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Mineral and Energy Board announces results of March Lease Sale

Friday, March 15, 2019

Baton Rouge- The Louisiana Mineral and Energy Board conducted its monthly meeting and lease sale Wednesday, March 13, 2019 in the LaBelle Room of the LaSalle Office Building in Baton Rouge. 

The Board collected $1.3 million in bonus revenue for the March lease sale. The current 2018-2019 total bonus payment is approximately $13.8 million. At this month’s lease sale, there were 7 leases covering 993 acres. The leases were located in Acadia, Bienville, Jefferson, Terrebonne and Webster parishes. 

The total bonus payments to the state for the previous fiscal year, 2017-2018, amounted to $4.6 million.

March 2019 Lease Sale Results

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