Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale for Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Lease Sale 196 in the Western Gulf of Mexico (GOM), 15642 [05-6048]

Download as PDF 15642 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 58 / Monday, March 28, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Minerals Management Service Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale for Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Lease Sale 196 in the Western Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Minerals Management Service (MMS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability of the proposed Notice of Sale for proposed Sale 196. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The MMS announces the availability of the proposed Notice of Sale for proposed Sale 196 in the Central GOM OCS. This Notice is published pursuant to 30 CFR 256.29(c) as a matter of information to the public. With regard to oil and gas leasing on the OCS, the Secretary of the Interior, pursuant to section 19 of the OCS Lands Act, provides the affected States the opportunity to review the proposed Notice. The proposed Notice sets forth the proposed terms and conditions of the sale, including minimum bids, royalty rates, and rentals. DATES: Comments on the size, timing, or location of proposed Sale 196 are due from the affected States within 60 days following their receipt of the proposed Notice. The final Notice of Sale will be published in the Federal Register at least 30 days prior to the date of bid opening. Bid opening is currently scheduled for August 17, 2005. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The proposed Notice of Sale for Sale 196 and a ‘‘Proposed Sale Notice Package’’ containing information essential to potential bidders may be obtained from the Public Information Unit, Gulf of Mexico Region, Minerals Management Service, 1201 Elmwood Park Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana 70123–2394. Telephone: (504) 736–2519. Dated: March 18, 2005. R. M. ‘‘Johnnie’’ Burton, Director, Minerals Management Service. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Minerals Management Service


Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale for Outer 
Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Lease Sale 196 in the Western Gulf 
of Mexico (GOM)

AGENCY: Minerals Management Service (MMS), Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability of the proposed Notice of Sale for 
proposed Sale 196.

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SUMMARY: The MMS announces the availability of the proposed Notice of 
Sale for proposed Sale 196 in the Central GOM OCS. This Notice is 
published pursuant to 30 CFR 256.29(c) as a matter of information to 
the public. With regard to oil and gas leasing on the OCS, the 
Secretary of the Interior, pursuant to section 19 of the OCS Lands Act, 
provides the affected States the opportunity to review the proposed 
Notice. The proposed Notice sets forth the proposed terms and 
conditions of the sale, including minimum bids, royalty rates, and 
rentals.

DATES: Comments on the size, timing, or location of proposed Sale 196 
are due from the affected States within 60 days following their receipt 
of the proposed Notice. The final Notice of Sale will be published in 
the Federal Register at least 30 days prior to the date of bid opening. 
Bid opening is currently scheduled for August 17, 2005.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The proposed Notice of Sale for Sale 196 and 
a ``Proposed Sale Notice Package'' containing information essential to 
potential bidders may be obtained from the Public Information Unit, 
Gulf of Mexico Region, Minerals Management Service, 1201 Elmwood Park 
Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana 70123-2394. Telephone: (504) 736-
2519.

    Dated: March 18, 2005.
R. M. ``Johnnie'' Burton,
Director, Minerals Management Service.
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