Top 10 high bidders

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(AP) The top 10 companies in last Wednesday’s sale of federal offshore petroleum leases in the Western Gulf of Mexico, based upon the total of high bids submitted:

1.Statoil Gulf of Mexico LLC – 36 high bids totaling $138.9 million.



2.BP Exploration & Production Inc. – 91 high bids totaling $31 million.



3.Petrobas America Inc. – 34 high bids totaling $29.3 million.

4.Deveon Energy Production Co. – 26 high bids totaling $20 million.



5.ConocoPhillips Co. – 24 high bids totaling $12.4 million.

6.Hyrdo Gulf of Mexico LLC – 12 high bids totaling $10 million.

7.LLOG Exploration Offshore Inc. – 3 high bids totaling $9.4 million.

8.Bois d’Arc Properties LP – 2 high bids totaling $9.4 million.

9.Shell Offshore Inc. – 3 high bids totaling $4.4 million.

10.Anadarko Petroleum Corp. – 9 high bids totaling $4.1 million.