BLM Colorado State Office Posts List of Proposed Parcels for Upcoming Oil and Gas Lease Sale
The Bureau of Land Management Colorado State Office posted its list of parcels for the quarterly competitive oil and gas lease sale scheduled for 9 a.m., May 13, 2010, at the State Office. The 21 oil and gas parcels in the sale include 18,774 total acres and are located within BLM Colorado’s Kremmling, Royal Gorge (Canon City), and Uncompaghre Field Office areas.Protests of parcels being offered for lease must be in writing and delivered by 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 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 http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/BLM_Programs/oilandgas/leasing.html, at each of the Bureau’s field offices, and the BLM Colorado State Office Public Room, 2850 Youngfield St., Lakewood, CO.
This year, we invite everyone to reimagine your public lands as we celebrate 75 years of the BLM’s stewardship and service to the American people. The BLM manages approximately 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.