Central GOM Lease Sale Statistics - Bids Received By Water Depth

Year Sale
Number
Less Than
200 Meters
200 - 399
Meters
400 - 799
Meters
800 - 1599
Meters
Greater than
1600 Meters3
Total
2016 241 27 8 12 40 41 128
2015 235 45 5 19 36 64 169
2014 231 131 21 9 57 108 326
2013 227 85 7 19 78 131 320
2012 222 193 7 33 75 146 454

3 In 2012 a range of greater than 1600 meters was combined with greater than 2000 meters.

Year Sale
Number
Less Than
200 Meters
200 - 399
Meters
400 - 799
Meters
800 - 1599
Meters
1600 - 2000
Meters1
Greater than
2000 Meters2
Total
2010 213 145 20 34 81 36 130 446
2009 208 95 10 29 69 39 106 348
2008 206 185 19 46 153 85 127 615
2007 205 187 22 37 187 100 190 723
2006 198 194 11 27 72 48 53 405
2005 194 243 14 35 55 81   428
2004 190 340 29 24 73 91   557
2003 185 374 10 35 79 63   561
2002 182 288 19 42 81 76   506
2001 178-1 338 15 37 110 47   547
2000 175 202 8 18 116     344
1999 172 106 7 5 89     207
1998 169 201 24 30 539     794
1997 166 412 33 52 535     1032
1996 157 453 29 41 401     924
1995 152 391 22 62 113     588

1 In 2001 a range of 1600 meters and greater was added to the bid system.
2 In 2006 a range of greater than 2000 meters was added to the bid system.

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