BLM posts EA for proposed seismic work south of Elko, Nev.

The US Bureau of Land Management has posted an environmental assessment for proposed seismic work on a lease Noble Energy Inc. holds south of Elko, Nev., the US Department of the Interior agency announced.

Houston-based Noble plans to run 3D seismic surveys this fall on 63,000 acres of leases it holds on public and private land 21 miles south of Elko, BLM’s Elko district office said in an Aug. 15 notice.

The holdings are in the Huntington Valley area of Elko County, it indicated. Noble expects the work to take about 60 days once it obtains the necessary permits, the notice said. Comments will be accepted through Aug. 30, it added.

Contact Nick Snow at nicks@pennwell.com.

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