Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW151232, 14247-14248 [E6-4079]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 54 / Tuesday, March 21, 2006 / Notices which has been addressed through revisions incorporated in the final plan. Authority: This notice is published under the authority of the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997, Public Law 105–57. Dated: January 23, 2006 Cynthia K. Dohner, Acting Regional Director. [FR Doc. 06–2673 Filed 3–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AK–910–06–1739–NSSI] Notice of Public Meeting, North Slope Science Initiative, Science Technical Group Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, North Slope Science Initiative, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, North Slope Science Initiative (NSSI) Science Technical Group (STG) will meet as indicated below. DATES: The meeting will be held April 25–26, 2006 in Fairbanks, Alaska. On April 25 the meeting will begin at 10 a.m. at the University of Alaska Fairbanks International Arctic Research Center, Room 401. On April 26, the meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the same location, and the public comment period starts at 3 p.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ken Taylor, Executive Director, North Slope Science Initiative (910), Bureau of Land Management, 222 W. Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513. Telephone (907) 271–3131 or e-mail kenton_taylor@ak.blm.gov. • Expectations of OG and STG members. • Priority issues and projects for NSSI. • Other topics the OG or STG may raise. All meetings are open to the public. The public may present written comments to the Science Technical Group. Each formal meeting will also have time allotted for hearing public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation, transportation, or other reasonable accommodations, should contact the North Slope Science Initiative staff. Dated: March 15, 2006. Julia Dougan, Acting Alaska State Director. [FR Doc. E6–4081 Filed 3–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P The North Slope Science Initiative, Science Technical Group provides advice and recommendations to the North Slope Science Oversight Group (OG) regarding priority needs for management decisions across the North Slope of Alaska. These priority needs may include recommendations on inventory, monitoring and research activities that lead to informed land management decisions. At this meeting, topics will include: • Energy Policy Act and NSSI. • Foreseeable developments over the next 20 yrs by member agencies. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:01 Mar 20, 2006 Jkt 208001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [MT–060–01–1020–PG] Notice of Public Meeting; Central Montana Resource Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Central Montana Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below. DATES: The meeting will be held April 5 & 6, 2006, at the Bureau of Land Management’s Lewistown Field Office in Lewistown, Montana (920 NE Main, in Lewistown, Montana). The April 5, meeting will begin at 10 a.m. with a 60-minute public comment period. This meeting is scheduled to adjourn at 6 p.m. The April 6, meeting will begin at 8 a.m. with a 60-minute public comment period. This meeting is scheduled to adjourn at 3 p.m. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This 15member council advises the Secretary of the Interior on a variety of management issues associated with public land management in Montana. At this SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 meeting the council will discuss/act upon: the minutes of their proceeding meeting; election of officers; a discussion of the public meetings regarding the Upper Missouri River Breaks; National Monument draft management plan; a summary of public comments regarding the monument draft management plan; a discussion of reserved water rights; a discussion of well spacing requirements; field managers’ updates; a discussion of the antiquities Act; a discussion of the monument boundary and airstrips; a discussion of non-consensus items in the monument draft management plan; and administrative details. All meetings are open to the public. The public may present written comments to the RAC. Each formal RAC meeting will also have time allocated for hearing public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. June Bailey, Lewistown Field Manager, Lewistown Field Office, P.O. Box 1160, Lewistown, Montana 59457, (406) 538– 1900. FOR FURTHER INFORMATON CONTACT: SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 14247 Sfmt 4703 Dated: March 14, 2006. June Bailey, Lewistown Field Manager. [FR Doc. E6–4049 Filed 3–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–$$–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–920–1310–01; WYW151232] Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW151232 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of proposed reinstatement of terminated oil and gas lease. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of 371(a) of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the lessees: Kay Papulak and Trachyte Oil Company timely filed a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease WYW151232 in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The lessees paid the required rental accruing from the date of termination, October 1, 2002. No leases were issued that affect these lands. The lessees have agreed to the new lease terms for rentals of $10.00 per acre and royalties of 162⁄3 percent or 4 percentages above the existing noncompetitive royalty rates. The E:\FR\FM\21MRN1.SGM 21MRN1 14248 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 54 / Tuesday, March 21, 2006 / Notices lessees have paid the required $500 administrative fee for the reinstatement of the lease and $166 cost for publishing this Notice. The lessees have met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Sec. 31(e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188(e)). We are proposing to reinstate the lease, effective the date of termination subject to: • The original terms and conditions of the lease; • The increased rental of $10.00 per acre; and • The increased royalty of 162⁄3 percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rates. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management, Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication, at (307) 775–6176. Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication. [FR Doc. E6–4079 Filed 3–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [NV–010–06–5870–EU] Notice of Realty Action: Competitive Sale of Public Lands in Elko and Eureka Counties, NV Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of realty action. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to offer for sale Federally owned parcels of land in Elko and Eureka Counties, Nevada, aggregating approximately 4061.68 acres, more or less. These parcels range in size from 40 acres to 663.34 acres. The sale will be conducted in Elko, Nevada, on July 12, 2006, in accordance with competitive bidding procedures. DATES: Comments regarding the proposed offer of sale must be received by BLM on or before May 5, 2006. Sealed bids must be received by BLM no later than 4:30 p.m., PDT, July 5, 2006. Eleven parcels of land are to be offered for purchase at public auction beginning at 10 a.m., PDT, July 12, 2006. Registration for oral bidding will begin at 8 a.m., PDT, July 12, 2006. The public auction will begin at 10 a.m., PDT, July 12, 2006. Other deadline dates for the receipt of payments are specified in the proposed terms and conditions of sale, as stated herein. ADDRESSES: Comments regarding the proposed offer for purchase, as well as VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:01 Mar 20, 2006 Jkt 208001 sealed bids to be submitted to BLM, should be addressed to: Field Manager, Elko Field Office, Bureau of Land Management, 3900 East Idaho Street, Elko, NV 89801. More detailed information regarding the proposed offer for purchase and the lands involved may be reviewed during normal business hours (7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at the Elko Field Office. Information is also available on the BLM web site at http://www.nv.blm.gov/elko. The address for oral bidding registration and for the location of the public auction: Bureau of Land Management, Elko Field Office, 3900 East Idaho Street, Elko, Nevada 89801. The auction will take place in the Main Conference Room of the BLM Elko Field Office. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DJ (Darci) Beaupeurt, Realty Specialist, at (775)753–0251 or by e-mail at DJ_Beaupeurt@nv.blm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following lands have been authorized and designated for disposal under the Elko Resource Management Plan Record of Decision (March 1987) and the Wells Resource Management Plan Record of Decision (July 1985); these land use plans being in effect on July 25, 2000, for purposes of the Federal Land Transition Facilitation Act of 2000 (FLTFA) (43 U.S.C. 2301, 2304). These lands are proposed to be offered for purchase by competitive auction on July 12, 2006, at an oral auction to be held in accordance with the applicable provisions of Section 203 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1713 and 1719), respectively, and its implementing regulations 43 C.F.R. Part 2710, at not less than the fair market value (FMV) of each parcel, as determined by an appraisal, and acceptance by the authorized officer. Lands Proposed for Sale Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada T. 33 N., R. 69 E. Section 1, Lots 1–4, N1⁄2SW1⁄4, N1⁄2SE1⁄4 T. 37 N., R. 50 E. Section 9, NW1⁄4NE1⁄4 T. 37 N., R. 50 E. Section 20, SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, W1⁄2SE1⁄4 T. 47 N., R. 64 E. Section 13, SW1⁄4NW1⁄4, NW1⁄4SW1⁄4 T. 38 N., R. 68 E. Section 2, Lots 2–4, SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, S1⁄2SE1⁄4NE1⁄4, S1⁄2NW1⁄4, SW1⁄4, SE1⁄4 T. 38 N., R. 69 E. Section 6, Lots 8–23 T. 39 N., R. 68 E. Section 36, Lots 7–18, W1⁄2 T. 39 N., R. 69 E. Section 18, Lots 1–4, NW1⁄4SE1⁄4, E1⁄2NW1⁄4, NE1⁄4SW1⁄4 T. 39 N., R. 69 E. PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Section 30, Lots 5–16, SE1⁄4 T. 39 N., R. 69 E. Section 32 T. 33 N., R. 49 E., Section 30, Lots 3 and 4 Consisting of 11 (eleven) parcels containing approximately 4061.68 acres, more or less. Terms and Conditions of Sale The terms and conditions applicable to this auction are as follows: 1. All parcels are sold and will be conveyed subject to the following: a. All minerals are reserved to the United States, its permittees, licensees and lessees, together with the right to prospect for, mine, and remove the minerals under applicable law and such regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, along with all necessary access and exit rights; b. A right-of-way is reserved for ditches and canals constructed by authority of the United States under the Act of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945); c. Valid existing rights including, but not limited to, rights-of-way for roads, public utilities and flood control improvements. Encumbrances of record, appearing in the BLM public files for the parcels proposed for sale, are available for review during business hours, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., PDT, Monday through Friday, at the BLM Elko Field Office. d. Any lands being offered for purchase with permitted livestock grazing shall allow for the permittees to be given two years prior notification that their grazing lease or grazing permit shall be cancelled in accordance with 43 CFR 4110.4–2(b). The sale may be made if it is conditioned upon continued grazing by the current permittee/lessee until such time as the current grazing permit or lease would have expired or terminated. A permittee or lessee may unconditionally waive the two year prior notification. 2. No warranty of any kind, express or implied, is given by the United States as to the title, physical condition or potential uses of the parcels of land proposed for sale; and the conveyance of any such parcel will not be on a contingency basis. However, due to the extent required by law, all such parcels are subject to the requirements of section 120(h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act, as amended (CERCLA) (42 U.S.C 9620(h)). 3. All purchasers/patentees, by accepting a patent, agree to indemnify, defend, and hold the United States harmless from any costs, damages, claims, causes of action, penalties, fines, liabilities, and judgments of any kind or nature rising from the past, present, and E:\FR\FM\21MRN1.SGM 21MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 54 (Tuesday, March 21, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14247-14248]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-4079]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[WY-920-1310-01; WYW151232]


Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and 
Gas Lease WYW151232

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

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

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of 371(a) of the Energy Policy Act of 
2005, the lessees: Kay Papulak and Trachyte Oil Company timely filed a 
petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease WYW151232 
in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The lessees paid the required rental 
accruing from the date of termination, October 1, 2002.
    No leases were issued that affect these lands. The lessees have 
agreed to the new lease terms for rentals of $10.00 per acre and 
royalties of 16\2/3\ percent or 4 percentages above the existing 
noncompetitive royalty rates. The

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lessees have paid the required $500 administrative fee for the 
reinstatement of the lease and $166 cost for publishing this Notice.
    The lessees have met all the requirements for reinstatement of the 
lease per Sec. 31(e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 
188(e)). We are proposing to reinstate the lease, effective the date of 
termination subject to:
     The original terms and conditions of the lease;
     The increased rental of $10.00 per acre; and
     The increased royalty of 16\2/3\ percent or 4 percentages 
above the existing competitive royalty rates.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management, Pamela J. 
Lewis, Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication, at (307) 775-6176.

Pamela J. Lewis,
Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication.
[FR Doc. E6-4079 Filed 3-20-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-22-P