News roundup: 73M acres proposed for first Gulf oil lease sale … Shell to retain Louisiana refineries after breaking up with Saudi Aramco … US trade deficit jumps to five-year high

    To the highest bidder: The first oil lease sale covering the entire Gulf of Mexico since 1983 would offer 73 million acres under a proposal from U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, The Associated Pres…

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