Bureau of Land Management, Interior.
Notice of reinstatement of terminated oil and gas lease.
Under the provisions of Pub. L. 97-451, Benson-Montin-Greer timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease NMNM 009954 for lands in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, and it was accompanied by all required rentals and royalties accruing from August 1, 2004, the date of termination.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Lourdes B. Ortiz, BLM, New Mexico State Office, (505) 438-7586.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
No valid lease has been issued affecting the lands. The lessee has agreed to new lease terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $5.00 per acre or fraction thereof and 162/3 percent, respectively. The lessee has paid the required $500 administrative fee and has reimbursed the Bureau of Land Management 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 Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the Bureau of Land Management is proposing to reinstate the lease effective August 1, 2004, subject to the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above.Start Signature
Dated: April 25, 2005.
Lourdes B. Ortiz,
Land Law Examiner.
[FR Doc. 05-11854 Filed 6-15-05; 8:45 am]
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