BOEM Lease Sale 251
Lease Sale 251
Lease Sale 251 is scheduled to be held in 2018 in New Orleans, LA

Press Release - Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management Balash Announces Region-Wide Oil and Gas Lease Sale for Gulf of Mexico (March 30, 2018)

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)

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 - Oil and Gas Lease Sales: Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Region-wide Lease Sale 251(April 03, 2018)

Federal Register - 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 251

Proposed NOS 251 Information to Lessees

Lease Stipulations for Oil and Gas Lease Sale 251

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.

Question and Answer section for the GDIS

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*)

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)