leases

BLM Oil, Gas Lease Auction Generates Nearly $6.5M
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A quarterly federal auction of oil and gas leases in Wyoming has generated nearly $6.5 million. Almost half the total raised at the Bureau of Land Management auction Tuesday will go to the state of Wyoming. The highest bid per acre was $2,200. Overall, the auction offere…
Drilling Foes Want To Buy Wyoming Range Leases
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Opponents of natural gas drilling in the Wyoming Range want to buy an energy company’s drilling leases, but both sides appear to be waiting for the other to make the first move. The Associated Press reported Friday that Plains Exploration and Production of Houston s…