Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 3.djvu/436

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112 STAT. 2266 PUBLIC LAW 105-261—OCT. 17, 1998 10 USC 7420 SEC. 3403. DISPOSAL OF NAVAL PETROLEUM RESERVE NUM- note. BERED 2. (a) DISPOSAL OF FORD CITY LOTS AUTHORIZED.— (1) Subject to section 3406, the Secretary of Energy may dispose of the portion of Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 2 that is located within the town lots in Ford City, California, which are identified as "Drill Sites Numbered 3A, 4, 6, 9A, 20, 22, 24, and 26" and described in the document entitled "Ford City Drill Site Locations—NPR- 2," and accompanying maps on file in the office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Naval Petroleum and Oil Shale Reserves of the Department of Energy. (2) The Secretary of Energy shall carry out the disposal authorized by paragraph (1) by competitive sale or lease consistent with commercial practices, by transfer to another Federal agency or a public or private entity, or by such other means as the Secretary considers appropriate. Any competitive sale or lease under this subsection shall provide for the disposal of all right, title, and interest of the United States in the property to be conveyed. The Secretary of Energy may use the authority provided by the Act of June 14, 1926 (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.; commonly known as the Recreation and Public Purposes Act), in the same manner and to the same extent as the Secretary of the Interior, to dispose of the portion of Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 2 described in paragraph (1). (3) Section 2696(a) of title 10, United States Code, regarding the screening of real property for further Federal use before disposal, shall apply to the disposal authorized by paragraph (1). (b) TRANSFER OF ADMINISTRATIVE JURISDICTION AUTHORIZED.— (1) The Secretary of Energy shall continue to administer Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 2 (other than the portion of the reserve authorized'for disposal under subsection (a)) in accordance with chapter 641 of title 10, United States Code, until such time as the Secretary makes a determination to abandon oil and gas operations in Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 2 in accordance with commercial operating practices. (2) After oil and gas operations are abandoned in Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 2, the Secretary of Energy may transfer to the Secretary of the Interior administrative jurisdiction and control over all public domain lands included within Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 2 (other than the portion of the reserve authorized for disposal under subsection (a)) for management in accordance with the general land laws. (c) RELATIONSHIP TO ANTITRUST LAWS.— This section does not modify, impair, or supersede the operation of the antitrust laws. 10 USC 7420 SEC. 3404. DISPOSAL OF NAVAL PETROLEUM RESERVE NUM- note. BERED 3. (a) ADMINISTRATION PENDING TERMINATION OF OPERATIONS. — The Secretary of Energy shall continue to administer Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 3 in accordance with chapter 641 of title 10, United States Code, until such time as the Secretary makes a determination to abandon oil and gas operations in Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 3 in accordance with commercial operating practices. (b) DISPOSAL AUTHORIZED. — After oil and gas operations are abandoned in Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 3, the Secretary of Energy may dispose of the reserve as provided in this subsection.