Federal Register: December 16, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 242)
DOCID: fr16de08-81 FR Doc E8-29705
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Land Management Bureau
WY ID: [WY-923-1310-FI; WYW172444]
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice of proposed reinstatement of terminated oil and gas lease.
Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Under the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.23(a) and (b)(1), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Chesapeake Exploration, L.L.C. for competitive oil and gas lease WYW172444 for land in Converse County, Wyoming. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law.
Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease; Wyoming,
The lessee has agreed to the amended lease
terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $10.00 per acre, or
fraction thereof, per year, and 16\2/3\ percent, respectively. The
lessee has paid the required $500 administrative fee and $163 to
reimburse the Department for the cost of this Federal Register notice.
The lessee has 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 WYW172444 effective June 1, 2008, under the original
terms and conditions of the lease and the increased 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.
[FR Doc. E829705 Filed 121508; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 431022P
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Bureau of Land Management, Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication, at (307) 7756176.