Office of Mineral Resources

Leasing Manual

How to Acquire a Mineral Lease on State and State Agency Lands and Water Bottoms in the State of Louisiana

Step 4: Examination and Evaluation of Nominations for State and State Agency Mineral Leases

B. Nominations that Do Not Comply

If a nomination fails to comply with legal, procedural and technical requirements, as well as with any current policies and practices, Office of Mineral Resources personnel shall contact the applicant and notify him of the non-compliance items.  The applicant is given twenty-four (24) hours from the time and date of notification to comply.  The applicant shall effect compliance during the twenty-four (24) hour grace period or the nomination shall be rejected and returned.