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 8: Award of State and State Agency Mineral Leases and Options at the State Mineral Lease Sale

D. Return of Rejected Bids and Bids on Withdrawn Tracts

Bids that are rejected by the State Mineral & Energy Board and bids on withdrawn tracts may be picked up from Office of Mineral Resources personnel immediately following the state mineral lease sale, upon a showing of the bid receipt that was issued when the bid was submitted. Any such bids not picked up shall be returned to the bidder via mail to the address provided on the official Bid Form. Note:  The original Bid Form submitted in the Bid Packet is not returned.