By Adrian Hedden, Carlsbad Current-Argus
June 17, 2020

Ninety-four parcels of federal public land in New Mexico and West Texas that were offered in the Bureau of Land Management’s May oil and gas lease sale postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic were added to the BLM’s August lease sale in addition to 19 more parcels in New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

The new parcels included two in Eddy County on 680 acres and seven in Lea County on 2,082 acres.

A previously offered 40-acre parcel in Eddy County was dropped from the August sale.

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