first_imgBe staff The next sale is scheduled for April 21 and will offer 30 parcels covering more than 27,000 hectares. The Province raked-in more than $13 million in bonus bids, for the March Oil and Gas land-rights sale.- Advertisement -That’s slightly down from last year’s sale, which generated almost $15 million.Wednesday’s sale offered 77 parcels in northeast B.C., covering 25,171 hectares, and sold 66 parcels covering 18,736 hectares. The average price per hectare for this sale was approximately $715.Included in the sale are four leases for deep-drilling rights in the Blair Creek area, around 105 km northwest of Fort St. John. Bids ranged between roughly $4,000 and $7,000 per hectare, for a total of nearly $6.1 million.Also, two leases were awarded in the eastern portion of the Horn River Basin, about 70 km northeast of Fort Nelson totaling nearly $1.1 million.Advertisementlast_img read more

first_imgEVERYONE loves Westport.The west Mayo town pulls in hundreds of thousands of tourists every year. The man responsible for its development over the past two decades will be in Letterkenny next week to talk about how Westport ticks.The Architectural Technology and the Dept. of Civil Engineering & Construction will host an open lecture at LYIT on Monday 6th October in room 1452 from 1.30PM-2.30PM by Simon Walls, Town Architect of Westport.Walls will talk on how Westport was transformed over the last 2 decades to become the beautiful, thriving and destination town it is.All are welcome  CAN TOWNS IN DONEGAL FOLLOW IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF WESTPORT AS A TOURIST DESTINATION? was last modified: October 3rd, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalLectureletterkennyLYITWestportlast_img read more