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Bureau of Land Management

[WY-923-1310-FI; WYW174755]

Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW174755, Wyoming

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.
ACTION: Notice.
SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Hot Springs Resources LTD for renewal of oil and gas lease WYW174755 for land in Natrona County, Wyoming. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: BLM, Julie L. Weaver, Chief, Fluid Minerals Adjudication, at (307) 775-6176.

The lessee has agreed to the amended lease terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $10 per acre or fraction thereof, per year and 16-2/3 percent, respectively. The lessee has paid the required $500 administrative fee and $163 to reimburse the Department for the cost of thisFederal Registernotice. The lessee has met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease as set out in Sections 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the BLM is proposing to reinstate lease WYW174755 effective April 1, 2011, under the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. The BLM has not issued a valid lease to any other interest affecting the lands.

Julie L. Weaver, Chief, Fluid Minerals Adjudication.