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Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), Beaufort Sea Oil and Gas Lease Sale 202

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Minerals Management Service (MMS), Interior.


Availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale.


Alaska OCS, Beaufort Sea; Notice of Availability of the proposed Notice of Sale for proposed Oil and Gas Lease Sale 202 in the Beaufort Sea. This Notice is published pursuant to 30 CFR 256.29(c) as a matter of information to the public.

With regard to oil and gas leasing on the OCS, the Secretary of the Interior, pursuant to section 19 of the OCS Lands Act, provides the affected States the opportunity to review the proposed Notice. The proposed Notice sets forth the proposed terms and conditions of the sale, including minimum bids, royalty rates, and rentals.

The proposed Notice of Sale for Sale 202 and a “Proposed Sale Notice Package” containing information essential to potential bidders may be obtained by mail from the Alaska OCS Region, Information Resource Center, Minerals Management Service, 3801 Centerpoint Drive, Suite 500, Anchorage, Alaska 99503-5823. Telephone: (907) 334-5200 or 1-800-764-2627. Certain documents may be viewed and downloaded from the MMS World Wide Web site at​alaska.

The final Notice of Sale will be published in the Federal Register at least 30 days prior to the date of bid opening. Bid opening is currently scheduled for March 28, 2007.

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Dated: October 16, 2006.

Walter D. Cruickshank,

Acting Director, Minerals Management Service.

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[FR Doc. 06-8915 Filed 10-25-06; 8:45 am]