The State Mineral and Energy Board’s monthly lease sale brought in more than $1 million for 27 leases covering 3,501 acres.

The lease sales for the fiscal year, which began July 1, have totaled more than $23 million.

The board sold leases in Avoyelles, Bossier, Claiborne, Lafourche, LaSalle, Plaquemines, Terrebonne, Union and West Feliciana parishes. Of the 27 tracts awarded, 19 were in north Louisiana and eight were in the southern parishes.