Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 257

Gulf of Mexico OCS Region 

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Land and Mineral Management and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced an oil and gas lease sale for the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) on November 17, 2021, in compliance with an order from a U.S. District Court. Lease Sale 257 will include 15,135 unleased blocks located from 3 to 231 miles offshore in the Gulf of Mexico with water depths ranging from 9 to more than 11,115 feet. 


TGS has extensive 2D and 3D coverage over the GoM Lease Sale 257 area

TGS offers a wide variety of industry-leading subsurface Gulf of Mexico data covering all the key blocks on offer in Lease Sale 257. This data spans the entire GoM and includes modern 3D surveys in key areas in addition to 2D regional surveys. TGS also offers an extensive library of well log data, production and forecasting datasets, Multibeam Bathymetry, Geochemical Core Analysis, and Post Well Analysis interpretation

Gain the subsurface insights you need with our advanced imaging techniques and solutions

TGS continues to uplift subsurface imaging of the GoM through modern acquisition and reprocessing initiatives. Advanced imaging techniques are being developed and utilized to further illuminate key subsurface structures and reservoirs providing insight into new exploration prospects. Seismic projects such as Engagement, Amendment Phase 1, Eastern Delta Refocus, and Declaration Refocus, will highlight a new era of exploration and development success. TGS data continues to assist E&P companies to gain a better understanding of both regional and reservoir scale geology, allowing the most effective evaluation of the license areas ahead of bid submissions.

This will be the eighth offshore sale under Interior’s 2017-2022 OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program. All terms and conditions for Gulf of Mexico Region-wide Sale 257 are detailed in the Final Notice of Sale (FNOS) information package, which is available at BOEM will be accepting bids by mail only for Sale 257.

Contact a TGS representative to learn how we can enhance your lease sale evaluation