BOEM Lease Sale 252
Lease Sale 252
Lease Sale 252 was held on March 20, 2019.

Final Bid Recap (Updated August 5, 2019)

Phase II Decision Matrix (June 14, 2019)

Final Phase II Acceptances (June 13, 2019)

Final Phase II Acceptances (June 4, 2019)

Final Phase II Acceptances (May 23, 2019)

Final Phase II Acceptances (May 16, 2019)

Final Phase II Acceptances (May 09, 2019)

Final Phase II Acceptances (April 29, 2019)

Final Phase II Acceptances (April 17, 2019)

Sale 252 Video

Notification of EFT 1/5 Bonus Liability (March 20, 2019)

The documents below contain statistical information specific to Sale 252 held on March 20, 2019. 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 252 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 20, 2019): pdf file | zipped postscript file* | ARCGIS Online Interactive Map

Active Leases and Bids Received Map (March 20, 2019): 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 20, 2019)

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 19, 2019)

Cover Sheet for Final Notice of Sale Package

Final NOS 252

Information to Lessees for Sale 252

Lease Stipulations for Oil and Gas Lease Sale 252

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.

Press Release - Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale Yields More Than $244 Million in High Bids, Continues Upward Trend Under Trump Administration (March 20, 2019)

Media Advisory - BOEM to Hold Media Conference Call Following Lease Sale 252 (March 19, 2019)

Press Release - Interior Announces Region-Wide Oil and Gas Lease Sale for Gulf of Mexico (February 13, 2019)

Press Release - Interior Proposes Region-Wide Oil and Gas Lease Sale for Gulf of Mexico (September 25, 2018)

Federal Register Notice - Record of Decision for proposed Gulf of Mexico (GOM) regionwide oil and gas Lease Sale 252 (February 15, 2019)

Federal Register Notice - Oil and Gas Lease Sale: Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (February 15, 2019)

Federal Register Notice - Notice of Sale for Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Region-wide Lease Sale 252 (September 27, 2018)

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 252

Proposed NOS 252 Information to Lessees

Lease Stipulations for Oil and Gas Lease Sale 252

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 February 2019)