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Leasing of Oil, Gas and Other Minerals

Oil and Gas Auctions are held semi-annually in May and October at the office of the Board in Lincoln. To obtain information about the auctions, click on the links below, or call Laura Bahr-Frew, our Minerals Administrator (402-471-2060. Ext. 25).

We also enter into leases for other minerals such as sand and gravel and rare minerals. For information on leasing of these minerals, call Laura Bahr-Frew.

Summarization of Oil and Gas Lease Rules and Regulations
Oil and Gas Lease Rules and Regulations (summarized) in PDF format.

Oil and Gas Lease Sale Informational Letter
Informational Letter in PDF format dated August 2, 2017 for Oil and Gas Lease Sale on October 24, 2017.

Application for Oil and Gas Lease
Oil and Gas Lease Application in PDF format. This application may be downloaded, printed, completed and submitted by the applicant to the Board of Educational Lands and Funds with the required certified remittance.

Notice of Sale of Oil and Gas Lease
Notice in PDF format for Oil and Gas Lease Sale on May 2, 2017.

Results of Sale of Oil and Gas Lease
Results in PDF format of Oil and Gas Lease Sale on May 2, 2017.

Past Results of Oil and Gas Lease Sales
Results in PDF format of Oil and Gas Lease Sales from 2003 to present.

Oil and Gas Lease (Sample)
A sample Oil and Gas Lease provided in PDF format for informational purposes only. This lease is not to be completed and submitted to the Board of Educational Lands and Funds. All leases must be purchased at public auction and the Board will then transmit the appropriate lease to the high bidder.

 

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