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December 5, 2023

Game and Fish Orders

For information contact: Christian LeSage 517-449-7073.

For information:

FO-243 State Licensed Commercial Fishing.  Decision maker: DNR director.

Minerals Management 

Oil and gas lease auction held October 24, 2023:

A total of 3,134.64 acres of state-owned oil and gas rights were offered for lease. There were 6 successful bidders out of 6 registered. A total of 2,546.72 acres bid on are proposed to be leased within 12 counties. Of the total acres bid on, 556.50 acres are classified as development and 1,990.22 acres as nondevelopment. Net revenue generated at the auction was $398,507.20.
Contact: Kimberly Venne, Decision maker: DNR director

Direct oil and gas lease - nondevelopment:

Oil and gas lease rights to 40.09 acres, more or less, of state-owned Michigan
Department of Natural Resources oil and gas rights located in the SW1/4 SE1/4, NW1/4 SE1/4, NE1/4 SE1/4, NE1/4 SE1/4 and SE1/4 SW1/4, SW1/4 SW1/4, NE1/4 SW1/4, Section 19, T02N, R09W, Charleston Township, Kalamazoo County, has been requested by Savoy Energy, L.P. of Traverse City, Michigan.
Contact: Kim Venne, Decision maker: DNR chief administrative officer

Direct metallic mineral lease - development:

Metallic mineral lease rights to 23,288.40 acres, more or less, of state-owned Department of Natural Resources metallic mineral rights located within Covington and Spurr townships, Baraga County; Duncan Township, Houghton County; Bates, Crystal Falls, Hematite and Iron River Townships, Iron County; and Michigamme and Republic Townships, Marquette County, have been requested by Talon Michigan LLC, of Tamarack, Minnesota.
Contact: Ken Babcock, Decision maker: DNR chief administrative officer

Sale of minerals and allied rights (MPA 1161):

Conveyance of the mineral and allied rights for 12 parcels located in Northview Manor Subdivision, City of Westland, Wayne County, Michigan, has been requested by Kathy Makino-Leipsitz on behalf of Carly Court, LLC, a Michigan limited liability company of Detroit, Michigan.
Contact: Angie Herrera, Decision maker: DNR chief administrative officer

Real Estate Services

For information contact: Paul Johnson, 517-599-1197; Decision maker: DNR director

Land acquisition:

Land transaction case no. 20230173 347.6 acres Wildlife Division
Van Buren County, Waverly Township, T02S, R14W, Section 29
The South 1/2 of the Northeast 1/4; and the NW 1/4, and all that part of the SE Fractional 1/4 lying North of the middle thread of the Paw Paw River.

Conservation easement conveyance:

Land transaction case no. 20230197 54.33 acres
Wildlife Division – Petersburg State Game Area
Monroe County, Summerfield Township, T07S, R06E, Section 11
Land in the south 1/2 of Section 11.