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Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases NDM 98791, NDM 98792, NDM 98793 and NDM 98794

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AGENCY:

Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

Per 30 U.S.C. 188(d), BTA Oil Producers, LLC timely filed a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas leases NDM 98791, NDM 98792, NDM 98793 and NDM 98794, Billings and Golden Valley Counties, North Dakota. The lessee paid the required rentals accruing from the date of termination.

No leases were issued that affect these lands. The lessee agrees to new lease terms for rentals and royalties of $10 per acre and 162/3 percent. The lessee paid the $500 administration fee for the reinstatement of each lease and $163 cost for publishing this Notice.

The lessee met the requirements for reinstatement of the leases per Sec. 31 (d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). We are proposing Start Printed Page 23835to reinstate the leases, effective the date of termination subject to:

  • The original terms and conditions of the leases;
  • The increased rental of $10 per acre;
  • The increased royalty of 162/3 percent; and
  • The $163 cost of publishing this Notice.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Teri Bakken, Chief, Fluids Adjudication Section, Bureau of Land Management Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101-4669, 406-896-5091. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.

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Teri Bakken,

Chief, Fluids Adjudication Section.

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[FR Doc. 2011-10230 Filed 4-27-11; 8:45 am]

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