Interior to offer hundreds of thousands of acres for oil and gas drilling


The federal government prepares to put a quarter million acres of public land in Wyoming and 10,000 acres in New Mexico up for oil and drilling auctions in the coming months.

The Interior Department announced it wants public input over the next month on its plan offering 251,086 acres in Wyoming and 10,124 acres in New Mexico to oil and gas companies reported Reuters.

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