Skip to comments.OIL FRACKING LEASES Reason For Bundy Ranch Fiasco in Nevada NOT 'Desert Tortoise!
Posted on 04/11/2014 8:34:41 AM PDT by Kackikat
"The Bureau of Land Management has just cashed in with $1.27 million in oil and gas leases in Nevada. This was just reported two weeks ago in ShaleReporter.com, which states:
U.S. Bureau of Land Management geologist Lorenzo Trimble tells the Las Vegas Review-Journal the Elko County oil and gas leases sold
Tuesday for $1.27 million to six different companies. The auction took place in Reno. The leases are near where Houston-based Noble Energy Inc. wants to drill for oil and natural gas on 40,000 acres of public and private land near the town of Wells. The Review-Journal reports the project would be the first in Nevada to use hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to extract oil and gas from shale deposits.
The way this works, of course, is that BLM runs land theft operations by claiming they are managing the land and thereby kicking everyone else off it. "
(Excerpt) Read more at thesurvivalplaceblog.com ...
There is no reason fracking and grazing can’t co-exist.
That was my first thought. But the BLM isn’t rational. Probably in the course of their dispute with Bundy, they managed to back themselves into some sort of corner.
BLM is not about accomodation.
Tell that to the BLM in Nevada...I have no objection to that.
It is because he did not pay his bills. He does not have the right to use public land for grazing without the fee just because his family did in 1884.
Therein lies the real problem, because now it’s public land, later private land..... that will fall under eminent domain and some agency takes it, so the government gets the money for oil or other natural resources that should go to the owners.
Then why the hell are they worried about land near Las Vegas?
Wells, NV is at the junction of US 95 and I-80 (about an hour south of the Idaho/Nevada border on US 95), and is more than 350 miles from Bunkerville, NV, where the Bundy ranch is located.
Do you work for BLM in Nevada, unbelievable.
And how much does Harry Reid get out of this scam?
Is he not the top dumb-o-crat senate representative from Nevada who was elected to stand up for the voters of this state - oh wait reid , dumb-o-crat, money under the table - never mind he’s to busy wheeling and dealing lining his pockets.
Thank you, for showing that auctions do not always take place near the land in question.
I guess no one told Reid there aren’t any U-hauls being towed behind the Hearse, or bank books in the hereafter.
The only way this administration would allow fracking on fed lands is if there was no oil or gas there.
The auction took place in Reno (which is a short drive from the state Capital of Carson City). The excerpt specifically mentioned that the land they were interested in drilling was located near Wells, NV. Again, Wells, NV is more than 350 miles from Bundy's land.
Go buy you some cows and see if you can graze on BLM land without paying.
I doubt there is some great conspiracy afoot between the BLM and oil leases, but what they are doing to the Bundys is beyond the pale.
Both sides have made some miscalculations and unless they can arrive at some reasonable accomadation, it could get really hairy down there.
The BLM will push this to the limit. The Bundys won’t back down.
“There is no reason fracking and grazing cant co-exist.”
Agree. Happens all the time here in Texas. God Bless Texas.
The point is the ‘lie’ by BLM, not whether the leases are usable....the BLM did get the money!
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