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Public Notices PETIT JURY LIST OF RANDOMLY SELECTED JURORS BY NAME FOR PETIT JURY, COURT DATE, 8/27/12, FILED BY STEVE D. AN- DREWS, LASALLE PARISH CLERK OF COURT Allen, Vickl Coleman, 252 Hugh Lane, Jena. Anding, Carol, Box 381, ella. Barber, Hilda B., 1289 Ebenezer Tap Rd., Trout. Beebout, Jesse J., 334 Carpenter St., Jena. Blackmon, Honi Kea, P.O. Box 1062, OUa. Blackwell, Dawn E., P.O. Box 448, Urania: Bostick, Jennifer E, 420 Wesley Rd., Trout. Boyette, Mary Margaret, 142 S Roberts Rd., Jonesville. Bradford, Brandilan J., 139 Roper Dr., Trout. Breland, Misty T., 231 Magnolia Loop, Jena. Breland, Rawlins B., 130 Luke Hill, Jena. Broadwell, James L., IlI, 329 Pleasant Hill Rd., Jena. Brown, Gary Dean, P.O. Box 1031, ella. Brown, Hnda Doretha, 4288 Hwy. 3104 Lot 1, Jena. Bryan, Kenneth W., 630 Hwy. 460, Jena. Bynog, Tenna L., 1137 Buttercup Lane, Trout. Campbell, Charles Ray, P.O. Box 2495, Jena. Chark, Donna Webster, 116 Hillside Dr., Jena. Cherry, Ronald Conrad, 210 Cockerham Rd., ella. Chevallier, Larry Lee, 2135 Cherrybark Lane, Jena. Chisolm, Jennifer H., 3006 Central Ave., ella. Cockerham, Matilda L. A., 460 Mitzi Lane, Trout. Cockerham, Sherman Lee, Jr., 2505 E Jena Dr., Jena. Corley, Jessica Deanne, 989 Nicholson St., Jena. Cotten, Leslie Glyn, P.O. Box 130, Rhinehart. Courtney, Larry Wayne, P.O. Box 2026, Jena. Cox, Cheline Lanese, 234 Bailey Rd., Jena. Cox, James Marriott, 234 Bailey Rd., Jena. Cox, Rhiannon R., 1735 Black Rd., Jena. Crist, Jonathan Randal, P.O. Box 545, ella. Cruse, Latin Jolynn, 1763 Hwy. 503, ella. Cruse, Ronald Wayne, P.O. Box 661, ella. Davis, Bettye J., P.O. Box 43, Jena. Davis, Patricia Little, 774 Hwy. 459, ella. Dayton, Will, 450 Dayton Rd., Jena. Deville, Doyle I., P.O. Box 1968, Jena, Duck, John Charles, 154 Cypress Bayou Lp., Jonesville. Erwin, Darrell K., 195 Stump Rd., Trout. Evans, Daniel M., 220 Hummingbird Lane, Jena. Ewing, Kristin, 1148 Steen Lp., Trout. Fitzgerald, Gloria Kaye, 124 Misty Brooke Rd., Trout. Flynn, John Joseph, 137 Flynn Loop, Jena. Ford, Jason Dewayne, 546 Hwy. 3071, ella. Francis, Wesley R., P.O. Box 1683, Jena. Franklin, Kerry O., 365 Sterns Rd., ella. Franklin, Randy Glynn, Box 695, Urania. Frisby, Bonnie Jo, P.O. Box 1262, ella. Gage, Raymond Joseph, 149 Moffett Rd, Jena. Gaspard, Kevin A., P.O. Box 2207, Jena. Gentry, Hsa Gall, 106 Honeycutt Lane, Jena. Gislar, Candace S., P.O. Box 1203, Jena. Goudelock, Lewis, 23204 Hwy. 8 W, Trout. Graham, Jeremy A., 231 Harvey Bradford Rd., Jena. Grant, Kathy Diane, 1180 W Sharbono St., Jena. Greer, Jesse Walter, P.O. Box 14, Tulles. Haggart, Mary Katherine, P.O. Box 556, Jena. Harley, Cecelia L., P.O. Box 2155, Jena. Hall, Jacqueline M., P.O. Box 742, Jena. Hardwell, Dorothy H., P.O. Box 454, Jena. Harlan, James Vernon, 915 Forestry St., ella. Hogan, Shon R., 1290 Hwy..459, ella. Howard, David Kyle, 158 Cobbs Rd., Jena. Huett, Connie T., P.O. Box 1594, Jena. Hughart, Pamela Gray, 147 Hughart Lane, Trout- Humphries, James Wesley, '208 Peacock Lm, ella. Hutto, Travis Clayton, P.O. Box 355, Urania. Jackson, Ellen Alisha; P.O. Box 2353, Jena. Jaeksbn,'Jeonifer P.264 !Flowers Rd., Trout. ! 'Jieobs/,Mary Kn:ght, 1525 :Ehs Trip,hell St.; jea. . j'ohrisbfl,)E;0-rey Wayr16/379,E Soflthertl Ave #4, jena. Jones, Ariel DenySe D:, P.O. Box 75, Trout. Jones, Brenda, P.O. BOX 2963, Jena. Jones, Robert Benjamin P.O. Box 288, Olla. Jordan, Rebecca Lynn, PO. Box 1206, Olla. Keene, Johnny 1L, P.O. Box 1806, Jena. Lamprecht, Wendy Sue, P.O: Box 1216, Jena. Lowery, Sallie Pearl, P.O. BOx 763; Olla. Lorry, Willis D., P.O. Box 254, Jena. Masters, Cindy, P.O. Box 326, Trout. Masters, Jason L., 376 Magnolia Lp., Jena. McCarty, Howard Aubrey, Box 626, ella. McClure, Carli Ann, P.O. Box 1531, Jena. McClure, Vonda L., P.O. Box 2137, Jena. McCormick, Brenda P., 1540 Searcy-Eden Rd., Trout. McDaniel, Dallas C., 108 Hatfield, Jena. McDaniel, Margaret Ann, P.O. Box 505, Tulles. McDowell, Zackary L., P.O. Box 43, Rhinehart. McLaughlin, Brittany N., 2631 Louisiana St., Olla. McMillin, Alan Clayton, 1115 Lofton St., Jena. Moody, Robin Ann, P.O. Box 1312, ella. Morris, Randy, 969 Hwy. 773, Trout. Mullican, Jennifer Cole, EO. Box 25, Rhinehart. Neal, Mike Wade, 2594 Hwy. 778, Jena. Nelson, Adelle, Box 1112, Jena. Newman, Kathryn C., P.O. Box 1164, Jena. Nolker, Stephen Michael, 295 Sharptown Loop, Jena. Norman, Jessica M., P.O. Box 56, Jena. Normand, Penny Loe, 896 TuUos Rd., TuIlos. Norris, George Byron, P.O. Box 2582, Jena. Parker, John M., P.O. Box 402, Urania. Paul, Clifton B., P.O. Box 165, Trout. Peavy, Jerry Ronald, P.O. Box 114, Jena. Pecanty, Sonya W., P.O. Box 2534, Jena. Perrin, Robin L. Nix, 125 Richard Rd., Olla. Pomeroy, William Donald, P.O. Box 838, Jena. Ponds, Duke A., P.O. Box 308, Tullos. Poole, Kelly Elizabeth, 1580 Louisiana St., Jena. Poole, William Brandon, 285 Lasiter Rd., Trout. Prewitt, Patsy J., P.O. Box 1104, Jena. Price, Diana Elizabeth, P.O. Box 74, Rhinehart- Prince, Jeremy Kevin, P.O. Box 554, ella. Pritchard, Janet C., 211 Galvins Creek Rd., Jena. Proffer, Amanda Michelle, P.O. Box 1001, ella. Prudhomme, James D., 230 Nebo-Cutoff Rd., Jena. Reeder, Amanda Gayle, 145 Rock Bar Rd., Jena. Richardson, Danny E., P.O. Box 1278, Jena. Roark, Leslie Glen, P.O. Box 2916, Jena. Robertson, Sharon Ann, 1540 White Sulphur Springs, Jena. Rowton, Brandy G., 194 Sandy Hollow Loop, Jena. Russell, David Steven, P.O. Box 535, Trout. Russell, Patricia G., 2232 Audrey St., Jena. Sanders, Khristi L. E, P.O. Box 2, Jena. Sanders, Rhonda P, PO. Box 77, Jena. Sciabarassi, Samantha K., P.O. Box 556, ella. Sea, Thomas H., 150 Triple W Loop, Jena. Sellers, Heather Nichole, 1016 Ash St., ella. Sharp, Natasha R., 123 Sharp Rd., Jonesville. Sharp, Rex A., 2486 Hwy. 778, Jena. Simons, Paula Jean, P.O. Box 890, ella. Slade, Ronald D., P.O. Box 162, Tulles. Snoddy, Dana J., P.O. Box 542, ella. Spence, Robert Lee., III, 582 Hwy. 772 E, Jena. Summers, James Steven JJ, P.O. Box 463, Jena. Terrall, Brandy M., 2491 Louisiana St., ella. Thomas, Lynette E, P.O. Box 1792, Jena. Thomas, Raymond K., P.O. Box 1792, Jena. Thompson, Susie Nell, 840 Brown Town Rd., Jena. Trussell, Reuben Wm., P.O. Box 1283, Jena. Walton, James David, P.O. Box 214, Tulles. Whalen, Julie L., 300 Happyville Rd., Trout. Whatley, Ethan Charles, 396 Indian Bluff Rd., Jena. Williams, Thomethia D., P.O. Box 2772, Jena. Williams, Wayne Kendall, P.O. Box 279, Jena. Windham, Ashla R., P.O. Box 596, Jena. Windham, Jared E., 176 Leonard Rd., Trout. Windham, Todd E., 224 Leonard Rd., Trout. Woodruff, Billy Ray, P.O. Box 258, ella. ZoUer, M. Beth R., P.O. Box 1315, Jena. STATE OF LOUISIANA PARISH OF LASALLE ' ...... I hei'eby ertif3th'al)o'an: foregoing is a true and correct list of names drawn by'ttld JttP:"CommisSi6n 0fJ2aSalle Parish, L0ifisiana, to serve as Petit Jurors, commencing Monday, August 27; 2012. STEVE D. ANDREWS Clerk of Court In and For LaSalle Parish, Louisiana Published: 7-25-12 I TI-IE diaNA TIM]E8 ella-Tulles-Urania Signal 1 1B I WEDNFDAY, JULY 25, 2012 NOTICE OF PUBLICATION OFFICE OF MINERAL RESOURCES ON BEHALF OF THE STATE MINERAL AND ENERGY BOARD FOR THE STATE OF LOUISIANA BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA 70821 By virtue of and in conformity with the provisions of Sub-part A of Chapter 2, Title 30 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended, and other applicable laws, sealed bids will be received in the Office of Mineral Resources, LaSalle Office Building, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (P. O. Box 2827, Baton Rouge, LA 70821) on or before t 2:00 noon on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 for a lease to explore, drill for and produce oil, gas and any other liquid or gaseous minerals in solution and produced with oil or gas on the following described tracts (Tract Nee. 42780 through 42894 , inclusive) to be opened publicly Wednesday August 8, 2012 in the LaSalle Office Building, 617 N. 3rd Street, Capitol Complex, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. All bids shall offer a "Cash Payment" bonus, as set forth on the authorized bid form, for a lease havin a primary term in conformity with whether said lease is an Inland or offshore lease and the said bonus shall maintain the lease in full fomo and effect for the first year. If the bid offers sn ANNUAL DELAY RENTAL, which is mandatory for leases with terms of more than one (1) year, it shall not be for less than one-half (112) of the Cash Payment bonus bid and any bids containing an annual delay rental of less than one-half (1/2) of the Cash Payment bonus will be Increased to the one-half (1/2) amount. Any lease granted shall be without warranty or any recourse whatsoever, either express or implied, against Lessor with regard to questions of title, not even for the return by Lessor of any payments received under the lease or being otherwise responsible therefore to Lessee. Under LSA- R. S. 30:127, the Minimum Royalty bid cannot be less than one-eighth (1/8) of all o11. gas or other liquid or gaseous minerals In solution and produced with oil or gas and saved or utilized. Rlghta to geothermal resources, free sulphur, potash, lignite, salt and other solid minerals are to be excluded from any oil or gas mineral lease and any bid purporting to include those rights will be disregarded sa to the extent of those rights onll All bidders are notified that the Mineral Board does not obligate itself to accept any bid, and that acceptance is at the sole discretion of the Mineral Board which reserves the right to reject any and all bids or to grant a lease on any portion of the tract advertised and to withdraw the remainder of the tract. Act 8 of the 2000 Second Extraordinary Legislative Session established two additional fees to be collected from mineral lessees (excluding state agency lands) on all mineral leases awarded. An additiorml fee of $15 per acre will be collected and deposited into the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation Fund. An additional fee of $5 per acre will be collected and deposited may result in forfeiture of the lease, including the administrative fee, Bids may be for the whole or any particularly described portion of the land advertised, but consistent with Mineral and Energy Board policy. All bidders are hereby notified that bids on portions of tracts shall be described by metes and bounds and be accompanied by a plat (pdf) and should identify the Point oi Beginning with X and Y coordinates (if applicable), the Section, Township and Range, the Block No. (if offshore), the Parish, any adjacent existing State Mineral Leases. It shall also show the Topographic features (Land and Water) of the area in detail similar to the Official Plat contained herein, Failure to follow these guidelines in submitting a portion bid may result in outright rejection of the portion bid by the State Mineral and Energy Board at its sole discretion. Notice is given that the State Mineral and Energy Board will include provisions in the lease to Insure applicable payments attributable to the lease property without regard to adverse title claims, disputes, litigation or title failure and the language of those provisions is available to any interested party at the Office of Mineral Resources. Prospective blddere should carefully examine the same prior to submitting any bid. Some tracts available for leasing may be situated in the Louisiana Coastal Zone as defined in Act 361 of the Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature of 1978 (promulgated as LSA-R. S. 49:213) and may be subject to the guidelines and regulations promulgated by the Coastal Management Section of the Department of Natural Resources for operations in the Coastal Zone. NOTE: All bids shall specify the Cash Payment bonus for lessee as a price per acre amount and an aggregate total amount, whereby a bid for the entire tract shall be controlled by the bid price per acre multiplied by the specified amount of state owned/claimed acreage advorUsed for the tract, and a bid for a portion of the tract shell be controlled by the bid price per acre multiplied by the actual amount of state owned/claimed acreage within the polygon boundaries of the portion bid. For purposes of rental payments, the price bid per acre for the Cash Bonus, reduced if sppropriste to the rental price per acre- but not less than one-half of the price per acre bid for the Cash Bonus- multiplied by the Mate owned/claimed acreage of the polygon bid (specified acreage if entire tract is bid; actual acreage in portion bid polygon) shall determine the amount of the rental payment throughout the primary term, regardless of any releases. For purpomm of deferred development payments, one-half of the price per acre bid for the Cash Bonus multiplied by the stoto owned/claimed acreage within the remaining lease polygon, if any release has occurred, but outside of a unit polygon within which unit activity is ongoing, shall determine the amount of the deferred development into the Oil and Gas Regulatory payment. Fund, A separate check in the amount of $20 per acre made NOTE: Multiple portion bids on the ayable to the Office of Mineral same tract may be accepted by the Resources shall accompany the State Mineral and Energy Board, original bid (inside the sealed bid even though they overlap, In the 4,we, lope), Bidders may. use ,,a,, oase,,of .overlapping portion bids regular check for payment of the on the sa0e tract, each of which is fees. THe successfid bidder will not Othbri, vise acceptable to the State, receive the lease executed by=he the State Mineral and Energy State Mineral and Energy Board Board will indicate which one of until the lees are received. If the bidder is unsuccessful, both the fee check and the Cash Payment bonus check will be returned to the unsuccessful bidder. All leases awarded shall be executed upon terms and conditions provided in the currant State lease form with all applicable riders appended thereto a copy of which is available for review in the Office of Mineral Resources, Petroleum Lands Division, Leasing Section. Certified check, cashier's check or bank money order able to the OFFICE OF ERAL RESOURCES for the full amount of the aforesaid Cash Payment bonus shall be submitted with and accompany each bid, and no bid, once submitted, may be thereafter withdrawn or canceled. Once the bid is opened and accepted by the Mineral Board, the accompanying checks or money order shall be negotiated by the Office of Mineral Resources and the proceeds disbursed in the manner required by law. SPECIAL NOTE: Act 449 of the 2005 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature requires that a prospective lease holder for a State mineral lease be registered with the Office of Mineral Resources. Registration with the Office of Mineral Rasoumss consists of filling out the Prospective Leaseholder form and supplying this office with a certificate from the Secretary of State for the State of Louisiana attesting that the prospective Iseseholder is in good standing as authorized to do business in the State of Louisiana. UNDERSTAND that being registered for nomination or any other purpose DOEB NOT CONSTITUTE REGISTRATION AS A PROSPECTIVE LEASEHOLDER. Act 449 pscifically states that, "Only those Idders who are registered prospective leaseholders with the office of minersi resources shell be allowed to bid on tracts for the purpose of obtaining s mineral lease from the state of Louisiana." If an entity plans to submit a bid on a tract at any State mineral lease sale, that bid WILL NOT be accepted unless the bidding entity was propedy registered with the Office of Mineral Resources rior to the lease sale at which its id was submitted. THERE WiLL BE NO EXCEPTIONB TO THIS REQUIREMENTIll Under rules promulgated by the Department of Natural Resources in accordance with authority ranted by Act 106 of the First xtraordinary Session of the Louisiana Legislature of 2002, a fee equal to ten percent (10%) of the Cash Payment bonus bid Is required to be =mbmltted by separate check, accompanying the original bid (inside the sealed bid envelope). Bidders may use a regular check for the 10% fee. The succermful bidder will not receive the lease executed by the State Mineral snd Energy Board until the fee is received. If the bidder is unsuccessful, both the fee check and the Cash Payment bonus check will be returned to the unsuccessful bidder. The successful bidder to whom the lease is awarded who receives the written lease executed by the State Mineral and Energy Board shall return the written lease, duly executed by Lessee (all of named Lessees on the lease instrument), within TWENTY (20) DAYS of receipt of same; failure to do so the multiple bids on the same tract is most advantageous, considering the royalty, per acre cash payment, bonus, any additional consideration and what, in the sole discretion of the Mineral Board, is in the best interest of the State, and that bid (referred to as "Bid A") will be given priority in having a lease issued. The State Mineral and Energy Board will also indicate the acceptability of other portion bids on the same tract, if any, in the order of their acceptance eferred to respectively as "Bid ", "Bid C", ate.). Once the plat of "Bid A" 's portion has been rendered as accurately as possible, "Bid B" will be contacted and given an option to take a lease on the remaining portion of his portion bid acreage not overlapping "Bid A" 's bid portion, at "Bid 13' 's per acre bid price (both as to bonus and rental); and thereafter, each successive bidder whose bid is otherwise acceptable will be given the option to take a lease on whatever portion remains of his portion bid acreage at his respective per acre bid price, less and except any prior portion bid acreage on which the successful bidder has opted to take a lease. NOTE: If you require accommodations due to a disability in order to attend or participate in a mooting, please notify the Office of Mineral Resources at P.O. Box 2827, Baton Rouge, LA 70821- 2827 or 225-342-4606 at least two (2) working days before the meeting date. NOTE: DEEPWELL INCENTIVE= It is important for the continued prosperity and welfare of the people of the state of Louisiana, that the state promote the continued growth and development of the mineral resources of the state of Louisiana. It is the intention of this notice to inform the bidders of the economic incentives allowed by state law in order to enhance mineral production to the ultimate benefit of the state. In accordance with the provisions of LA R.S. 47633(9) (d)(v), Louisiana law allows the suspension of severance tax on the production of natural gas, gas condensate, and oil from any well drilled to a true vortical depth of more than fifteen thousand (f 5,000) feet, where the production commenced after July 31, 1994. The severance tax exemption shall start from the date of production for twenty-four months or until payout of the well cost, whichever comes first. In addition to this Severance Tax Provision, please refer to other applicable statutes, such as LA R.S. 47633, 47633.4 and 30127.1 for other incentives allowed by Louisiana law. INLAND TRACTS (Tract Nee. 42782 through 42854 inclusive, herein) are those tracts which lie landward of the Louisiana shoreline as defined by the report of the Special Master in the litigation in the Supreme Court of the United States styled United States v. State of Louisiana, et al, No. 9 Original and set out in the June 1975, Decree of the said Supreme Court. All bids on inland tracts cannot specify a lease rimary term exceeding three ) years. Bids that specify a primary term exceeding three (3) years for an inland tract may be rejected outright or the primary term changed to three (3) years at the sole discretion of the State Mineral and Energy Board. TRACT 42794 - Lassile Parish, Louisiana All of the lands now or formerly constituting the beds and bottoms of all water bodies of every nature and deecdption as to which title is vested in the State of Louisiana, together with all Islands adsing therein and other lands formed by accretion or by reliction, where allowed by law, excepting tax adjudicated lands, and not presently under mineral lease on August 8, 2012, situated in Lasalle Parish, Louisiana, and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a point having Coordinates of X = 2,120,120.00 and Y = 322,260.00; thence East 659.88 feet to the Southwest corner of the Westernmost portion of State Lease No. 16827, as amended, having Coordinates of X = 2,120,779.88 and Y = 322.260.00; thence East 188.32 feet along the South boundary of the Westernmost portion of said State Lease No. 16827 to its Southeast corner having Coordinates of X = 2,120,968.20 and Y = 322,260.00; thence East 471.80 feet to the Southwest comer of the Easternmost portion of said State Lease No. 16827 having Coordinates of X = 2,121,440.00 and Y = 322,260.00; thence East 58.64 feet along the South boundary of the Easternmost portion of said State Lease No. 16827 to the Northwest comer of State Lease No. 18951, as amended, having Coordinates of X = 2.121,498.64 and Y = 322,260.00; thence along the boundary of said State Lease No. 18951 the following courses: South 1,320.00 feet to its Southwest comer having Coordinates of X = 2,121,498.64 and Y = 320,940.00 and East 2,640.00 feet to its Southeast corner having Coordinates of X = 2,124,138.64 and Y = 320,940.00; thence East 37t.05 feet to a point having Coordinates of X = 2,124,509.69 and Y = 320,940,00; thence South 1,256.02 feet to a point having Coordinates of X = 2,124,509.69 and Y = 319,683.99; thence West 4,011.30 feet to a point on the Eestem boundary of State Lease No. 20847 having Coordinates of X = 2,t20,498.38 and Y = 319,683.99; thence along the boundary of said State Lease No, 20847 the following courses: North 32 degrees 10 minutes 17 seconds West 493.29 feet to a corner having Coordinates of X = 2,120,235.73 and Y = 320,101.54, and South 54 degreed 55 minutes 25 seconds West 141.41 feet to a point on its Northern boundary having Coordinates of X = 2,120,120,00 and Y = 320,020,27; thence North 2,239.73 feet to the point of beginning, containing approximately 166 acres, all as more particulady outlined on a plat on file in the Office of Mineral Resourosa, Department of Natural Resources. All bearings, distances and coordinates are based on Louisiana Coordinate System of 1927, (North or South Zone), where applicable. NOTE: The above description of the Tract nominated for lease has been provided and corrected, where required, exclusively by the nomination party. Any mineral lease selected from this Tract and awarded by the Louisiana State Mineral and Energy Board shall be without warranty of any kind, either express, implied, or statutory, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Should the mineral lease awarded by the Louisiana State Mineral and Energy Board be subsequently modified, cancelled or abrogated due to the existence of conflicting leases, operating agreements, private claims or other future obligations or conditions which may affect all or any portion of the leased Tract, it shall not relieve the Lessee of the obligation to pay any bonus due lheteOn to ie Louisiana State Mineral and Energy Board, nor shall the Louisiana State Mineral and Energy Board be obligated to refund any consideration paid by the Lessor pdor to such modification, cancellation, or abrogation, including, but not limited to, bonuses, rentals and royalties. NOTE: Notice is given to all parties that there is a class action suit pending in this area. NOTE: The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, as part of its overall wildlife management plan in the area, initiates an annual drawdown of water in Catahoula Lake which may affect operations for mineral development by State mineral lessees in Catahoula Lake. Accordingly, any mineral lessee of the State in Catahoula Lake should check with the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for the water drawdown dates before initiating any operations which may be affected by same. TRACT 42796 - Lasalle and Raptdea Perishes, Louisiana All of the lands now or formerly constituting the beds and bottoms of all water bodies of every nature and description as to which title is vested in the State of Louisiana, together with all islands arising therein and other lands formed by accretion or by reliction, where allowed by law, excepting tax adjudicated lands, and not presently under mineral lease on August 8, 2012, situated in Lasalle and Rapides Parishes, Louisiana, and more particularly deecdbed as follows: All of Section 16, Township 5 North Range 3 East, LaSalle and Rapides Parishes, Louisiana, lying East of the centedine of Big Saline Bayou, (This tract includes only waterbottoms located within the Dewey W. Wills Wildlife Management Area), containing approximately 9,4=1 Imrea, all as more particularly outlined on a plat on file in the Office of Mineral Resources, Department of Natural Resoumea. All bearings, distances and coordinates are based on Louisiana Coordinate System of 1927, (North or South Zone), where applicable. NOTE: The above description of the Tract nominated for lease has been provided and corrected, where required, exclusively by the nomination party. Any mineral lease selected from this Tract and awarded by the Louisiana State Mineral and Energy Board shall be without warranty of any kind, either express, implied, or statutory, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of memhantabilify and fitness for a particular purpose. Should the mineral lease awarded by the Louisiana State Mineral and Energy Board be subsequently modified, cancelled or abrogated due to the existence of conflicting leases, operating agreements, private claims or other future obligations or conditions which may affect all or any portion of the leased Tract, it shall not relieve the Lessee of the obligation to pay any bonus due thereon to the Louisiana State Mineral and Energy Board, nor shall the Louisiana State Mineral and Energy Board be obligated to refund any consideration paid by the Lessor pdor to such modification, cancellation, or abrogation, including, but not limited to, bonuses, rentals and royalties. NOTE: The mineral lease is located in the Dewey W. Wills WMA under the jurisdiction of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisbedas which has fpromulgated rules and regulations or the protection of game and wildlife on the aforesaid Tract and, therefore, shall be subject to said rules and regulations, a copy of which shall be attached to the mineral lease. In addition Io the specific rules and regu)ations applicable, the following shall apply regarding operations under this mineral lease: NOTE: No activities will be allowed without written authorization from the Louisiana Department f Wildlife and Fisheries. NOTE: Proposed projects will be evaluated on a case by case basis. Modifications to proposed project features including but nef limited to access routes, spoil placement, well sites, flowlines and appurtenant structures may be required by the Department ef Wildlife and Fisheries. NOTE-" Compliance with the said WMA regulations wilt be required unless otherwise specified by the Department of Wildlife aed Fisheries. NOTE.- Compensatory mitigation will be required to offset unavoidable wetland impacts. NOTE: Removal of all structures. facilities and equipment will be required within 120 days of abandonment unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. NOTE = No activities will be allowed during the hunting season unless approved by the Department, NOTE = Prior to submitting applications for wetland permits to Federal and State permitting agencies the leaseholder shall coordinate project details with the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Contact person for the Department wilt be Mike Windham at (504) 284-5268, NOTE: Additionally, the Department will require a minimum bonus of $150.00 per acre and a minimum royalty of 25%.