BOEM Lease Sale 251
Lease Sale 251
Lease Sale 251 was held in 2018 in New Orleans, LA

Sale 251 Video

Notification of EFT 1/5 Bonus Liability (August 15, 2018)

The documents below contain statistical information specific to Sale 251 was held on August 15, 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 251 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 15, 2018): pdf file | zipped postscript file* | ARCGIS Online Interactive Map

Active Leases and Bids Received Map (August 15, 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 (August 15, 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 (August 14, 2018)

Cover Sheet for Final Notice of Sale Package

Final NOS 251 (July 13, 2018)

Information to Lessees for Sale 251

Lease Stipulations for Oil and Gas Lease Sale 251

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 includes:
1. Geophysical Data and Information Statement (GDIS),
2. Example of GDIS Spreadsheet, Table Definitions and Envelope,
3. Submittal of Reprocessed Data Survey Map, and
4. Example of Live Trace Map and Submission Instructions

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.

Notification to Potential Bidders

Paress Relese - Interior Announces Results of Gulf of Mexico Region-Wide Oil and Gas Lease (August 15, 2018)

Media Advisory - BOEM to Hold Media Conference Call Following Lease Sale 251 (August 14, 2018)

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)

Notification to Potential Bidders

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 - Gulf of Mexico, Outer Continental Shelf, Oil and Gas Lease Sale 251(July 14, 2018)

Federal Register - Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf Region-Wide Oil and Gas Lease Sale 251(July 14, 2018)

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.

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