On May 7, 2018, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will offer, at an oral-bid public auction, approximately 4,600 acres of state-owned oil and gas lease rights in Arenac, Clare, Gladwin, Grand Traverse, Isabella, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Midland, Presque Isle and Roscommon Counties.

More detailed information regarding location of the nominated parcels is available on our online Nomination Maps; or by calling 517-284-5844. To view the full public notice about the May 7, 2018 auction, please see the public notice posted on our website.

Written comments from interested parties relative to the classification of any description must be received by the Office of Minerals Management no later than April 10, 2018. Written comments may be submitted to the Office of Minerals Management, DNR, P.O. Box 30452, Lansing, Michigan 48909-7952 or DNR-Minerals@michigan.gov. An auction catalog showing the legal description of the lands proposed to be offered and parcel classifications will be available after April 12, 2018. Final approval of proposed classification will be set at the sole discretion of the Director of the DNR.


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