On February 22, 2023, the Department of the Interior announced a proposed offshore wind lease sale for three proposed lease areas in the Gulf of Mexico off the coasts of Galveston, TX, and Lake Charles, LA.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) published a Proposed Sale Notice (PSN) in the Federal Register on February 24, 2023, which initiated a 60-day public comment period ending at 11:59 pm ET on April 25, 2023. To comment on the PSN, go to www.regulations.gov and search for docket number BOEM-2023-0021.
During the comment period, BOEM will hold an auction seminar for prospective bidders, which will be open to the public. The seminar will describe the auction format, explain the auction rules and demonstrate the auction process through meaningful examples.
Gulf of Mexico Auction Seminar
March 23, 2023
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Central)
For the agenda and information on how to join the webinar, please visit: https://www.boem.gov/renewable-energy/state-activities/gulf-mexico-activities.
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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.