MMS receives bids for Eastern Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 189

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Dec. 9 -- The US Department of the Interior's Minerals Management Service Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf Region reported Tuesday that it received 16 bids on 14 tracts from four companies for the Eastern gulf Lease Sale 189.

MMS issued a Final Notice of Sale for Sale 189 earlier this year (OGJ Online, Oct. 17, 2003). The sale, which will be held Wednesday in New Orleans, will include 138 unleased blocks covering 794,880 acres in the eastern GOM. The blocks are 100-196 miles offshore in water 1,600-3,425 m deep.

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