The lessees have agreed to the amended lease terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $10 per acre or fraction thereof, per year and 162/3percent, respectively. The lessees have paid the required $500 administrative fee and $163 to reimburse the Department for the cost of thisFederal Registernotice. The lessees have met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease as set out in Sections 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the Bureau of Land Management is proposing to reinstate lease WYW151267 effective October 1, 2006, under the original terms and conditions of the lease and theincreased rental and royalty rates cited above. BLM has not issued a valid lease affecting the lands.
Pamela J. Lewis,
Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication.