Bureau of Land Management Leases Land in Six States

Thirty-four parcels of Federal land in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan and Mississippi brought $101,037 to the U.S. Treasury through a competitive auction of oil and gas leases conducted by the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on Thursday, July 11, in Springfield, Virginia. Bonus bids, filing fees, and rental revenue totaled $322,064, of which $221,027 will be shared with the 6 states.