Text from the Recreational Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Plan, 2008, Page 45
Examples exist of successful trade leases, but they are rare.
Interview with Joanna Prukop 5.8.13
An interview with Joanna Prukop, WHHCC Councilperson and former New Mexico Secretary of Energy, Minerals & Natural Resources, informed this action.
Email Correspondence with Jim Perry 4.29.13
Jim Perry, Senior Natural Resources Specialist in the Division of Fluid Minerals at the Bureau of Land Management, indicated that trade leases are done on a case-by-case basis and are rare.
The Trust for Public Land
In Wyoming, the Trust for Public Land has bought back oil and gas leases. One example is the Hoback Drilling Leases Acquired from PXP.
Interview with Melissa Simpson 3.18.13
An interview of Melissa Simpson, Director of Government Affairs at the Safari Club International, provided information and direction on this action.
Assessment conducted byDJ Case & Associates