RENO - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Nevada has changed the date for the oil and gas lease sale for parcels in the Elko and Southern Nevada Districts from April 15, 2014 to June 24, 2014.

The new date will allow time for the NEPA analysis to be completed and will change the end of the protest period from Feb. 16 to April 20.

Additional information about the sale will be posted as it becomes available at http://www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/prog/minerals/leasable_minerals/oil___gas/oil_and_gas_leasing.html.