Offshore Rig

BOEM Director Abigail Ross Hopper announced that today’s oil and gas Lease Sale 248 garnered $18,067,020 in high bids for 24 tracts covering 138,240 acres in the Western Gulf of Mexico Planning Area.

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Wind-Energy-Development

BOEM Announces Major Advance in Developing Wind Energy Offshore California.  The Department is issuing a Request for Interest in a lease area requested by Trident Winds, LLC for its proposed 765 megawatt (MW) floating wind energy project.

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Wind-Energy-Offshore

Interior Announces Milestone for Wind Energy Development Offshore North Carolina. Proposes Lease Sale for 122,405-Acre Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area; Companies asked to respond to Proposed Notice of Sale.

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Platforms Hillhouse -  A - B - and C - Pacific

BOEM notified companies holding oil and gas leases in federal waters that it is updating financial assurance and risk management requirements to ensure that U.S. taxpayers never have to pay for decommissioning and removing a company’s offshore production facilities.

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