Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
10/01/2013 to 12/31/2013
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,  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 11/2013 
Expected:03/2014
 
04/2014 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. LEGAL - Not Applicable. 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,   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 
Expected:07/2014
 
08/2014 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. LEGAL - Not Applicable. 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:10/2013
 
10/2013 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.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40058
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:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/31/2012 
Expected:12/2013
 
12/2013 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.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40062
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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 05/03/2012
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 05/2014 
Expected:06/2014
 
08/2014 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 05/03/2012
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 05/2014 
Expected:06/2014
 
08/2014 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology  Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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:10/2013
 
11/2013 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:10/2013
 
11/2013 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology  Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology  Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology  Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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  Completed  Actual: 12/21/2012  08/2013 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
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 07/30/2013  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.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41409
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Not Applicable. 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 (MEC) Grassy Butte Transmission Line Upgrade Project.
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/07/2013 
Expected:10/2013
 
10/2013 Jeff Ingalls
701-842-2393
jingalls@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service has received a proposal for the upgrade of approximately three miles of an existing 41.6kV transmission line across National Forest System Lands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41965
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Sections 18, 19, 20 and 20, T145N, R98W and Section 13, T145N, R99W, 5th PM, McKenzie County, North Dakota. North of Hwy 200 and East of Hwy 85.
McKenzie RD Pastures 2, 10, 11 Allotment Management Plan Revisions
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
Notice of Initiation 01/18/2011
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 03/2014 
Expected:05/2014
 
05/2014 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. This project is now subject to the recently published pre-decisional objection process described at 36 CFR 218.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33475
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Not Applicable. West-central area of the District, south of highway 68 and north of North Unit of TR National Park.
Oneok Bakken Pipeline, L.L.C. Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/19/2013 
Expected:11/2013
 
11/2013 Kim Grotte
701-842-2393
kgrotte@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construction of approximately 600 feet of 4.5 inch diameter steel natural gas pipeline from the Grasslands Gas Plant to the existing Garden Creek natural gas liquids pipeline.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42671
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Section 2, T147N, R105W and Section 35, T148N, R105W, 5th PM, McKenzie County, North Dakota. Approximately 10 miles southeast of Sidney Montana, located in McKenzie County North Dakota.
Oneok Rockies Midstream, L.L.C. Natural Gas Gathering Pipeline to the Horse Creek Federal5004 42-35H
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/11/2013 
Expected:11/2013
 
11/2013 Kim Grotte
701-842-2393
kgrotte@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construction of a 4 inch poly natural gas gathering pipeline from the Horse Creek Federal 5004 42-35H to tie in to the existing natural gas gathering pipeline system.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42535
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Section 35, T149N, R104W, 5th PM, McKenzie County, North Dakota. In the western part of the McKenzie Ranger District, South of County Road 3.
Petro Hunt, LLC and Continental Resources, Inc. Proposed Oil Well Drilling
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 08/21/2013
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 11/2013 
Expected:12/2013
 
12/2013 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Petro Hunt, LLC and Continental Resources, Inc. proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42700
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Sec. 17, T153N., R94W., Sec. 8, T153N., R94W., Sec. 31, T154N., R94W., 5th PM, McKenzie County, North Dakota. Approximately 30 air miles northeast of Watford City, ND. Located within the Charlson and Elm Tree Oil Fields.
Petro-Hunt LLC USA 150-104-24C-13-1H
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 05/03/2012
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 12/2013 
Expected:05/2014
 
06/2014 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology  Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology  Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology  Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology  Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology  Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology  Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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:10/2013
 
10/2013 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.
Range Water Pipeline and Stock Tank Proposal
CE
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 09/11/2013  09/2013 Kyle Dalzell
701-842-2394 X22
kpdalzell@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve the installation of six range water pipelines across the McKenzie Ranger District. The installation of these projects will include the pipeline, stock tanks, and reclamation of the stock dams.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42050
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Sec. 19 and 30, T147N, R102W. Sec 23 and 26, T147N, R103W. Sec 6 and7, T146N, R100W. Sec 5 and 6, T146N, R101W. Sec. 32, 33 and 5, T145N, R99W. Sec 19, 24, and 30, T145N, R98W.
Saddle Butte Pipeline, LLC Crude Oil Gathering Pipeline
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 07/30/2013  08/2013 Kim Grotte
701-842-2393
kgrotte@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construction of a four inch poly crude gathering pipeline along an existing utility corridor.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42592
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Sections 19 and 30, T149N, R95W, 5th PM, McKenzie County, North Dakota. 9 Miles South of Johnson's Corner in Sections 19 and 30.
Saddle Butte Pipeline, LLC Crude Oil Gathering Pipeline Proposal
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Kim Grotte
701-842-2393
kgrotte@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construction of a 4 inch poly crude gathering pipeline along an existing utility corridor.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42172
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Section 19 and 30, T149N, R95W, 5th PM, McKenzie County, North Dakota. .
Slawson Exploration Company Inc Battleax Federal 1-34H
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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. Environmental Assessment for proposed oil and gas wells.
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 09/19/2013
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 11/2013 
Expected:12/2013
 
12/2013 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Slawson Exploration Company's proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil well on their Federal oil and gas lease consistent with current laws.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42863
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - T147N, R105W. This project area is located 40 miles southwest of Watford City, ND. Generally this project is located within the Squaw Gap Oil Field.
Slawson Exploration Company, Inc. Wolverine Federal 3-31-30H
EA
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 11/02/2012
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 03/2014 
Expected:04/2014
 
06/2014 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 11/02/2012
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 03/2014 
Expected:04/2014
 
06/2014 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 11/02/2012
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 03/2014 
Expected:04/2014
 
06/2014 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 05/03/2012
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 11/2013 
Expected:12/2013
 
03/2014 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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:10/2014
 
10/2014 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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.
Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation and Newfield Exploration Company Proposed Oil Well Drilling.
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 08/30/2013
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 10/2013 
Expected:12/2013
 
12/2013 Justin Hartel
701-842-2393
jhartel@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to approve necessary surface use associated with Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation and Newfield Exploration Company's proposal to drill, complete, and produce an oil well on their Federal oil and gas lease.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42750
Location: UNIT - Mckenzie Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - Sections 15, 19, 20, 21, and 22, T153N, R96W. Approximately 24 miles west-northwest of New Town, ND. Generally located within the Sand Creek Oil Field.
XTO Energy Inc Arlene Federal 44X-11
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 05/03/2012
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 10/2013 
Expected:11/2013
 
01/2014 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 05/03/2012
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 01/2014 
Expected:02/2014
 
06/2014 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:04/2014
 
08/2014 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 05/03/2012
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 01/2014 
Expected:02/2014
 
06/2014 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 05/03/2012
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 04/2014 
Expected:05/2014
 
06/2014 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 05/03/2012
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 04/2014 
Expected:05/2014
 
06/2014 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology  Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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
EA
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 11/02/2012
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 05/2014 
Expected:06/2014
 
07/2014 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
Allotment 021 Replacement Water Well
CE
- Grazing management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/13/2013 
Expected:08/2013
 
09/2013 Nickole Dahl
701-227-7830
ndahl@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replacing non-functional water well with new well
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42102
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Slope. LEGAL - SE1/4 28-T136N-R100W. 10 miles NE of Amidon, ND.
Allotment 021 Water Pipeline and Stock Tank
CE
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 07/03/2013  09/2013 Nickole Dahl
701-225-5151
ndahl@fs.fed.us 
Description: 10 miles NE of Amidon, ND
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42092
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Slope. LEGAL - SW1/4 Section 20, T136N, R100W. .
Allotment 023 Water Pipeline and Stock Tank
CE
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 07/18/2013  09/2013 Robin Nieto
701-227-7834
rnieto@fs.fed.us 
Description: Livestock water tank and pipeline - remove dugout
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42114
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Slope. LEGAL - 12-133-104. .
Allotment 037 Pipeline Extension and Stock Tank
CE
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 07/18/2013  09/2013 Robin Nieto
701-227-7834
rnieto@fs.fed.us 
Description: Attach pipeline to existing well and add a livestock tank due to poor quality water in dam
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42100
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Slope. LEGAL - E 1/2 of Section 33, T134N, R103W. 15 miles west Amidon, ND.
Allotment 046 Stock Tank
CE
- Grazing management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/13/2013 
Expected:08/2013
 
09/2013 Robin Nieto
701-227-7834
rnieto@fs.fed.us 
Description: Put tank on existing pipeline and take out dam
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42103
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Slope. LEGAL - Section 31-136-102. 10 miles NW of Amidon, ND.
Allotment 049 Water Pipeline and Stock Tank
CE
- Grazing management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/13/2013 
Expected:08/2013
 
09/2013 Robin Nieto
701-227-7834
rnieto@fs.fed.us 
Description: Livestock water tank and pipeline and remove dam
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42119
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Slope. LEGAL - NW 8-135-103. 10 miles NW of Amidon, ND.
Allotment 128 Pipeline Extension and Stock Tank
CE
- Grazing management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/13/2013 
Expected:08/2013
 
09/2013 Jack Dahl
701-227-7832
jdahl@fs.fed.us 
Description: Livestock Water Pipeline and Stock Tank
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42112
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - SW 1/4 Section 6, T143N, R100W. 22 miles NE of Medora, ND.
Allotment 258 Replacement Water Well
CE
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 07/01/2013  09/2013 Jack Dahl
701-227-7832
jdahl@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace a non-functional water well
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42095
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - NE1/4 Section 18, T142N, R100W. 20 miles NE of Medora, ND.
Elkhorn Gravel Pit
EA
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/14/2012 
Expected:10/2013
 
11/2013 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.
Franks Creek Road Project
EA
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 04/26/2013
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 07/2013 
Expected:09/2013
 
09/2013 Curtis Grudniewski
701-227-7856
cgrudniewski@fs.fed.us 
Description: Billings County is proposing roadwork to approximately 5.0 miles of NFSR #734 including areas of new alignment (construction), road reconstruction and reclamation of abandoned alignment.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42010
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - Sections 8 Township 141 North, Range 100 West and Section 12 Township 141 North, Range 101 West. The project corridor is located approximately 13 miles northwest of Belfield, North Dakota.
GMX REsources Inc. Franks Creek Federal 24-8-1H
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/17/2012 
Expected:08/2013
 
09/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well and associated lines
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39321
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:08/2013
 
09/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well and associated lines
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39296
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:08/2013
 
09/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well and associated lines
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39325
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:08/2013
 
09/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well and associated lines
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39323
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:08/2013
 
09/2013 Martina Thornton
701-227-7809
mthornton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Connect electric lines to various oil wells located along either side of NFSR#708
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39408
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.
NFSR #7692 Decommission
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Road management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/17/2013 
Expected:09/2013
 
10/2013 Curtis Grudniewski
701-227-7856
cgrudniewski@fs.fed.us 
Description: Decommission .25 miles of road and restore back to natural contours
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42672
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Slope. LEGAL - Section 15, T136N, R101W. 28 miles SW of Belfield, 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 08/2013 
Expected:08/2013
 
08/2013 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
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 07/15/2013  08/2013 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
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Cathy Walsh
701-227-7818
cewalsh@fs.fed.us 
Description: To connect the GMX Basaraba 34-35-1H well to an existing pipeline
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41197
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.
Petro-Hunt Glovatsky 145-98-24D-13-1H and Glovatsky 145-98-24D-13-2H
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/19/2013 
Expected:09/2013
 
10/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Two oil wells and related facilities
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42597
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - McKenzie. LEGAL - SESE 24-145-98. SESE 24-145-98.
Roughrider Electric upgrade/intall overhead & Buried Electric Line
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 07/11/2013  10/2013 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
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41193
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - 28-144-99. 28 miles north of Belfield, ND.
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
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41079
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 Oil % Gas Pronghorn 14-11PH
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/31/2012 
Expected:08/2013
 
08/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well and related facilities
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41104
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 07/2013 
Expected:08/2013  09/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Well pad, access road, and related facilities
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40517
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 07/2013 
Expected:08/2013  09/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well and related facilities
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40852
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 BSMU 1302 Flowline Replacement
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/14/2013 
Expected:09/2013
 
10/2013 Curtis Decker
701-227-7822
cdecker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to replace a deteriorating steel line with approximately 3,400 ft. of new 3 inch high pressure fiberglass pipe
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42721
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - SW 1/4 Section 13 and NW 1/4 Section 24, T142N, R101W. Located approximately 14 air miles NE of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas BSMU 1808 oil and gas well and access road
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/13/2013 
Expected:10/2013
 
05/2014 Curtis Decker
701-227-7822
cdecker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to construct a 3.0 acre well pad and 42' access road on NFS lands to develop underlying Federal minerals
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - Section 18, T142N, R100W. Approximately 15 air miles NE of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas BSMU 2410 Flowline Extension
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/14/2013 
Expected:09/2013
 
10/2013 Curtis Decker
701-227-7822
cdecker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to extend an existing sement of line within the same trenches as the BSMU 1302 line replacement. Approximately 2,400 ft. of high pressure 3 inch fiberglass line
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42727
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - SW 1/4 Section and NW 1/4 of Section 24, T142N, R101W. Approximately 14 air miles NE of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas BSMU 2501, Water Injection Line Replacement
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/14/2013 
Expected:09/2013
 
10/2013 Curtis Decker
701-227-7822
cdecker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to replace deteriorating steel line with approximately 3800 ft. of new 3 inch high pressure fiberglass pipe.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42710
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - E 1/2 Section 25, T142N, R101W, Billings County. Approximately 13 air miles NE of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas BSMU 2502A, oil flowline replacement
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/14/2013 
Expected:09/2013
 
10/2013 Curtis Decker
701-227-7822
cdecker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to replace a deteriorating steel line with approximately 4,600 ft. of new 3" high pressure fiberglass pipe
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42716
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - S 1/2 and NW 1/4 Section 25, T142N, R101W. Located approximately 13 air miles NE of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas BSMU 3001 Flowline Replacement
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/14/2013 
Expected:09/2013
 
10/2013 Curtis Decker
701-227-7822
cdecker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to replace deteriorating steel line with approximately 3,600 ft. of new 3 inch high pressure fiberglass pipe.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42717
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - W 1/2 Section 30, T142N, R100W. Located approximately 13 air miles NE of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas BSMU 3006 Flowline Extension
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/14/2013 
Expected:09/2013
 
10/2013 Curtis Decker
701-227-7822
cdecker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to extend existing flowline 2,600 ft. within same trench as BSMU 3001 line replacement project. New extension would be new 3" high pressure fiberglass line.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42720
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - wW 1/2 Section 30, T142N, R100W. Located approximately 13 air miles NE of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas Corp - Ash Coulee 44-18TFH
EA
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/15/2013 
Expected:10/2013
 
11/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well, road, pipeline, and related facilities
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40850
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 Demores 21-11PH
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/07/2013 
Expected:08/2013
 
09/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well, access road, and related facilities
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41468
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 Fiber Optic Cable Installation
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/14/2013 
Expected:09/2013
 
10/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installation of approximately 6,127 feet of fiber optic cable in Sections 11 and 12, T140N, R100W
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42660
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - Sections 11 & 12, T140N, R100@. Sections 11 and 12, T140N, R100W.
Whiting Oil and Gas Corp Pronghorn 11-14PH
CE
- Minerals and Geology  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 08/2013 
Expected:09/2013  10/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well and related facilities
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40859
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
EA
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/01/2012 
Expected:10/2013
 
11/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Multi-well pad, access road & related facilities
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41118
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
EA
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/01/2012 
Expected:10/2013
 
11/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Multi-well pad, access road and related facilitiesd
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41120
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 14-12PH
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/14/2013 
Expected:07/2013
 
08/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil and Gas well and associated facilities
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42308
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - NENW Section 13-140-100. Approximately 10 miles NW of Belfield, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas Corp Pronghorn 21-15PH
EA
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/01/2012 
Expected:10/2013
 
11/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Multi-well pad, access road and related facilities
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41119
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 44-10PH
CE
- 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 facilities
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41117
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - SWSE 10-140-100. Approximately 11 air miles NE of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas Corp Pronghorn 44-11PH
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/14/2013 
Expected:07/2013
 
08/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil well and associated facilities
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42309
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - NENW 13-140-100. Approximately 10 miles NW of Belfield, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas Pronghorn 11-13PH
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/14/2013 
Expected:07/2013
 
08/2013 Shawn Reisenauer
701-227-7826
sreisenauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oil and Gas well and associated facilities
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42284
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - SWSE Section 11-140-100. Approximately 5 miles NW of Belfield, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas Pronghorn 34-10PH
CE
- 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: Multiwell oil pad, access road, & related facilities
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41114
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - SWSE 10-140-100. Approximately 11 miles NE of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas Pronghorn 41-15PH
CE
- 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, acess roads and related facilities
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41116
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - SWSE 10-140-100. Approximately 11 air miles NE of Medora, ND.
Whiting Oil and Gas, BSMU 1910 Oil and Gas Well
CE
- Minerals and Geology  Completed  Actual: 08/08/2013  11/2013 Curtis Decker
701-227-7822
cdecker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to construct 3.20 acre well pad and a 645 foot access road on NFS lands to develop underlying Federal minerals
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42251
Location: UNIT - Medora Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Billings. LEGAL - NW 1/4, Section 19, T142N, R100W, Billings County. 14 1/2 air miles northeast 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
Hankinson Water Pipeline and Stock Tank
CE
- Grazing management  Completed    08/2013 Bryan Stotts
701-683-4342
bstotts@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project is to replace an existing water source with a approximately 900 feet of water pipeline to a new stock tank.
Location: UNIT - Sheyenne Ranger District. STATE - North Dakota. COUNTY - Richland. LEGAL - NE Section 32, T.131N, R.50W. Project is locted in the northeast corner of the Hankinson Allotment.
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 07/2013 
Expected:09/2013
 
04/2014 Bernadette Braun
701-683-4342
bbraun@fs.fed.us 
Description: Revising allotment management plans and developing restoration projects.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35985
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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