Withdrawals and Special Notices


PUBLIC NOTICE

 

Effective October 10, 2003, the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration is withdrawing all Trust lands from over-the-counter leasing of Geothermal resources that lie within Federally designated Known Geothermal Leasing Areas (KGLA). Trust lands within KGLA will only be offered for lease by nomination to the competitive bid lease process or through other business arrangement (OBA) as approved by the Trust Lands Board of Directors.

 

Effective May 1, 1996, the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration is withdrawing all Trust lands from over-the-counter leasing of Tar Sands resources that lie within Federally designated Asphalt Ridge Known Tar Sands Leasing Areas (KTSLA). Trust lands within the Asphalt Ridge KTSLA will only be offered for lease by nomination to the competitive bid lease process or through other business arrangement (OBA) as approved by the Trust Lands Board of Directors.

 

Effective April 23, 2004, the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration is withdrawing all Trust Lands from over-the-counter application for leasing of Gypsum mineral resources. This withdrawal best serves the interest of the trust beneficiaries. The Trust Lands Administration’s rules and regulations for leasing of Gypsum will be revised during the period of the withdrawal.

 

Other mineral withdrawals have been applied to isolated Trust Lands parcels where known mineral resources occur or where mineral lease of the land would conflict with other mineral development or surface development. These withdrawals have been noted in the records of the Trust Lands Administration.

 

For additional information please contact a mineral lease administrator: