BLM Seeks Comments On Analysis Of Southeastern New Mexico Oil And Gas Lease Parcels For September Sale

BLM News:
SANTA FE  The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking input on the analysis of 60 parcels in southeastern New Mexico for the September 2017 competitive oil and gas lease sale. The parcels are located in Eddy, Chaves, Quay, Curry, Lea, and Roosevelt counties.
The draft environmental assessment (EA) analyzes a range of alternatives for the sale and is available for review online at minerals/oil-and- gas/leasing/regional-lease-sales/new-mexico. Comments will be accepted through May 12, 2017.
Public comments are an important component of the National Environmental Policy Act process and help identify issues, concerns, and mitigation opportunities not covered in the EA. Email comments to with “September 2017 Lease Parcels” in the subject line. Mail written comments to Becky Hunt, BLM New Mexico State Office, 301 Dinosaur Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87502.
For more information, contact Becky Hunt at 505.954.2154.