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 5: Advertisement of State and State Agency Tracts Offered for Mineral Lease

D. Informal Advertisement in SONRIS,  Notice of Publication

In addition to judicial advertisement and legal notice in the official state and parish journals, the Office of Mineral Resources, on behalf of the State Mineral & Energy Board, publishes freely available information about state and state agency tracts offered for mineral lease in SONRIS, the Department of Natural Resource’s Strategic Online Natural Resources Information System, at LSA-R.S. 30:126(A). The monthly Notice of Publication is distributed approximately 50 days prior to the pertinent lease sale via online on the State Mineral & Energy Board Meeting Schedule and Lease Sale Results page.