BOEM Lease Sale 249
Lease Sale 249
Lease 249 was held August 16, 2017, in New Orleans, LA.

Final Phase II Acceptances (November 14, 2017)

Final Phase II Acceptances (November 8, 2017)

Final Phase II Acceptances (November 2, 2017)

Final Phase II Acceptances (October 26, 2017)

Final Phase II Acceptances (October 20, 2017)

Final Phase II Acceptances (October 12, 2017)

Final Phase II Acceptances (October 5, 2017)

Final Phase II Acceptances (September 29, 2017)

Final Phase II Acceptances (September 8, 2017)


Phase II Decision Matrix (November 29, 2017)

Sale 249 Video

Notification of EFT 1/5 Bonus Liability (August 16, 2017)

The documents below contain statistical information specific to Sale 249 to be held on August 16, 2017. The reports organize the data in several different ways.

Sale Statistics:
Includes general summary information on sale bids.

Preliminary Bid Recap by Area & Block for All Bids (Report 1):
Includes complete information on all blocks that received bids. A final bid recap which includes bid acceptance and rejection results will be posted approximately three months after sale day.

High Bids Ranked by Bid Amount (Report 4):
Includes information on all high bids in ranked order.

Analysis of Bids by Company:
Includes information on all bids by all companies.

Summaries of Company Bids (Report 6) - Includes bidding information by companies. The four reports are sorted by company as follows:

Company

Amount Bid

Amount of High Bids

Number of Bids

Sale 249 ZIP File:
This file displays bid information on acreage, royalty rates, and companies participating in this sale. It contains five fixed format, ASCII data files of tract, bid, and company data as well as a text file which shows the record layouts)

Lease Sale Map – Bid Distribution (August 16, 2017): pdf file | zipped postscript file*

Active Leases and Bids Received Map (August 16, 2017): pdf file | zipped postscript file*


*Note: This is an encapsulated Postscript plot file generated by ArcView. WinZip 8.1 was used to compress this file. Please read our disclaimer prior to downloading files.

Blocks Receiving Bids (August 16, 2017)

Blocks Receiving Bids - ASCII file
Note: This file contains the two letter area identifier, block number, and number of bids received on that block. Please read our disclaimer prior to downloading files.

Miscellaneous Presale Statistics (August 15, 2017)

Cover Sheet for Final Notice of Sale Package

Final NOS 249 (July 13, 2017)

    Keathley Canyon Blocks 335 and 336, and Green Canyon Block 384 are under appeal and are not being offered in this sale.

Information to Lessees for Sale 249

Lease Stipulations for Oil and Gas Lease Sale 249

List of Blocks Available for Leasing (pdf file) or (zipped ASCII file)

Unleased Split Blocks and Available Unleased Acreage of Blocks and Irregular Portions

Example of Preferred Format: Geophysical Data and Information Statement and Sample Envelope 

Blank GDIS Excel Spreadsheet
For Potential Bidders - Provided for your reference and suggested use is a blank digital copy of the GDIS table, in Excel format, which you may download, complete and submit along with the GDIS and your bid.

Telephone Numbers/Addresses of Bidders Form

Bid Form and Envelopes
Companies bidding on blocks that are divided by the Central/Eastern Planning area boundary (specifically those blocks that are in DeSoto Canyon (Map number NH16-11), Lloyd Ridge (Map number NG16-02) and Henderson (Map number NG16-05 ) in the official protraction diagrams) shall provide the acreage as described in the List of Available Blocks by Planning Area noted on the bid and the bid envelope.

Sale Maps

Lease Terms and Economic Conditions (pdf file) or (zipped postscript file*)

Stipulations and Deferred Blocks (pdf file) or (zipped postscript file*)
*Note: These are Encapsulated PostScript (.eps) files generated through Adobe Acrobat Version 19.0 of WINZIP was used to compress these files.

Order of Bid Reading

Press Release - Gulf of Mexico Region-Wide Oil and Gas Lease Sale Yields $121 Million in High Bids on 508,096 Acres (August 16, 2017)

Note to Stakeholders - BOEM Issues Notice of Availability of Final Multisale EIS for Proposed 2017-2022 Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales (March 09, 2017)

Press Release - Secretary Zinke Announces Proposed 73-Million Acre Oil and Natural Gas Lease Sale for Gulf of Mexico (March 6, 2017)

Note to Stakeholders - BOEM Completes Draft Multisale Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed 2017-2022 Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales (April 21, 2016)

Note to Stakeholders - BOEM Public Meetings on Oil and Gas Leasing Program Being Rescheduled to Accommodate Increased Stakeholder Participation (March 31, 2016)

Special Information - BOEM Issues a Notice of Availability of the Final Multisale Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed 2017-2022 Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales (March 2017)

Special Information - BOEM Issues a Notice of Availability of the Draft Multisale Environmental Impact Statement and Plans to Hold Public Meetings for the Proposed 2017-2022 Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales (April 2016)

Federal Register Notice - Oil and Gas Lease Sales: Gulf of Mexico, Outer Continental Shelf, 249 (July 14, 2017)

Federal Register Notice - Environmental Impact Statements; Availability: Outer Continental Shelf, Gulf of Mexico, 2017-2022 Oil and Gas Lease Sales 249, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 256, 257, 259, and 261 (March 10, 2017)

Federal Register Notice - Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale for Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Lease Sale 249 (March 7, 2017)

Federal Register Notice - Outer Continental Shelf, Region-Wide Gulf of Mexico, Oil and Gas Lease Sales for Years 2017–2022 - Call for Information and Nominations (September 4, 2015)

Cover Sheet for Proposed Notice of Sale Package

Proposed NOS 249

Proposed NOS 249 Information to Lessees

Lease Stipulations for Oil and Gas Lease Sale 249

Example of Preferred Format: Geophysical Data and Information Statement and Sample Envelope 

Blank GDIS Excel Spreadsheet
For Potential Bidders - Provided for your reference and suggested use is a blank digital copy of the GDIS table, in Excel format, which you may download, complete and submit along with the GDIS and your bid.

Sale Maps

Lease Terms and Economic Conditions (pdf file) or (zipped postscript file*)

Stipulations and Deferred Blocks (pdf file) or (zipped postscript file*)

*Note: These are enhanced Postscript plot files generated by ArcGIS. They can be plotted locally. Version 19.0 of WINZIP was used to compress these files.

Instructions for Making EFT Bonus Payments (Updated July 2017)