Freeport-McMoRan steals show at Gulf sale

Gulf lease sale: BOEM director Tommy Beaudreau (L) and BOEM Gulf of Mexico director John Rodi (R) review results

Freeport McMoRan came to play today betting $321 million in 16 high bids to steal the show in Wednesday’s Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 231 held in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

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