Reminder: Carolina Long Bay Proposed Lease Sale Update

Release Date

On Oct. 28, 2021, the Department of the Interior announced a proposed lease sale for an area in federal waters offshore the Carolinas. BOEM published a Proposed Sale Notice (PSN) in the Federal Register on Nov. 1, 2021, which initiated a 60-day public comment period ending on 11:59 p.m. (Eastern) on Jan. 3, 2022.

We would like to remind you that BOEM will be holding an auction seminar for prospective bidders, which will be open to the public. The seminar will be held virtually on Nov. 16, 2021, and will describe the auction format, explain the auction rules and demonstrate the auction process through meaningful examples.

Carolina Long Bay Auction Seminar
November 16, 2021
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Eastern)

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Please plan to log into the webinar 10-15 minutes prior to the start of the seminar. 

Additional information on the auction seminar and how to provide comments on the proposed sale is available on our website at:

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The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is responsible for America’s offshore energy and mineral resources. The bureau promotes energy independence, environmental protection and economic development through responsible, science-based management of energy and mineral resources on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf.