Statoil awarded 15 leases in US Gulf of Mexico

Statoil was the highest bidder on 15 leases in the Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 227.

Central Gulf of Mexico
Central Gulf of Mexico

Offshore staff

NEW ORLEANS– Statoil was the highest bidder on 15 leases in the Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 227.

The high bids are subject to review and final approval by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), which may take up to 90 days.

Erik Finnstrom, senior vice president of Exploration for Statoil in North America, said: “Walker Ridge 271 was our number one priority lease, and we are very pleased to have placed the highest bid on this impact prospect that we call Monument.”

3/22/2013

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