Press Release Catalog 1998

  •  12/29/98 MMS to Recognize Corporate Citizens and Leaders  
  •  12/29/98 MMS and Wyoming Open Bidding For Royalty-In-Kind Oil From Federal And State Properties  
  •  12/21/98 1997 Mineral Revenues Report Now Available  
  •  12/17/98 MMS Partners with Industry, States and Tribes to Model Reengineered Program  
  •  12/16/98 MMS Director Cynthia Quarterman Announces Resignation  
  •  12/16/98 MMS and Coast Guard Sign Oil and Gas Agreement  
  •  12/15/98 United States and Bangladesh Pledge Cooperation on Energy Development  
  •  12/11/98 MMS Follows Road Map To The  21st Century To Implement Reengineered Business  Processes 
  •  12/10/98 MMS To Determine If Royalty-In-Kind Oil For Small Refiners Is Needed  
  •  11/25/98 34 States Receive $440 Million  
  •  11/23/98 MMS awards cooperative agreement for $10 million to Louisiana State University  
  •  11/20/98 Western Gulf of Mexico Sale 171 nets $530,885,109 in high bids  
  •  11/12/98 Oynes awarded Rank of Meritorious Service  
  •  11/12/98 MMS Issues Proposed Notice of Sale For Central Gulf of Mexico Sale 172  
  •  11/04/98 MMS Names Deputy Director  
  •  10/22/98 MMS Schedules Workshop on Gathering and Transportation Criteria For Deep Water Subsea Wells 
  •  10/19/98 MMS and Texas Announce Joint RIK Pilot Project  
  •  10/15/98 MMS Provides Technical Assistance for Regions in the Caspian Basin  
  •  10/15/98 MMS and Norway Work Together on Oil and Gas Resources  
  •  09/18/98 MMS and Australia to Share Information  
  •  08/28/98 US Settles With Mobil For UnderPayment of Royalties  
  •  08/27/98 MMS Announces High Bidder for Wyoming Royalty-in-Kind Project  
  •  08/27/98 Statement from MMS Director Cynthia Quarterman  
  •  08/22/98 Minerals Management Service presents Kerr-McGee with Conservation Award for respecting the environment  
  •  08/21/98 Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 171 attracts $553.4 million in high bids  
  •  08/17/98 MMS Publishes Final Rule Implementing Agreement with Department of Transportation Concerning Pipelines on the OCS  
  •  08/12/99 MMS to review air emissions for NOx in the  Central Gulf of Mexico planning area  
  •  08/10/98 MMS Publishes Final Rule on Oil Spill Financial Responsibility  
  •  08/07/98 States Receive Millions in First Half of 1998 as Share of Federal Mineral Revenues  
  •  08/5/98 MMS Beaufort Sea Sale 170 Garners $6M for U.S. Treasury  
  •  07/24/98 Final Notice of Sale for Western Gulf of Mexico OCS Sale 171  
  •  07/23/98 MMS Extends Comment Period for Proposed Federal Oil Valuation Rule  
  •  07/22/98 MMS Extends Deadline and Amends Invitation for Bid for Wyoming Crude Oil RIK Pilot  
  •  07/17/98 MMS Awards Deep Water Royalty Relief to Third Field in the Gulf of Mexico  
  •  07/15/98 MMS Proposes Changes to Second Supplementary Proposed Federal Oil Valuation Rule 
  •  07/10/98 Central Gulf of Mexico Sale 169 Nets $784,120,709 in High Bids  
  •  07/09/98 ASLM Statement: Delay in New Oil Valuation Rule Costly to American Taxpayers  
  •  07/08/98 MMS Reopens Comment Period for Proposed Federal Oil Valuation Rule  
  •  07/02/98 MMS Announces Oil and Gas Sale in the Beaufort Sea  
  •  06/30/98 MMS Opens Bidding for Royalty-In-Kind Oil From Federal Leases in Wyoming  
  •  06/29/98 DOI Statement: Oil Valuation Rules for Federal and Indian Lands  
  •  06/17/99 MMS announces revised guidelines for deepwater Operations plans  
  •  06/15/98 MMS Calls for Public Input in Reviewing Regulations  
  •  06/10/98 OCS Deep Water Royalty Relief Workshop Set for June 29  
  •  06/03/98 MMS Expands Internet Homepage, Includes Royalty-in-Kind Pilot Information  
  •  06/01/98 MMS Issues Final Rule on Blowout Preventer Testing Requirements 
  •  05/27/98 MMS Extends Period to Accept or Reject Bids On Offshore Natural Gas And Oil Tracts for Central GOM Sale 169 
  •  05/22/98 MMS Awards Royalty Relief to Second Deepwater field in the Gulf of Mexico  
  •  05/22/98 MMS Presents Annual Stewardship Awards to Top Mineral Resource Companies  
  •  05/21/98 MMS extends period to accept or reject bids on Offshore Natural Gas and oil tracts for Central GOM Sale 169  
  •  05/21/98 MMS Awards Royalty Relief to Second Deep Water Field in the Gulf of Mexico  
  •  05/14/98 MMS to Update Production Measurement Requirements  
  •  04/30/98 Proposed Notice of Sale Issued for Western GOM OCS Sale 171  
  •  04/29/98 DOI Release: Statement by Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt: Congressional action aids oil companies at taxpayer expense  
  •  04/23/98 IG'S Peer Review Finds MMS Audit Division Performing Well  
  •  04/14/98 MMS begins safety Environmental Information Collection  
  •  04/14/98 $65 Million Goes to Six Coastal States in 1998 8(g) Payment  
  •  04/10/98 Comment Period Extended for Proposed Amendments to Indian Crude Oil Valuation Rule  
  •  04/08/98 MMS Proposes to Move Toward 100% Electronic Reporting  
  •  03/31/98 MMS Presents Two 1997 National SAFE Awards  
  •  03/23/98 MMS Extends Comment Period For Supplemental Proposed Federal Crude Oil Valuation Rule  
  •  03/19/98 MMS Reaches $2 Billion in Audit Collections  
  •  03/19/98 Interior Department Outlines Balanced Approach on Oil and Gas to Serve Industry, the Environment, and Taxpayers  
  •  03/18/98 Lease Sale in Gulf of Mexico Attracts $810 Million in High Bids  
  •  03/18/98 Director Quarterman to Testify at R-I-K Congressional Hearing 
  •  03/17/98 Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 169 Receives 1,188 Bids on 794 Tracts 
  •  03/11/98 MMS Announces Plans for Proposed Beaufort Sea Sale 170 and Modification of the Sale Area  
  •  03/05/98 GOM Deepwater continues to shine as America's new frontier  
  •  02/13/98 MMS Issues Final Notice of Sale for Central Gulf of Mexico Sale 169 
  •  02/13/98 MMS Issues Proposed Revision of Subpart A: Includes Process for Disqualification of Operators for Poor Performance  
  •  02/13/98 36 States Receive $617 Million in 1997 as Share of Federal Mineral Revenues  
  • 02/12/98 MMS to Propose Changes to Indian Oil Valuation Regulations  
  • 02/12/98 Correction to Civil Penalties Paid  
  • 02/11/98 MMS issues final notice of sale for Central Gulf of Mexico sale 169  
  • 02/11/98 Public Meetings Set for Proposed Rule on Federal Oil Valuation  
  • 02/05/98 MMS Proposes Further Amendments to Federal Crude Oil Valuation Rule  
  • 02/04/98 MMS to Hold Public RIK Meeting in Casper, WY  
  • 02/02/98 MMS Requests $222.5 Million for FY '99 Budget and Supplemental Request of $6.7 Million for FY `98  
  • 02/02/98 MMS to Publish Information on OCS Civil Penalties Paid  
  • 01/29/98 MMS Celebrates the "Year of the Ocean" Campaign  
  • 01/23/98 Royalty Policy Committee Meeting in Denver, January 26 
  • 01/15/98 Deep Water Royalty Relief Regulations Final  
  • 01/05/98 MMS and Coast Guard Seek Comments on Updated Memorandum of Understanding