S.2182 - A bill to consolidate certain mineral interests in the National Grasslands in Billings County, North Dakota, through the exchange of Federal and private mineral interests to enhance land management capabilities and environmental and wildlife protection, and for other purposes.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Dorgan, Byron L. [D-ND] (Introduced 09/30/1996)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||10/01/1996 Referred to Subcommittee on Forests and Public Lands. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2182 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/30/1996)
Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to convey to the Burlington Resources Oil and Gas Company (formerly known as Meridian Oil Inc.) all Federal rights and interests identified on a map entitled the "Billings County, North Dakota, Consolidated Mineral Exchange--November 1995," contingent on Burlington's conveyance to the Secretary of title to its own rights and interests identified on the same map.
Directs the Secretary to convey to owners of the remaining non-oil gas mineral interests identified on the map all Federal rights, title, and interests in the National Forest System lands and National Grasslands in the State of North Dakota, contingent on the owners' conveyance to the Secretary, after Burlington's conveyance, of all their rights, title, and interests.
Directs the Secretary to grant to Burlington the use of federally-owned surface lands to explore for and develop interests conveyed to Burlington under this Act.