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  • 2008-03-19
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  • Complete assignment is listed as: Subject: Visit of Secretary Dirk Kempthorne to New Orleans, Louisiana, [where he opened, and announced high bid totals for,] the Minerals Management Service-sponsored federal sales of offshore oil and natural gas leases [in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico (Lease Sale 224) and the Central Gulf of Mexico (Lease Sale 206). The sales, attracting a record-setting $3.7 billion in high bids, inaugurated a program of enhan... more
    Complete assignment is listed as: Subject: Visit of Secretary Dirk Kempthorne to New Orleans, Louisiana, [where he opened, and announced high bid totals for,] the Minerals Management Service-sponsored federal sales of offshore oil and natural gas leases [in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico (Lease Sale 224) and the Central Gulf of Mexico (Lease Sale 206). The sales, attracting a record-setting $3.7 billion in high bids, inaugurated a program of enhanced revenue sharing with oil and gas producing Gulf states, along with higher royalty rates.] Photographer: Tami Heilemann--Interior Staff. less
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