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Availability of lands in Naval Oil Shale Reserves for oil and gas leasing

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce

Availability of lands in Naval Oil Shale Reserves for oil and gas leasing

report (to accompany H.R. 3168) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oil shale reserves -- Colorado,
  • Oil shale reserves -- Utah,
  • Oil and gas leases -- Colorado,
  • Oil and gas leases -- Utah

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesRept. / 102d Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 102-610
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14439333M

    Naval Oil-Shale Reserve No. 2 and Peters Point gas field TABLES Page TABLE 1. Estimated tonnage and potential oil yield of oil shale in and adjacent to the Mahogany oil-shale bed in Naval Oil- Shale Reserve No. 2. Estimated tonnage and potential oil yield of the richest continuous foot-thick sequence of oil shale in Naval Oil. Get this from a library! Use of receipts from mineral leasing activities on naval oil shale reserves: report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).. [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources.].

    A. Availability of Lands for Oil and Gas Leasing 1. Lands Eligible and Available for Leasing. LANDS ELIGIBLE Lands eligible for leasing include those identified in AND AVAILABLE 43 CFR as being subject to leasing, i.e., lands FOR LEASING considered not to be excluded from leasing by a statutory or regulatory prohibition. BLM lands available for application for leasing under the proposed plan amendment for commercial oil-shale development in Utah (pdf) Plate 8. Uinta Basin’s potential economic oil-shale resource (pdf) Utah oil shale database, compiled by Michael D. Vanden Berg, John R. Dyni, and David E. Tabet, CD, , OFR $ Summary report (pdf).

    2 days ago  The decision makes the entire coastal plan area, or 8% of the million-acre refuge, available for oil and gas leasing and potential development. The plan includes protections for . RBL structure provides funds for the drilling and expansion of oil and gas reserves. Unlike the operational improvement of shale oil and gas companies, which has been the object of many studies since the oil price crash, efficiency gains realized on the financialside of the industry have been less widely noted quantitatively.


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Availability of lands in Naval Oil Shale Reserves for oil and gas leasing by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce Download PDF EPUB FB2

For much of the 20th century, the Naval Petroleum and Oil Shale Reserves served as a contingency source of fuel for the Nation's military. All that changed in when Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 1, known as Elk Hills, was privatized, the first of a series of major organizational changes that leave only one of the original six Federal properties in the program.

To ensure sufficient fuel for the fleet, the Government began withdrawing probable oil-bearing lands from the public domain. Between andtracts in California, Utah, and Wyoming were set aside that became the Naval Petroleum and Oil Shale Reserves - the. The Naval Petroleum Reserves (Reserves) program has controlled oil bearing lands owned by the U.S.

Government[i]. The Reserves acted as a contingency source of fuel for the U.S. military in times of emergency. Government owned petroleum and oil shale properties were under the Reserves. The Elk Hills Oil Field (formerly the Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 1) is a large oil field in western Kern County, in the Elk Hills of the San Joaquin Valley, California in the United States, about 20 miles (32 km) west of ered inand having a cumulative production of close to billion barrels (, dam 3) of oil at the end ofit is the fifth-largest oil.

NPOSR consists of the Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 3 (NPR-3) in Wyoming, the Naval Oil Shale Reserves No. 1 and 3 (NOSR-1 and NOSR-3) in Colorado and the Naval Oil Shale Reserve No. 2 (NOSR-2) in Utah. NOSR-2 was not included in the Survey because it had not been actively exploited at the time of the on-site Survey.

Between and the mids, the United States also set aside three Naval oil shale reserves, two in Colorado and one in Utah. Legislation permitting the Navy Department to take possession of the reserves, drill wells, erect refineries, and produce its own supply of fuel oil was not given until Deposits of coal, phosphate, sodium, potassium, oil, oil shale, gilsonite (including all vein-type solid hydrocarbons), or gas, and lands containing such deposits owned by the United States, including those in national forests, but excluding lands acquired under the Appalachian Forest Act, approved March 1, (36 Stat.

), and those in incorporated cities, towns, and villages and in. The BLM’s authority to manage the public’s oil and gas resources in the 48 contiguous states comes from two laws -- Mineral Leasing Act of as amended.

Leasing authority in Alaska comes largely from the Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of Regulations derived from these statues and from the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of (FLPMA) are located in Title 43 of.

Estimating volumes of reserves and resources to provide a “book value” (total assets of a company) is mandatory for any publicly listed oil and gas firm. The primary objective of this process is to arrive at a consistent volume and associated value assessment for companies, investors, lenders, and.

This included the Naval Petroleum Reserves 1, 2, and 3 plus the Naval Oil Shale Reserves 1, 2, and 3. The Naval Petroleum Reserve Number 4, on the north slope of Alaska, was added in Acts subsequent to Februand lands within the naval petroleum and oil-shale reserves.

Right of Way Leasing Act of30 U.S.C. §§ Leasing of lands embraced in railroad or other rights of way acquired under any law of the United States.

Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Lands of30 U.S.C. §§ State or Territory thereof, and in the case of coal, oil, oil shale, or gas, to municipalities: Provided, That the Unites States reserves the right to extract helium from all gas produced of this Act, under such rules and regulations as shall be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior: Provided further.

Oil shale reserves refers to oil shale resources that are economically recoverable under current economic conditions and technological abilities. Oil shale deposits range from small presently economically unrecoverable to large potentially recoverable resources.

Defining oil shale reserves is difficult, as the chemical composition of different oil shales, as well as their kerogen content and. THE OIL AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRY Oil and Natural Gas account for 60 percent of the energy consumed in the United States.1 In order to meet the growing demand for oil and natural gas, domestic production offers not only a means of keeping prices competitive, but also provides hundreds of thousands well-paying jobs for American workers.

The new oil shale boom. The United States Navy and the Office of Naval Petroleum and Oil Shale Reserves started evaluations of oil shale's suitability for military fuels, such as jet fuels, marine fuels and a heavy fuel oil. Shale-oil based JP-4 jet fuel was produced until the early s, when it was replaced with kerosene-based JP from produced, from lands in the naval petroleum and oil shale reserves and lands outside petroleum reserve numbered^ 1 covered by joint, unit, or other cooperative plans for the benefit of the United States.

"(b), Each sale of petroleum, gas, other hydrocarbons, oil shale, or products therefrom, under this section shall be made by the Secre­. The Teapot Dome scandal and investigation concerned bribery in the leasing of naval oil reserves.

Senator Thomas Walsh of Montana, who chaired the investigation, explored allegations that Secretary of the Interior Albert B. Fall had issued no-bid oil reserve leases, including one at Teapot Dome in Wyoming, in exchange for generous, illegal gifts. significant shale oil volume can be extr acted under current operating conditions.

If so, early commercial development may direc tly proceed. BLM has published a final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statem ent (PEIS) in which approximately two million acres of oil shale lands, out of approximately million acres total, are. Deposits of coal, phosphate, sodium, potassium, oil, oil shale, gilsonite (including all vein-type solid hydrocarbons), or gas, and lands containing such deposits owned by the United States, including those in national forests, but excluding lands acquired under the Appalachian Forest Act, approved March 1, (36 Stat.

), and those in. The shale boom in China, however, would be just a fraction of the U.S. shale revolution—Morgan Stanley expects Chinese shale oil production could be. Utah and Colorado for such use—titled the Naval Oil Shale Reserves (NOSR-1, NOSR-2, NOSR-3).5,6 These three plots of land would be the sites for numerous attempts by oil shale companies and federal govern-ment to jumpstart the oil shale industry.

In the s, two subsidies—the loan guaran-tee and the price guarantee—were the subsidies [email protected]{osti_, title = {Naval petroleum and oil shale reserves annual report of operations.

FY }, author = {Not Available}, abstractNote = {The Naval Petroleum and Oil Shale Reserves (NPOSR) consist of three petroleum and three oil shale reserves.

These reserves were created to provide a source of liquid fuels for the armed forces during national emergencies.As part of this process, on Mar. 25,the BLM office in Lakewood, Colo., will accept oral bids at a lease auction for Naval Oil Shale Reserve No.

3 property in Colorado's central Piceance basin.