LEASES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LEASES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Most federal oil and leases in Utah go unsold http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58309369-78/parcels-oil-sale-bid.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58309369-78/parcels-oil-sale-bid.html.csp">Most federal oil and leases in Utah go unsold</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T16:23:26.63-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 04:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A federal oil and gas lease auction was a bit of a bust Tuesday: Only two parcels fetched the minimum bid. The Bureau of Land Management tried to auction 22 parcels totaling 39,000 acres in Tooele and Juab counties. But with a $2-an-acre minimum bid, only seven bidders were present. Two paid $33,000 for two parcels covering 2,063 acres — 5 percent of the total offered. The sold leases are around Hop Creek, seven miles east of Nephi in the morning shadows of Mount Nebo. LT Land Group LLC of Salt...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309369@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:23:26 MDT Grouse measures defer drilling in much of Wyoming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58260687-68/grouse-wyoming-sage-blm.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58260687-68/grouse-wyoming-sage-blm.html.csp">Grouse measures defer drilling in much of Wyoming</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MEAD GRUVER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T09:10:53.344-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 09:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne, Wyo. • The total area of federal oil and gas leases deferred in Wyoming to protect the greater sage grouse — ahead of next year’s expected decision on whether the bird is a threatened or endangered species — substantially exceeds the combined size of Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, U.S. Bureau of Land Management figures show. In Wyoming, the 2,864 leases deferred in whole or in part to protect sage grouse cover 3.5 million acres, or 5,500 square miles. They include 40 leas...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582606872014-08-05T09:10:53.344-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T09:10:53.344-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58260687@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 09:10:53 MDT