BOEM has announced the Final Notice of Sale for the Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 261. We hold the most comprehensive collection of subsurface data covering acreage being offered. 

Lease Sale 261 Announcement

As required by the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will publish the Final Notice of Sale (FNOS) and Record of Decision (ROD) for Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Lease Sale 261 in the Federal Register on August 25, 2023. BOEM plans to conduct the lease sale on September 27, 2023. 

Lease Sale 261 will offer approximately 12,395 blocks on approximately 67 million acres on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf in the Western, Central, and Eastern Planning Areas in the Gulf of Mexico. 

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Lease Sale 261 Offer Blocks
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TGS Data Coverage

TGS offers a wide variety of industry-leading subsurface Gulf of Mexico data covering all the key blocks on offer in Lease Sale 261. This data spans the entire Gulf of Mexico and includes modern 3D surveys in key areas in addition to 2D regional surveys. TGS also offers an extensive library of over 23,000 well logs, production and forecasting datasets, Multibeam Bathymetry, Geochemical Core Analysis, Post Well Analysis interpretation and CCS Saline Aquifer Data.

Data-Driven Exploration

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 Amendment Phase 1 and 2 and Sophies 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.

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Saline Aquifers in the GoM

CCS stakeholders can assess the carbon storage potential of saline aquifers along the US Gulf Coast. These models can be visualized and evaluated via Carbon AXIOM, our simple, interactive, web-based platform. Our available attributes for each aquifer zone include:

  • Depth/Structure
  • Net reservoir thickness
  • Non-reservoir interval thickness
  • Porosity
  • Permeability
  • Temperature
  • Pore Pressure
  • Salinity
  • Storage potential


Terms & Conditions for the Proposed Notice of Sale for Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale

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