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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement

Outer Continental Shelf Official Protraction Diagram, Lease Maps, and Supplemental Official Outer Continental Shelf Block Diagrams

AGENCY: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), Interior.
ACTION: Availability of revised North American Datum of 1927 (NAD 27) Outer Continental Shelf Official Protraction Diagram, Lease Maps, and Supplemental Official Outer Continental Shelf Block Diagrams.
SUMMARY: Specific Revisions:All of the maps listed below have been revised to reflect the new Agency name (BOEMRE). Those specific SOBDs for lease blocks that experienced revenue adjustments include one or more descriptive notes as follows.

The "Note" for SOBDs that are offshore of the States of Texas, Mississippi, and Alabama specifies: "For the purposes of revenue disbursement, revisions are made effective retroactively to April 14, 1986, the date of the 8(g) lease escrow settlement."

The "Note" for SOBDs that are offshore of the State of Louisiana specifies: "For the purposes of revenue disbursement, revisions are made effective retroactively to October 1, 1986, the date of the 8(g) lease escrow settlement."

The "Note" for SOBDs in the vicinity of the Texas-Louisiana "wraparound" specifies: "For the purposes of revenue disbursement, revisions are made effective retroactively to May 30, 1997, the date that the `wraparound' was erroneously removed."

The date of 8(g) lease escrow settlement is noted because all state claims to 8(g) funds were settled before that date.

Outer Continental Shelf Official Protraction Diagram in the Gulf of Mexico Description/Date

NH16-04 (Mobile)--7/01/2011.

Lease Maps in the Gulf of Mexico Description/Date

LA1 (West Cameron Area)--7/01/2011.

LA12 (Sabine Pass Area)--7/01/2011.

Supplemental Official Outer Continental Shelf Block Diagrams in the Gulf of Mexico Located Within Official Protraction Diagram NH16-04 (Mobile) Date/Block Numbers

7/01/2011: 765, 809, 810, 818, 819, 820, 853, 854, 861, 862, 863, 864, 897, 898, 906 and 907.

Supplemental Official Outer Continental Shelf Block Diagram in the Gulf of Mexico Located Within Lease Map LA1 (West Cameron Area) Date/Block Number

7/01/2011: 53.

Supplemental Official Outer Continental Shelf Block Diagrams in the Gulf of Mexico Located Within Lease Map LA12 (Sabine Pass Area) Date/Block Numbers

7/01/2011: 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Textoris, Acting Chief, Leasing Division at (703) 787-1223 or via e-mail atSteven.Textoris@boemre.gov.Copies of the revised OPD, Lease Maps, and SOBDs are available for download in .pdfformat fromhttp://www.boemre.gov/homepg/pubinfo/MapsandSpatialData.html.
Dated: July 5, 2011. Robert P. LaBelle, Acting Associate Director for Offshore Energy and Minerals Management.