BLM Colorado August 2010 Oil and Gas Lease Sale Scheduled
The Bureau of Land Management Colorado State Office has posted its list of parcels for the quarterly competitive oil and gas lease sale scheduled 9 a.m., August 12, 2010, at the State Office. The 20 oil and gas parcels in the sale include 12,009 total acres and are located within BLM Colorado's Royal Gorge (Canon City), Uncompaghre (Montrose) White River (Meeker), Little Snake (Craig), Grand Junction and Kremmling field office areas.Protests of parcels being offered for lease must be in writing and delivered by 4 p.m., Wednesday, July 28, 2010, by hand, postal delivery, or fax, (303) 239-3799, to the BLM Colorado State Office, 2850 Youngfield St., Lakewood, CO 80215.The BLM manages 253 million acres -- more land than any other Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The Bureau, with a budget of about $1 billion, also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estates throughout the nation. The BLM's multiple-use mission is to sustain the health and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. The Bureau accomplishes this by managing such activities as outdoor recreation, livestock grazing, mineral development, and energy production, and by conserving natural, historical, cultural, and other resources on public lands.Lease sale information can be obtained online at https://www.blm.gov/programs/energy-and-minerals/oil-and-gas/leasing/regional-lease-sales/colorado, at each of the Bureau's field offices, and the BLM Colorado State Office Public Room, 2850 Youngfield St., Lakewood, CO 80215.
The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.