Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW183049, Wyoming, 14500 [2020-05056]

Download as PDF 14500 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 49 / Thursday, March 12, 2020 / Notices provided for under the Mineral leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the BLM received a petition for reinstatement from the lessee of record, BP America Production Company for land in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The lessee filed the petition on time along with all rentals due since the lease terminated under operation of law. The lease 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 162⁄3% percent. 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 lease 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 lease effective June 01, 2017, under the amended terms and conditions of the lease 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. 2020–05054 Filed 3–11–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWY920000.L57000000.FI0000. 18XL5017AR] Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW183049, 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 lease WYW183049 from BP America Production Company for land in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The lessee filed the petition on time, along with all rentals due since the lease khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:31 Mar 11, 2020 Jkt 250001 terminated under the law. No leases affecting this land were issued before the petition was filed. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: (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. 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. [FR Doc. 2020–05056 Filed 3–11–20; 8:45 am] 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 on time for competitive oil and gas lease WYW183049 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, BP America Production Company for land in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The lessee filed the petition on time along with all rentals due since the lease terminated under operation of law. The lease 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 162⁄3% percent. 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 lease 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 lease effective June 01, 2017, under the amended terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–HAFE–NPS0028332; PPWOWMADL3, PPMPSAS1Y.TD0000 (200); OMB Control Number 1024–0284] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; National Park Service Common Learning Portal National Park Service, Interior. Notice of information collection; request for comment. ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), we, the National Park Service (NPS) are proposing to renew an information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before April 13, 2020. ADDRESSES: Send written comments on this information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget’s Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior by email at OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov; or via facsimile to (202) 395–5806. Please provide a copy of your comments to Phadrea Ponds, Acting NPS Information Collection Clearance Officer, 1201 Oakridge Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525; or by email to phadrea_ponds@nps.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1024–0284 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Ryan Jennings, by email at ryan_jennings@nps.gov, or by telephone at 304–535–5057. You may also view the ICR at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the PRA and 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1), we provide the general public and other Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12MRN1.SGM 12MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 49 (Thursday, March 12, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Page 14500]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-05056]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLWY920000.L57000000.FI0000. 18XL5017AR]


Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease 
WYW183049, 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 lease WYW183049 from BP 
America Production Company for land in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The 
lessee filed the petition on time, along with all rentals due since the 
lease 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, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009; 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 on time for competitive oil and gas lease WYW183049 
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, BP America 
Production Company for land in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The lessee 
filed the petition on time along with all rentals due since the lease 
terminated under operation of law. The lease 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. 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 lease 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 lease effective June 01, 2017, under the amended terms 
and conditions of the lease 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. 2020-05056 Filed 3-11-20; 8:45 am]
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