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Call for Nominations and Comments for the 2012 National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Oil and Gas Lease Sale

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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Alaska State Office, under the authority of 43 CFR 3131.2, is issuing a call for nominations and comments on tracts for oil and gas leasing for the 2012 National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A) oil and gas lease sale. Available tracts are within the Northeast and Northwest Planning Areas of the NPR-A. A map of the NPR-A showing available areas is online at


BLM-Alaska must receive all nominations and comments on these tracts for consideration on or before June 29, 2012.


Mail nominations and/or comments to: State Director, Bureau of Land Management; Alaska State Office; 222 West 7th Ave. Mailstop 13; Anchorage, AK 99513-7504. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment-including your personal identifying information-may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.


Ted Murphy, Deputy State Director, BLM-Alaska Division of Resources, 907-271-4413. 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.


Describe and depict all tract nominations on the NPR-A map by outlining your area(s) of interest. NPR-A maps, legal descriptions of the tracts, and additional information are available through the BLM-Alaska Web site at

Ron Dunton,

Acting State Director.

[FR Doc. 2012-11757 Filed 5-14-12; 8:45 am]