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BLM Wyoming Federal Lease Sale, March 21 and 22, 2018

WY-181Q-141

Sweetwater County, WY
Gross Acres: 1,570.69; Net Acres: 1,570.69

Current auction status

This auction has closed and sold

Start Date/Time: 3/22/2018 9:40 AM CDT / 8:40 AM MDT

End Date/Time: 3/22/2018 10:40 AM CDT / 9:40 AM MDT

Bid info at a glance

Winning bid: $12 per acre

Bid Increment: $1 per acre

Total lease cost at this bid: $21,651.28 (Bonus + Agency Fees + Advance Rental + 1.5% Buyer Premium)

Locator Map

Sweetwater, WY

Parcel Details

Parcel WY-181Q-141
County, State Sweetwater, WY
Legal Description T.0260N, R.0970W, 06th PM, WY
Sec. 003 LOTS 1-4;
Sec. 003 S2N2,W2SW,SESW,SE;
Sec. 010 S2;
Sec. 015 ALL;
Area/Project Lander FO
Rawlins FO
Acres 1,570.69
Rental (1st Year) $2,356.50
Royalty 12.50%
Administrative Fee $160.00

LEASE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

All bidding and lease sale on BLM parcels listed on this website shall be subject to the statutes, administrative rules and regulations of the BLM per the authority of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 as amended and the Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Lands of 1947, as amended.

A lease issued as a result of this sale will have a primary term of 10 years. It will continue beyond its primary term as long as oil or gas in paying quantities is produced on or for the benefit of the lease. Advance rental at $1.50 per acre for the first 5 years ($2 per acre after that) is due on or before the anniversary date each year until production begins. Once a lease is producing, you must pay a royalty of 12.5 percent of the value or the amount of production removed or sold from the lease. You will find other lease terms on our standard lease form (Form 3100-11, October 2008).

LEASE STIPULATIONS

Stipulations are part of the lease and supersede any inconsistent provisions of the lease form. Some parcels are subject to surface use stipulations. They are requirements or restrictions on how you conduct operations. They become part of the lease and supersede any inconsistent provisions in the lease form. The stipulations can be found by clicking here.

THIS TRACT IS SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING LEASE STIPULATIONS:
  • Lease Notice No. 1
  • Lease Notice No. 2
  • Lease Notice No. 3
  • Lease Stipulation No. 1
  • Lease Stipulation No. 2
  • Lease Stipulation No. 3
  • WY_SW_TLS_PHMAL
  • WY_SW_TLS_PHMAWCA
  • WY_SW_CSU_PHMA
  • Special Lease Notice: This parcel contains known sites of traditional religious and cultural importance to Native American Tribes. Prior to approval of an Application for Permit to Drill (APD) or other authorizations allowing surface-disturbing activities on the lease, the BLM will require compliance with all applicable requirements of the National Historic Preservation Act, Archaeological Resources Protection Act, American Indian Religious Freedom Act, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, Executive Order 13007 (Indian Sacred Sites), and Executive Order 13175 (Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments) which may include tribal consultation with Native American Tribes at the proponent's expense.
  • NSO (1) No surface occupancy or use is allowed within 500 feet of perennial surface waters, riparian-wetland areas and/or playas as mapped on the Lander Field Office GIS database; (2) to protect perennial surface waters, riparian-wetland areas, and/or playas.
  • TLS (1) Surface disturbing and disruptive activities within identified elk winter range are prohibited Nov 15 to Apr 30; (2) as mapped on the Lander Field Office database; (3) protecting elk winter range.
  • TLS (1) Surface disturbing and disruptive activities are restricted or prohibited within 1 mile of bald eagle and ferruginous hawk nests and 3/4 mile of all other active raptor nests during the following time periods, Apr 1 to Aug 31 for northern goshawk, Apr 1 to Sep 15 for burrowing owl, Feb 1 to Aug 15 for bald eagles, Feb 1 to Jul 31 for all other raptors; (2) as mapped on the Lander Field Office GIS database; (3) for the protection of active raptor and/or eagle nests.
  • TLS (1) Surface disturbing and disruptive activities are restricted or prohibited Mar 15 to Jun 30; (2) as mapped on the Lander Field Office GIS database; (3) to seasonally protect Greater Sage-Grouse breeding, nesting and early brood-rearing habitats from disruptive activities inside designated core areas.
  • TLS (1) Surface disturbing and disruptive activities are restricted or prohibited Dec 1 to Mar 14; (2) as mapped on the Lander Field Office GIS database; (3) to seasonally protect Greater Sage-Grouse winter concentration areas.
  • TLS (1) Feb 1 to July 31; (2) as mapped on the Rawlins Field Office GIS database; (3) protecting nesting Raptors.
  • CSU (1) Surface occupancy or use will be restricted in areas identified as limited reclamation potential soils; (2) as mapped on the Lander Field Office GIS database; (3) for the protection of sensitive soil resources.
  • CSU (1) Surface occupancy or use will be restricted on slopes between 15 and 24 percent; (2) as mapped on the Lander Field Office GIS database; (3) to protect areas containing slopes between 15 and 24 percent.
  • CSU (1) Surface occupancy or use will be restricted to no more than an average of one oil and gas or mining locations per 640 acres using the DDCT, and the cumulative value of all applicable surface disturbances, existing or future, must not exceed 5 percent of the DDCT area, as described in the Disturbance Density Calculation Tool manual (DDCT); (2) as mapped on the Lander Field Office GIS database; (3) to protect greater sage-grouse designated Core Area from habitat fragmentation and loss. This lease does not guarantee the lessee the right to occupy the surface of the lease for the purpose of producing oil and natural gas within Greater Sage-Grouse designated Core Area. The surface occupancy restriction criteria identified in this stipulation may preclude surface occupancy and may be beyond the ability of the lessee to meet due to existing surface disturbance on Federal, State, or private lands within designated core areas, or surface disturbance created by other land users. The BLM may require the lessee or operator to enter into a unit agreement or drilling easement to facilitate the equitable development of this and surrounding leases.
  • CSU (1) Surface use or occupancy will be restricted within designated 'very high' or 'high' potential fossil yield classification areas; (2) as mapped on the Lander Field Office GIS database; (3) for the protection of fossil resources.
  • CSU (1) Surface occupancy or use will be restricted or prohibited unless the operator and surface managing agency arrive at an acceptable plan for mitigation of anticipated impacts; (2) as mapped on the Rawlins Field Office GIS database; (3) protecting raptor nesting habitat.

OFFSET ACTIVITY

Completions from the last 365 days in Sweetwater County, Wyoming

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Drilling Permits from the last 365 days in Sweetwater County, Wyoming

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Drilling Rigs on location in Sweetwater County, Wyoming

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SUCCESSFUL BIDDER NOTIFICATION

After all auctions have closed, the successful bidder will be notified via email with closing instructions, including total amount due.

On the day of the sale, you must pay at least the minimum bonus bid of $2 per acre or fraction of an acre; the first year's advance rental of $1.50 per acre or fraction of an acre; and a non-refundable administrative fee of $160, to the BLM State Office by the close of business.

BUYER PREMIUM

A 1.5% Buyer Premium, calculated as 1.5% of the total bonus, will be added to the cost of this lease.


CONTACT INFORMATION


EnergyNet

John S. Munroe
VP of Engineering / Government Lease Sales
(832) 403-3122
Email: John.Munroe@energynet.com

Gus Rivero
Manager of Government Lease Sales
(806) 463-3616
Email: Gus.Rivero@energynet.com

Brandon Savage
Assistant Manager of Government Lease Sales
(806) 463-3621
Email: Brandon.Savage@energynet.com


 

Bid History

View the current auction status and bid history for this lease.

BidderDate and Time of BidBonus Bid
Bidder #87 03/22/18 10:39:51 $12
Bidder #6 03/22/18 10:39:59 $11
Bidder #87 03/22/18 10:39:51 $2