Companies Bid $192 Million In 1st Gulf Oil Sale Under Biden

By MATTHEW BROWN and JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Energy companies including Shell, BP, Chevron and ExxonMobil offered a combined $192 million for drilling rights on federal oil and gas reserves in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, as the first government lease auction under President Joe Biden laid bare the hurdles […]