Parcels for August oil and gas lease sale up for public review

— May 9, 2013

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming State Office has posted its proposed list of parcels for the quarterly competitive oil and gas lease sale scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at the Holiday Inn in Cheyenne, Wyo. Doors open at 7 a.m. with the auction beginning at 8 a.m.

The posted list, which identifies 134 proposed parcels totaling 79,329.35 acres, initiates a 30-day public protest period.

The parcels are located in Big Horn, Campbell, Converse, Crook, Johnson, Natrona, Niobrara, Park, Washakie and Weston counties in Wyoming and Sioux County in Nebraska.

Copies of the complete August 2013 competitive oil and gas lease sale notice will be available at the sale and may be purchased in advance for $5 from the State Office at 5353 Yellowstone Road in Cheyenne, or by writing: BLM, Attn: Copy Work, P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, Wyo. 82003. Copies are also available for purchase from each BLM field office in Wyoming.

The complete August 2013 competitive oil and gas lease sale notice may be viewed and/or downloaded for free at: www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/programs/energy/Oil_and_Gas/Leasing.html. Also available at this website are the oil and gas leasing environmental assessments, including public comments, for the August 2013 oil and gas lease sale.

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