Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases WYW185919, WYW185924, WYW185925, and WYW185926, Wyoming, 68189 [2019-26898]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 240 / Friday, December 13, 2019 / Notices amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received petitions for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas leases WYW147077 and WYW147081 from Five Star Energy LLC and Moriah Powder River LLC for land in Johnson County, Wyoming. The lessees filed the petitions on time, along with all rentals due since the leases terminated under the law. No leases affecting this land were issued before the petitions were filed. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Chris Hite, Branch Chief for Fluid Minerals Adjudication, Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009; phone 307–775–6176; email chite@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact Mr. Hite 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. A reply will be sent during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Termination of a lease is automatic and statutorily imposed by Congress. Alternatively, reinstatement terms are also set by Congress. Oil and gas leases WYW147077 and WYW147081 terminated effective November 1, 2018, for failure to pay rental timely. The lessees petitioned for reinstatement of the leases and met all filing requirements for a Class II reinstatement. The lessees agreed to the amended lease terms for rentals of $10 per acre, or fraction thereof, per year and royalty rates of 16 2⁄3 percent, and additional lease stipulations. The lessees have paid the required $500 administrative fee and the $151 cost of publishing this notice. The lessees meet the requirements for reinstatement of the leases per Sec. 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). Reinstatement of these leases conforms to the terms and conditions of all applicable land use plans and other applicable National Environmental Policy Act documents. The BLM proposes to reinstate the leases with an effective date of November 1, 2018, under the amended terms and conditions of the leases and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. The leases will be reinstated 30 days after publication of the notice of proposed reinstatement in the Federal Register. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:42 Dec 12, 2019 Jkt 250001 Authority: 30 U.S.C. 188 (e)(4) and 43 CFR 3108.2–3(b)(2)(v). Chris Hite, Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication. [FR Doc. 2019–26897 Filed 12–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWY920000. L51040000.FI0000. 19XL5017AR] Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases WYW185919, WYW185924, WYW185925, and WYW185926, Wyoming Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: As provided for under the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas leases WYW185919, WYW185924, WYW185925, and WYW185926 from Hat Creek Resources, LLC for land in Johnson County, Wyoming. The lessee filed the petition on time, along with all rentals due since the leases terminated under the law. No leases affecting this land were issued before the petition was filed. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chris Hite, Branch Chief for Fluid Minerals Adjudication, Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82003; phone 307– 775–6176; email chite@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact Mr. Hite 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. A reply will be sent during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Termination of a lease is automatic and statutorily imposed by Congress when rental fees are not paid in a timely manner. Similarly, reinstatement terms are also set by Congress upon submission of a petition for reinstatement from a lessee. Rental was not paid in time for competitive oil and gas leases WYW185919, WYW185924, WYW185925, and WYW185926, prompting lease termination by operation of law. As provided for under the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68189 amended, the BLM received a petition for reinstatement from the lessee of record, Hat Creek Resources, LLC for land in Johnson County, Wyoming. The lessee filed the petition on time along with all rentals due since the leases terminated under operation of law. The leases will be reinstated 30 days after publication of the proposed reinstatement notice in the Federal Register. The lessee agreed to the amended lease terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $10 per acre, or fraction thereof, per year and 16 2⁄3 percent, respectively, and additional lease stipulations. The lessee has paid the required $500 administrative fee and the $159 cost of publishing this notice. The lessee met the requirements for reinstatement of the leases per Sec. 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). Reinstatement of this lease conforms to the terms and conditions of all applicable land use plans, including the 2015 Approved Resource Management Plan Amendments for the Rocky Mountain Region, and other National Environmental Policy Act documents. The BLM proposes to reinstate the leases with the effective date of April 1, 2018, under the amended terms and conditions of the leases and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. Authority: 30 U.S.C. 188 (e)(4) and 43 CFR 3108.2–3 (b)(2)(v) Chris Hite, Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication. [FR Doc. 2019–26898 Filed 12–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–IMR–YELL–NPS0028091; PPIMYELL60 PPMVSCS1Z.Y00000 (200); OMB Control Number 1024–0266] Agency Information Collection Activities; Reporting and Recordkeeping for Snowcoaches and Snowmobiles, Yellowstone National Park AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior. Notice of information collection; request for comment. ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the National Park Service (NPS, we) are proposing to renew an information collection. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13DEN1.SGM 13DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 240 (Friday, December 13, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Page 68189]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-26898]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLWY920000. L51040000.FI0000. 19XL5017AR]


Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases 
WYW185919, WYW185924, WYW185925, and WYW185926, Wyoming

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: As provided for under the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as 
amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for 
reinstatement of competitive oil and gas leases WYW185919, WYW185924, 
WYW185925, and WYW185926 from Hat Creek Resources, LLC for land in 
Johnson County, Wyoming. The lessee filed the petition on time, along 
with all rentals due since the leases terminated under the law. No 
leases affecting this land were issued before the petition was filed.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chris Hite, Branch Chief for Fluid 
Minerals Adjudication, Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, 
5353 Yellowstone Road, P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82003; phone 
307-775-6176; email [email protected].
    Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf may call 
the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact Mr. Hite 
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. 
A reply will be sent during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Termination of a lease is automatic and 
statutorily imposed by Congress when rental fees are not paid in a 
timely manner. Similarly, reinstatement terms are also set by Congress 
upon submission of a petition for reinstatement from a lessee. Rental 
was not paid in time for competitive oil and gas leases WYW185919, 
WYW185924, WYW185925, and WYW185926, prompting lease termination by 
operation of law. As provided for under the Mineral Leasing Act of 
1920, as amended, the BLM received a petition for reinstatement from 
the lessee of record, Hat Creek Resources, LLC for land in Johnson 
County, Wyoming. The lessee filed the petition on time along with all 
rentals due since the leases terminated under operation of law. The 
leases will be reinstated 30 days after publication of the proposed 
reinstatement notice in the Federal Register.
    The lessee agreed to the amended lease terms for rentals and 
royalties at rates of $10 per acre, or fraction thereof, per year and 
16 \2/3\ percent, respectively, and additional lease stipulations. The 
lessee has paid the required $500 administrative fee and the $159 cost 
of publishing this notice. The lessee met the requirements for 
reinstatement of the leases per Sec. 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral 
Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188).
    Reinstatement of this lease conforms to the terms and conditions of 
all applicable land use plans, including the 2015 Approved Resource 
Management Plan Amendments for the Rocky Mountain Region, and other 
National Environmental Policy Act documents. The BLM proposes to 
reinstate the leases with the effective date of April 1, 2018, under 
the amended terms and conditions of the leases and the increased rental 
and royalty rates cited above.

    Authority:  30 U.S.C. 188 (e)(4) and 43 CFR 3108.2-3 (b)(2)(v)

Chris Hite,
Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication.
[FR Doc. 2019-26898 Filed 12-12-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4310-22-P