BOEM Lease Sale 250
Lease Sale 250
Lease Sale 250 was held on March 21, 2018 in New Orleans, LA.

Final Bid Recap (Released August 14, 2018)

Phase II Decision Matrix (June 19, 2018)

Final Phase II Acceptances (June 18, 2018)

Final Phase II Acceptances (June 8, 2018)

Final Phase II Acceptances (May 31, 2018)

Final Phase II Acceptances (May 24, 2018)

Final Phase II Acceptances (May 17, 2018)

Final Phase II Acceptances (May 10, 2018)

Final Phase II Acceptances (May 03, 2018)

Final Phase II Acceptances (April 19, 2018)

Final Phase II Acceptances (April 12, 2018)

Email Notice - BOEM Completes Tract Evaluation and Awards 139 Leases (June 21, 2018)

Press Release - Interior Announces Results of Gulf of Mexico Region-Wide Oil and Gas Lease (March 21, 2018)

Media Advisory - BOEM to Hold Media Conference Call Following March 21 Lease Sale

Press Release - Secretary Zinke Announces Largest Oil & Gas Lease Sale in U.S. History (October 24, 2017)

Note to Stakeholders - BOEM Issues Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on Proposed 2018 Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales (March 30, 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)

Media Advisory - BOEM to Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales 250 and 251 (September 07, 2016)

Note to Stakeholders - BOEM to Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Open Comment Period for Proposed Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales 250 and 251 (August 18, 2016)

Sale 250 Video

Notification of EFT 1/5 Bonus Liability (March 21, 2018)

The documents below contain statistical information specific to Sale 250 was held on March 21, 2018. 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 250 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 (March 21, 2018): pdf file | zipped postscript file* | ARCGIS Online Interactive Map

Active Leases and Bids Received Map (March 21, 2018): pdf file | zipped postscript file* | ARCGIS Online Interactive Map


*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 (March 21, 2018)

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 (March 20, 2018)

Cover Sheet for Final Notice of Sale Package

Final NOS 250 (February 14, 2018)

Information to Lessees for Sale 250

Lease Stipulations for Oil and Gas Lease Sale 250

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 (Word or Excel): 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.

Question and Answer section for the GDIS

Telephone Numbers/Addresses of Bidders Form

Bid Form and Envelope
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* or ARCGIS Online Interactive Map)

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

Special Information - BOEM Issues a Notice of Intent to Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and an Opportunity for Scoping Comments for Proposed Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales 250 and 251 (August 2016)

Federal Register Notice - Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Lease Sale 250 - Final Notice of Sale (February 16, 2018)

Federal Register Notice - Records of Decisions: Oil and Gas Lease Sales 250, Gulf of Mexico, Outer Continental Shelf (February 16, 2018)

Federal Register Notice - Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Lease Sales (November 14, 2017)

Federal Register Notice - Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale for Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Region-wide Lease Sale 250 (October 30, 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)

Cover Sheet for Proposed Notice of Sale Package

Proposed NOS 250

Proposed NOS 250 Information to Lessees

Lease Stipulations for Oil and Gas Lease Sale 250

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 January 2018)