April 2016 Review


Oil and Gas leasing on public land over the month of April 2016 had a decrease in both authorized leases (50.43%) and closed leases (11.59%) compared to April 2015.  Utah had a modest uptick in authorized leases, for a total of 24—more than any other state. Meanwhile, Wyoming lost the most leases over April of any state (126).

*These reports are summarizing oil and gas leases on public land overseen by the Bureau of Land Management and do not encompass sales or transfers occurring on private land.

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