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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 14-1392


Execution of Oil and Gas Lease for Publicly-Owned Streambeds

[44 Pa.B. 4196]
[Saturday, July 5, 2014]

 Effective February 25, 2014, an Oil and Gas Lease for Publicly-Owned Streambeds, Contract No. M-2102029-6, was executed by and between the Commonwealth, acting through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (Department) (lessor), and XTO Energy, Inc. (lessee), with its principal place of business located at 810 Houston Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102.

 The lease is for Streambed Tract 2029 and includes two separate parcels encompassing a total of approximately 18.7 acres of submerged lands located in Burell, Center, Brush Valley and West Wheatfield Townships, Indiana County. The lease was recorded at the Indiana County courthouse on March 11, 2014, instrument no. 2014-250248. The lease allows for the development of oil and natural gas below and between the ordinary low water marks of Blacklick Creek solely by means of directional, including horizontal, drilling on a nondevelopment basis that will not disturb the river or its bed. Contract No. M-2102029-6 may be viewed online at

 Questions regarding this lease should be directed to the Department's Bureau of Forestry, Minerals Division at (717) 787-2703.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 14-1392. Filed for public inspection July 3, 2014, 9:00 a.m.]

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