CASPER, Wyo. — The Bureau of Land Management Wyoming State Office issued the sale notice for an oil and gas lease sale offering 115 parcels covering 95,351.20 acres in Wyoming scheduled for Sept. 6, 2023.
According to the BLM’s press release, the sale notice, environmental review documents and additional information are available on the BLM’s ePlanning website at https://eplanning.blm.gov/eplanning-ui/project/2022737/510.
As authorized under the Inflation Reduction Act, the BLM will apply a 16.67% royalty rate for any new leases from this sale.
Leasing is the first step to develop federal oil and gas resources. All parcels leased as part of an oil and gas lease sale include appropriate stipulations to protect important natural resources. Information on current and upcoming BLM lease sales is available through the National Fluid Lease Sale System. More information can also be found on the BLM’s website.