Western GOM Lease Sale Statistics - Bids Received By Water Depth

Year Sale
Number
Less Than
200 Meters
200 - 399
Meters
400 - 799
Meters
800 - 1599
Meters
Greater than
1600 Meters3
Total
2015 246 2 0 3 7 21 33
2014 238 6 2 2 29 42 81
2013 233 4 0 1 37 144 564
2012 229 11 0 0 70 35 116
2011 218 13 1 10 107 60 191

  3 In 2011 a range of greater than 1600 meters was combined with greater than 2000 meters.
  4 Contains 3 bids from Sale 233 which were opened on March 19, 2014, per U.S. Mexico Treaty.

Year Sale
Number
Less Than
200 Meters
200 - 399
Meters
400 - 799
Meters
800 - 1599
Meters
1600 - 2000
Meters1
Greater than
2000 Meters2
Total
2009 210 33 0 8 90 9 15 155
2008 207 67 4 11 169 46 22 319
2007 204 95 1 5 108 43 30 282
2006 200 107 19 37 153 43 22 381
2005 196 106 15 34 101 26 60 342
2004 192 135 23 37 101 55   351
2003 187 110 6 39 95 85   335
2002 184 142 22 32 59 68   323
2001 180 125 18 41 93 43   320
2000 177 129 6 10 81     226
1999 174 67 9 13 64     153
1998 171 79 14 31 278     402
1997 168 167 46 91 427     804
1996 161 184 40 72 321     617
 

  1 In 2001 a range of 1600 meters and greater was added to the bid system.
  2 In 2005 a range of greater than 2000 meters was added to the bid system.

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