Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases WYW-178369, Wyoming, 55474-55475 [2020-19758]

Download as PDF 55474 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 174 / Tuesday, September 8, 2020 / Notices operator of any motorized vehicle, whether or not the vehicle is in motion, is prohibited. b. Possession of alcohol by minors. The following are prohibited: i. Consumption or possession of any alcoholic beverage by a person under 21 years of age on public lands; and ii. Selling, offering to sell, or otherwise furnishing or supplying any alcoholic beverage to a person under 21 years of age on public lands. c. Operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, marijuana, narcotics, or dangerous drugs is prohibited. 3. Drug Paraphernalia a. The possession of drug paraphernalia is prohibited. 4. Disorderly Conduct a. Disorderly conduct is prohibited. Disorderly conduct means that an individual, with the intent of recklessly causing public alarm, nuisance, jeopardy, or violence, or recklessly creating a risk thereof: i. Engages in fighting or violent behavior; ii. Uses language, an utterance or gesture, or engages in a display or act that is physically threatening or menacing, or done in a manner that is likely to inflict injury or incite an immediate breach of the peace; or iii. Obstructs, resists, or attempts to elude a law enforcement officer, or fails to follow their orders or directions. 5. Eviction of Persons a. The temporary closure and restriction area is closed to any person who: i. Has been evicted from the event by the permit holder, whether or not the eviction was requested by the BLM; ii. Has been evicted from the event by the BLM; or iii. Has been ordered by a law enforcement officer to leave the area of the permitted event. b. Any person evicted from the event forfeits all privileges to be present within the temporary closure and restriction area. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 6. Motor Vehicles a. Motor vehicles must comply with the following requirements: i. The operator of a motor vehicle must possess a valid driver’s license. ii. Motor vehicles and trailers must possess evidence of valid registration. iii. Motor vehicle operators must possess evidence of valid insurance. iv. Motor vehicles and trailers must not block a street used for vehicular travel or a pedestrian pathway. Parking VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:32 Sep 04, 2020 Jkt 250001 any off-highway vehicle in violation of posted restrictions; or in such a manner as to obstruct or impede normal or emergency traffic movement or the parking of other vehicles; creating a safety hazard; or endangering any person, property, or feature is prohibited. Vehicles parked in violation are subject to citation, removal, and/or impoundment at the owner’s expense. v. Motor vehicles must not exceed the posted speed limit. vi. Operating a vehicle through, around, or beyond a restrictive sign, barricade, fence, or traffic control barrier or device is prohibited. vii. Failure to obey any person authorized to direct traffic or control access to the event area, including law enforcement officers, BLM officials, and designated race officials, is prohibited. b. The temporary closure area is closed to motor vehicle use, except as provided below. Motor vehicles may be operated within the temporary closure area under the circumstances listed below: i. Race participants and support vehicles on designated routes; ii. BLM, medical, law enforcement, and firefighting vehicles are authorized at all times; or iii. Vehicles operated by the permit holder’s staff or contractors and volunteers are authorized at all times. These vehicles must display evidence of event registration at all times in such a manner that it is visible at the front of the vehicle while the vehicle is in motion. 7. Public Camping a. The temporary closure and restriction area is closed to public camping with the following exceptions: i. The permitted event’s spectators, who are camped in designated spectator areas, as marked by protective fencing, barriers, and informational signage provided by the permit holder; or ii. The permit holder’s authorized staff, contractors, and BLM-authorized event managers. b. Spectator area site reservations, denying other visitors or parties from utilizing unoccupied portions of the spectator area by marking with flags, tape, posts, cones, etc., is prohibited. Vehicles and trailers may not be left unattended for over 72 hours. c. Allowing any pet or other animal to be unrestrained is prohibited. All pets must be restrained by a leash of not more than six feet in length. d. Failure to observe restricted area quiet hours of midnight to 6 a.m. is prohibited. PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8. Weapons a. Discharging or use of firearms or other weapons is prohibited. b. The prohibition above shall not apply to county, state, tribal and Federal law enforcement personnel who are working in their official capacity at the event. 9. Racecourse Closure a. The designated racecourse as shown in the Lake Havasu Field Office approved Resource Management Plan and Decision Record is closed to public entry during the temporary closure. b. The temporary closure area is closed to use by members of the public with the following exceptions: i. The person is an employee or authorized volunteer with the BLM, a law enforcement officer, emergency medical service provider, fire protection provider, or another public agency employee working at and assigned to the event; or ii. The person is working at or attending the event directly on behalf of the permit holder. c. Failure to obey any official sign posted by the BLM, law enforcement, Mohave County, or the permit holder is prohibited. Enforcement: Any person who violates these closure rules may be tried before a United States Magistrate and fined in accordance with 18 U.S.C. 3571, imprisoned no more than 12 months under 43 U.S.C. l733(a) and 43 CFR 8360.0–7, or both. In accordance with 43 CFR 8365.1–7, State or local officials may also impose penalties for violations of Arizona law. A complete list of laws and regulations applicable to public lands in Arizona may be viewed at: http://www.azd.uscourts.gov/sites/ default/files/general-orders/19-14.pdf. Authority: 43 CFR 8364.l. Jason West, Field Manager. [FR Doc. 2020–19765 Filed 9–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–32–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWY920000. L57000000.FI0000. 17XL5017AR] Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases WYW– 178369, Wyoming Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\08SEN1.SGM 08SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 174 / Tuesday, September 8, 2020 / Notices 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 WYW–178369 from WPX Energy RM 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. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Christopher 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 Christopher Hite during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, seven 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. Lease reinstatement terms are also set by Congress. Oil and gas lease WYW–178369 in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, was terminated by operation of law effective December 1, 2016, for failure to pay rental timely. The lessee of record petitioned for reinstatement of the lease and met all filing requirements for a Class II reinstatement. The lessee agreed to the amended lease terms for rentals of $10 per acre, or fraction thereof, per year and royalty rates of 162⁄3 percent. The lessee paid the required $500 administrative fee and the $159 cost of publishing this notice. The lessee meets 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, including the 2015 Approved Resource Management Plan Amendments for the Rocky Mountain Region, and other applicable National Environmental Policy Act documents. The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease effective December 1, 2016, under the amended terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. The lease will be reinstated 30 days after publication of this proposed reinstatement notice in the Federal Register. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:32 Sep 04, 2020 Jkt 250001 (Authority: 30 U.S.C. 188(e)(4) and 43 CFR 3108.2–3(b)(2)(v)) Christopher Hite, Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication. [FR Doc. 2020–19758 Filed 9–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [F–19525–A; F–19525–C; F–19525–A2; F– 19525–B2; 20X.LLAK944200.L14100000.HY0000] Alaska Native Claims Selection Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hereby provides constructive notice that it will issue an appealable decision approving conveyance of the surface estate in certain lands to Council Native Corporation, for the Native village of Council, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (ANCSA). As provided by ANCSA, the BLM will convey the subsurface estate in the same lands to Bering Straits Native Corporation when the BLM conveys the surface estate to Council Native Corporation. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR part 4 within the time limits set out in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. ADDRESSES: You may obtain a copy of the decision from the Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, AK 99513–7504. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eileen Ford, BLM Alaska State Office, 907–271–5715, or eford@blm.gov. The BLM Alaska State Office may also be contacted via Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) through the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877– 8339. The relay service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the BLM. The BLM will reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that the BLM will issue an appealable decision to Council Native Corporation. The decision approves conveyance of the surface estate in certain lands pursuant to ANCSA (43 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 55475 U.S.C. 1601, et seq.). As provided by ANCSA, the subsurface estate in the same lands will be conveyed to Bering Straits Native Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Council Native Corporation. The lands are located in the vicinity of Council, Alaska, and are described as: Lot 1, U.S. Survey No. 9993, Alaska. Containing 129.97 acres. Kateel River Meridian, Alaska T. 6 S., R. 24 W., Sec. 33. Containing 640 acres. T. 7 S., R. 24 W., Secs. 4, 22, 23, and 24. Containing 2,559.68 acres. T. 6 S., R. 25 W., Sec. 22; Tracts D, E, and P; Tracts Q, R, S, and T; Tracts X, Y, Z, and B1. Containing 4,628.70 acres. Aggregating 7,958.35 acres. The decision addresses public access easements, if any, to be reserved to the United States pursuant to Sec. 17(b) of ANCSA (43 U.S.C. 1616(b)), in the lands described above. The BLM will also publish notice of the decision once a week for four consecutive weeks in the ‘‘Nome Nugget’’ newspaper. Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR part 4 within the following time limits: 1. Unknown parties, parties unable to be located after reasonable efforts have been expended to locate, parties who fail or refuse to sign their return receipt, and parties who receive a copy of the decision by regular mail which is not certified, return receipt requested, shall have until October 8, 2020 to file an appeal. 2. Parties receiving service of the decision by certified mail shall have 30 days from the date of receipt to file an appeal. Parties who do not file an appeal in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR part 4 shall be deemed to have waived their rights. Notices of appeal transmitted by facsimile will not be accepted as timely filed. Eileen Ford, Land Transfer Resolution Specialist, Adjudication Section. [FR Doc. 2020–19781 Filed 9–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P E:\FR\FM\08SEN1.SGM 08SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 174 (Tuesday, September 8, 2020)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLWY920000. L57000000.FI0000. 17XL5017AR]


Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases 
WYW-178369, 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 WYW-178369 from WPX 
Energy RM 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: Christopher 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 Christopher Hite during normal business hours. The FRS is 
available 24 hours a day, seven 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. Lease reinstatement terms are also set by Congress. Oil 
and gas lease WYW-178369 in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, was terminated 
by operation of law effective December 1, 2016, for failure to pay 
rental timely. The lessee of record petitioned for reinstatement of the 
lease and met all filing requirements for a Class II reinstatement.
    The lessee 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. The lessee paid the required $500 administrative fee and the 
$159 cost of publishing this notice. The lessee meets 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, 
including the 2015 Approved Resource Management Plan Amendments for the 
Rocky Mountain Region, and other applicable National Environmental 
Policy Act documents.
    The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease effective December 1, 2016, 
under the amended terms and conditions of the lease and the increased 
rental and royalty rates cited above. The lease will be reinstated 30 
days after publication of this proposed reinstatement notice in the 
Federal Register.

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

Christopher Hite,
Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication.
[FR Doc. 2020-19758 Filed 9-4-20; 8:45 am]
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