Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
10/01/2012 to 12/31/2012
Dakota Prairie Grasslands

This report contains the best available information at the time of publication. Questions may be directed to the Project Contact.
Report Contents (click to jump to a section) :
Projects Occurring Nationwide
R1 - Northern Region, Dakota Prairie Grasslands, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R1 - Northern Region, Dakota Prairie Grasslands,  Grand River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R1 - Northern Region, Dakota Prairie Grasslands,  Mckenzie Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R1 - Northern Region, Dakota Prairie Grasslands,  Medora Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R1 - Northern Region, Dakota Prairie Grasslands,  Sheyenne Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

Projects Occurring Nationwide  

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Gypsy Moth Management in the United States: A Cooperative Approach
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/19/2008
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/2012 
Expected:10/2012
 
01/2013 Noel Schneeberger
610-557-4121
nschneeberger@fs.fed.us 
Description: The USDA Forest Service and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service are analyzing a range of strategies for controlling gypsy moth damage to forests and trees in the United States.
Web Link:  http://www.na.fs.fed.us/wv/eis/
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. Nationwide.
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Dakota Prairie Grasslands, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)  

R1 - Northern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Little Missouri National Grassland Travel Management Plan
EA
- Recreation management
- Road management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Paula Johnston
701-250-4443
pjjohnston@fs.fed.us 
Description: Develop a travel plan for motorized use on the Little Missouri National Grasslands.
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District, Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings, Golden Valley, McKenzie, Slope. Little Missouri National Grassland in western North Dakota.
Reservation Telephone Cooperative Telecommunication Lines
EA
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/07/2012 
Expected:05/2012
 
08/2012 Debbie Riely
701-842-2393
driely@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project would authorize the installation and maintenance of a buried fiber optic cable crossing National Forest System land on the McKenzie and Medora Ranger Districts.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=11518
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District, Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings, Golden Valley, McKenzie. National Forest System lands on the McKenzie and Medora Ranger Districts.
Silvicide Environmental Assessment
EA
- Heritage resource management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/10/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
06/2013 Chancey Odell
605-374-3592
chanceyodell@fs.fed.us 
Description: The purpose of this proposal is to evaluate the use of the silvicide triclopyr and imazapyr as additional tools for the removal of undesired trees on the Dakota Prairie Grasslands.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38368
Location: UNIT - Sheyenne Ranger District, Mckenzie Ranger District, Grand River Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Adams, Barnes, Benson, Billings, Bottineau, Bowman, Burke, Burleigh, Cass, Cavalier, Dickey, Divide, Dunn, Eddy, Emmons, Foster, Golden Valley, Grand Forks, Grant, Griggs, Hettinger, Kidder, LaMoure, Logan, McHenry, McIntosh, McKenzie, McLean, Mercer, Morton, Mountrail, Nelson, Oliver, Pembina, Pierce, Ramsey, Ransom, Renville, Richland, Rolette, Sargent, Sheridan, Sioux, Slope, Stark, Steele, Stutsman, Towner, Traill, Walsh, Ward, Wells, Williams. Grassland-wide.
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Dakota Prairie Grasslands,   Grand River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R1 - Northern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
National Forest System Road 5617 Relocation
EA
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/13/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
06/2012 Chancey Odell
605-374-3592
mhaase@fs.fed.us 
Description: Relocation of NFSR 5617 to avoid washout in the future where it crosses a draingae. New road construction would be 0.4 mile, installation of a cattleguard, install 2, 18" culverts, construction of turnout, and decomissioning old road.
Location: UNIT - Grand River Ranger District. STATE - South Dakota. COUNTY - Perkins. LEGAL - T19N, R14E Sections 7 and 8. NFSR 5617 is located in Pasture 6G on the Grand River National Grassland .
North Maier Harrowing
CE
- Grazing management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Chancey Odell
605-374-3592
chanceyodell@fs.fed.us 
Description: A 32 foot drag harrow would be used to break up matted Kentucky bluegrass litter on approximately 100 acres on the Maier allotment in order to encourage grazing on invasive Kentucky bluegrass, and reduce pressure on adjacent native grasses.
Location: UNIT - Grand River Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Sioux. LEGAL - T129N R88W SENE Sec. 1. South end of north pasture, Maier Allotment, Cedar River National Grasslands, Sioux County, ND. 2.5 miles north of Morristown, SD.
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Dakota Prairie Grasslands,   Mckenzie Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R1 - Northern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
BakkenLink Pipeline Project
EA
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/04/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/2012 
Expected:03/2012
 
03/2012 Kim Grotte
701-842-2393
kgrotte@fs.fed.us 
Description: BakkenLink LLC, has filed a Right of Way application proposing to construct, operate, maintain, and decommission a crude oil pipeline across National Forest System lands as well as across other ownerships.
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. The pipeline would cross National Forest System lands in McKenzie County, ND south of Lake Sakakawea and again south of Watford City, ND.
Burlington Resources Aiden 21-25MBH
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve the surface use associated with Burlington Resources exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce the proposed Aiden 21-25MBH oil well consistent with applicable requirements.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39164
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - NENW Section 25, T148N, R98W. 15 miles south-southeast of Watford City, ND.
Burlington Resources Aiden 21-25MBH
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/26/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
07/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct access road and well pad. Includes installation of necessary power and pipelines.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_list.php?forest=110118
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - NENW Section 25; Twp 148N; Rng 98W. McKenzie County, North Dakota.
Burlington Resources Fed 41-35H Oil & Gas Well
EA
- Minerals and Geology   On Hold  N/A  N/A Jason Dekker
701-255-5151
jdekker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to drill an oil and gas well.
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - T147N R103W S35NENE. Approximately 4 miles southeast of junction of highway 16 and county road 38.
Burlington Resources Ora 21-25H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with Burlington Resources exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce the proposed oil well consistent with current laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39165
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - NENW Section 25; Twp 148N; R 98W. 15 miles south-southeast of Watford City, ND.
Citation Oil & Gas Corporation Master Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Debbie Riely
701-842-2393
driely@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-issue Citation Oil & Gas Corporation master access road permit.
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. Master permit applies to all of the companies road permits at locations across the District.
Continental Resouces, Inc. Buelingo 2-17H
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/06/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Continental Resources proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39428
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SWSW Section 8, T.153N., R.94W. Approximately 28 air miles northeast of Watford City, ND.
Continental Resources Harms 1-32H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 07/06/2012  08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Continental Resources proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39160
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SESW Section 32, Twp 153N, Rng 93W. Approximately 7 miles west - northwest of New Town, North Dakota.
Continental Resources, Inc. Antelope 1-23H
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/22/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Continental Resources proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39334
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SESW Section 23, T153N, R94W. Located 30 air miles northeast of Watford City, ND.
Continental Resources, Inc. Antelope 2-32H
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/22/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Continental Resources proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39335
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SESW Section 23, T153N, R94W. Located 30 air miles northeast of Watford City, ND.
Continental Resources, Inc. Buelingo 3-17H
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/06/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Continental Resources proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39429
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SWSW Section 8 T.153N., R94W. Approximately 28 air miles northeast of Watford City, ND.
Continental Resources, Inc. Hereford 1-8AH
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/06/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Continental Resources proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39426
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SWSW Section 8, T.153N., R.94W. Approximately 28 air miles northeast of Watford City, ND.
Continental Resources, Inc. Hereford 2-8H
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/06/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Continental Resources proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39427
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SWSW Section 8 T.153N., R.94W. Approximately 28 air miles northeast of Watford City, ND.
ContinentalResources Inc Harms 2-32H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 07/06/2012  07/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve the surface use associated with Continental Resources exercising it Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39166
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SESW Section 32; Twp 153N; Rng 93W. 7 miles west-northwest of New Town, ND.
GMX Resources, Inc. Charlie State 21-16-1H access road and utilities.
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/23/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
08/2012 Debbie Riely
701-842-2393
driely@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construction of approximately 3,514 feet of access road across National Forest System lands, and the installation of utilities along that access road, to the GMX Resources, Inc. Charlie State 21-16-1H well site.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39392
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Sections 8 & 9, T145N, R98W, 5th Principle Meridian, McKenzie County, North Dakota. 3 miles west of Grassy Butte, ND.
Hiland Operating, L.L.C. Natural Gas Gathering Pipeline proposal.
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 08/2012 
Expected:09/2012  09/2012 Kim Grotte
701-842-2393
kgrotte@fs.fed.us 
Description: Burying a 10-inch poly pipeline along an existing pipeline corridor in Section 15, T.148N., R.98W., 5th PM, McKenzie County, North Dakota.
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Section 15, T.148N., R.98W., 5th PM, McKenzie County, North Dakota. 10 air miles SE of Watford City, ND.
Jebco Seismic LP Rough Rider 3-D Seismic Project
CE
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Katie Knutson
701-842-2393
kknutson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Jebco Seismic L.P. proposes to conduct a three-dimensional (3-D) seismic survey located in and adjacent to the Bear Den Oil Field on the McKenzie Ranger District.
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - All or portions of Sections in T147N R98W, T147W R99W, T148N R98W, T149N R95W, T149N R96W, T149N R97W, and T149N R98W. The project area is located approximately 15 miles southeast of Watford City, North Dakota. It would cover approximately 65,340 acres on National Forest System Lands.
Livestock Water Dam Reclamation 2005
CE
- Grazing management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Gary Petik
(701)842-2393
gpetik@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reclaim six livestock dams that no longer contribute to grazing operations.
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - #40: T147N R101W S20 NENE; #41 T147N R103W S10 NWSW; #42: T147N R103W S2 NESE; #44 T148N R101W S30 NWNE; #45: T146N R103W S33 SESW; #46 T149N R96W S19 NWSE. Dispersed across the District.
McKenzie RD Pastures 2, 10, 11 Allotment Management Plan Revisions
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/18/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
06/2013 Libby Knotts
701-842-2393
lknotts@fs.fed.us 
Description: Revise allotment management plans in 22 allotments within Pastures 2, 10 and 11 of the McKenzie RD
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. West-central area of the District, south of highway 68 and north of North Unit of TR National Park.
Newfield Production Company Berg Federal 149-97-30-31-2H Road and Utlilities
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/07/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Debbie Riely
701-842-2393
driely@fs.fed.us 
Description: Forest Service proposes to issue a special use permit to Newfield Production Company, Inc to construct 3,131 feet of road and install pipelines & utilities on NFS land to provide access and service to a proposed oil well on private surface.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39250
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Section 19, T149N, R97W, 5th PM. 9 miles southeast of Watford City, ND.
Oneok Clear Creek Federal 1-26H Natural Gas Pipeline
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/07/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
07/2012 Kim Grotte
701-842-2393
kgrotte@fs.fed.us 
Description: Forest Service proposes to issue a special use permit to Oneok Rockies Midstream LLC to bury a gas pipeline within an existing road/pipeline corridor to allow natural gas to be marketed from the Clear Creek Federal 1-26H oil and gas well.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39289
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Section 27, T152N, R97W, 5th PM. 14 miles northeast of Watford City, ND.
Petro-Hunt LLC USA 150-102-6A-7-1H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with Petro-Hunt exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with existing laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39168
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - NENE Section 6 Twp 150N Rng 102W. 23 miles west of Watford City, ND.
Petro-Hunt LLC USA 150-104-24C-13-1H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve the surface use associated with Petro-Hunt exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce a proposed oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39167
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SESW Section 24; Twp 150N; Rng 104W. 30 miles west of Watford City, ND.
Petro-Hunt LLC USA 153-95-18B-1H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 06/25/2012  08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with Petro-Hunt exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce a proposed oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39169
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - NWNW Section 18 Twp 153N; Rng 95. 20 miles west-northwest of New Town, ND.
Petro-Hunt LLC USA 153-95-18B-2H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 06/25/2012  08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve the surface use associated with Petro-Hunt exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce a proposed oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39170
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - NWNW Section 18, Twp 153N, Rng 95W. 20 miles west-northwest of New Town, ND.
Petro-Hunt, L.L.C. State 154-94-31C-32-1H
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/13/2012 
Expected:09/2012
 
10/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Petro-Hunt's proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39838
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Lot 7 Section 31, T154N, R94W. Approximately 30 air miles northeast of Watford City, ND.
Petro-Hunt, L.L.C. State 154-94-31C-32-2H
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/13/2012 
Expected:09/2012
 
10/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Petro-Huntís proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39839
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Lot 7 Section 31, T154N, R94W. Approximately 30 air miles northeast of Watford City, ND.
Petro-Hunt, L.L.C. State 154-94-31C-32-3H
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/13/2012 
Expected:09/2012
 
10/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Petro-Huntís proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39840
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Lot 7 Section 31, T154N, R94W. Approximately 30 air miles northeast of Watford City, ND.
Petro-Hunt, L.L.C. State 154-94-31C-32-4H
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/13/2012 
Expected:09/2012
 
10/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Petro-Huntís proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39841
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Lot 7 Section 31, T154N, R94W. Approximately 30 air miles northeast of Watford City, ND.
Petro-Hunt, L.L.C. State 154-94-31C-32-5H
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/13/2012 
Expected:09/2012
 
10/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Petro-Huntís proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39843
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Lot 7 Section 31, T154N, R94W. Approximately 30 air miles northeast of Watford City, ND.
Petro-Hunt, L.L.C. State 154-94-31C-32-6H
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/13/2012 
Expected:09/2012
 
10/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Petro-Huntís proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39844
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Lot 7 Section 31, T154N, R94W. Approximately 30 air miles northeast of Watford City, ND.
Petro-Hunt, L.L.C. USA 153-95-1B-7-3H
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/31/2012 
Expected:09/2012
 
09/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with Petro-Hunt exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce a proposed oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39927
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SWNW Section 1, T153N, R95W. 13 air miles northeast of Keene, ND.
Slawson Exploration Company Inc Battleax Federal 1-34H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with Slawson Exploration Company exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39174
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Lot 4, Section 27, Twp 147N Rng 105W. 40 miles southwest of Watford City, ND.
Slawson Exploration Company Inc Battleax Federal 2-34H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with Slawson Exploration Company exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce and oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39175
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Lot 4, Section 27, Twp 147N, Rng 105W. 40 miles southwest of Watford City, ND.
Slawson Exploration Company Inc Battleax Federal 3-34H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with Slawson Exploration Company exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39176
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - NENE, Section 34, Twp 147N, Rng 105W. 41 miles southwest of Watford City, ND.
Slawson Exploration Company Inc Chariot Federal 1-27H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with Slawson Exploration Company exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39177
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Lot 4, Section 27, Twp 147N, Rng 105W. 40 miles southwest of Watford City, ND.
Slawson Exploration Company Inc Chariot Federal 2-27H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with Slawson Exploration Company exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39178
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Lot 4, Section 27, Twp 147N, Rng 105W. 40 miles southwest of Watford City, ND.
Slawson Exploration Company Inc Chariot Federal 3-27H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with Slawson Exploration Company exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39179
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - NENE, Section 34, Twp 147N, Rng 105W. 41 miles southwest of Watford City, ND.
Slawson Exploration Company Inc Phalanx Federal 1-22-15H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with Slawson Exploration Company exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulations.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39171
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Lot 1, Section 27, Twp 147, Rng 105W. 40 miles southwest of Watford City, ND.
Slawson Exploration Company Inc Phalanx Federal 2-22-15H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with Slawson Exploration Company exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce a proposed oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39172
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Lot 1, Section 27 Twp 147N Rng 105W. 40 miles southwest of Watford City, ND.
Slawson Exploration Company Inc Phalanx Federal 3-22-15H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with Slawson Exploration Company exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39173
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Lot 1, Section 27, Twp 147N, Rng 105W. 40 miles southwest of Watford City, ND.
Telephone Line Permits
CE
- Special use management   Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2008 
Expected:01/2008  01/2008 Debbie Riely
701-842-2393
driely@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue special use permits previously permitted to US West Communications, Inc. to Missouri Valley Communications, Inc., Consolidated Telecom, and Qwest.
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. Several areas across the McKenzie Ranger District.
True Oil LLC Federal 21-3 3-10H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with True Oil exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39180
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - NENW Section 3, Twp 147N, Rng 101W. 19 miles southwest of Watford City, ND.
True Oil LLC Tru Federal 11-4 4-9H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with True Oil exercising its lease rights to drill, complete, and produce and oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39181
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - NWNW Section 4, Twp 147N, Rng 101W. 19 miles southwest of Watford City, ND.
True Oil, LLC Federal 31-32 Oil and Gas Proposal
CE
- Minerals and Geology  Completed  Actual: 08/02/2012  08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: True Oil, LLC proposes to construct a well pad, access approach, and install utilities along the access approach within the developed Red Wing Creek Oil Field.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39333
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - NWNE Section 32, T148N, R101W. Located 19 air miles southwest of Watford City, ND.
Whiting Oil & Gas Corp Tarpon Federal 24-20-1H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with Whiting Oil & Gas Corporation exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce and oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39185
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SESW Section 20, Twp 153N, Rng 96W. 24 miles west-northwest of New Town, ND.
Whiting Oil & Gas Corp Tarpon Federal 24-20-2H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approved surface use associated with Whiting Oil & Gas Corporation exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39186
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SESW Section 20, Twp 153N, Rng 96W. 24 miles west-northwest of New Town, ND.
Whiting Oil & Gas Corp Tarpon Federal 24-20-3H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with Whiting Oil & Gas Corporation exercising its existing lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39187
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SESW Section 20, Twp 153N, Rng 96W. 24 miles west-northwest of New Town, ND.
Whiting Oil & Gas Corp Tarpon Federal 44-19-2H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
09/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with Whiting Oil & Gas Corporation exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39183
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SESE, Section 19, Twp 153, Rng 96. 25 miles west-northwest of New Town, ND.
Whiting Oil & Gas Corp Tarpon Federal 44-19-3H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
09/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with Whiting Oil & Gas Corporation exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce and oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39184
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SESE Section 19, Twp 153N, Rng 96W. 25 miles west-northwest of New Town, ND.
Whiting Oil & Gas Tescher Ranch 11-9TFH Access Road
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/07/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Debbie Riely
701-842-2393
driely@fs.fed.us 
Description: FS proposes to issue a special use permit to Whiting Oil & Gas Corporation to construct 3,330 feet of road to provide access to a proposed oil and gas well located on private surface.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39249
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Section 5, T145N, R104W, 5th PM. 41 miles southwest of Watford City, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas Corp Tarpon Federal 44-19-1H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
09/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with Whiting Oil & Gas Corporation exercising is Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce and oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39182
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SESE Section 19, Twp 153N, Rng 101. 25 miles west-northwest of New Town, ND.
XTO Energy Inc Arlene Federal 44X-11
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with XTO Energy Incorporated exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39191
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SESE Section 11, Twp 149N, Rng 97W. 11 miles east-southeast of Watford City, ND.
XTO Energy Inc Cherry Creek 21X-15
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with XTO Energy Incorporated exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39192
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - NWNW Section 15, Twp 149N, Rng 97W. 11 miles southeast of Watford City, ND.
XTO Energy Inc Cross Federal 32X-20
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with XTO Energy Incorporated exercising their Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39190
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SWNE Section 20, Twp 148N, Rng 104W. 33 miles southwest of Watford City, ND.
XTO Energy Inc Hovet Federal 41X-29
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 09/04/2012  09/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with XTO Energy Incorporated exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39195
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - NENE Section 29, Twp 149N, Rng 97W. 10 miles southeast of Watford City, ND.
XTO Energy Inc Johnson Federal 21X-15
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with XTO Energy Incorporated exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulaton.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39193
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - NWNW Section 15, Twp 149N, Rng 97W. 11 miles southeast of Watford City, ND.
XTO Energy Inc Mandal Federal 41X-29
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 09/04/2012  09/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with XTO Energy Incorporated exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39194
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - NENE Section 29, Twp 149N, Rng 97W. 10 miles southeast of Watford City, ND.
XTO Energy Inc Prairie Federal 31X-30
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with XTO Energy Incorporated exercising its Federal lease rights to drill an oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39188
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - NWNE Section 30, Twp 149N, Rng 96W. 14 miles southeast of Watford City, ND.
XTO Energy Inc Riverview Federal 32X-15
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with XTO Energy Incorporated exercising its Federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with current law and regulation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39189
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - NENW Section 15, Twp 153N, Rng 94W. 12 miles northwest of New Town, ND.
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Dakota Prairie Grasslands,   Medora Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R1 - Northern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bear Paw Energy, LLC Whiting Teddy 44-34TFH
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/01/2011 
Expected:12/2011
 
12/2011 Martina Thornton
701-227-7809
mthornton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Gas pipeline to the Whiting Teddy 44-34TFH oil well
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - Section 35, T143N, R101W. 17 miles north and 4 miles east of Medora, ND.
Billings County Tracy Mountain Road Reconstruction NFSR#762
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/18/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
07/2012 Martina Thornton
701-227-7809
mthornton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reconstruct 2 miles of NFSR#762 to improve safety.
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - Sections 1, 15 and 22, T138N. R101W. 10 miles south and 6 miles east of Medora, ND.
Buckhorn 1-34H
EA
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Josh Wilke
701-227-7800
joshwilke@fs.fed.us 
Description: Well pad, tank battery location and access route along with electric line, emulsion line and gas pipeline
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - NWNW 34-144-102. Approximately 22 air miles north of Medora, ND.
Denbury Onshore LLC Magpie 44-30H
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/17/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
07/2012 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well and Associated Lines
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - SESE Section 30, T144N, R100W. SESE Section 30, T144N, R100W.
Elkhorn Gravel Pit
EA
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/14/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
08/2012 Mark Sexton
701-227-7824
msexton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Development of private mineral gravel pit
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37369
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - NW1/4 Section 34, T144N, R102W. Approximately 25 air miles north of Medora, ND.
Elkhorn Ranchlands LRMP Amendment
EIS
- Land management planning  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 10/08/2008
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 02/2011 
Expected:05/2011
 
05/2011 Sherri Schwenke
701-250-4443
sschwenke@fs.fed.us 
Description: Amend the 2002 Dakota Prairie Grasslands LRMP to include the acquired 5,100 acre Elkhorn Ranchlands and associated range allotments (18,000 additional NFS acres).
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=25800
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. North and west of Medora, ND.
GMX REsources Inc. Franks Creek Federal 24-8-1H
CE
- Minerals and Geology  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2012 
Expected:06/2012  07/2012 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well and associated lines
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - SWSE Section 8, T141N, R100W. SWSE Section 8, T141N, R100W.
GMX Resources Inc, Blacktail Federal 21-23-1H
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/17/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
07/2012 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well and associated lines
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - NENW Section 23, R143N, R101W. NENW Section 23, R143N, R101W.
GMX Resources Inc. Little Missouri Federal 24-10-1H
CE
- Minerals and Geology  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2012 
Expected:06/2012  07/2012 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well and associated lines
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - SWSE Section 10, T141N, R100W. SWSE Section 10-T141N-R100W.
GMX Resources Inc. Lower Thirty Federal 21-4-1H
CE
- Minerals and Geology  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2012 
Expected:06/2012  07/2012 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well and associated lines
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - NENW Section 4, T141N, R100W. NENW Section 4, T141N, R100W.
Golden West Electric Lines Bell Lake Area
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/02/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
07/2012 Martina Thornton
701-227-7809
mthornton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Connect electric lines to various oil wells located along either side of NFSR#708
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Golden Valley. LEGAL - Sections 1, 12, 13, T143N, R103W, Golden Valley County, ND. Approximately 20 air miles NW of Medora.
Logging Camp Ranch Outfitter and Guide Permit
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Jeffery Adams
(701) 225-5151
jcadams@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue five year term special use permit for outfitter and guiding activities.
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Slope. LEGAL - Burning Coal Vein area. Approximately 11 air miles northwest of Amidon, ND.
North Billings County Range Allotment Management Plan Revision
EIS
- Grazing management  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 05/23/2008
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 08/2011 
Expected:09/2011
 
12/2011 Jeffery Adams
701-227-7811
jcadams@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to continue grazing on 43 allotments in a manner consistent with direction in the DPG LRMP
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=23278
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - T144N-R102W, R101W, R100W, R99W; T143N-R103W,R102W, R101W, R100W, and R99W;T142N-R101W&R100W. Northern third of Billings County, ND.
Oneok Demore 31-10 Gas Pipeline
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/22/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Cathy Walsh
701-227-7818
cewalsh@fs.fed.us 
Description: 8,700' of 6" poly pipeline
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38189
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - Sections 3, 10, 11, 141N,102W, Billings County. approximately 8 miles northwest of Medora, ND.
Oneok Gas Pipeline - Whiting Schneider 12-12TFH
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/16/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
07/2012 Martina Thornton
701-227-7809
mthornton@fs.fed.us 
Description: 4200' of 6" buried gas pipeline to connect Whting Scneider 12-12TFH oil well to existing pipeline
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - Sections 1 and 12, T141N, R102W. 9 miles north of Medora, ND.
Red Rock 3D Seismic
CE
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Survey all or portions of 8 sections of NFS land using conventional vibroseis seismic technology
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Golden Valley. LEGAL - all or part of Sections 6, 5, 8, 18, 19, 20 30 and 29, T136N, R106W, Golden Valley County, North Dakota. 8 sections in southeast Golden Valley County, ND.
Roughrider Electric Co Electric Line - TR Substation to Belfield Substation
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/14/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
08/2012 Martina Thornton
701-227-7809
mthornton@fs.fed.us 
Description: 5667" of 14.4 KV buried electric line to connect the TR Substation to the Belfield Susstation
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - Sections 7 and 8, T140N, R100W. 5 miles north of Fryburg, ND.
Roughrider Electric Coop Electric Line - Denbury TRMU 24x-12H Well
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/15/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
06/2012 Martina Thornton
701-227-7809
mthornton@fs.fed.us 
Description: 532 feet of 14.4 KV electric line to connect Denbury TRMU 24D-12H well to an existing electric line
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - Section 14, T141N, R101W. 10 miles north and 4 miles east of Medora, ND.
Roughrider Electric Line Replacement to Whiting 1701 CTB
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/30/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
07/2012 Martina Thornton
701-227-7809
mthornton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace 780 feet of 14.4 KV with 838 feet 14.4 buried electric line
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Golden Valley. LEGAL - Section 17, T142N, R100W. 15 miles north and 9 miles west of Belfield, ND.
Uranium Prospecting Permit
CE
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Mark Sexton
701-227-7824
msexton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Geophysical mapping by completing radiometric traverses on foot. No mechanized travel. Collect five to six pound soil samples at each site.
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings, Slope. LEGAL - Portions 4,9,10-137-100;138-100;133-103;133-104;134-101;134-102; 19,20,27,28,29,30-134-103. Medora Ranger District.
Whiting BSMU 2903
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/06/2011 
Expected:01/2012
 
03/2012 Josh Wilke
701-227-7800
joshwilke@fs.fed.us 
Description: Pipeline Replacement
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37606
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - E 1/2 of Section 29, T144N, R101W. 27 air miles NW of Belfield, ND.
Whiting BSMU Flowline Replacement
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/26/2012 
Expected:04/2012
 
05/2012 Josh Wilke
701-227-787825
joshwilke@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace 1,000 Feet flowline
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38410
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - swsw 30-142-100. 13 miles NE of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas Cor Saltwater Transfer Pipeline Replacement within Big Stick Madison Unit
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/17/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
07/2012 Curtis Decker
701-227-7800
cdecker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace a 30+ year old buried saltwater transfer line within the Big Stick Madison Unit
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - Sections 30, 31, 32, T142N, R100W. Sections 30, 31, 32, T142N, R100W.
Whiting Oil and Gas Corp BSMU 1806
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/17/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
07/2012 Curtis Decker
701-227-7822
cdecker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well and associated lines
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - SENE Section 18, T142N, R100W. SENE Section 18, T142N, R100W.
Whiting Oil and Gas Corp BSMU 2410
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/17/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
07/2012 Curtis Decker
701-227-7800
cdecker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well, access road, and associated utility lines (flowline and electric line)
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - NENW Section 24, T142N, R102W. NENW Section 24, T142N, R01W.
Whiting Oil and Gas Corp BSMU 3006
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/17/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
07/2012 Curtis Decker
701-227-7800
cdecker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well, access road, and associated utility lines, (flowline and electric line)
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - NWSW Section 30, T142N, R100W. NWSW Section 30, T142N, R100W.
Whiting Oil and Gas Corp Teddy 44-32TFH
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/17/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
07/2012 Curtis Decker
701-225-5151
cdecker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well and associated lines
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - SESE Section 32, T142N, R101W. SESE Section 32, T142N, R101W.
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Dakota Prairie Grasslands,   Sheyenne Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R1 - Northern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
NW Sheyenne Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Grazing management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/29/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/2011 
Expected:06/2012
 
07/2012 Bernadette Braun
701-683-4342
bbraun@fs.fed.us 
Description: Revising allotment management plans and developing restoration projects.
Location: UNIT - Sheyenne Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Ransom. 17000 acres in the northwest corner of the Sheyenne Ranger District in Ransom County, ND.
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