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Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease TXNM 107338

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AGENCY:

Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice of reinstatement of terminated oil and gas lease.

SUMMARY:

Under the provisions of Public Law 97-451, Philip Rice timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease TXNM 107338 for lands in Wise County, Texas, and it was accompanied by all required rentals and royalties accruing from December 1, 2004, the date of termination.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Lourdes B. Ortiz, BLM, New Mexico State Office, (505) 438-7586.

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SUPPLEMENTARY 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 $10.00 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 December 1, 2004, subject to the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above.

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Dated: June 9, 2005.

Lourdes B. Ortiz,

Land Law Examiner.

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[FR Doc. 05-13875 Filed 7-13-05; 8:45 am]

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