Beaufort Sea and North Slope Foothills Call for New Information

2018 Beaufort Sea and North Slope Foothills Call For New Information

The State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Oil and Gas (DO&G), will offer all available state acreage in the Beaufort Sea Areawide and North Slope Foothills Areawide oil and gas lease sales areas, tentatively scheduled for the second half of 2018.

DO&G requests substantial new information that has become available over the past year concerning these areas. Based on the information received, DO&G will either issue supplements to the findings or decisions of no substantial new information for these lease sales (AS 38.05.035(e)(6)(F)).

The most recent Beaufort Sea Areawide final best interest finding was issued in 2009. The latest supplement to the Beaufort Sea best interest finding was issued July 14, 2011. The most recent North Slope Foothills final best interest finding was issued in 2011, and no supplement has been issued. The findings and supplements are located at:

DO&G generally considers “substantial new” information to be published research, studies, or data directly relevant to the matters listed in AS 38.05.035(g) that has become publicly available over the last year.


How to Submit Information to DO&G:

Please refer to the Call for New Information Document, attached below or posted online at Notices.htm, for more information and maps.


Please send substantial new information to:

Best Interest Findings

Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Division of Oil and Gas

550 W. 7th Ave., Suite 1100

Anchorage, AK 99501

Or by email:

Information must be received by 5:00 pm April 9, 2018.

The State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. This publication will be made available in alternative formats upon request. If you are a person with a disability who needs a special accommodation to participate in this process, please contact the Division of Oil & Gas at 907-269-8800 no later than March 27, 2018, to ensure that any necessary accommodations can be provided.

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Department: Natural Resources
Category: Public Notices
Sub-Category: Oil & Gas
Location(s): Statewide
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Publish Date: 3/8/2018
Archive Date: 4/9/2018