• BLM Issues Final Rule for Oil Shale Leasing Program
  • February 4, 2009
  • Law Firm: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP - Washington Office
  • On November 18, 2008, the U.S. Department of the Interior ("DOI"), Bureau of Land Management ("BLM") issued a final rule establishing a commercial leasing program for the development of oil shale resources and associated minerals on 16,000 square miles of federal land in Colorado, Wyoming and Utah.