Federal Register: October 3, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 193)
DOCID: fr03oc08-84 FR Doc E8-23369
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Minerals Management Service
ACTION: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.:
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale for Proposed Sale 208.
Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale for Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Lease Sale 208 in the Central Planning Area (CPA) in the Gulf of Mexico
DATES: Comments on the size, timing, or location of proposed Sale 208 are due from the affected States within 60 days
following their receipt of the proposed Notice. The final Notice of
Sale will be published in the Federal Register at least 30 days prior
to the date of bid opening. Bid opening is currently scheduled for
March 18, 2009.
The MMS announces the availability of the proposed Notice of Sale for proposed Sale 208 in the CPA. This Notice is published pursuant to 30 CFR 256.29(c) as a matter of information to the public. With regard to oil and gas leasing on the OCS, the Secretary of the Interior, pursuant to section 19 of the OCS Lands Act, provides the affected States the opportunity to review the proposed Notice. The proposed Notice sets forth the proposed terms and conditions of the sale, including minimum bids, royalty rates, and rentals.
Proposed Sale for Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Lease Sale 208 in the Central Planning Area in the Gulf of Mexico,
The proposed Notice of Sale for Sale 208 and
a ``Proposed Notice of Sale Package'' containing information essential
to potential bidders may be obtained from the Public Information Unit,
Gulf of Mexico Region, Minerals Management Service, 1201 Elmwood Park
Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana 701232394. Telephone: (504) 736 2519.
Dated: September 26, 2008.
Randall B. Luthi,
Director, Minerals Management Service.
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