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Cancellation of Oil and Gas Lease Sale 237 in the Chukchi Sea Planning Area on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)

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Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), Interior.


Cancellation of Chukchi Sea Lease Sale 237.

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The Department of the Interior has decided to cancel Chukchi Sea Lease Sale 237, which was scheduled to occur in 2016 under the 2012-2017 OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program. Sale 237 is being canceled due to lack of industry interest; current market conditions (e.g., low oil prices); and the unavailability of many of the most attractive tracts, which are already under lease at this time.

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David Diamond, BOEM, Chief, Leasing Division, at (703) 787-1776 or

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Dated: November 18, 2015.

Abigail Hopper,

Director, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

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[FR Doc. 2015-30299 Filed 11-27-15; 8:45 am]