Press Release Catalog 2000

  • 12/19/00 MMS Provides OCS Sand to Air Force Base in Florida
  • 12/15/00 MMS Announces Partnership for Technology Development
  • 12/15/00 Proposed Notice of Sale 178 Amended to Add Western Gap Blocks
  • 12/12/00 MMS Starts Preparation of New 5-Year OCS Leasing Program 
  • 12/08/00 MMS Adopts International Offshore Safety Standards 
  • 12/07/00 MMS Awards Deep Water Royalty Relief to Fifth Field in the Gulf of Mexico 
  • 12/05/00 MMS Announces the Release of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Eastern Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 181 
  • 12/05/00 Minerals Management Service Has Prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Proposed Eastern Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Lease Sale 181 
  • 11/29/00 MMS Issues Proposed Notice of Central Gulf Lease Sale 178 Announcing Initiatives to Increase Domestic Energy Production 
  • 11/29/00 MMS Sets Date for Public Workshops for Lease Sale 178 and the Proposed Rule Regarding Discretionary Royalty Relief 
  • 11/29/00 Proposed OCS Lease Sale 178 
  • 11/16/00 Oil Spill Testing Program Recognized For Excellence 
  • 11/16/00 MMS Proposed Rule Extends Discretionary Royalty Relief to New Deepwater Lease on the OCS 
  • 11/14/00 MMS Starts Preparing Next 5-Year OCS Leasing Program 
  • 11/06/00 States No Longer Pay Administrative Costs Associated With Minerals Produced on Federal Lands 
  • 11/01/00 MMS Participates in Deep-Sea Exploration 
  • 10/30/00 MMS Implements Better Business Processes 
  • 10/27/00 Media Advisory:  New Chief of Public Affairs 
  • 10/26/00 34 States Receive More Than $575 Million in First Nine Months of 2000 as Share of Federal Mineral Revenues 
  • 10/12/00 MMS Announces New Royalty-In-Kind Agreements 
  • 10/10/00 MMS Royalty Management Program Reorganizes and Changes Name to Minerals Revenue Management 
  • 09/27/00 Exploring America's Oceans for Our Health MMS Announces Biotechnology Research Projects 
  • 09/13/00 MMS Proposes Framework for Future Deepwater Royalty Relief 
  • 08/22/00 MMS to Hold Pilot Royalty in Kind Oil Sale in the Gulf of Mexico 
  • 08/14/00 MMS Publishes Final Rule for Training Offshore Workers 
  • 08/10/00  MMS Announces the Availability of the Draft EIS on Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Systems and Public Hearings Schedule 
  • 07/27/00 MMS Publishes Rule Concerning Producer-Operated Pipelines on the OCS 
  • 07/20/00 Rigs Drilling in Deepwater Gulf Reaches Record High 
  • 07/20/00 MMS Issues Final Notice Of Sale For Western Gulf Of Mexico Sale 177 
  • 07/20/00 MMS and Wyoming Continue Oil Royalty In Kind Sales
  • 07/07/00 Additional Volumes of  MMS Royalty in Kind Gas Available 
  • 07/07/00 MMS Publishes Proposed Rule On Decommissioning of Facilities 
  • 07/03/00 34 States Receive $362 Million in First Half of 2000 as Share of Federal Mineral Revenues
  • 06/29/00 MMS to Hold Workshop on Small Business Participation in MMS Pilot Sales of Royalty In Kind Oil and Gas  
  • 06/28/00 Department of the Interior Will Not Conduct Sand and Gravel Lease Sale Offshore New Jersey 
  • 06/13/00 MMS Lauds U. S. and Mexico Continental Shelf Boundary Treaty Agreement 
  • 06/12/00 Central Gulf of Mexico Sale 175 Nets $292,771,205 in High Bids 
  • 05/18/00 DEEPWATER: A New Frontier for Resource Management 
  • 04/27/00 MMS Issues Revised Guidelines on Preparing Exploration and Development Plans 
  • 04/27/00 $65 Million Goes To Six Coastal States  
  • 04/26/00 MMS Schedule Training Sessions For New Federal Oil Valuation Rule 
  • 04/25/00 MMS Releases Report on Natural Gas Supply and Demand 
  • 04/14/00 MMS Announces Industry Awards 
  • 04/11/00 Department of Justice release-BP Amoco agrees to pay $32 million to resolve claims of underpayment of oil royalties 
  • 04/07/00 Proposed Notice of Sale Issued for Western Gulf of Mexico OCS Sale 177 
  • 03/17/00 $749,000 Paid in OCS Civil Penalties Last Year 
  • 03/15/00 Lease Sale in Gulf of Mexico Attracts $ 301 Million in High Bids  
  • 03/14/00 Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 175 Receives 469 Bids on 344 Tracts 
  • 03/14/00 MMS Publishes Final Rule for Valuing Oil From Federal Lands 
  • 03/10/00 Prequalification For Purchase of MMS Royalty-In-Kind Gas Sales
  • 03/09/00 A Briefing on the Federal Oil Valuation Rule 
  • 03/02/00 MMS Announces New Royalty-in-Kind Agreements 
  • 02/29/00 MMS Announces 1999 SAFE Finalists 
  • 02/28/00 MMS Extends Comment Period for Indian Oil Valuation Rule 
  • 02/22/00 MMS To Hold Public Meetings To Discuss Whether or Not To Proceed With An Environmental Impact Study Related to Proposed Commercial Sand and Gravel Sale Offshore Northern New Jersey 
  • 02/14/00 MMS Issues Final Notice of Sale for Central Gulf of Mexico Sale 175 
  • 02/11/00 MMS Completes RIK Sale of Gulf of Mexico Crude Oil to Small Refiners
  • 02/07/00 MMS Requests $247.7 Million for FY 2001 Budget 
  • 02/03/00 MMS Announces Winners of Corporate Leadership Award
  • 02/03/00 Interior Department FY 2001 Budget Briefing Scheduled  
  • 02/01/00 MMS releases annual report on the oil and gas reserves in the Gulf of Mexico 
  • 01/27/00 36 States Receive $541 Million As Share of Federal Mineral Revenues in 1999 
  • 01/24/00 Royalty Policy Committee Meeting Set For February 4 - Houston, Texas 
  • 01/21/00 MMS and Wyoming Continue Oil Royalty in Kind Sales 
  • 01/19/00 Notice Regarding Workshop on Federal Oil Valuation Rule Washington, DC 
  • 01/18/00 MMS Announces Plans for Next Gulf of Mexico Royalty-in-Kind Sale 
  • 01/18/00 MMS Announces Workshop for Indian Oil Valuation Rule 
  • 01/07/00 MMS To Issue Request for Interest and Information and Hold Public Meetings For Proposed Federal Sand and Gravel Sale Offshore Northern New Jersey 
  • 01/06/00 Schedule Changes for Federal Oil Valuation Rule Workshop