DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Execution of First Amendment to Oil and Gas Lease for Publicly-Owned Streambeds
[48 Pa.B. 1722]
[Saturday, March 24, 2018]
Effective September 22, 2017, a First Amendment to Oil and Gas Lease for Publicly-Owned Streambeds, Contract No. M-2102032-04, was executed by and between the Commonwealth, acting through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (Department) (lessor), and EQT Production Company (lessee), with its principal place of business located at 625 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
The lease is for Streambed Tract 2032 on the Monongahela River encompassing a total of 945 acres of submerged lands located in Carroll, Monongahela, Union, Luzerne, Forward, Jefferson, Rices Landing, Jefferson Hills, Elizabeth, West Elizabeth, Monessen and Fallowfield Townships, Greene, Fayette, Washington, Westmoreland and Allegheny Counties. The lease was recorded at the Allegheny County courthouse on November 21, 2017, document No. 2017-36440, Bk-DE VI-17022 Page 250; the Fayette County courthouse on February 20, 2018, instrument No. 201800001873, Book 3364, Page 2381; the Greene County courthouse on January 10, 2018, instrument No. 201800000206, Book 510 Page 1018; the Westmoreland County courthouse on January 03, 2018, instrument No. 201801030000228; and the Washington County courthouse on December 4, 2017, instrument No. 201731696. The lease allows for the development of oil and natural gas below and between the ordinary low water marks of the Monongahela River solely by means of directional, including horizontal, drilling on a nondevelopment basis that will not disturb the river or its bed. Contract No. M-2102032-04 may be viewed online at http://contracts.patreasury.gov/Admin/Upload/432781_First%20Amendment%20Tract%202032%20M-2102032-04%20-%20EQT%20Monongahela.pdf.
Questions regarding this lease should be directed to the Department's Bureau of Forestry, Minerals Division, (717) 787-2703.
CINDY ADAMS DUNN,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 18-454. Filed for public inspection March 23, 2018, 9:00 a.m.]
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