Five-Year Program for Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing: History and Program for 2017-2022 [Updated August 23, 2019] [open pdf - 2MB]
From the Introduction: "The first three sections of this report discuss the history and legal framework for BOEM's [Bureau of Ocean Energy Management] five-year leasing programs and outline the agency's development process. Subsequent sections briefly summarize previous programs and analyze the program for 2017-2022. The final section of the report discusses the role of Congress, with a focus on congressional oversight and legislation related to the 2017-2022 program."
CRS Report for Congress, R44504
Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/