Division of Oil and Gas to open lease sale bids on May 8
(Anchorage, AK) – On Wednesday, May 8, the Division of Oil and Gas will hold its annual areawide oil and gas lease sales for the Alaska Peninsula and Cook Inlet as well as a geothermal lease sale for Augustine Island. Division Director Bill Barron will be available directly after the lease sales for interviews.
Bid opening for the three lease sales begins at 9 a.m. at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center, located at 600 West 7th Avenue in Anchorage. The lease sales will be conducted in this order: Alaska Peninsula, Augustine Island, and then Cook Inlet.
For background information on the state’s oil and gas lease sale program, go to http://dog.dnr.alaska.gov/Leasing/LeaseSales.htm. For information regarding geothermal lease sales, go to http://dog.dnr.alaska.gov/Leasing/GeothermalLeasing.htm.