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Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases NMNM 113413 and NMNM 117541

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Bureau of Land Management, Interior.




Under the Class II provisions of Title IV, Public Law 97-451, the Bureau of Land Management received a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas leases NMNM 113413 and NMNM 117541 from the lessee Three Rivers Acquisition, LLC, 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 leases terminated under the law.

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Margie Dupre, Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico State Office, P.O. Box 27115, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502-0115 or at (505) 954-2142. 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 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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No valid lease has been issued that affects the lands. The lessee agrees to new lease terms for rentals and royalties of $10 per acre or fraction thereof, per year, and 16-2/3 percent, respectively. The lessee paid the required $500 administrative fee for the reinstatement of the leases and $166 cost for publishing this Notice in the Federal Register. The lessee met all the requirements for reinstatement of the leases 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 leases NMNM 113413 and NMNM 117541, effective the date of termination, March 1, 2011, under the original terms and conditions of the Start Printed Page 60866lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above.

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Margie Dupre,

Land Law Examiner, Fluids Adjudication Team.

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[FR Doc. 2011-25255 Filed 9-29-11; 8:45 am]