Notice of National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska Oil and Gas Lease Sale 2017; Notice of Availability of the Detailed Statement of Sale for the NPR-A 2017 Oil and Gas Lease Sale, 49655 [2017-23281]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 206 / Thursday, October 26, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [17X.LLAK930000.L13100000.EI0000.241A] Notice of National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska Oil and Gas Lease Sale 2017; Notice of Availability of the Detailed Statement of Sale for the NPR–A 2017 Oil and Gas Lease Sale Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Alaska State Office will hold an oil and gas lease sale bid opening for all available tracts in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR–A). DATES: The oil and gas lease sale bid opening will be at 1 p.m. (AKST) on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. The BLM must receive all sealed bids by 4 p.m. (AKST), Monday, December 4, 2017. The Detailed Statement of Sale for the NPR–A Oil and Gas Lease Sale 2017 will be available to the public on October 26, 2017. ADDRESSES: Sealed bids must be received at the BLM-Alaska State Office, ATTN: Carol Taylor (AK932); 222 West 7th Avenue, #13; Anchorage, AK 99513–7504. You may get the Detailed Statement of Sale from the BLM Alaska Web site at https://on.doi.gov/2fgHGRq, or request a copy from the Public Information Center, BLM Alaska State Office, 222 West 7th Avenue, #13; Anchorage, AK 99513–7504; 907–271– 5960. SUMMARY: ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Brumbaugh, 907–271–4429. People who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800– 877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The December 2017 NPR–A Oil and Gas Lease Sale will include all 900 tracts (approximately 10.3 million acres) that are available for leasing under the NPR– A Integrated Activity Plan/ Environmental Impact Statement Record of Decision (ROD) that was finalized in February 2013. This is the first time that all available tracts, as designated available for development in the 2013 Record of Decision, will be offered for sale. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:29 Oct 25, 2017 Jkt 244001 The opening and reading of the bids for the 2017 lease sale will be available for online public viewing via video livestreaming at http://www.blm.gov/ live. The Detailed Statement of Sale will include a description of the areas the BLM is offering for lease, as well as the lease terms, conditions, special stipulations, required operating procedures, and directions for how to submit bids. If you plan to submit a bid(s), please note that all bids must be sealed in accordance with the provisions identified in the Detailed Statement of Sale. The United States reserves the right to withdraw any tract from this sale prior to issuance of a written acceptance of a bid. Authority: 43 CFR 3131.4–1 and 42 U.S.C. 6506a. Karen Mouritsen, Acting State Director, Alaska. [FR Doc. 2017–23281 Filed 10–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–CR–4426; PPWOCRADP3, PCU00RP14.R50000; OMB Control Number 1024–0038] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Procedures for State, Tribal, and Local Government Historic Preservation Programs National Park Service, Interior. Notice of information collection; request for comments. 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We are especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper functions of the NPS; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the NPS enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the NPS minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[17X.LLAK930000.L13100000.EI0000.241A]


Notice of National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska Oil and Gas Lease 
Sale 2017; Notice of Availability of the Detailed Statement of Sale for 
the NPR-A 2017 Oil and Gas Lease Sale

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Alaska State Office will 
hold an oil and gas lease sale bid opening for all available tracts in 
the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A).

DATES: The oil and gas lease sale bid opening will be at 1 p.m. (AKST) 
on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. The BLM must receive all sealed bids by 
4 p.m. (AKST), Monday, December 4, 2017. The Detailed Statement of Sale 
for the NPR-A Oil and Gas Lease Sale 2017 will be available to the 
public on October 26, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Sealed bids must be received at the BLM-Alaska State Office, 
ATTN: Carol Taylor (AK932); 222 West 7th Avenue, #13; Anchorage, AK 
99513-7504. You may get the Detailed Statement of Sale from the BLM 
Alaska Web site at https://on.doi.gov/2fgHGRq, or request a copy from 
the Public Information Center, BLM Alaska State Office, 222 West 7th 
Avenue, #13; Anchorage, AK 99513-7504; 907-271-5960.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Brumbaugh, 907-271-4429. People 
who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the 
Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the above 
individual during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours 
a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above 
individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The December 2017 NPR-A Oil and Gas Lease 
Sale will include all 900 tracts (approximately 10.3 million acres) 
that are available for leasing under the NPR-A Integrated Activity 
Plan/Environmental Impact Statement Record of Decision (ROD) that was 
finalized in February 2013. This is the first time that all available 
tracts, as designated available for development in the 2013 Record of 
Decision, will be offered for sale.
    The opening and reading of the bids for the 2017 lease sale will be 
available for online public viewing via video livestreaming at http://www.blm.gov/live.
    The Detailed Statement of Sale will include a description of the 
areas the BLM is offering for lease, as well as the lease terms, 
conditions, special stipulations, required operating procedures, and 
directions for how to submit bids. If you plan to submit a bid(s), 
please note that all bids must be sealed in accordance with the 
provisions identified in the Detailed Statement of Sale. The United 
States reserves the right to withdraw any tract from this sale prior to 
issuance of a written acceptance of a bid.

    Authority:  43 CFR 3131.4-1 and 42 U.S.C. 6506a.

Karen Mouritsen,
Acting State Director, Alaska.
[FR Doc. 2017-23281 Filed 10-25-17; 8:45 am]
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