The Office of State Lands and Investments held their oil and gas lease auction on November 5, 2014 in Cheyenne.

The auction generated $3,497,685.20 from mineral leases on 71,960.00 acres. Revenue generated by the state auction is distributed to support public education and other beneficiaries of the state trust land.

The sale included parcels from Albany, Big Horn, Campbell, Carbon, Converse, Crook, Goshen, Hot Springs, Johnson, Lincoln, Natrona, Niobrara, Platte and Sweetwater counties.

The next state oil and gas lease auction is scheduled for March 12th, 2015 in Cheyenne.