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In keeping with the Administration’s goal of promoting America’s energy independence, the Bureau of Land Management Wyoming quarterly oil and gas lease sale resulted in competitive bids for 152 of the 170 parcels offered at the sale. The combined bids from the sale brought in $19.87 million, which will be distributed between the Federal government and the State of Wyoming. The BLM offered parcels in Campbell, Converse, Crook, Fremont, Goshen,

Obituary - Cathaleen D. Pettigrew

Cathaleen D. Pettigrew, age 64, of The Woodlands, Texas, passed away on November 03, 2017. She was born in Aberdeen, WA in 1953. Her Parents were Hugo Petrini and Darlene Petrini. In 1972, Cathaleen was a young woman in Anchorage Alaska. At that time something big was going on, The Trans-Alaska Pipeline.  One day Cathaleen was standing outside of the ARCO building in Anchorage, Alaska and thought to herself that


In keeping with the Administration’s goals of promoting America’s energy dominance, seven Bureau of Land Management state offices generated $170.7 million in bonus bids during their quarterly oil and gas lease sales. Among these sales, rights to a total of 218 parcels, covering 134,834.71 acres were sold. “Oil and gas lease sales on federal land directly support domestic energy production and President Trump’s energy dominance goals for America,” said U.S.

iLandMan and TGS Integrate Land and Well Data Systems

Lafayette, LA – August 14, 2017 – Oil and gas software firm iLandMan is now offering nationwide well data and status information thanks to a new integration with geoscience data company TGS. This state of the art technology relationship provides iLandMan’s E&P clients with streamlined access to well information and status data directly from TGS’s database. These integrated well features now activate automatic notifications and lease functionality in iLandMan. iLandMan


July 25th at the ALTA Luncheon BUY YOUR TICKETS FOR A CHANCE TO WIN GREAT PRIZES. $2.00 a TICKET You don’t need to be present to win. We will be selling tickets before the July luncheon.  Not going? Contact to find out how to purchase tickets! All proceeds go toward our scholarship winners!

Devon Energy Announces $1 Billion Divestiture Plan

Devon Energy Corp. (NYSE: DVN) announced today its intent to divest approximately $1 billion of upstream assets across its portfolio. The non-core assets identified for monetization include select portions of the Barnett Shale focused primarily around Johnson County and other properties located principally within the company’s U.S. resource base. Devon expects to commence the divestiture program in the second quarter of 2017 and complete the sale process over the next

Successful Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale Yields $275 Million in High Bids on 913,542 Acres in Central Planning Area

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced that Lease Sale 247 for oil and gas parcels in the Gulf of Mexico garnered $274,797,434 in high bids for 163 tracts covering 913,542 acres in the Central Planning Area of the Outer Continental Shelf offshore Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. A total of 28 offshore energy companies submitted 189 bids. The sum of all bids received totaled $315,303,884. “Today’s strong sale

LandLine News at 2017 NAPE Summit booth #4211

The 2017 NAPE Summit will be February 15-17.  LandLine News will be at boot 4211 displaying several prospects for sale.  If you would like to submit your prospect for representation in our booth please email

Outsourcing That Puts YOU in Control

A big concern with having a third-party company do work for you is control.  Who owns the data?  How can you access the data?  What can you do with the data? Pettigrew & Pettigrew Land Services is a firm believer that the client owns their land data and should have unfettered access to it.  While we perform the lease entry, maintain the records, and provide any reports or maps requested

Pettigrew & Pettigrew Land Services Staff is 100% iLandman Certified

Every lease analyst, division order analyst, and land manager that is a part of the Pettigrew & Pettigrew Land Services staff has successfully completed the iLandman training and earned a certificate! “We have specialists that have used iLandman over the years, but now everyone on our team is ready to use it to better serve our customers.  We are pleased to have our expertise in the iLandman system acknowledged in