Environmental Documents Prepared for Proposed Oil and Gas Operations on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)
Minerals Management Service (MMS), in accordance with Federal Regulations that implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), announces the availability of NEPA-related Site-Specific Environmental Assessments (SEA) and Findings of No Significant Impact (FONSI), prepared by MMS for the following oil and gas activities proposed on the Gulf of Mexico OCS.
Notice on Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Lease Sales
On April 22, 2008, pursuant to the authority vested in the Director of the Minerals Management Service by the joint bidding provisions of 30 CFR 256.41, as a matter of information to the public, the MMS published in the Federal Register the current List of Restricted Bidders. Under this authority, MMS determined that each entity within one of the following groups is restricted from bidding with any entity in any other of the following groups at Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas lease sales to be held during the bidding period May 1, 2008 through October 31, 2008. We inadvertently omitted a new group, ``Group IX.,'' that shall be restricted from bidding with any entity in any other group of restricted bidders during this bidding period. The corrected List of Restricted Joint Bidders is provided below and is effective as of the date of the previous Federal Register publication, April 22, 2008.