Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases, Utah, 77054 [E8-30046]

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E8–30072 Filed 12–17–08; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CA–320–1610–DR; CA–350–1610–DR; CA– 370–1610–DR] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Sage Steppe Ecosystem Restoration Strategy for the Alturas, Eagle Lake, and Surprise Field Offices Bureau of Land Management AGENCY: BILLING CODE 4310–84–P ACTION: [UTU–27917; UTU–47084; UTU–79134; UTU– 79796; UTU–27918; UTU–79133; UTU– 79795] Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases, Utah AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In accordance with Title IV of the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act (Pub. L. 97–451), Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas leases UTU27917, UTU27918, UTU47084, UTU79133, UTU79134, UTU79795, and UTU79796, for lands in Summit and San Juan County, Utah, and it was accompanied by all required rentals and royalties accruing from October 1, 2008, the date of termination. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kent Hoffman, Deputy State Director, Division of Lands and Minerals at (801) 539–4080. The Lessee has agreed to new lease terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $5 and $10 per acre and 162⁄3 percent, respectively. The $500 administrative fee for the leases has been paid and the lessee has reimbursed the Bureau of Land Management for the cost of publishing this notice. Having met all the requirements for reinstatement of the leases as set out in Section 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), the Bureau of Land Management is proposing to reinstate the leases, effective October 1, 2008, subject to the original terms and conditions of the leases and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: December 11, 2008. Kent Hoffman, Deputy State Director, Division of Lands and Minerals. [FR Doc. E8–30046 Filed 12–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DQ–P PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bureau of Land Management. Notice of availability. SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) policies, the BLM announces the availability of the Records of Decision (RODs) for the Sage Steppe Ecosystem Restoration Strategy for the Alturas, Eagle Lake, and Surprise Field Offices. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 244 (Thursday, December 18, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 77054]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-30046]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[UTU-27917; UTU-47084; UTU-79134; UTU-79796; UTU-27918; UTU-79133; UTU-
79795]


Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas 
Leases, Utah

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with Title IV of the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty 
Management Act (Pub. L. 97-451), Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation timely 
filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas leases UTU27917, 
UTU27918, UTU47084, UTU79133, UTU79134, UTU79795, and UTU79796, for 
lands in Summit and San Juan County, Utah, and it was accompanied by 
all required rentals and royalties accruing from October 1, 2008, the 
date of termination.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kent Hoffman, Deputy State Director, 
Division of Lands and Minerals at (801) 539-4080.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Lessee has agreed to new lease terms for 
rentals and royalties at rates of $5 and $10 per acre and 16\2/3\ 
percent, respectively. The $500 administrative fee for the leases has 
been paid and the lessee has reimbursed the Bureau of Land Management 
for the cost of publishing this notice.
    Having met all the requirements for reinstatement of the leases as 
set out in Section 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 
U.S.C. 188), the Bureau of Land Management is proposing to reinstate 
the leases, effective October 1, 2008, subject to the original terms 
and conditions of the leases and the increased rental and royalty rates 
cited above.

    Dated: December 11, 2008.
Kent Hoffman,
Deputy State Director, Division of Lands and Minerals.
 [FR Doc. E8-30046 Filed 12-17-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-DQ-P