Friday, October 16, 2020
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Offshore

BOEM Sets Date for Region-Wide Oil and Gas Lease Sale in Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will offer approximately 78 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for a region-wide lease sale now scheduled for next month, Acting...

October 16, 2020
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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
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Offshore

Region-Wide Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale Draws $159.4 Million in High Bids

By Jessica Resnick-Ault and Nichola Groom NEW YORK, Aug 20 (Reuters) – A major auction of oil and gas leases in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday received $159.4...

August 21, 2019
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
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Offshore

Low Prices Spark Interest in Latest U.S. Gulf Lease Sale

By Nichola Groom March 20 (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s fourth major auction for oil and gas leases in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico received $244 million in high bids...

March 20, 2019
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Wednesday, October 25, 2017
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News

Trump Administration Proposes Largest Oil and Gas Lease Sale in U.S. History

The U.S. Department of Interior has proposed the largest oil and gas lease sale ever held in the United States, which will offer up over 79.9 million acres in federal...

October 25, 2017
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Friday, May 19, 2017
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News

U.S. to Offer Over 1 Million Acres Offshore Alaska in Upcoming Oil and Gas Lease Sale

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on Friday announced it will offer approximately 1.09 million acres off Alaska’s southcentral coast for oil and gas development in a lease...

May 19, 2017
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Maritime News

Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale Yields $274 Million in High Bids

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced that Wednesday’s lease sale for all available oil and gas parcels in the central Gulf of Mexico yielded over $274 million in...

March 22, 2017
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
News

Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale Reflects Today’s Depressed Offshore Market

  The Department of the Interior’s latest oil and gas lease sale covering nearly 22 million acres in the western Gulf of Mexico drew little interest from offshore companies on...

August 19, 2015
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Offshore

Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale Yields $102.4 Million in High Bids

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on Wednesday held Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 233, which offered up 20.7 million acres and attracted $102,351,712 in high bids.

August 28, 2013
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Monday, September 24, 2012
Offshore

38 Million Central Gulf Acres To Be Auctioned Off

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau announced Monday that 38 million unleased acres in the Central Gulf of Mexico will...

September 24, 2012
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Thursday, June 28, 2012
Offshore

U.S. Finalizes Five Year Oil and Gas Leasing Plan

WASHINGTON–The U.S. Interior Department Thursday finalized plans to lease new tracts in the Gulf of Mexico and off the Alaska coast for offshore oil and natural-gas exploration in a move...

June 28, 2012
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Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Offshore

Back in Business: First Central GoM Lease Sale Since Deepwater Horizon Raises Record Figure

HOUSTON–U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Wednesday that the first lease sale in the central U.S. Gulf of Mexico since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill drew $1.7 billion in winning...

June 20, 2012
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Thursday, January 26, 2012
Offshore

38 Million Acres Up For Grabs in Latest (and Last) GoM Lease Sale

NEW ORLEANS — The Obama administration today announced that the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold the consolidated Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale...

January 26, 2012
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Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Offshore

Return to The Gulf: Oil Companies Scramble for Leases

NEW ORLEANS (Dow Jones)–The U.S. oil-and-gas industry took another step out from the shadows of the Deepwater Horizon disaster on Wednesday when federal officials unsealed the first bids for drilling...

December 14, 2011
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Offshore

Conoco Offers Highest Bid In Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale

  HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–ConocoPhillips’s (COP) $103.2 million offer for the Keathley Canyon Block 95 was the highest bid in the first U.S. Gulf of Mexico lease sale since last year’s...

December 14, 2011
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Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Offshore

Environmental Groups Challenge Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–Environmental groups are challenging the first auction of oil-drilling leases to be held in the Gulf of Mexico since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In a complaint filed...

December 13, 2011
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Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Offshore

Obama’s 5-Year Drilling Plan – Open Up Arctic but Pacific and Atlantic a No-Go

(Dow Jones) The Obama administration proposed a moderate expansion of offshore drilling Tuesday, revealing a five-year plan that represents the first blueprint for offshore oil production since the Deepwater Horizon...

November 8, 2011
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Thursday, October 13, 2011
Offshore

U.S. Allows BP In First Gulf Lease Sale Since Deepwater Horizon Disaster

By Tennille Tracy, The Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON—The U.S. has decided to allow BP PLC to bid on new oil-drilling leases that go up for sale in the Gulf of...

October 13, 2011
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