Birnbaum Hosts Western GOM Lease Sale 210

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

The Director of Minerals Management Service, Liz Birnbaum, will host Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 210 in New Orleans on August 19.  She will open the Federal oil and gas lease sale at 9:00 a.m. CDT at the Royal Sonesta Hotel with brief remarks.  Immediately following the bid reading, she will hold a media availability to discuss the results of the sale.

The sale, held by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Minerals Management Service (MMS), encompasses 3,435 unleased blocks covering approximately 18.4 million acres in the Western GOM Outer Continental Shelf Planning Area offshore Texas.  The blocks are located in Federal waters from nine to more than 250 miles offshore, in water depths of 16 feet (5 meters) to more than 10,978 feet (3,346 meters).  MMS estimates the lease sale could result in the production of 242 to 423 million barrels of oil and 1.64 to 2.64 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.

The sale will take place at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, 300 Bourbon Street. For more information go to: www.gomr.mms.gov/homepg/lsesale/210/wgom210.html
 

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