Under the provisions of Public Law 97-451, a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease CAS 019272B for lands in Kern County, California, was timely filed and was accompanied by all the required rentals and royalties accruing from November 1, 2000, the date of termination.
No valid lease has been issued affecting the lands. The lessee has agreed to amend lease terms for rentals and royalties at the rate of $5.00 per acre, or fraction thereof, per year and 162/3 percent, respectively. The lessee has paid the required $500 administrative fee and $125 to reimburse the Department for the cost of this Federal Register notice.Start Printed Page 13782
The lessee has met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease 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 CAS 019272B effective November 1, 2000, subject to the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Bonnie Edgerly, Land Law Examiner, California State Office (916) 978-4370.Start Signature
Dated: February 15, 2001.
Leroy M. Mohorich,
Chief, Branch of Energy, Mineral Science, and Adjudication.
[FR Doc. 01-5477 Filed 3-6-01; 8:45 am]
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