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[Assignment: 48-DPA-03-20-08_SOI_K_Lease_1] 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.] [48-DPA-03-20-08_SOI_K_Lease_1_DOI_1675.JPG]

[Assignment: 48-DPA-03-20-08_SOI_K_Lease_1] 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.] [48-DPA-03-20-08_SOI_K_Lease_1_DOI_1675.JPG]

 
 
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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
[Assignment: 48-DPA-03-20-08_SOI_K_Lease_1] 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.]

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19/03/2008
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