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  • Gulf oil tracts up for bid

    November 28, 2012 8:58 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The government will auction off leases Wednesday on about 20 million acres of ocean bottom available for oil and gas production in the western Gulf of Mexico. The tracts range from 9 to up to 250 miles offshore. The last sale of western Gulf lease... more »
  • Plans finalized for Gulf lease sale off Tex. coast

    October 26, 2012 11:04 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Federal regulators have firmed up plans to put more than 20 million acres off the coast of Texas up for bid to offshore energy producers next month. The Obama administration says the lease sale will be held Nov. 28 in New Orleans. The Times-Picayune reports the U.S. Bureau... more »

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