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Cautious optimism returns to the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GoM). Total bid amounts increased year over year for the first time in five years. Operators offered over US$315 million for 163 blocks an increase of 76% and 27% from 2016. Shell was the largest spender of the sale for the second straight year bidding a total of US$55.9 million. Statoil and Hess surprised as second and third highest with total bonuses of approximately US$44 million.

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  • Bid results
  • Investment finally increases at US Gulf of Mexico Central Lease Sale 247: Image 1
  • Top 10 companies by high bids in deepwater
  • Shelf bids and bonuses by lease sale (2007-2017)
  • Investment finally increases at US Gulf of Mexico Central Lease Sale 247: Image 5

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  • Central Lease Sale 247 Summary
  • Three most recent Central Lease Sales (2015-2017)

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