April 20, 2017

Oil and Gas Leasing on State Trust Lands Remains Strong – April Lease Sale Earns $4 Million -- State Land Office News Release

– As public school districts across the state consider plans to drop athletic, art, and music programs due to massive budget cuts, State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn says his office is making every effort to boost revenue earnings to help cover depleted operating budgets.

The April 18th oil and gas lease sale generated $3.985 million from 35 tracts covering 8,992 acres in Eddy, Chaves and Lea Counties. -- 4/19/2017