[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 132 (Tuesday, July 10, 2018)]
[Pages 31975-31976]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-14727]



Bureau of Land Management

[LLWY920000. L51040000.FI0000. 18XL5017AR]

Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease 
WYW178348, Wyoming

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.


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 WYW178348 from Wold 
Energy Partners LLC, Samson Resources Company, and GasCo LP for land in 
Converse County, Wyoming. The lessees 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. 
The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erik Norelius, Acting 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. 
Norelius 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: 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. 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

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of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease 
effective December 1, 2015 under the original 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).

Erik Norelius,
Acting Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication.
[FR Doc. 2018-14727 Filed 7-9-18; 8:45 am]