Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease COC69996


Federal Register, Volume 77 Issue 141 (Monday, July 23, 2012)

Federal Register Volume 77, Number 141 (Monday, July 23, 2012)


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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office

FR Doc No: 2012-17845



Bureau of Land Management

LLCO922000-L13100000-FI0000; COC69996

Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease COC69996

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of proposed reinstatement of terminated oil and gas lease.


SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease COC69996 from SWEPI LP, for lands in Huerfano County, Colorado. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Milada Krasilinec, BLM Land Law Examiner, Fluid Minerals Adjudication, at 303-239-3767.

Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lessee has 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 $159 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 Section 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the BLM is proposing to reinstate lease COC69996 effective March 1, 2012, under the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above.

Dated:July 18, 2012.

Helen M. Hankins,

BLM Colorado State Director.

FR Doc. 2012-17845 Filed 7-20-12; 8:45 am