Active Lease Owner Data
The Lease Owner report shows ownership for a given lease or area/block in the federal Gulf of Mexico. We also offer Historical Lease Ownership reports. Data fields include area/block, lease #, lease status, group code, owner name, GWI (gross working interest) percentage, water depth, bid system (royalty), effective date, approval date and operator name(s).
Below is a file layout for Lease Owner Data:
|Field (Abbreviated) Name||Name||Description|
|AR/BLK||Area Code & Block Name||The Area Code and designated OCS Block Number of the well at the surface location.|
|LEASE #||Lease Number||The number assigned to a lease by the regulatory agency having jurisdiction over mineral activity in the territory where the lease is located.|
|LEASE STATUS||Lease Status||Identifies the development stage of the lease as assigned by the MMS's Office of Leasing & Environment.|
|GROUP||Owner Group Code||Indicates different percentage ownerships within a lease as a result of a partial assignment (aliquot).|
|OWNER||Owner||The abbreviated name of the lease owner.|
|GWI||Gross Working Interest||The lessee's financial interest in a lease.|
|WATER DEPTH||Water Depth||The average vertical distance from mean sea level to the sea floor for a block.|
|BID SYSTEM||Bid System Code||Indicates the method by which royalties are determined for a lease or potential lease.|
|EFFECT DT||Assignment Effective Date||The date a lease assignment becomes legally effective.|
|APPROV DT||Assignment Approval Date||The date an assignment of interest is approved by the Minerals Management Service (MMS), and the official MMS records are changed.|
|OPERATOR||Operator||The official designated operator of the lease.|
We also offer mapping of Lease Data as well as area/block, platforms, wells, pipelines, units and more.