Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease; NDM 90948, 9261-9262 [E9-4435]

Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 40 / Tuesday, March 3, 2009 / Notices 1. The PAWG is composed of nine members who reside in the State of Wyoming. The PAWG members will be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Secretary of the Interior. 2. All members should have a demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret data and information, evaluate proposals, identify problems, and promote the use of collaborative management techniques (such as longterm planning, management across jurisdictional boundaries, data sharing, information exchange, and partnerships), and a knowledge of issues involving oil and gas development activities. 3. The service of the PAWG members shall be as follows: a. PAWG members will be appointed to 2-year terms, subject to removal by the Secretary of the Interior. At the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, members may be reappointed to additional terms. b. The Chairperson of the PAWG will be selected by the PAWG. c. The term of the Chairperson will not exceed 2 years. Individuals, or representatives of groups, who wish to become a member of the Pinedale Anticline Working Group should complete and submit the following information to this office within 30 days after publication in the Federal Register: 1. Representative Group To Be Considered for: Public-at-Large. 2. Nominee’s Full Name. 3. Business Address. 4. Business Phone. 5. Home Address. 6. Home Phone. 7. Occupation/Title. 8. Qualifications (education, including colleges, degrees, major fields of study and/or training). 9. Career Highlights (significant related experience, civic and professional activities, elected offices, prior advisory committee experience, or career achievements related to the interest to be represented). 10. Experience in collaborative management techniques, such as longterm planning, management across jurisdictional boundaries, data sharing, information exchange, and partnerships. 11. Experience in data analysis and interpretation, problem identification, and evaluation of proposals. 12. Knowledge of issues involving oil and gas development. 13. List any leases, licenses, permits, contracts, or claims held by the Nominee that involve lands or resources administered by the BLM. 14. Attach two or three Letters of Reference from interests or organization to be represented. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:42 Mar 02, 2009 Jkt 217001 9261 15. Nominated by: Include Nominator’s name, address, and telephone numbers (if not selfnominated). 16. Date of Nomination. Groups should nominate more than one person and indicate their preferred order of appointment selection. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment or nomination— including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your nomination or comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. • The increased rental of $10 per acre; • The increased royalty of 162⁄3 percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rate; and • The $163 cost of publishing this Notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Teri Bakken, Chief, Fluids Adjudication Section, BLM Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101–4669, 406–896–5091. Dated: February 19, 2009. Donald A. Simpson, State Director. [FR Doc. E9–4377 Filed 3–2–09; 8:45 am] Bureau of Land Management BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLMT922200–09–L13100000–FI0000– P;NDM 90111] Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease NDM 90111 AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: Per 30 U.S.C. 188(d), Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation, True Oil LLC, and Williams Production Rocky Mountain Company timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease NDM 90111, Billings County, North Dakota. The lessees paid the required rental accruing from the date of termination. No leases were issued that affect these lands. The lessees agree to new lease terms for rentals and royalties of $10 per acre and 162⁄3 percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rate. The lessees paid the $500 administration fee for the reinstatement of the lease and $163 cost for publishing this Notice. The lessees met the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Sec. 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). We are proposing to reinstate the lease, effective the date of termination subject to: • The original terms and conditions of the lease; PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: February 25, 2009. Teri Bakken, Chief, Fluids Adjudication Section. [FR Doc. E9–4434 Filed 3–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–$$–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [LLMT922200–09–L13100000–FI0000– P;NDM 90948] Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease; NDM 90948 AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: Per 30 U.S.C. 188(d), Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation, Encore Operating, LP, Upton Resources U.S.A., Inc., Northern Energy Corporation, and W.H. Champion timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease NDM 90948, Billings County, North Dakota. The lessees paid the required rental accruing from the date of termination. No leases were issued that affect these lands. The lessees agree to new lease terms for rentals and royalties of $10 per acre and 162⁄3 percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rate. The lessees paid the $500 administration fee for the reinstatement of the lease and $163 cost for publishing this Notice. The lessees met the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Sec. 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). We are proposing to reinstate the lease, effective the date of termination subject to: • The original terms and conditions of the lease; • The increased rental of $10 per acre; • The increased royalty of 162⁄3 percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rate; and • The $163 cost of publishing this Notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Teri Bakken, Chief, Fluids Adjudication E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1 9262 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 40 / Tuesday, March 3, 2009 / Notices Section, BLM Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101–4669, 406–896–5091. Dated: February 25, 2009. Teri Bakken, Chief, Fluids Adjudication Section. [FR Doc. E9–4435 Filed 3–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–$$–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLOR015000 L14300000 EU0000; OR– 65259; HAG–09–0086] Proposed Sale of Public Lands, Oregon AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Lakeview District, Oregon. ACTION: Notice of realty action. SUMMARY: This notice announces the sale of one parcel of public land totaling 40 acres in Lake County, Oregon, by direct sale procedures and at not less than appraised market value. The parcel proposed for sale is identified as suitable for disposal in the Lakeview Resource Management Plan and Record of Decision dated November 2003, as amended. ADDRESSES: Address all written comments to Thomas E. Rasmussen, Field Manager, Lakeview Resource Area Office, 1301 South G Street, Lakeview, Oregon 97630. Comments submitted verbally or in electronic format will not be accepted. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following described public land in Lake County, Oregon, has been examined and found suitable for sale under Sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1713 and 1719). mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Willamette Meridian, Oregon T.29S., R.17E., Section 24: NW1⁄4NW1⁄4. The area described contains 40 acres and will be sold by direct sale to Ernest and Dixie Shuffield at not less than the appraised market value of $30,000. In accordance with 43 CFR 2711.3– 3(a)(5), direct sale procedures are appropriate to resolve inadvertent unauthorized use or occupancy of the land. Currently, portions of the sale parcel are being used in conjunction with the Shuffield residence as a fenced storage area and are under cultivation for alfalfa hay. All improvements to the parcel were constructed/developed either by the Shuffields or their predecessors and have encumbered the sale parcel for over 50 years. Federal law requires that public land may be sold only to either (1) Citizens VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:42 Mar 02, 2009 Jkt 217001 of the United States 18 years of age or older; (2) corporations subject to the laws of any State or of the United States; (3) other entities such as an association or a partnership capable of holding land or an interest therein under the laws of the State within which the land is located; or (4) a State, State instrumentality or political subdivision authorized to hold property. Certifications and evidence to this effect will be required of the purchaser prior to issuance of a patent. The following rights, reservations, and conditions will be included in the patent that may be issued for the above described parcel of land: 1. A reservation to the United States for a right-of-way for ditches and canals constructed by the authority of the United States. Act of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945). 2. A reservation to the United States for all leasable minerals including oil, gas and geothermal resources in the land in accordance with Section 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1719). 3. The patent will include a notice and indemnification statement under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act. The parcel is subject to the requirements of section 120(h) (42 U.S.C. Section 9620) holding the United States harmless from any release of hazardous materials that may have occurred as a result of the unauthorized use of the property by other parties. 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 parcel of land proposed for sale. 4. Subject to such rights as Lake County or its successors in interest may have for roadway purposes pursuant to right-of-way, OR 49313. 5. Subject to such rights as CenturyTel of Eastern Oregon or its successors in interest may have for buried telephone cable purposes pursuant to right-of-way, OR 45023. 6. The parcel is subject to valid existing rights. The mineral interests being offered for conveyance have no known mineral value. Consent to purchase constitutes an application for conveyance of the mineral interests. In addition to the full purchase price, the Shuffields must submit a nonrefundable filing fee of $50 for purchase of the mineral interests to be conveyed simultaneously with the sale of the land with the exception of all leasable minerals, including oil, gas and geothermal resources, which will be reserved to the United States in PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 accordance with Section 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1719). On March 3, 2009, the above described lands will be segregated from appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, except the sale provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1713). Until completion of the sale, the Bureau of Land Management is no longer accepting land use applications affecting the identified public lands, except applications for the amendment of previously filed right-ofway applications or existing authorizations to increase the term of existing grants in accordance with 43 CFR 2807.15 and 2886.15. The effect of segregation will terminate upon issuance of a patent, upon publication in the Federal Register of a termination of the segregation, or March 3, 2011, unless extended by the Bureau of Land Management, State Director, in accordance with 43 CFR 2711.1–2(d) prior to the termination date. The Shuffields will be allowed 30 days from receipt of a written offer to submit either full payment or at least 20 percent of the appraised value of the parcel and within 180 days, thereafter, submit the balance. If the balance of the purchase price in not received within the 180 days, the deposit will be forfeited to the United States and the parcel withdrawn from sale. Public Comments: On or before April 17, 2009, any person may submit written comments regarding the proposed sale to the Bureau of Land Management, Lakeview Resource Area Office, 1301 South G Street, Lakeview, Oregon 97630. Comments, including names, street addresses, and other contact information of respondents, will be available for public review. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. If you wish to request that the Bureau of Land Management consider withholding your name, street address, and other contact information (such as Internet address, FAX or phone number) from public review or from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comment. The Bureau of Land Management will honor requests for confidentiality on a case-by-case basis to the extent allowed by law. The Bureau of Land Management will make available for public inspection in their entirety all submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses. E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 40 (Tuesday, March 3, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9261-9262]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-4435]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLMT922200-09-L13100000-FI0000-P;NDM 90948]


Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease; 
NDM 90948

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Per 30 U.S.C. 188(d), Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation, Encore 
Operating, LP, Upton Resources U.S.A., Inc., Northern Energy 
Corporation, and W.H. Champion timely filed a petition for 
reinstatement of oil and gas lease NDM 90948, Billings County, North 
Dakota. The lessees paid the required rental accruing from the date of 
termination.
    No leases were issued that affect these lands. The lessees agree to 
new lease terms for rentals and royalties of $10 per acre and 16\2/3\ 
percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rate. 
The lessees paid the $500 administration fee for the reinstatement of 
the lease and $163 cost for publishing this Notice.
    The lessees met the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per 
Sec. 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). 
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 per acre;
     The increased royalty of 16\2/3\ percent or 4 percentages 
above the existing competitive royalty rate; and
     The $163 cost of publishing this Notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Teri Bakken, Chief, Fluids 
Adjudication

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Section, BLM Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, 
Montana 59101-4669, 406-896-5091.

    Dated: February 25, 2009.
Teri Bakken,
Chief, Fluids Adjudication Section.
 [FR Doc. E9-4435 Filed 3-2-09; 8:45 am]
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