New Mexico Upcoming Oil and Gas Lease Sales

The Oil & Gas Lease Sales map below shows parcels proposed to be offered for lease by the Bureau of Land Management. This interactive map shows current and upcoming lease sales and their conflicts with wildlife and natural areas. More information on upcoming leases is shown below the map.

Advice on how to use the map: Zoom in to see conservation conflicts. Click on parcels or conservation conflict areas for more information. Scroll through pop-ups for multiple overlapping areas by clicking on the right triangle/arrow.

December 2018 Lease Sale (Week of 12/3/2018)

Scoping

  • Parcels are proposed in the Carlsbad Field Office (Eddy and Lea County), Farmington Field Office (Mckinley, Rio Arriba, San Juan and Sandoval County), Rosewell Field Office (Chaves and Roosevelt County) and Rio Puerco Field Office (Sandoval County). Note that parcel NM-201812-042 is in the Roswell Field Office but can be found in the Carlsbad Field Office parcel list. Scoping comments are due Friday, July 27, 2018.
  • More information and maps of nominated parcels are available here.
  • Lease Sale Parcels Scoping: Google Earth kmz zipped shapefile
  • Lease Sale Scoping ABI Screen, a spreadsheet showing conflicts between the proposed parcels and important wildlife, wilderness and other resource values.

September 2018 Lease Sale (Week of 9/3/2018)

Lease Sale Notice (posted 7/23/2018)

  • Protests must be received by 4:00 P.M. on August 1, 2018. Information on how to protest is available in the Sale Notice on the September 2018 Competitive Oil and Gas Lease e-planning website.
  • BLM is proposing to offer 142 parcels/ 50,797 acres total in the Carlsbad and Roswell Field Offices, spread across portions of Chaves, Eddy and Lea Counties.
  • Parcels proposed: Google Earth kmz | zipped shapefile
  • Conflicts identified include overlaps with:
    • BLM Research Natural Area
    • Area of Critical Environmental Concern
    • Lands within 10 miles of Carlsbad Caverns National Park
  • ABI Screen,  a spreadsheet showing conflicts between the proposed parcels and important wildlife, wilderness and other resource values.

Scoping

  • Parcels are proposed in the Carlsbad and Roswell Field Offices.
  • More information and maps of nominated parcels are available here.
  • Lease Sale Parcels Scoping: Google Earth kmz zipped shapefile
  • Lease Sale Scoping ABI Screen, a spreadsheet showing conflicts between the proposed parcels and important wildlife, wilderness and other resource values.

June 2018 Lease Sale (6/7/2018)

The 6/7/2018 lease sale managed by the New Mexico BLM State Office includes parcels in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. No parcels are being offered in New Mexico. More information and maps of nominated parcels are available on the ePlanning New Mexico District June Lease Sale web page.

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