Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease, 35409-35410 [E8-14155]

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 121 (Monday, June 23, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35409-35410]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-14155]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[WY-923-1310-FI; WYW173501]


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

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 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 
3108.2-3(a) and (b)(1), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a 
petition for reinstatement from Black Hills Exploration and Production, 
Inc. for Competitive oil and gas lease WYW173501 for land in Weston 
County, Wyoming. The petition was

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filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date 
the lease terminated under the law.

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

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 $163 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 Sections 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 WYW173501 effective December 1, 2007, under the 
original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and 
royalty rates cited above. BLM has not issued a valid lease affecting 
the lands.

Pamela J. Lewis,
Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication.
[FR Doc. E8-14155 Filed 6-20-08; 8:45 am]
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