1/19/2011Notice of Competitive Lease Sale and final lease sale Environmental Assessment (EA) posting with signed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Decision Record (DR). Thirty day lease sale protest period begins.


  • Protests Received
  • Protest Response

1/20/2011 Through 4/19/2011

Last day to submit protest: 2/18/2011

Lease sale protests received from the public during the 30 day protest period and BLM responses to the protests and decisions.
Sale Results4/20/2011Summary 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.
LR2000 Lease Issuance ReportTBDReport of the leases issued after the sale.