Gulf of Mexico OCS Region Publications



ECOLOGY
Association of Sea Turtles with Petroleum Platforms in the North-Central Gulf of Mexico.  OCS Study MMS 90-0025.  Ren Lofoefner et al. (1991) 90 p. PDF    
Blue Crab (Callinectes sapidus) Use of the Ship/Trinity/Tiger Shoal Complex as a Nationally Important Spawning/Hatching/Foraging Ground.  Discovery, Evaluation, and Sand Mining Recommendations Based on Blue Crab, Shrimp, and Spotted Seatrout Findings.  OCS Report 2009-043.  Condrey, R. E. and Gelpi, C. G.  U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2010. 42 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Cetaceans on the Upper Continental Slope in the North-Central Gulf.  OCS Study MMS 91-0027.  Keith Mullin et al.  (1991) 108.    PDF    
Characterization of Algal-Invertebrate Mats at Offshore Platforms and the Assessment of Methods for Artificial Substrate Studies, Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2005-038.    R.S. Carney.   (2005)   46 p. and appendices.     PDF   Technical
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Cumulative Ecological Significance of Oil and Gas Structures in the Gulf of Mexico: A Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Habitat Suitability Model-Phase II, Model Description. OCS Study MMS 97-0044. B.J. Gallaway and J.G. Cole, eds. (1998) 109 p. PDF    
Cumulative Ecological Significance of Oil and Gas Structures in the Gulf of Mexico: A Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Habitat Suitability Model-Phase II, User Manual. OCS Study MMS 97-0043. LGL Ecological Research Associates, Inc. (1998) 23 p. PDF    
Cumulative Ecological Significance of Oil and Gas Structures in the Gulf of Mexico: Information Search, Synthesis, and Ecological Modeling-Phase I, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 97-0036. LGL Ecological Research Associates, Inc. and Science Applications International Corp. (1998) 130 p. PDF    
Ecology of Live Bottom Habitats of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico: A Community Profile. OCS Study MMS 99-0004. M.J. Thompson, W.W. Schroeder, and N.W. Phillips. (1999) 74 p. PDF Technical
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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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Effects and Management of Oil Spills in Marsh Ecosystems; A Review Produced from a Workshop Convened July 1996 at McNeese State University. OCS Study MMS 98-0018. C. Edward Proffitt, ed. (1998) 45 p. PDF Technical
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Effects of Oil and Gas Development: A Current Awareness Bibliography (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 97-0045. Chris Hooper-Lane, Shanna Bonvillain, Donna Rice, Glenda Conklin Carter. (1998) 119 p. PDF    
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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Gulf of Mexico Offshore Operations Monitoring Experiment, Phase I;  Sublethal Responses to Contaminant Exposure; Interim Report:  Year 1.  OCS Study MMS 94-0005.  Mahlon C. Kennicut II, ed. (1994) 306 p. PDF    Technical
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Incorporation of Gulf of Mexico Benthic Survey Data into the Ocean Biogeographic Information System. OCS Study MMS 2007-030.   Robert S. Carney. (2007) 21 p. PDF Technical
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Investigations of Chemosynthetic Communities on the Lower Continental Slope of the Gulf of Mexico, Interim Report 2.  OCS Report MMS 2009-046.  J. M. Brooks, C. Fisher, H. Roberts, B. Bernard, I. MacDonald, R. Carney, S. Joye, E. Cordes, G. Wolff, and E. Goehring.  U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2009).360 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope Habitats and Benthic Ecology Study:  Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2009-039.  Gilbert T. Rowe and Mahlon C. Kennicutt II.  (2009) 456 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Seafloor Characteristics and Distribution Patterns of Lophelia pertusaand Other Sessile Megafauna at Two Upper-Slope Sitesin the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico.  OCS Study MMS 2007-035.  William W. Schroeder. (2007) 49 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Selected Aspects of the Ecology of the Continental Slope Fauna of the Gulf of Mexico:  A Synopsis of the Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope Study, 1983-1988.  OCS Study MMS 2003-072.  Benny J. Galaway, John G. Cole, Robert G. Fechholm. (2003) 44 p. PDF Technical
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Spatial and Temporal Variability of Plankton Stocks on the Basis of Acoustic Backscatter Intensity and Direct Measurements in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-063. Rebecca L. Scott, Douglas C. Biggs, and Steven F. DiMarco. (2001) 117 p. PDF Technical
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ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS
A Critical Review of Four Types of Air Quality Models Pertinent to MMS Regulatory and Environmental Assessment Missions. OCS Study MMS 98-0050. Joseph C. Chang, Mark E. Fernau, Joseph S. Scire, David G. Strimaitis (1998) 172 p. PDF Technical
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Deepwater Development: A Reference Document for the Deepwater Environmental Assessment, Gulf of Mexico OCS (1998 through 2007). OCS Report MMS 2000-015. James B. Regg, Staci Atkins, Bill Hauser, Joseph Hennessey, Bernard J. Kruse, Joan Lowenhaupt, Bob Smith, and Amy White. (2000) 94 p.   PDF Technical
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Environmental Impacts of Synthetic Based Drilling Fluids. OCS Study MMS 2000-064. J.M. Neff, S. McKelvie, and R.C. Ayers, Jr. (2000) 121 p. PDF Technical
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Evaluation of Freeport-McMoRan Sulphur LLC's Applications to Inject OCS-Generated Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Exempt Exploration and Production (E&P) Waste into Salt Caverns and Caprock on Sulphur and Salt Lease OCS-G 9272, Main Pass Block 299: Programmatic Environmental Assessment.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-067.  MMS Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2002) 330 p.        
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    
Geological and Geophysical Exploration for Mineral Resources on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, Final Programmatic Environmental Assessment.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2004-054.  Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2004) 466 p.   PDF    
Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Operations and Activities, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2000-001. Gulf of Mexico COS Region. (2000) 240 + xix p. PDF Technical
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Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas lease Sales:  2009-2012.  Central Planning Area Sales 208, 213, 216, and 222 Western Planning Area Sales 210, 215, 218.  Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2008-011.  Minerals Management Service.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 418 p.     PDF    
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales: 2009-2012.  Central Planning Area Sales 208, 213, 216, and 222
Western Planning Area Sales 210, 215, and 218.  Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement. 
OCS EIS/EA MMS 2008-041.  Minerals Management Service.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 485 p.    
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Long-Term Trends in Environmental Parameters Along the Louisiana-Mississippi Outer Continental Shelf Using Report-Sensing Data. OCS Study BOEM 2012-071. E. J. D'Sa. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 35 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 10: Site-Specific Evaluation of BP Exploration and Production, Inc.'s Joint Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7216; Holstein Project, Green Canyon Blocks 644 and 645. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2001-099. (2001) 130 p. PDF    
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 12, Evaluation for Murphy Exploration and Production Company's Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7269, Medusa Project, Mississippi Canyon Blocks 538 and 582.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-041.  MMS GOMR Region. (2002) 132 p.      
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 13,Site-Specific Evaluation of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7753:  Marco Polo Project, Green Canyon Block 608 .  OCS EIA/EA MMS 2003-067.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2003) 115p.      
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 15, Site-Specific Evaluation of TotalFinaElf Exploration and Production USA, Inc.'s Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7249, Matterhorn Project, Mississippi Canyon Block 243.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-042.  MMS GOMR Region. (2002) 130 p.      
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 16, Site-Specific Evaluation of BP Exploration and Production, Inc.'s Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7469, Thunder Horse Project, Mississippi Canyon Block 777 Unit (Blocks 775, 776, 777, 778, 819, 820, 821, and 822).  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-081.  MMS GOM Region. (2002). 165 + xxv p.      
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 3, Evaluation of Kerr-McGee Oil and Gas Corporation's Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7625, Gunnison Project, Garden Banks Blocks 667, 668, and 669.  OCS EIA/EA MMS 2003-021.  MMS GOM Region. (2003) 98 + xxiii p.      
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    
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 5: Site-Specific Evaluation of Shell Offshore Inc.'s Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-8809; Perdido Project, Alaminos Canyon Blocks 812, 813, 814, and 857. OCS EIS/EA 2007-027. (2007) 118 p. PDF    
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 7, Evaluation of Conoco, Inc.'s Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7437, Magnolia Project, Garden Banks Blocks 783 and 784.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2003-019.  MMS GOM Region. (2003) 128 p.      
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 9, Evaluation of Energy Resource Technology, Inc.'s Supplemental Development Operations CoordinationDocument, S-7156. Phoenix Project.  Green Canyon Blocks 236 and 237. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2008-026.  Minerals Management Service.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 93 p.   PDF    
Proposed Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 206: Central Planning Area, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2007-059. (2007) 85 p. PDF    
Proposed Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 207, Western Planning Area, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2008-003.  Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 84 p. PDF    
Proposed Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 213, Central Planning Area, Environmental Assessment.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2009-053.  Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.  (2009) 89 p. PDF    
Proposed Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 215: Western Planning Area, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2010-003. (2010) 99 p. PDF    
Proposed Lease Sale 172: Central Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 98-0045. (1998) 32 p. PDF    
Proposed Lease Sale 180: Western Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2001-034. (2001) 24 p. PDF    
Proposed Lease Sale 198: Central Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2005-059. (2005) 65 p. PDF    
Proposed Lease Sale 200: Western Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2006-016. (2006) 51 p. PDF    
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 177, Western Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2000-013. Minerals Management Service Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2000) 16 p.      
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 178, Central Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2000-068. Minerals Management Service Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2000) 22 p.      
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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Proposed OCS Lease Sale 184, Western Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-008. Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2002) 27 p.      
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 190, Central Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2003-066. GOMR Region. (2003) 26 p.        
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 192, Western Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2004-007. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2004) 19 p. PDF    
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 194, Central Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment..  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2004-068.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2004) 36 p. PDF    
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 196, Western Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2005-010.  MMS Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2005) 41 p.   PDF Technical
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Proposed OCS Lease Sale 197, Eastern Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment..  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2004-069.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2004) 31 p. PDF    
Revised Proposal for Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 181: Eastern Planning Area, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2001-083. (2001) 31 p. PDF    
Site-Specific Environmental Assessment for an FPSO Facility, Site-Specific Evaluation of Petrobras America Inc.'s Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-9015, Cascade-Chinook Project, Walker Ridge Blocks 205, 206, 249, 250, 425, 426, 469, and 470. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2008-008.  Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.  March 2008. 127 p. PDF    
Structure-Removal Operations on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, Programmatic Environmental Assessment.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2005-013.  Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2005) 331 p. PDF Technical Announcement  
Study of Barite Solubility and the Release of Trace Components to the Marine Environment. OCS Study MMS 2007-061. E. Crecelius, J. Trefry, J. McKinley, B.Lasorsa and R. Trocine. (2007) 175 p. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical Summary
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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS
Annotated Bibliography of the Potential Environmental Impacts of Chlorination and Disinfection Byproducts Relevant to Offshore Liquefied Natural Gas Port Facilities. OCS MMS 2006-071. Richard F. Shaw and Kevin W. Baggett. (2006) 111 p. PDF Technical
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Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales 171, 174, 177, and 180: Western Planning Area, Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA 98-0008. (1998) 540 p. PDF    
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales 189 and 197, Eastern Planning Area, Draft Environmental Impact Statement; Volume I, Chapters 1–8 and Appendices; Volume II, Figures and Tables. OCS EIS-EA MMS 2002-056.  Gulf of Mexico Region. (2002) xlii + 437 p. and 150 p.      
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales: 2003-2007, Central Planning Area Sales 185, 190, 194, 198, and 201; Western Planning Area Sales 187, 192, 196, and 200; Final Environmental Impact Statement, Volume I: Chapters 1-10. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-052. MMS Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. Xxv p. + 437 p.+ 174 p. PDF
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Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales: 2003-2007. Central Planning Area Sales 185, 190, 194, 198, and 201; Western Planning Area Sales 187, 192, 196, and 200. Draft Environmental Impact Statement;  Volume II: Figures and Tables. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-052. Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2002). 638 p. + 179 p. PDF
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Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales:  2007-2012, Draft Environmental Impact Statement. Volume I: Chapters 1-8 and Appendices; Volume II: Figures and Tables. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2006-062. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2006) Vol. I: 769 p. + xxxv p., Vol. II: 163 p. PDF
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Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales:  2007-2012; Western Planning Area Sales 204, 207, 210, 215, and 218; Central Planning Area Sales 205, 206, 208, 213, 216 and 222; Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA 2007-018. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2007) 165 p. + 900 p. PDF
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Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas lease Sales:  2009-2012.  Central Planning Area Sales 208, 213, 216, and 222 Western Planning Area Sales 210, 215, 218.  Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2008-011. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 418 p. PDF    
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales: 2009-2012. Central Planning Area Sales 208, 213, 216, and 222 Western Planning Area Sales 210, 215, and 218. Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2008-041. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 485 p. PDF    
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale: 2012. Central Planning Area Lease Sale 216/222. Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement; Vol. 1: Chapters 1-4, 635 p. + Vol. II: Chapters 5-8, Appendices, and Keyword Index, 578 p. OCS EIS/EA BOEM 2012-058. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2012). PDF    
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales: 2012-2017. Western Planning Area Lease Sales 229, 233, 238, 246, and 248. Central Planning Area Sales 227, 231, 235, 241, and 247. Draft Environmental Impact Statement; Vol. I: Chapters 2-4.1, 695 p. + Vol. II: Chapters 4.2 -8, Keyword Index, 715 p. + Vol III: Figures, Tables and Appendices. OCS EIS/EA BOEM 2011-057. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2011). PDF
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Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales: 2012-2017. Western Planning Area Lease Sales 229, 233, 238, 246, and 248. Central Planning Area Lease Sales 227, 231, 235, 241, and 247. Final Environmental Impact Statement; Vol. I: Chapters 1-4.1, 705 p. + Vol. II: Chapters 4.2-4.5 and 5, 708 p.; + Vol. III: Chapters 6-8, Keyword Index, Figures, Tables, and Appendices, 646 p. OCS EIS/EA BOEM 2012-019. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2012). Available from GOM (free) and on the Internet. PDF
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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.      
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales 169, 172, 175, 178, and 182; Central Planning Area, Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA MMS 97-0033. Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (1997) 555 p.      
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales 189 and 197, Eastern Planning Area, Final Environmental Impact Statement. Volume I: Chapters 1–8 and Appendices; Volume II: Figures and Tables. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2003-020. GOM Region. (2003) 612 p. +152 p. + xlii p. PDF
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Programmatic Evaluation of Energy Resource Technology, Inc.'s Supplemental Development Operations Coordination Document, S-7156. Phoenix Project. Green Canyon Blocks 236 and 237. OCS Study MMS 2008- 026. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 93 p. PDF    
Proposed Use of Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Systems on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, Western and Central Planning Areas, Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2000-090. Minerals Management Service. (2001) 782 p. + xv p. PDF Technical
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Site-Specific Environmental Assessment for an FPSO Facility, Site-Specific Evaluation of Petrobras America Inc.'s Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-9015, Cascade-Chinook Project, Walker Ridge Blocks 205, 206, 249, 250, 425, 426, 469, and 470. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2008-008.  Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. March (2008) 127 p.   PDF    


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ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS
Diversifying Energy Industry Risk in the Gulf of Mexico: Post-2004 Changes in Offshore Oil and Gas Insurance Markets. OCS Study BOEM 2011-054. David E. Dismukes, Christopher P. Peters. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 95 p.  PDF  Technical Announcement  Technical Summary
Environmental and Safety Risks of an Expanding Role for Independents on the Gulf of Mexico OCS (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 98-0021. Allan G. Pulsipher et al. (1998) 39 p. PDF   Technical Summary
Environmental Impacts of Synthetic Based Drilling Fluids. OCS Study MMS 2000-064. J.M. Neff, S. McKelvie, and R.C. Ayers, Jr. (2000) 121 p. PDF Technical
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Mapping Areas of Hard Bottom and Other Important Bottom Types: Outer Continental Shelf and Upper Continental Slope (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2005-067. Harry H. Roberts, James M. Coleman, and R. Hampton Peele. (2005) 36 p. PDF Technical
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Operational and Socioeconomic Impact of Nonexplosive Removal of Offshore Structures.  OCS Study MMS 2004-074.  Twachtman Snyder & Byrd, Inc., and the Center for Energy Studies, Louisiana State University. (2004) 50 p. PDF Technical
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Shock Wave/Sound Propagation Modeling Results for Calculating Marine Protected Species Impact Zones During Explosive Removal of Offshore Structures. OCS Study MMS 2003-059.  Peter T. Dzwilewski and Gregg Fenton.  (2003) 34 p.on compact disc. PDF
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Socioeconomic and Environmental Issues Analysis of Oil and Gas Activity on the Outer Continental Shelf of the Western Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-011. William R. Kelley. (2002) 66 p. PDF  Technical
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