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Worland Field Office
Release Date: 05/31/11
Contacts: Sarah Beckwith    

BLM Worland Seeks Input on Notice of Staking

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Worland Field Office announces a 30-day public scoping period on a notice of staking (NOS) received for a well 4.2 miles west of Basin, Wyo.

The BLM is preparing to analyze the impacts of the well proposed by Pogo Producing Co. (Pogo) and public input will enable staff to develop a well-informed environmental assessment.

Comments should be received by July 1 and may be emailed to; please include "Pogo Well" in the subject line. Comments may also be mailed to AFM Minerals and Lands, BLM Worland Field Office, P.O. Box 119, Worland, WY 82401.

A map of the area can be found on the website at: The NOS submitted by Pogo is available for review at the Worland Field Office, 101 S. 23rd Street in Worland.

For more information, please contact BLM Natural Resource Specialist Holly Elliott at 307-347-5100.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM'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. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

Last updated: 05-31-2011