Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
04/01/2013 to 06/30/2013
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) :
R1 - Northern Region, Dakota Prairie Grasslands, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
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)

Dakota Prairie Grasslands, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)  

R1 - Northern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Dakota Prairie Oil and Gas RFDS SEIS
EIS
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 12/19/2012
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 04/2013 
Expected:08/2013
 
10/2013 Karen Dunlap
701-250-4463 x105
kdunlap@fs.fed.us 
Description: Supplemental EIS prepared to analyze the changed oil and gas development pattern on the Dakota Prairie Grasslands. This project will supplement the 2001 Northern Great Plains Management Plans Revision FEIS.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40652
Location: UNIT - Dakota Prairie Grasslands All Units. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings, Golden Valley, Grant, McKenzie, Sioux, Slope. Little Missouri and Cedar River Grasslands Units.
Silvicide Environmental Assessment
EA
- Heritage resource management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/26/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
05/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38368
Location: UNIT - Dakota Prairie Grasslands All Units. STATE - North Dakota, South Dakota. COUNTY - Billings, Golden Valley, Grant, McKenzie, Ransom, Richland, Sioux, Slope, Corson, Perkins, Ziebach. 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 .
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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
Antelope Valley Station to Neset Transmission Project
EIS
- Special use management  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/07/2012
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 08/2013 
Expected:08/2013
 
05/2014 Niccole Mortenson
406-329-3163
nmortenson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Basin Electric Power Cooperative proposes a 345-kV transmission line connecting the existing AVS, Charlie Creek, Williston and Neset substations and the newly proposed Judson and Tande substations. Part of the line crosses the McKenzie RD.
Web Link:  http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/UWP-AVS-Neset.html
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings, Dunn, McKenzie, Mercer, Mountrail, Williams. Mercer, Dunn, Billings, McKenzie, Williams and Mountrail Counties, North Dakota.
Basin Electric Power Cooperative Gap Substation Expansion
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/04/2012 
Expected:05/2013
 
07/2013 Jeff Ingalls
701-842-2393
jingalls@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project consists of constructing two 17.4 MVAR capacitor banks on a roughly rectangular parcel immediately adjacent to the existing Gap Substation. The area permitted for the substation addition is approximately 4.40 acres.
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. Section 20, T147N, R103W, 5th PM, McKenzie County, North Dakota.
Bridger Pipeline, L.L.C. crude oil gathering pipeline proposals.
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/28/2013
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/2013 
Expected:04/2013
 
04/2013 Kim Grotte
701-842-2393
kgrotte@fs.fed.us 
Description: Two 8 inch steel crude oil gathering pipelines.One in Section 22, T148N, R98W, and one in Section 18, T148N, R100W, 5th PM, McKenzie County, North Dakota.
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Section 22, T148N, R98W, and Section 17, T148N, R100W, 5th PM, McKenzie county, ND. 12 air miles SE of Watford city, ND and 15 air miles 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:07/2013
 
08/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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 Ora 21-25H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2013
 
08/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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.
Continental Resouces, Inc. Buelingo 2-17H
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/06/2012 
Expected:06/2013
 
07/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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, Inc. Antelope 1-23H
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/22/2012 
Expected:05/2013
 
07/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:05/2013
 
07/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:06/2013
 
07/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:06/2013
 
07/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:06/2013
 
07/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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.
GMX Resources, Inc. Charlie State 21-16-1H access road and utilities.
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/23/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
01/2013 Jeff Ingalls
701-842-2393
jingalls@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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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.
McKenzie County Rural Water Development IV, Part II
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2013 
Expected:07/2013  08/2013 Niccole Mortenson
406-329-3163
nmortenson@fs.fed.us 
Description: McKenzie County proposes to install approximately 2 miles of buried fresh water pipeline across National Forest System lands as part of a larger rural water development project using State grant funding.
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. Section 6, T150N, R102W; Sections 1, 13, and 24, T150N, R103W; Section 22, T150N, R104W; and Section 5, T152N, R102W; 5th PM, McKenzie County, North Dakota.
McKenzie Electric Cooperative, Inc. Proposed Transmission Power Line Upgrade (Hay Butte to SquawGap)
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/30/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
05/2013 Jeff Ingalls
701-842-2393
jingalls@fs.fed.us 
Description: Upgrade an existing 69kV transmission line to 115kV. Replacement of the poles and wires. All construction would take place within the existing 50 foot wide ROW.
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. Sections 2, 3, 9, 10, T147N, R103W; Sections 3, 19, 30, and 31, T148N, R102W; and Section 35, T148N, R103W, 5th PM, McKenzie County, North Dakota.
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 04/2013 
Expected:09/2013
 
04/2014 Jessica Taylor
701-842-2393
jessicartaylor@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.
Petro-Hunt LLC USA 150-102-6A-7-1H
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 01/17/2013  03/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:08/2013
 
10/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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, L.L.C. State 154-94-31C-32-1H
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/13/2012 
Expected:08/2013
 
09/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/13/2012 
Expected:08/2013
 
09/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/13/2012 
Expected:08/2013
 
09/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/13/2012 
Expected:08/2013
 
09/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/13/2012 
Expected:08/2013
 
09/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/13/2012 
Expected:08/2013
 
09/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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, LLC CMNU D-406 Flowline Replacement
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/17/2012 
Expected:05/2013
 
06/2013 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replacement of an aged steel existing flowline carrying Federal minerals from a producing oil and gas well to a central tank battery. The existing line will be replaced with a 3" spooled fiberglass line.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40509
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Sections 5 & 6, T153N, R95W, McKenzie County, ND. Approximately 25 air miles northeast of Watford City, ND.
Petro-Hunt, LLC Silurian 39-1 and Silurian 54-1 Saltwater Replacement Pipeline
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/18/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
06/2013 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project will replace two existing saltwater pipelines for Petro-Hunt located within the existing Charlson Oil Field. The existing lines are aged and are at risk of failure.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40512
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Sections 7, 17, & 18, T153N, R95W, McKenzie County, ND. Approximately 25 air miles northeast of Watford City, ND.
Resolute Natural Resources Company, LLC Three Well Pad Oil and Gas Proposal
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/17/2013 
Expected:04/2013
 
06/2013 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve surface use associated with Resolute Natural Resources, LLC exercising its federal lease rights to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well consistent with exiting laws and regulations.
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SWSW section 2, T147N, R98W, 5th PM, McKenzie County, North Dakota. Located approximately 17 air miles southeast of Watford City, 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:05/2013
 
06/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:05/2013
 
06/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:05/2013
 
06/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:05/2013
 
06/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:05/2013
 
06/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:05/2013
 
06/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:05/2013
 
07/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:05/2013
 
07/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:05/2013
 
07/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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.
Slawson Exploration Company, Inc. Wolverine Federal 3-31-30H
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/02/2012 
Expected:07/2013
 
09/2013 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Slawsonís proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40608
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SWSE Section 31, T153N, R93W. Located approximately 31 air miles northeast of Watford City, ND.
Slawson Exploration Company, Inc. Wolverine Federal 6-31-30TFH
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/02/2012 
Expected:07/2013
 
09/2013 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Slawsonís proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40609
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SWSE Section 31, T153N, R93W. Located approximately 31 air miles northeast of Watford City, ND.
Slawson Exploration Company, Inc. Wolverine Federal 7-31-30TFH
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/02/2012 
Expected:07/2013
 
09/2013 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Slawsonís proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40610
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SWSE Section 31, T153N, R93W. Located approximately 31 air miles northeast 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:07/2013
 
09/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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.
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:04/2013
 
06/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:04/2013
 
06/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:04/2013
 
06/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:04/2013
 
06/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:04/2013
 
06/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:07/2013
 
05/2013 Jeff Ingalls
701-842-2393
jingalls@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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:04/2013
 
06/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:09/2013
 
11/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:06/2013
 
07/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:11/2013
 
12/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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 Johnson Federal 21X-15
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:06/2013
 
07/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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 Prairie Federal 31X-30
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/03/2012 
Expected:07/2013
 
10/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:11/2013
 
12/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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.
Zenergy, Inc. Grasslands USA 21-16H
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/02/2012 
Expected:05/2013
 
07/2013 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Zenergy, Inc's proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40606
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Lot 2 Section 21, T150N, R103W. Located approximately 11 air miles southwest of Alexander, ND.
Zenergy, Inc. Tjelde USA 28-33H
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/02/2012 
Expected:05/2013
 
07/2013 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Zenergy, Inc's proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil and gas well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws and regulations.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40607
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Lot 2 Section 21, T150N, R103W. Located approximately 11 air miles southwest of Alexander, 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
#030 Pipeline and Tankl
CE
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 09/06/2012  09/2012 Robin Nieto
701-227-7834
rnieto@fs.fed.us 
Description: Remove an existing tank, put in a pipeline and put in a tank out of a woody draw
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Slope. LEGAL - N1/2S1/2 Section 20, T136N, R103W. 20 miles North of Rhame, ND.
#076 Pipelilne and Tanks
CE
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 09/06/2012  09/2012 Robin Nieto
701-227-7834
rnieto@fs.fed.us 
Description: Put in 2 tanks at same location and install 1/2 mile of livestock water pipeline
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Slope. LEGAL - N1/2 Section 6, T138N, R104W. 10 miles NW of Rhame, ND.
Bear Paw Energy, LLC Whiting Teddy 44-34TFH
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 01/27/2012  03/2012 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  Completed  Actual: 07/03/2012  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.
Elkhorn Gravel Pit
EA
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/14/2012 
Expected:06/2013
 
08/2013 Mark Sexton
701-227-7824
msexton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Development of private mineral gravel pit
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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  On Hold  N/A  N/A 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/17/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
07/2013 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:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/17/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
07/2013 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  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/17/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
07/2013 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  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/17/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
07/2013 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:05/2013
 
07/2013 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.
Midstate Telephone Fiber Optic
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 01/22/2013  06/2013 Martina Thornton
701-227-7809
mthornton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install 5860' Fiber optic Telephone line to proposed residential deveopment
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - 19-140-102, 24-140-103. 4 miles west of Medora, 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 05/2013 
Expected:05/2013
 
07/2013 Nickole Dahl
701-227-7830
ndahl@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to continue grazing on 43 allotments in a manner consistent with direction in the DPG LRMP
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=23278
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings, Golden Valley. LEGAL - T144N-R102W, R101W, R100W, R99W; T143N-R103W,R102W, R101W, R100W, and R99W;T142N-R101W&R100W. Northern third of Billings County, ND.
ONEOK ANDERSON BUTTE 11-17TFH
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/19/2012 
Expected:05/2013
 
06/2013 Cathy Walsh
701-227-7818
cewalsh@fs.fed.us 
Description: 6950' of 8" poly gas pipeline to connect the Anderson Butte 11-17THF to an existing line
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40182
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - Sections 17, 18-144-101, Billings County, ND. Approimately 25 miles north of Medora, N.
ONEOK GMX Basaraba 34-35-1H Pipeline
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/31/2013 
Expected:04/2013
 
06/2013 Cathy Walsh
701-227-7818
cewalsh@fs.fed.us 
Description: To connect the GMX Basaraba 34-35-1H well to an existing pipeline
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - Sections 2,10,15 - T143N, R100W. Approximately 18 air miles NE of Medora, ND.
Roughrider Electric Anderson Butte 11-17TF
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/19/2012 
Expected:05/2013
 
06/2013 Cathy Walsh
701-227-7818
cewalsh@fs.fed.us 
Description: 4200' of Electrict distribution line to connect the Anderson Butte 11-17 to an existing line
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - Sections 17,18-144-101, Billings County, ND. Approximately 25 miles north of Medora, ND.
Roughrider Electric upgrade/intall overhead & Buried Electric Line
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/30/2013 
Expected:04/2013
 
05/2013 Martina Thornton
701-227-7809
mthornton@fs.fed.us 
Description: upgrade 7863 feet of overhead and install 614 feet of buried three phase electric line to connect Continental 1X-21H and 1-25H oil wells on private land
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - 28-144-99. 28 miles north of Belfield, ND.
Two Top - Big Top Prescribed Burn
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Completed  Actual: 11/19/2012  03/2013 Arden Warm
701-225-5151
awarm@fs.fed.us 
Description: use of Rx fire to restore native vegetation vigor
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - Sections 9 and 10 - 144-101. Research Natural Area.
Whiting BSMU 1702 Flowline
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/21/2012 
Expected:06/2013
 
07/2013 Curtis Decker
701-227-7822
cdecker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace 25+ year old deteriating steel oil production flowline
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - 17 and 18-142-100, Billings County. Approximately 15 air miles NE of Medora.
Whiting BSMU 3007 Oil Well
CE
- Minerals and Geology  Completed  Actual: 03/15/2013  06/2013 Curtis Decker
701-227-7800
cdecker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct well pad, access road and related facilities
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - NENW Section 30, T142N, F1002. 13 1/2 air miles northeast of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil % Gas Pronghorn 14-11PH
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/31/2012 
Expected:05/2013
 
06/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well and related facilities
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - NENW 14-140-100. 12 miles NE of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil & Gas Corp NERU 0904ERH
CE
- Minerals and Geology  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2013 
Expected:05/2013  06/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Well pad, access road, and related facilities
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - SWSE Section 9, T144N, R101W. Approximately 25 miles north of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil & Gas Corp Pronghorn 21-14 PH
CE
- Minerals and Geology  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2013 
Expected:04/2013  05/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well and related facilities
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - NENW 14-140-100. Located approximately 12 miles NE of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas Corp - Ash Coulee 44-18TFH
CE
- Minerals and Geology  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2013 
Expected:05/2013  07/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well, road, pipeline, and related facilities
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - SESE 18-142-101. Approximately 13 air miles north of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas Corp BSMU 1806
CE
- Minerals and Geology  Completed  Actual: 07/30/2012  05/2013 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  Completed  Actual: 02/28/2013  05/2013 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  Completed  Actual: 08/01/2012  09/2012 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 Demores 21-11PH
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/07/2013 
Expected:04/2013
 
05/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well, access road, and related facilities
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - NEME 11-141-102. Approximately 10 miles northwest of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas Corp Pronghorn 11-14PH
CE
- Minerals and Geology  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2013 
Expected:04/2013  05/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well and related facilities
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - NENW 14-140-100. Approximately 12 air miles NE of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas Corp Pronghorn 11-15PH
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/01/2012 
Expected:05/2013
 
08/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Multi-well pad, access road & related facilities
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - NENW 15-140-100. Approximately 11 air miles NE of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas Corp Pronghorn 14-10PH
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/01/2012 
Expected:05/2013
 
06/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Multi-well pad, access road and related facilitiesd
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - NENW 15-140-100. Approximately 11 miles NE of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas Corp Pronghorn 34-9PH
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  Completed  Actual: 09/11/2012  01/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well, access road, and associate lines
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - SWSE 9-140-100. Approximately 5 miles NWof Belfield, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas Corp Pronghorn 44-9PH
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  Completed  Actual: 09/11/2012  01/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well, access road, and associated lines
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - SWSE 9-140-100. Approximately 6 miles NW of Belfield, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas Corp Teddy 44-32TFH
CE
- Minerals and Geology  Completed  Actual: 06/29/2012  08/2012 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.
Whiting Oil and Gas Pronghorn 41-15PH
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/01/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
02/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Multi-well pad, acess roads and related facilities
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - SWSE 10-140-100. Approximately 11 air miles NE of Medora, ND.
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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 06/2013 
Expected:09/2013
 
04/2014 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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