More than $8.2 million was accumulated from the latest quarterly oil and gas lease sale, with half the funds set to return to the states where the leases were sold, including Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico, according to the Associated Press

More than 113 parcels of land, totaling more than 76 square miles, were sold in the auction. The funds returning to the states are usually used for infrastructure projects, law enforcement and other municipal projects. 

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