Lease Owner Data – Historical
The Lease Owner Historical report shows ownership history for a given lease or area/block in the federal Gulf of Mexico. 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 historical Lease Owner Data:
|Field (Abbreviated) Name
|Area Code & Block Name
|The Area Code and designated OCS Block Number of the well at the surface location.
|The number assigned to a lease by the regulatory agency having jurisdiction over mineral activity in the territory where the lease is located.
|Identifies the development stage of the lease as assigned by the MMS's Office of Leasing & Environment.
|Owner Group Code
|Indicates different percentage ownerships within a lease as a result of a partial assignment (aliquot).
|The abbreviated name of the lease owner.
|Gross Working Interest
|The lessee's financial interest in a lease.
|The average vertical distance from mean sea level to the sea floor for a block.
|Bid System Code
|Indicates the method by which royalties are determined for a lease or potential lease.
|Assignment Effective Date
|The date a lease assignment becomes legally effective.
|Assignment Approval Date
|The date an assignment of interest is approved by the Minerals Management Service (MMS), and the official MMS records are changed.
|The official designated operator of the lease.
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