BLM to hold virtual information forum on the recently issued oil and gas leasing policy guidance

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bureau of Land Management will host a virtual information forum for interested stakeholders on the recently issued policy guidance to implement the oil and gas leasing provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act and updated direction on other program components. 

The virtual information forum is scheduled for Friday, December 16, 2022, at 2 p.m. Eastern Time. The forum will be hosted via Zoom and is expected to last about 60 minutes. BLM staff will provide a short overview of the policy followed by a question-and-answer session.

Interested parties must RSVP for the webinar here

To read more about the seven recently issued instruction memorandums, please see this fact sheet.


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.

Release Date


Bureau of Land Management