MINERAL LEASING ACT

Bills and resolutions

Dept. of the Interior: allow acceptance of bids on new oil and gas leases of Federal lands only from bidders certifying that all natural gas produced from such leases will be offered for sale only in the U.S. (see H.R. 4025), H725 [14FE]

——— allow acceptance of bids on new oil and gas leases of Federal lands only from bidders certifying that all petroleum products produced from such leases will be offered for sale only in the U.S. (see H.R. 4325), H1804 [29MR]

——— require disclosure of political contributions as a condition of accepting bids for oil and gas leases of Federal lands (see H.R. 6041), H4156 [27JN]

Remarks in House

Dept. of the Interior: conduct onshore oil and gas lease sales through Internet-based live lease sales, H3887 [20JN]

Remarks in Senate

Dept. of the Interior: establish onshore oil and gas production goals, repeal production barriers, improve lease issuance, expedite judicial review, report on public land revenues, and encourage oil shale exploration, S2146 [28MR]

Reports filed

BLM Live Internet Auctions Act: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 2752) (H. Rept. 112–371), H77 [18JA]