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Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease, UTU 18726

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Start Preamble November 9, 2005.


Bureau of Land Management, Interior.




Under the provisions of Section 371(a) of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the lessee, Del-Rio Resources, Inc., timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease UTU18726 in Uintah County, Utah. The lessee paid the required rental accruing from the date of termination, June 1, 2002.

No leases were issued that affect these lands. The lessee agrees to new lease terms for rentals and royalties of $5 per acre and 162/3 percent, respectively. The lessee paid the $500 administration fee for the reinstatement of the lease and $155 cost for publishing this notice.

The lessee met the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Sec. 31(e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 [30 U.S.C. 188(e)]. We are proposing to reinstate the lease, effective the date of termination subject to:

  • The original terms and conditions of the lease;
  • The increased rental of $5 per acre;
  • The increased royalty of 162/3 percent; and
  • The $155 cost of publishing this notice.
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David H. Murphy, Acting Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals at (801) 539-4122.

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David H. Murphy,

Acting Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals.

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[FR Doc. 05-22776 Filed 11-16-05; 8:45am]