Gulf of Mexico OCS Region Publications



ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REPORTS
Fate and Effects of a Spill of Synthetic-Based Drilling Fluid at Mississippi Canyon Block 778. OCS Report MMS 2004-039. Greg Boland, Carole Current, Mike Gravois, Margaret Metcalf, Elizabeth Peuler. (2004) 18 p. PDF Technical
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Investigation of Blowout, High Island Block A-368, OCS-G 2433, May 9, 2001, Gulf of Mexico off the Texas Coast. OCS Report MMS 2002-080. Ronald Lee Fowler, Stephen Martinez, James Hail, and Freddie Mosley. (2002) 15 p. PDF    
Investigation of Blowout and Fire, Eugene Island Block 284, OCS-G0991, Well A-13, March 1, 2001, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coats. OCS Report MMS 2001-084. Tom Basey, John McCarroll, Marty Rinaudo, and Buddy Stewart. (2001) 29 p. PDF    
Investigation of Blowout and Fire, Grand Isle Block 93, Well C-4ST, OCS-G 2628, August 8, 2002, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2003-023. Jack Williams, Lynard Carter, and Steve Lucky. (2003) 40 p. PDF    
Investigation of Blowout and Fire, Ship Shoal Block 354, OCS-G 15312, Well A-2, September 9, 1999, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2001-009.Leslie Monahan, Michael Saucier, David Dykes, and Joe Gordon. (2001) 35 p. PDF    
Investigation of Blowout Eugene Island, Block 28 Well No. 4, OCS-G 05479, December 03, 2007, Gulf of Mexico, Off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2008-049. Randall Josey - Chair, David Stanley, Johnny Serrette, and Mark Hasenkampf. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 18 p. PDF    
Investigation of Blowout, Injuries, and Fatality, Brazos Block 417, OCS-G 22190, Well 1, July 13, 2001, Gulf of Mexico off the Texas Coast. OCSReport MMS 2002-062. John McCarroll, Lee Fowler, Suzanne Moore, and James Hail. (2002) 38 p. PDF    
Investigation of Blowout, Main Pass Block 91 Platform A, OCS-G14576, August 23, 2007, Gulf of Mexico, Off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2008-053. Randall Josey - Chair, Russell Hoshman, Frank Patton and Robert Ranney. (2008) 20 p. PDF    
Investigation of Chevron Pipe Line Company Pipeline Leak, South Pass Block 38, September 29, 1998, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 99-0053. David M. Moore, Frank Torres, Mike Joseph, Buddy Sheets, and LCDR George Butler. (1999) 86 p. PDF    
Investigation of Crane Accident and Injury, South Timablier Block 185, OCS-G 1569, March 21, 2000, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2001-010. Jack Leezy, Freddie Mosely, & David Dykes. (2001) 31 p. PDF    
Investigation of Drillship Draw Works Failure, Atwater Valley Block 116, OCS-G 13206, October 22, 1999, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2000-084. David Dykes, David Trocquet, and Randall Josey. (2000) 33 p. PDF    
Investigation of Equipment Failure, Green Canyon Block 242, Well No. 1, OCS-G 21788, September 5, 2004, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2005-027. Glenn Woltman, Ronald Fowler, Freddie Mosely, and David Nedorostek. (2005) 31 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fall and Fatality, Main Pass Block 140, May 19, 2000, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2001-042. Frank Pausina, David Dykes, and Randall Josey. (2001) 13 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fall and Fatality, Mississippi Canyon Block 109, August 16, 2000, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2000-089. Frank Pausina, David Dykes, and Charles Griffin. (2000) 23 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fall with Fatality, High Island Block A-368, OCS-G 02433, June 5, 2003, Gulf of Mexico off the Texas Coast. OCS Report MMS 2004-004. Frank Pausina, James Hail, Kathleen Wysocki. (2004) 13 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatal Accident Lift Boat-Coil Tubing P&A, Main Pass Block 98, Well No. 3, OCS-G 5694, August 12, 2005, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2007-045. Jack Williams, Leslie Peterson and Kirk Malstrom. (2007) 37 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatal Accident North Padre Island Block 969, Platform JA, OCS-G 5953, 19 January 2008, Gulf of Mexico Off the Texas Coast. OCS Report MMS 2009-008. Lance Labiche- Chair, Sid Falk and Stephen Martinez. (2008) 12 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatal Accident, V-Door Guide Post Failure, Chandeleur Block 31, Well No. 1, OCS-G 27214, July 18, 2006, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2008-016. Jack Williams, Tom Perry, David Emilien, and Kevin Langlinais. (2008) 28 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatal Accident, West Cameron Block 424, Well No. 1, OCS-G 24745, 7 April 2004, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2004-078. Jack Williams, Glenn Woltman, and Bill Olive. (2005) 27 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatal Fall from Rig Pollution Pan, Galveston Area Block 151, Well No. 6, OCS-G 15740, 28 January 2008, Gulf of Mexico Off the Texas Coast. OCS Report MMS 2009-018. Jack Williams – Chair, Tom Perry, Craig Pohler, and Glynn Breaux. (2009) 29 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatal Fall Through "V" Door, South Pass Block 62, OCS-G 01294, June 15, 2002, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2002-075. Jack Williams, Lynard Carter, and Stephen Lucky. (2002) 23 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatal Rental Crane Support Brace Failure, Main Pass Block 255 "A" Platform, OCS-G 07825, May 5, 2002, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2002-076. Jack Williams, Tom Machado, and Stephen P. Dessauer. (2002) 35 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatality from Falling Load, Main Pass Block 30, Well No. A-14 ST01, OCS-G 4903, 7 March 2009, Gulf of Mexico Off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2009-042. Glynn T. Breaux, Randy Josey and David Emilien. (2009) 36 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatality, Grand Isle Block 37, Platform Z, OCS 00392, February 28, 2006, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2006-070. Randall Josey and Perry Jennings. (2006) 13 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatality, Green Canyon Block 304, Well No. 1, OCS-G28066, 03 September 2009, Gulf of Mexico, Off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2010-025. Glynn T. Breaux-Chair, Ben Coco, Josh Ladner, Jason Mathews. U. S. Department of the Interior. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2010) 45 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatality, South Marsh Island Block 130, OCS-G 02280, December 6, 2003, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2004-046. Frank Pausina, Marty Rinaudo, and Mark Malbrue. (2004). 20 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatality South Pass Area, South and East Additions, Block 90 Pipeline Right-of-Way OCS-G 26857, Gulf of Mexico, Off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2009-028. Manny Gagliano- Chairman, Mark Malbrue, Melinda Mayes. (2009) 34 p. 8 attachments. PDF    
Investigation of Fatality, Pipe Rack Finger Failure and Fall, South Marsh Island Block 93, OCS-G 21618, October 13, 2001, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2002-059. Buddy Stewart, Tom Basey, Johnny Serrette, Melinda Mayes. (2002) 26 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatality and Loss of Well Control High Island Block A466, Well No. B-11, OCS G-03242, February 20, 2006, Gulf of Mexico, Off the Texas Coast.OCS Report MMS 2007-037. J. David Dykes - Chair, Richard Clingan, Jim Hail, and Frank Patton. (2007) 47 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fire, Fatality, and Injuries, Eugene Island Block 108, December 23, 1998, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 99-0067. Frank Pausina, Tom Basey, and Michael Hebert. (1999) 28 p. PDF    
Investigation of High Island Pipeline System Rupture Pipeline Segment No. 4879, Pipeline Right-of-way OCS-G 4370, Galveston Area Block A-5, 24 December 2006, Gulf of Mexico Off the Texas Coast.OCS Report MMS 2008-038. Angie D. Gobert- Chair, Jarvis Outlaw and Craig Pohler. (2008) p. PDF    
Investigation of Loss of Well Control, East Cameron Block 23, OCS-G 02853, February 17, 2004, Gulf of Mexico Off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2004-075. Frank Pausina, Glenn Woltman, Scott Mouton, and Michael Hebert. (2004) 27 p. PDF    
Investigation of Loss of Well Control, Eugene Island Block 277, Well A-3 BP, OCS-G 10744, 9 February 2004, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2005-007. Jack Williams, John McCarroll, Tom Basey, and Glenn Woltmann. (2005) 48 p. PDF    
Investigation of Loss of Well Control, Eugene Island Block 277, OCS-G 10744 Well A-4, July 6, 2001, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2002-040. Cliff Delouche, Tom Basey, & Marty Rinaudo. (2002) 20 p. PDF    
Investigation of Loss of Well Control, Grand Isle Block 90, Well C-7ST, OCS-G 4003, November 14, 2002, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2003-068. Jack Williams, Lynard Carter, and Randy Josey. (2003) 27 p. PDF    
Investigation of Loss of Well Control, Eugene Island Block 107, Well B-1, OCS-G 14371, 8 March 2003, Gulf of Mexico Off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2004-048. Jack Williams, Tom Basey, & Marty Rinaudo. (2004) 38 p. PDF    
Investigation of Loss of Well Control, South Pelto Block 10, Well No. 10, OCS-G02925, 14 February 2008, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast.. OCS Report MMS 2008-054. Jason Mathews - Chairman, Kelly Bouzigard and Bradley Hunter. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 16 pgs. 11 Attachments. PDF    
Investigation of Loss of Well Control, South Timbalier Block 135, Well No. 6, OCS 0462, 1 December 2005, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2006-039. Glenn Woltman, Leslie Peterson, & Tom Perry. (2006) 25 p. PDF    
Investigation of Loss of Well Control, South Timbalier Block 188, Well CA-3, OCS-G 1899, April 22, 2003, Gulf of Mexico Off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2004-010. Jack Williams, John McCarroll, Jerry Freeman. (2004) 21 p. PDF    
Investigation of Loss of Well Control, South Timbalier Block 230, Well A-7, OCS-G 27169, 30 November 2005, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2006-047. John McCarroll, Joe Levine, Mark Malbrue, Freddie Mosely, Ben Coco. (2006) 14 p. PDF    
Investigation of Pipeline Leak, Stone Energy Corporation, Pipeline Segment No. 4582, Main Pass Area Block 288, 23 June 2008, Gulf of Mexico Off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2008-056. Angie D. Gobert - Chair, Frank Patton and Jack Williams. 2008. 14pgs and 4 attachments. PDF    
Investigation of Riser Disconnect and Blowout, Mississippi Canyon Block 538, OCS-G 16614 Well #2, February 28, 2000, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2001-005. David Dykes, David Trocquet, and Randall Josey. 13 p. PDF    
Investigation of Riser Fatality, Mississippi Canyon Block 167, OCS-G 08801, September 8, 2000, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2001-045. David Dykes and Tom Machado. (2001) 29 p. PDF    
Investigation of Riser Disconnect and Spill, Green Canyon Block 652, OCS-G 21810, July 5, 2005, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2006-058. Glenn Woltman and Dr. Charles Smith. (2006) 28 p. PDF    
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AIR QUALITY
Air Quality and Dispersion Meteorology over the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico: Measurements, Analyses, & Syntheses (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-014. S.A. Hsu & B.W. Blanchard (2000). 188 p. PDF Technical
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Analysis of Ambient Pollutant Concentrations and Meteorological Conditions Affecting EPA Class I and II Areas in Southeastern Louisiana; Vol. I: Technical Report (OCS Study MMS 96-0062); Vol. II: Appendices (MMS 96-0063).S.A. Hsu. (1997) 137 and 355 p. PDF
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Boundary Layer Study in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-060. Clinton P. MacDonald, Paul T. Roberts, Mark R. Lilly, Charley A. Knoderer, Dianne S. Miller & Steven R. Hanna. (2004) 437 p. PDF Technical
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Cumulative Increment Analysis for the Breton National Wilderness Area. OCS Study MMS 2008-058. U. S Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, La. N. J. M. Wheeler, S. B. Reid, K. J. Craig, J. R. Zielonka, D. R. Stauffer, and S. R. Hanna. 2008. 343 p. PDF Technical
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Data Quality Control and Emissions Inventories of OCS Oil and Gas Production Activities in the Breton Area of the Gulf of Mexico; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-071. Richard Billings and Darcy Wilson. (2004) 79 p. PDF Technical
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Emission Inventories of OCS Production and Development Activities in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2002-073. Dana L. Coe, Courtney A. Gorin, Lyle R. Chinkin, Mark Yocke, and David Scalfano. (2003). CD-ROM. PDF Technical
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Evaluation of NASA Aura's Data Products for Use in Air Quality Studies over the Gulf of Mexico. 2010-051. A Pour Biazar, R.T. McNider, Mike Newchurch, Lihua Wang, Yun Hee Park. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, 2010, 82 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Five-Year Meteorological Datasets for CALMET/CALPUFF AND THE OCD5 Modeling of the Gulf of Mexico Region. OCS MMS 2008-029. Sharon g. Douglas and A. Belle Hudischewskyj. (2008) 54 p. PDF Technical
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Gulfwide Emission Inventory Study for the Regional Haze and Ozone Modeling Effort, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-072. Darcy Wilson, Joseph Fanjoy, and Richard Billings. (2004) 252 p. PDF Technical
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Meteorological and Wave Measurements for Improving Meteorological and Air Quality Modeling OCS Study BOEM 2013-01110. C. P. MacDonald, A. E. Ray, Paul T. Roberts, C.A. Knoderer, L. Bariteau, C. W. Fairall,, W. J. Gibson, J. E. Hare. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 102 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Observation of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico; Final Performance Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-028. Vaisala Meteorological Systems, Inc., & Sonoma Technology, Inc. (2002) 114 p. PDF Technical
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Observation of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico, Second Annual Report. OCS Study MMS 2000-009. Radian International LLC and Sonoma Technology, Inc. (2000) 28 p. PDF Technical
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Satellite Data Assimilation into Meteorological/Air Quality Models. OCS Study 2010-050. A.Pour Biazar, R.T. McNider, S. Mackaro. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2010, 70 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Synthesis, Analysis, and Integration of Meteorological and Air Quality Date for the Gulf of Mexico Region: Volume I: User's Manual for the Gulf of Mexico Air Quality Database (Version 1.0). OCS Study MMS 2009-055. B. Davis-Noland, J. Ward and J. Adlhoch. 2009. 78 p. Volume II: Technical Reference Manual for the Gulf of Mexico Air Quality Database. OCS Study MMS 2009-056. B. Davis-Noland, J. Ward, and J. Adlhoch. 2009, 49 p.Volume III: Data Analysis. OCS Study MMS 2009-057. S. Douglas, J. Haney, A. Hudischewskyj, and Y. Wei. 2009. 265 p. Volume IV: CART Analysis of Modeling Episode Days. OCS Sturdy MMS 2009-058. S. Douglas, J. Haney and A. Hudischewskyj. 2009. 30 p., U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. PDF
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User's Guide for the 2005 Gulfwide Offshore Activities Data System (GOADS-2005); Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-070. Darcy Wilson, Andy Blackard, Stephanie Finn, and Brian Boyer. (2004) 81 p. PDF Technical
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User's Guide for the 2008 Gulfwide Offshore Activities Data System (GOADS-2008).OCS Study MMS 2007-068. D. Wilson, and B. Boyer. (2007) 88 p. PDF Technical
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User's Guide for the Breton Offshore Activities Data System (BOADS) for Air Quality, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2000-081. Dana L. Coe, Donna J. Ladner, Jeff D. Prouty, Lyle R. Chinkin, Mark Yocke, and David Scalfano. (2001) 73 p.and compact disc. PDF Technical
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Visibility and Atmospheric Dispersion Capability over the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Estimations and Observations of Boundary Layer Parameters (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2005-008. S.A. Hsu and B.W. Blanchard. (2005) 184 p. PDF Technical
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Year 2005 Gulfwide Emission Inventory Study.OCS Study MMS 2007-067.Darcy Wilson, Richard Billings, Regi Oommen & Roger Chang, 2007, 149 p. PDF Technical
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Year 2011 Gulfwide Emissions Inventory Study. OCS Study BOEM 2014-666. Wilson, D., R. Billings, R. Chang, H. Perez, and J. Sellers. 2014. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 180 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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ALABAMA
Air Quality and Dispersion Meteorology over the Northeastern Gulf ofMexico: Measurements, Analyses, and Syntheses (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-014. S.A. Hsu & B.W. Blanchard (2000).188 p. PDF Technical
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Benefits and Burdens of OCS Activities on States, Labor Market Areas, Coastal Counties, and Selected Communities. OCS Study MMS 2008-052. John S. Petterson, Edward Glazier, Laura Stanley, Carson Mencken, Karl Eschback, Patrick Moore, and Pamela Goode. 2008. 470 p. PDF Technical
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Coastal Alabama Offshore Natural Gas Economic Projection Model. OCS Study MMS 2000-065. Jason R. Plater. (2002) 22 p. and one CD-ROM. PDF Technical
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Data Quality Control and Emissions Inventories of OCS Oil and Gas Production Activities in the Breton Area of the Gulf of Mexico; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-071. Richard Billings and Darcy Wilson. (2004) 79 p. PDF Technical
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DeSoto Canyon Eddy Intrusion Study, Final Report; Vol. I, Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2000-079) and Vol. II, Technical Report (OCS Study MMS 2000-080). Thomas J. Berger, Peter Hamilton, James J. Singer, Evans Waddell, James H. Churchill, Robert R. Leben, Thomas N. Lee, and Wilton Sturges. (2001) 41 p. & 275 p. PDF
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Economic Effects of Coastal Alabama and Destin Dome Offshore Natural Gas Exploration, Development, and Production. OCS Study MMS 2000-044. Jason R. Plater, Jaqueline Q. Kelley, William W. Wade, and Robert T. Mott. (2000) 199 + xi p. PDF Technical
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Exploration Activities in the Eastern Sale Area: Eastern Planning Area, Gulf of Mexico OCS Programmatic Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2003-008. MMS GOM Region. (2003) 202 p. PDF    
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 181, Eastern Planning Area, Draft Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIA/EA MMS 2000-077. MMS Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2001) 608 + xxvii p.      
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 181, Eastern Planning Area, Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA 2001-051. Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico Region. (2001) 914 p. in two volumes.      
History of Coastal Alabama Natural Gas Exploration and Development: Final Report. MMS 99-0031. William W. Wade, Jason R. Plater, and Jacqueline Q. Kelley. (1999) 189 p. PDF Technical
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"An Informational Brochure on Proposed Lease Sale 181 in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico." MMS 2000-088. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2001) 4 p. PDF    
Mississippi/Alabama Pinnacle Trend Ecosystem Monitoring, Final Synthesis Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-080. Continental Shelf Associates, Inc., and Texas A&M University, Geochemical and Environmental Research Group. (2001) 446 p. PDF Technical
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Northeastern Gulf of Mexico Chemical Oceanography and Hydrography Study, Annual Report: Year 3. OCS Study MMS 2000-078. Ann E. Jochens and Worth D. Nowlin, Jr. (2000) 73 p. PDF   Technical Summary
Physical/Biological Oceanographic Integration Workshop for the DeSoto Canyon and Adjacent Shelf, October 19-21, 1999. OCS Study MMS 2000-074. William W. Schroeder and Carolyn F. Wood, eds. (2001) 157 p. PDF Technical
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Proposed OCS Lease Sale 182, Central Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2001-097. Minerals Management Service Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2001) 52 p. PDF Technical
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Social and Economic Consequences of Onshore OCS-Related Activities in Coastal Alabama: Final Baseline Report; Economic Baseline of the Alabama Coastal Region. MMS 98-0046. Jacqueline Q. Kelley, William W. Wade. (1999) 102 p. PDF Technical
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Socioeconomic Baseline Study for the Gulf of Mexico, Final Report: Description of the Dataset, 1930-1990 (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2002-054. Natsumi Aratame and Joachim Singelmann. (2002) Compact disc. PDF Technical
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ARCHAEOLOGY
Archaeological Analysis of Submerged Sites on the Gulf of Mexico Continental Shelf OCS Study BOEM 2013-011110. A. Evans, M. Keith, E. Voisin, P. Hesp, G. Cook, M., Allison, G. de Silva, E. Swanson. (2013) 415 p. PDF Technical
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Archaeological and Biological Analysis of World War II Shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico Artificial Reef Effect in Deep Water. OCS MMS 2007-015. R. Church, D. Warren, R. Cullimore, L. Johnston, W. Schroeder, W. Patterson, T. Shirley, M. Kilgour, N. Morris, and J. Moore. (2007) 363 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Archaeological Damage from Offshore Dredging: Recommendations for Pre-operational Surveys and Mitigation During Dredging to Avoid Adverse Impacts. OCS Study MMS 2004-005 (2004) PDF   Technical
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Archaeological Excavation of the Mardi Gras Shipwreck (16GM01), Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope. OCS Report MMS 2008-037. Ben Ford, Amy Borgens, William Bryant, Dawn Marshall, Peter Hitchcock, Cesar Arias, & Donny Hamilton. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 313 p. PDF    
Archaeological Investigations on the Outer Continental Shelf: A Study Within the Sabine River Valley, Offshore Louisiana and Texas. Charles E. Person, David B. Kelly, Richard A. Weinstein, Sherwood M. Gagliano. Coastal Environments, Inc. OCS Study MMS 86-0119 (1986) PDF    
Archaeology on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf: A Compendium of Studies. Prepared and published by MMS Gulf of Mexico Region Study, by Richard J. Anuskiewicz and John R. Greene. Prepared for First Joint Archaeological Congress, Baltimore, Maryland. (1989) PDF    
Archival Investigations for Potential Colonial-Era Shipwrecks in Ultra-Deep Water within the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study 2011-004. Krivor, Michael C., John de Bry, Nicholas J. Linville, and Debra J. Wells (2011). 290 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Cultural Resources Evaluation of the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Volumes 1-2. Sherwood M. Gagliano. Coastal Environments, Inc. Prepared for Bureau of Land Management (now the MMS) and Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, National Park Service. (1977) PDF
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Cultural Resource Survey of the Continental Shelf from Cape Hatteras to Key West. Volume I: Introduction and Physical Environment, Volume II: Prehistoric Archaeology, Volume III: Shipwreck Archaeology and Remote Sensing Technology, and Volume IV: Conclusions and Recommendations PDF
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An Eighteenth-Century Ballast Pile Site, Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana: An Instrumental and Archaeological Study (OCS Study MMS 89-0092). Ervan G. Garrison, Charles P. Giammona, James Jobling, Anthony R. Tripp, Eri N. Weinstein, and Gary A. Wolff (1989). 95 p. PDF    
Evaluation of Visual Impact on Cultural Resources/Historic Properties: North Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, and Florida Straits. OCS Study BOEM 2012-006 and 007. John Milner Associates, Inc. (JMA), Joel I. Klein, Matthew D. Harris, W. Matthew Tankersley, Richard Meyer, Greg C. Smith, William J. Chadwick. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2012, Volume I: Technical Report of Findings 24 p. and Volume II Appendices 684 p., Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF
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Historic Shipwrecks and Magnetic Anomalies of the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Reevaluation of Archaeological Resources Management Zone 1. by Ervan. G. Garrison. Charles P. Giammona, Frank J. Kelly, Anthony R. Tripp, and Gary A. Wolf. OCS Study MMS 89-0023, MMS 89-0024, MMS 89-0025. (1989) PDF
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Impact of Recent Hurricane Activity on Historic Shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Study 2011-003. Robert Gearhart II, Doug Jones, Amy Borgens, Sara Laurence, Todd DeMunda, Julie Shipp., U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 202 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Inventory and Analysis of Archaeological Site Occurrence on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Study BOEM 2012-008. Prepared under BOEM Contract by TRC Environmental Corporation. 2012, 349 p. PDF   Technical Summary
Mica Shipwreck Project: Deepwater Archaeological Investigation of a 19th Century Shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2006-072. A.D. Atauz, W. Bryant, T. Jones, B. Phaneuf. (2006) 140 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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MMS Seafloor Monitoring Project: First Annual Technical Report, 1997 Field Season. OCS Study MMS 99-0014. Jack B. Irion and Richard J. Anuskiewicz, comps. (1999) 41 p. + 22 p. apps. PDF Technical
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Refining and Revising the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf Region High-Probability Model for Historic Shipwrecks, Final Report; Volume I: Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2003-060); Volume II: Technical Narrative (MMS 2003-061); Volume III: Appendices (MMS 2003-062). Charles E. Pearson, Stephen R. James, Jr., Michael C. Krivor, S. Dean El Darragi, and Lori Cunningham. (2004) 13, 338, and 138 p. PDF
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Shipwreck Research in the New Orleans Notarial Archives. OCS Study 2011-040. John K. Rawls, Dayna Bowker Lee. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 694 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Spatial data analysis of artifacts redeposited by coastal erosion: A case study of McFaddin Beach, Texas. M.J. Stright, E.M. Lear, and J.F. Bennett. U.S. DOI. 2 vol. OCS Study MMS 99-0068 (1999) PDF
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Study to Conduct National Register of Historic Places Evaluations of Submerged Sites on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Study MMS 2006-036. Jeffrey M. Enright, Robert Gearhart II, Doug Jones, Jenna Enright. (2006) 164 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Summary and Analysis of Cultural Resources Information on the Continental Shelf from the Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras, Final Report.Volume I: Physical Environment, Volume II: Archaeology and Paleontology, Volume III: Historic Shipping, and Volume IV: Management PDF
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Viosca Knoll Wreck: Discovery and Investigation of an Early Nineteenth-Century Wooden Sailing Vessel in 2,000 Feet of Water. OCS Study MMS 2008-018. Robert A. Church and Daniel J. Warren. (2008) 41 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
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ASSESSMENTS
Characterization and Potential Impacts of Noise Producing Construction and Operation Activities on the Outer Continental Shelf: Data Synthesis. OCS Study BOEM 2014-608. B. Martin, D. Zeddies, J. MacDonnell, J. Vallarta, J. Delarue. 2014. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 84 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Assessment of Conventionally Recoverable Hydrocarbon Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf as of January 1, 1995. OCS Report MMS 99-0034. Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico Region. (1999) CD-ROM in ArcView GIS format, Icon Author interactive multimedia format, and Adobe PDF format. PDF Technical
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Assessment of Historical, Social, and Economic Impacts of OCS Development on Gulf Coast Communities. Vol. I: Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2001-026); Vol. II: Narrative Report (OCS Study MMS 2001-027). Barbara Wallace, James Kirkley, Thomas McGuire, Diane Austin, and David Goldfield. (2001) 12 and 437 + xxii p. PDF
2001-026
2001-027
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Assessment of Marginal Production in the Gulf of Mexico and Lost Production from Early Decommissioning. OCS Study MMS 2010-007. Mark J. Kaiser, Yunke Yu, and Allan G. Pulsipher. U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.2010, 194 p. PDF Technical
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Cooperative Research to Study Dive Patters of Sperm Whales in the Atlantic Ocean.OCS MMS 2007-033.Debra Palka & Mark Johnson (2007) 40 p. PDF Technical
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Digital Conversion of Dive Video from Fifteen Dive Seasons. OCS Study BOEM 2015- 004. R.S. Carney, H.H. Roberts. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 17 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Evaluation of Oil and Gas Platforms on the Louisiana Continental Shelf for Organisms with Biotechnology Potential. OCS Study MMS 2009-059. L. Rouse. 2009. xi + 53 p. PDF Technical
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Labor Needs Survey, Volume I: Technical Report, Volume II: Survey Instruments. OCS Study MMS 2008-050 and 051. ICF Consulting. U. S. Department of the Interior Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2008. 85 p. PDF
2008-050
2008-051
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Post-Hurricane Assessment at the East Flower Garden Bank Long-Term Monitoring Site: November 2005. OCS Study MMS 2008-019. William Precht, Richard Aronson, Kenneth Deslarzes, Martha Robbart, Beth Zimmer, and Leslie Duncan. (2008) 39 pgs + appendices. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 4. Evaluation of Kerr-McGee Oil and Gas Corporation's Document, N-7045, Nansen Project, East Breaks, Blocks 602 and 646. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2001-075. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2001) 184 + xxv p. PDF    
2000 Assessment of Conventionally Recoverable Hydrocarbon Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf as of January 1, 1999. OCS Report MMS 2001-087. Gary L. Lore, David A. Marin, Eric C. Batchelder, William C. Courtwright, Richard P.Desselles, Jr., and Ralph J. Klazynski. (2001) CD-ROM.   Technical
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ATLANTIC REGION
Assessment of Conventionally Recoverable Hydrocarbon Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf, as of January 1, 1995. OCS Report MMS 99-0034. PDF    
Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf, Georges Bank; Compilation of Continental Offshore Stratigraphic Test (COST) and Industry Exploration Drilling, 1976-1982. OCS Report MMS 2000-040. Gary M. Edson, Donald L. Olson, and Andrew J. Petty, eds. (2002) CD-ROM.   Technical
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2000 Assessment of Conventionally Recoverable Hydrocarbon Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf as of January 1, 1999. OCS Report MMS 2001-087. Gary L. Lore, David A. Marin, Eric C. Batchelder, William C. Courtwright, Richard P.Desselles, Jr., and Ralph J. Klazynski. (2001) CD-ROM. Gary L. Lore, Katherine M. Ross, Barbara J. Bascle, Lesley D. Nixon, and Ralph J. Klazynski. (1999) CD-ROM.   Technical
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Boating Uses, Economic Significance, and Information Inventory for North Carolina's Offshore Area, "The Point": Vol. I: Characterization of Recreational and Commercial Fisheries; Vol. II: Economic Analysis of "The Point" and Adjacent Counties: Baseline Information, Valuation and Potential Impacts; Vol. III: Data Inventory Related to the Hatteras Middle Slope Bibliography. OCS Study MMS 2002-044, 2002-045, 2002-046. Vol. I: Mac Currin and Steve Ross; Vol. II: Raymond B. Palmquist, Peter W. Schumann, Jeffrey A. Michael; Vol. III: Steve W. Ross, Ernst F. Aschenbach III, and Jacques Ott, comps. (2002) CD-ROM.; PDF
2002-044
2002-045
2002-046
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2002-044
2002-045
2002-046
EcoSpatial Information Database: U.S. Atlantic Region OCS Study BOEM 2014-058. K. Madsen, B. Zimmer, B. Fritze, L. Manzello, K. Metzger. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 281 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Energy Market and Infrastructure Information for Evaluating Renewale Energy Projects for the Atlantic and Pacific OCS Regions Volume I: Technical Report Volume II: Appendices. OCS Study BOEM 2013-0113 Eastern Research Group. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2013) Volume I 310 pp. Volume II - Appendices 96 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF
2013-0113
2013-0114
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Evaluation of Visual Impact on Cultural Resources/Historic Properties: North Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, and Florida Straits. OCS Study BOEM 2012-006 and 007. John Milner Associates, Inc. (JMA), Joel I. Klein, Matthew D. Harris, W. Matthew Tankersley, Richard Meyer, Greg C. Smith, William J. Chadwick. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2012, Volume I: Technical Report of Findings 24 p. and Volume II Appendices 684 p. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF
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2012-007
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ATLASES
Atlas of Gulf of Mexico Gas and Oil Sands as of January 1, 1999. OCS Report MMS 2001-086. Barbara J. Bascle, Lesley D. Nixon, and Katherine M. Ross. (2001) CD-ROM.  PDF Technical
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