ePlanning DOI-BLM-WY-R050-2013-0008-EIS (Moneta Divide Natural Gas and Oil Development Project)  
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The public comment period for the Moneta Divide Natural Gas and Oil Development Project (Moneta Divide Project) Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) closed on July 18, 2019. Thank you to everyone who took the time to submit comments on this EIS.

The BLM will review and consider all public comments received as it prepares the Final EIS for the Moneta Divide Project. The Final EIS will include a summary of public comments on the Draft EIS and identify what changes were made in response to comments.

The public will be notified of the availability of the Moneta Divide Project Final EIS through this website, press releases, and the Federal Register.

Project-related documents and other supporting information can be accessed by clicking on "Documents" at the top left of this webpage.
Contact Information

For information regarding the Moneta Divide Project EIS, please contact:

Ben Kniola, BLM Project Manager
Ira Waldron, BLM Co-Project Manager
Moneta Divide EIS
BLM Lander Field Office
1335 Main Street
Lander, WY 82520
Phone: 307-332-8400

Project Summary

Aethon Energy Operating, LLC and Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company, LP propose to develop new and enhance existing facilities for the exploration and production of natural gas and oil resources from federal leases. The Moneta Divide Project is located primarily in Fremont and Natrona counties, Wyoming, approximately 40 miles northeast of Riverton, and partially in Sweetwater County. The project would include the development of up to 4,250 natural gas and oil wells and construction of water treatment and disposal facilities, disposal wells, retention/evaporation ponds, processing facilities, powerlines, water pipelines, a workforce facility, a bio-composting facility, and a product pipeline.