The Bureau of Land Management New Mexico State Office today opened a 30-day public scoping period to receive public input on four Oil and Gas Lease Sales totaling 6,972 acres that may be included in an August 2024 lease sale in Texas. The comment period ends Dec. 6, 2023.
The parcels the BLM is analyzing, as well as maps and instructions on how to comment are available on the BLM’s ePlanning website at: https://eplanning.blm.gov/eplanning-ui/project/2027060/510.
As authorized under the Inflation Reduction Act, BLM will apply a 16.67 percent royalty rate for any new leases from this sale. More information about the Act is available on BLM’s online fact sheet.
All parcels leased as part of an oil and gas lease sales
All parcels leased as part of an oil and gas lease sale include appropriate stipulations to protect important natural resources. Information on current and upcoming BLM lease sales is available through the National Fluid Lease Sale System.
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