All Posts Tagged With: "Wyoming oil and gas lease sales"

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Latest Wyoming BLM Auction Generates $8.7 Million

66 parcels totaling about 85,000 acres were offered at the auction earlier this week, with the highest bid per acre a t$3,500 for a parcel that leased for $1.4 million.

9May2013 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Royalty Rate for Energy Leasing on Public Lands May Go Up

“We don’t see any reason why the state shouldn’t be getting what private landowners can get. We’ve heard of private landowners getting more than 20 percent. So, why should we, the people of Wyoming, settle for less?,” asks Dan Neal, executive director of the Equality State Policy Center.

28Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued
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State Mineral Valuation Jumps 23 Percent In 2010

Last year was a very good year for the mineral industry in Wyoming, according to final results issued by the state Department of Revenue’s Mineral Tax Division. The total take was more than $15 billion, a sharp rebound from 2009, which saw the figure plummet to $12.6 billion.

8Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Latest Oil and Gas Lease Sale Nets Nearly $1 Million

$998,089 in leasing rights and rental fees were generated this week at the BLM’s quarterly oil and gas lease auction held in Cheyenne. Nearly half of the receipts go to the State of Wyoming. A total of 13,821 acres in 13 parcels were sold.

6May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Adobe Town Leases Pulled

UPDATED THURSDAY: The BLM has reversed course on five oil and gas leases auctioned a year ago in the Red Desert’s Adobe Town — pulling the parcels totally roughly 5,400 acres.

27Apr2011 | | 0 comments | Continued
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BLM Expects to Clear Backlog of Unissued Oil
and Gas Leases in Wyoming

The agency said the backlog totaling 1,501 leases was caused by new policies and concerns over wildlife and the environment in the summer of 2010, particularly the status of the Sage Grouse, as well as the change in presidential administrations.

4Apr2011 | | 0 comments | Continued