[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 233 (Wednesday, December 4, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 72929]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-28934]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

[MMAA 104000]


Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale (NOS) for 
Eastern Gulf of Mexico Planning Area (EPA) Outer Continental Shelf 
(OCS) Oil and Gas Lease Sale 225 (EPA Sale 225)

AGENCY: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of EPA Sale 225.

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SUMMARY: BOEM announces the availability of the Proposed NOS for 
proposed EPA Sale 225. This Notice is published pursuant to 30 CFR 
556.29(c) as a matter of information to the public. With regard to oil 
and gas leasing on the OCS, the Secretary of the Interior, pursuant to 
section 19 of the OCS Lands Act, provides affected States the 
opportunity to review the Proposed NOS. The Proposed NOS sets forth the 
proposed terms and conditions of the sale, including minimum bids, 
royalty rates, and rental rates.

DATES: Affected States may comment on the size, timing, and location of 
proposed EPA Sale 225 within 60 days following their receipt of the 
Proposed NOS. The Final NOS will be published in the Federal Register 
at least 30 days prior to the date of bid opening. Bid opening 
currently is scheduled for March 19, 2014.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Proposed NOS for EPA Sale 225 and a 
``Proposed Notice of Sale Package'' containing information essential to 
potential bidders may be obtained from the Public Information Unit, 
Gulf of Mexico Region, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, 1201 Elmwood 
Park Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana 70123-2394. Telephone: (504) 
736-2519.
    Agency Contact: Julie Conklin, Sale Coordination Branch Chief, 
Julie.Conklin@boem.gov.

    Dated: November 15, 2013.
Tommy P. Beaudreau,
Director, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.
[FR Doc. 2013-28934 Filed 12-3-13; 8:45 am]
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