Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease, 39031 [E8-15423]

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Penalties Under section 303(a) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1733(a) and 43 CFR 8360.0–7 and 8365.1–6, violation of any of these supplementary rules on public lands within the boundaries established in the rules, may result in a trial before a United States Magistrate and may be punishable by a fine of no more than $1,000, or imprisonment for no more than 12 months, or both. Such violations may also be subject to the enhanced fines provided by 18 U.S.C. 3571(b)(5). Authority: 43 U.S.C. 1740 and 43 CFR 8365.1–6. Dated: May 9, 2008. Ron Wenker, BLM State Director, Nevada. Dated: May 7, 2008. Mike Pool, BLM State Director, California. [FR Doc. E8–15172 Filed 7–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–923–1310–FI; WYW143963] Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease. AGENCY: 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 Prima Exploration, Inc., Gunlikson Petroleum, Inc., and Niwot Resources, LLC for competitive oil and gas lease WYW143963 for land in Converse County, Wyoming. The petition was 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. PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39031 The lessees have 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 lessees have paid the required $500 administrative fee and $163 to reimburse the Department for the cost of this Federal Register notice. The lessees have 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 WYW143963 effective February 1, 2008, 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication. [FR Doc. E8–15423 Filed 7–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–030–1430–FR; WYW 0323440] Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification of Public Lands in Carbon County, WY Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, approximately 140 acres of public land in Carbon County, Wyoming. The City of Rawlins proposes to continue the use of the land as the Rawlins landfill. DATES: Interested parties may submit comments regarding the proposed conveyance or classification of the lands until August 22, 2008. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to the Field Manager, Rawlins Field Office, 1300 North Third Street, Rawlins, Wyoming 82301. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Madigan, Field Manager, Bureau of Land Management, Rawlins Field Office, at (307) 328–4200. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with Section 7 of the Taylor Grazing Act, (43 U.S.C. 315f), and Executive Order No. 6910, the following described public land in Carbon County, Wyoming, has been examined and E:\FR\FM\08JYN1.SGM 08JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 131 (Tuesday, July 8, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 39031]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-15423]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[WY-923-1310-FI; WYW143963]


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 Prima Exploration, Inc., Gunlikson 
Petroleum, Inc., and Niwot Resources, LLC for competitive oil and gas 
lease WYW143963 for land in Converse County, Wyoming. The petition was 
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 lessees have 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 
lessees have paid the required $500 administrative fee and $163 to 
reimburse the Department for the cost of this Federal Register notice. 
The lessees have 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 WYW143963 effective February 1, 2008, 
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. E8-15423 Filed 7-7-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-22-P