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Acres Offered for Lease and Acres Sold, Calendar Years 2009-2013

This table shows total number of acres offered at competitive oil and gas lease sale auctions since January 1, 2009.  It also shows how many of those acres received bids. The data are derived from Table 16  (National Oil and Gas Lease Sales, CY2009 - CY2013) of the BLM's Oil and Gas Statistics Page.


Calendar Year

Acres Offered on Day of Sale

Acres Receiving Bids

2009

2,916,200

1,023,875

2010*

3,216,288

777,488

2011

4,389,439

1,096,633

2012

6,054,879

1,442,831

2013

5,740,466

1,081,966

Source: National Oil and Gas Lease Sales, CY2009 - CY2013

* In 2010, the BLM began annual lease sales in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.

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Last updated: 04-18-2014