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Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW160587, Wyoming

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Bureau of Land Management, Interior




Anadarko E&P Onshore, LLC and WPX Energy Rocky Mountain, LLC have filed a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease WYW160587, which is located in Campbell County, Wyoming. The petition was filed on time and consistent with the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920. The lessee has paid the required rentals accruing from the date of termination. No leases that affect these lands were issued before the petition was filed.

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Chris Hite, Chief of Fluid Minerals Adjudication, Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 82009; phone 307-775-6176; email Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact Mr. Hite 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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In connection with this lease reinstatement, the lessees agreed to the amended lease terms for rentals and royalties specified in the applicable regulations—$10 per acre, or fraction thereof, per year and 16 2/3 percent, respectively. The lessees also agreed to the amended lease stipulations described in the associated Reinstatement Certification. The lessees paid the required $500 administrative fee and the $159 cost for publishing this notice. The lessees met the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Sec. 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920. The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease effective February 1, 2015, under the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above.

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Chris Hite,

Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication.

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[FR Doc. 2016-17023 Filed 7-18-16; 8:45 am]