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Statoil wins Gulf of Mexico acreage in lease sale

19th March 2015

Statoil was the apparent high bidder on 14 leases in the Central Lease Sale

Statoil was the apparent high bidder on 14 leases in the Central Lease Sale
Statoil's winning bids are subject to review and final approval by the authorities

Statoil has successfully bid on 14 leases in the US Department of the Interior’s central region Gulf of Mexico lease sale 235, which occurred in New Orleans, LA.

“The acreage high bid today, completes our ownership of the Monument prospect, brings additional prospects in to our portfolio and strengthens our position in prioritised areas of the US Gulf of Mexico,” said Jez Averty, Statoil’s senior vice president, exploration for North America.

Statoil's winning bids are subject to review and final approval by the authorities.

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