[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 40 (Friday, February 28, 1997)]
[Page 9207]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-5010]


[NM-930-1310-01; NMNM 95616]

New Mexico: Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas 

    Under the provisions of Public Law 97-451, a petition for 
reinstatement of oil and gas lease NMNM 95616 for lands in Rio Arriba 
County, New Mexico, was timely filed and was accompanied by all 
required rentals and royalties accruing from September 1, 1996, the 
date of termination.
    No valid lease has been issued affecting the lands. The lessee has 
agreed to new lease terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $10.00 
per acre or fraction thereof and 16\2/3\ percent, respectively. The 
lessee has paid the required $500 administrative fee and has reimbursed 
the Bureau of Land Management for the cost of this Federal Register 
    The Lessee has met all the requirements for reinstatement of the 
lease as set out in Sections 31 (d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act 
of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the Bureau of Land Management is proposing 
to reinstate the lease effective September 1, 1996, subject to the 
original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and 
royalty rates cited above.
    For further information contact: Gloria S. Baca, BLM, New Mexico 
State Office, (505) 438-7566.

    Dated: February 20, 1997.
Gloria S. Baca,
Land Law Examiner.
[FR Doc. 97-5010 Filed 2-27-97; 8:45 am]