Bureau of Land Management, Interior.
Notice of reinstatement of terminated oil and gas lease.
Under the Class II provisions of Title IV, Public Law 97-451, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease NMNM 96574 from the lessee, OXY USA, Inc., for lands in Lea County, New Mexico. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Margie Dupre, Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico State Office, P.O. Box 27115, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502 or at (505) 438-7520.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
No valid lease has been issued that affects the lands. The lessee agrees to new lease terms for rentals and royalties of $10.00 per acre or fraction thereof, per year, and 162/3 percent, respectively. The lessee paid the required $500.00 administrative fee for the reinstatement of the lease and $166.00 cost for publishing this Notice in the Federal Register. The lessee met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease as set out in Section 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). We are proposing to reinstate lease NMNM 96574, effective the date of termination, October 1, 2008, under the original terms and conditions Start Printed Page 31749of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above.Start Signature
Land Law Examiner, Fluids Adjudication Team.
[FR Doc. E9-15655 Filed 7-1-09; 8:45 am]
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