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Interior’s acceptance of offshore lease bids delayed by … sequestration! #rsrh

By way of background, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) manages the leasing process on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). Bidders bid for leases competitively, in sealed bids. The BOEM normally has 90 days to review bids for “sufficient … Continue reading


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The Well That Never Runs Dry

Here we go again: In a press release from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the Obama Administration unabashedly takes credit for the nation’s surging oil and gas production, without a scintilla of evidence that any of their policies or … Continue reading

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Offshore O&G Lease Sale: Small Companies Stay Away in Droves

On Wednesday of the week just past, the Department of the Interior conducted the first sale of oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico since BP’s Macondo oil spill. Measured by the statistics touted in Interior’s press release, … Continue reading

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