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Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)

Notice on Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Lease Sales

AGENCY: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Interior.
ACTION: List of Restricted Joint Bidders.
SUMMARY: Pursuant to the authority vested in the Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management by the joint bidding provisions of 30 CFR 556.41, each entity within one of the following groups shall be restricted from bidding with any entity in any of the other following groups at Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas lease sales to be held during the bidding period November 1, 2012 through April 30, 2013. This List of Restricted Joint Bidders will cover the period November 1, 2012 thru April 30, 2013, and replace the prior list published on April 26, 2012; which covered the period of May 1, 2012, to October 31, 2012.
Group I. Exxon Mobil Corporation ExxonMobil Exploration Company Group II. Shell Oil Company Shell Offshore Inc. SWEPI LP Shell Frontier Oil & Gas Inc. SOI Finance Inc. Shell Gulf of Mexico Inc. Group III. BP America Production Company BP Exploration & Production Inc. BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. Group IV. Chevron Corporation Chevron U.S.A. Inc. Chevron Midcontinent, L.P. Unocal Corporation Union Oil Company of California Pure Partners, L.P. Group V. ConocoPhillips Company ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc. Phillips Pt. Arguello Production Company Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company LP Burlington Resources Offshore Inc. The Louisiana Land and Exploration Company Inexeco Oil Company Group VI. Eni Petroleum Co. Inc. Eni Petroleum US LLC Eni Oil US LLC Eni Marketing Inc Eni BB Petroleum Inc. Eni US Operating Co. Inc. Eni BB Pipeline LLC Group VII. Statoil ASA Statoil Gulf of Mexico LLC Statoil USA E&P Inc. Statoil Gulf Properties Inc. Group VIII. Petrobras America Inc. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. Group IX. Total E&P USA, Inc.
Dated: October 10, 2012. Tommy P. Beaudreau, Director, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.