DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Execution of Oil and Gas Lease for Publicly-Owned Streambeds
[49 Pa.B. 220]
[Saturday, January 12, 2019]
Effective July 31, 2018, an Oil and Gas Lease for Publicly-Owned Streambeds, Contract No. M-2102008-04, was executed by and between the Commonwealth, acting through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (Department) (lessor), and Chevron Appalachia, LLC (lessee), with its principal place of business located at 700 Cherrington Parkway, Coraopolis, PA 15108.
The lease is for Streambed Tract 2008 on the Youghiogheny River encompassing a total of 239.4 acres of submerged lands located in South Versailles, Elizabeth and Sewickley Townships, Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties. The lease was recorded at the Westmoreland County Courthouse on August 21, 2018, instrument No. 201808210026552; and Allegheny County Courthouse on September 4, 2018, instrument No. 2018-27410. The lease allows for the development of oil and natural gas below and between the ordinary low water marks of the Youghiogheny River solely by means of directional, including horizontal, drilling on a nondevelopment basis that will not disturb the river or its bed. Contract No. M-2102008-04 may be viewed online at http://contracts.patreasury.gov/Admin/Upload/454358_M-2102008-04%20Streambed%20Lease%20Youghiogheny%20Lease%20Tract%202008%20Chevron%20Appalachia.pdf.
Questions regarding this lease should be directed to the Department's Bureau of Forestry, Minerals Division, (717) 787-2703.
CINDY ADAMS DUNN,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 19-50. Filed for public inspection January 11, 2019, 9:00 a.m.]
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