Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease COC59640, 18423 [05-7114]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 68 / Monday, April 11, 2005 / Notices sec. 35, lots 5 to 7, inclusive, and lots 9 to 16, inclusive, less and except land in coal leases C–1362 and COC 56447, as modified; sec. 36, W1⁄2SW1⁄4NW1⁄4, and W1⁄2SW1⁄4, less and except land in coal lease COC 56447, as modified. T. 14 S., R. 90 W., 6th P.M. sec. 1, lots 3, 4, S1⁄2NW1⁄4, SW1⁄4, W1⁄2NW1⁄4SE1⁄4, and SW1⁄4SE1⁄4; sec. 2, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, S1⁄2N1⁄2, and S1⁄2; sec. 11, N1⁄2N1⁄2; sec. 12, N1⁄2NW1⁄4, and NW1⁄4NE1⁄4. Containing approximately 1,517.13 acres. The coal resource to be offered is limited to coal recoverable by underground mining methods. The purpose of the hearing is to obtain public comments on the environmental assessment and on the following items: (1) The method of mining to be employed to obtain maximum economic recovery of the coal, (2) The impact that mining the coal in the proposed leasehold may have on the area, and (3) The methods of determining the fair market value of the coal to be offered. Written requests to testify orally at the April 27, 2005, public hearing should be received at the Uncompahgre Field Office prior to the close of business April 27, 2005. Those who indicate they wish to testify when they register at the hearing may have an opportunity if time is available. In addition, the public is invited to submit written comments concerning the fair market value and maximum economic recovery of the coal resource. Public comments will be utilized in establishing fair market value for the coal resource in the described lands. Comments should address specific factors related to fair market value including, but not limited to: 1. The quality and quantity of the coal resource. 2. The price that the mined coal would bring in the market place. 3. The cost of producing the coal. 4. The interest rate at which anticipated income streams would be discounted. 5. Depreciation and other accounting factors. 6. The mining method or methods which would achieve maximum economic recovery of the coal. 7. Documented information on the terms and conditions of recent and similar coal land transactions in the lease area, and 8. Any comparable sales data of similar coal lands. If any information submitted as comments are considered to be VerDate jul<14>2003 17:45 Apr 08, 2005 Jkt 205001 proprietary by the commenter, the information should be labeled as such and stated in the first page of the submission. Written comments on the environmental impact statement, maximum economic recovery, and fair market value should be sent to the Uncompahgre Field Office at the above address prior to the close of business on May 17, 2005, the end of the 30 day public comment period. Substantive comments, whether written or oral, will receive equal consideration prior to any lease offering. The draft of the Environmental Impact Statement and Maximum Economic Recovery Report are available from the Uncompahgre Field Office upon request. A copy of the draft Environmental Impact Statement, the Maximum Economic Recovery Report, the case file, and the comments submitted by the public, except those portions identified as proprietary by the commenter and meeting exemptions stated in the Freedom of Information Act, will be available for public inspection after July 18, 2005, at the Colorado State Office, 2850 Youngfield, Lakewood, Colorado, 80215. Dated: February 7, 2005. Karen Zurek, Solid Minerals Staff, Division of Energy, Lands and Minerals. [FR Doc. 05–7116 Filed 4–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [OR–027–1020–PI–020H; G–05–0094] Notice To Cancel a Public Meeting, Steens Mountain Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Interior. ACTION: Cancellation Notice of Public Meeting for the Steens Mountain Advisory Council. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The April 18 and 19, 2005, Steens Mountain Advisory Council Meeting, previously scheduled to be held at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Burns District Office, 28910 Highway 20 West, Hines, Oregon 97738, has been cancelled. The original Federal Register notice announcing the meeting was published Tuesday, December 14, 2004, page number 74535. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Additional information concerning the SMAC may be obtained from Rhonda Karges, Management Support Specialist, Burns District Office, 28910 Highway 20 West, Hines, Oregon, 97738, (541) 573– PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18423 4400 or Rhonda_Karges@or.blm.gov or from the following Web site: <http:// www.or.blm.gov/Steens>. Dated: April 5, 2005. Karla Bird, Andrews Resource Area Field Manager. [FR Doc. 05–7150 Filed 4–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GJ–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CO–922–05–1310–FI; COC59640] Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease COC59640 AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management; Interior. Notice of proposed reinstatement of terminated oil and gas lease. ACTION: SUMMARY: Pursuant to the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2–3(a) and (b)(1), a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease COC59640 for lands in Routt County, Colorado, was timely filed and was accompanied by all the required rentals accruing from the date of termination. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management, Beverly A. Derringer Chief, Fluid Minerals Adjudication, at 303. 239.3765. The lessee has agreed to the amended lease terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $10.00 per acre, or fraction thereof, per year and 162⁄3 percent, respectively. The lessee has paid the required $500 administrative fee and $155 to reimburse the Department for the cost of this Federal Register notice. The lessee has met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease as set out in section 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the Bureau of Land Management is proposing to reinstate lease COC59640 effective on October 1, 2004, subject to the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: February 25, 2005. Beverly A. Derringer, Chief, Fluid Minerals Adjudication. [FR Doc. 05–7114 Filed 4–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–B E:\FR\FM\11APN1.SGM 11APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 68 (Monday, April 11, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 18423]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-7114]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[CO-922-05-1310-FI; COC59640]


Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease 
COC59640

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management; Interior.

ACTION: Notice of proposed reinstatement of terminated oil and gas 
lease.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 
CFR 3108.2-3(a) and (b)(1), a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas 
lease COC59640 for lands in Routt County, Colorado, was timely filed 
and was accompanied by all the required rentals accruing from the date 
of termination.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management, Beverly A. 
Derringer Chief, Fluid Minerals Adjudication, at 303. 239.3765.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lessee has agreed to the amended lease 
terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $10.00 per acre, or 
fraction thereof, per year and 16\2/3\ percent, respectively. The 
lessee has paid the required $500 administrative fee and $155 to 
reimburse the Department for the cost of this Federal Register notice. 
The lessee has met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease 
as set out in section 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 
1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the Bureau of Land Management is proposing to 
reinstate lease COC59640 effective on October 1, 2004, subject to the 
original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and 
royalty rates cited above.

    Dated: February 25, 2005.
Beverly A. Derringer,
Chief, Fluid Minerals Adjudication.
[FR Doc. 05-7114 Filed 4-8-05; 8:45 am]
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