August sales of crown petroleum and natural gas rights has brought in almost $23.3 million in revenue for the province.

With these latest results, total land sale revenues for the 2012 calendar year now stands at $78.9 million.

August's sales included 237 lease parcels that brought in $22.9 million in bonus bids and two petroleum and natural gas exploration licence's that sold for $366,109.

The Weyburn and Estevan area received the most bids with sales of $10 million.

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