Disappointing December sale of Crown petroleum and natural gas rights

That resulted in a bonus bids total of $7.7 million, as compared to November’s $54 point five million. 

It was, however, just enough to make the 2013 total the highest one of the past three years. Unofficially, the year end bonus bid total was $225.2 million, as compared to just $139.2 million last year, and 222 point six million in 2011. 

What is arguably the most alarming fact about this year’s revenue results is that seven of the monthly sales, including five of the last seven, resulted in bonus bid totals of less than $10 million. 

The first sale of next year is set for January 15th, 2014.