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February 15, 2008

Contact: Sheri Morris 307-775-6050
Roger Alexander 307-775-6047

April oil and gas lease sale notice available

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced today that the April oil and gas lease sale notice is now available. The sale will be held at the Holiday Inn in Cheyenne, Wyo. at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 1, 2008.

BLM will offer 265 parcels totaling 371,181.890 acres at the April sale. These parcels are located in Big Horn, Campbell, Carbon, Converse, Crook, Fremont, Goshen, Hot Springs, Johnson, Lincoln, Natrona, Niobrara, Park, Sweetwater, Washakie and Weston counties. The parcels are offered in accordance with the appropriate Resource Management Plan oil and gas availability decisions.

The sale notice can be viewed on the web at: http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/programs/energy/Oil_and_Gas/Leasing.html

A hard copy of the sale notice can be viewed in the BLM Wyoming Public Room at 5353 Yellowstone Drive in Cheyenne, Wyo.

For more detailed information about the lease sale, please contact Sheri Morris at 307-775-6050 or Roger Alexander at 307-775-6047.

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