3504.12 What payments do I submit to BLM and what payments do I submit to MMS§ 3504.12 What payments do I submit to BLM and what payments do I submit to MMS?
(a) Fees and rentals. (1) Pay all filing and processing fees, all first-year rentals, and all bonus bids for leases to the BLM State Office that manages the lands you are interested in. Make your instruments payable to the U.S. Department of the Interior - Bureau of Land Management.
(2) Pay all second-year and subsequent rentals and all other payments for leases to the Minerals Management Service (MMS). See 30 CFR part 218 for MMS's payment procedures.
(b) Royalties. Pay all royalties on producing leases and all payments under leases in their minimum production period to the MMS.[64 FR 53536, Oct. 1, 1999, as amended at 70 FR 58877, Oct. 7, 2005]