Gulf of Mexico OCS Region Publications




SAFETY
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
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SAND MINING
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
Wave Climate and Bottom Boundary Layer Dynamics with Implications for Offshore Sand Mining and Barrier Island Replenishment in South-Central Louisiana (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-053. Gregory W. Stone (2002) Compact Disc.   PDF Technical
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SEAGRASSES
Potential for Accelerated Bioremediation and Restoration of Oil-Impacted Marshes through the Selection of Superior Oil-Tolerant Vegetation (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-042. Mark W. Hester, Quixam Lin, Irving A. Mendellsohn, and Dennis J. DesRoches. (2000) 47 p. PDF  Technical Summary  
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SEA BIRDS
Cetaceans, Sea Turtles and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, Abundance and Habitat Associations. Vol. I: Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2000-002), Vol. II: Technical Report (MMS 2000-003), Vol. III: Data Appendix (MMS 2000-004). Randall W. Davis, William E. Evans, and Bernd Würsig. (2000) 27 p. + xviii p. + 346 p. + xl p. + 201 p. + xxvi p. PDF
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SEA TURTLES
Abundance and Distribution of Sea Turtles off North Carolina. OCS Study MMS 95-0024. J.A. Keinath, J.A. Musick, and D.E. Barnard. (1996) 156 p. PDF Technical
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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    
Cetaceans, Sea Turtles and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, Abundance and Habitat Associations. Vol. I: Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2000-002), Vol. II: Technical Report (MMS 2000-003), Vol. III: Data Appendix (MMS 2000-004). Randall W. Davis, William E. Evans, and Bernd Würsig. (2000) 27 + xviii p. + 346 p. + xl p. + 201 p. + xxvi p. PDF
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Gulf of Mexico Marine Protected Species Workshop, June 1999. OCS Study MMS 2001-039. Melanie McKay, Judith Nides, William Lang, and Debra Vigil. (2001) 171 p. PDF    
Literature Synthesis for the North and Central Atlantic Ocean. OCS Study 2011-012. Bruce Kaplan., U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (201) 447 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Synopsis of Biological Data on the Kemp's Ridley Turtle, Lepidochelys kempi (Garman, 1880). OCS Study MMS 94-0023. Rene Marquez-M., comp. (1994) 91 p. PDF    
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SEDIMENTS
Degradation of Synthetic-Based Drilling Mud Base Fluids by Gulf of Mexico Sediments, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2006-028. Deborah J. Roberts and Alan H. Nguyen. (2006) 126 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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Fate and Effects of N-, O-, and S- Heterocycles (NOSH's) from Petroleum and Pyrogenic Sources in Marine Sediments (University Research Initiative). OCS Study MMS 94-0056. W. James Catallo and Robert P. Gambrell. (1995) 72 p. PDF   Technical
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Historical Reconstruction of the Contaminant Loading and Biological Responses in the Central Gulf of Mexico Shelf Sediments (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2003-063. R. Eugene Turner, Edward B. Overton, Nancy N. Rabalais, and Barun K. Sep Gupta, eds. (2003) 129 p. PDF Technical
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Influence of Hypoxia on the Interpretation of Effects of Petroleum Production Activities. (University Research Initiative). OCS Study MMS 93-0022. Nancy M. Rabalais, Lorene E. Smith, Edward B. Overton, and Anne L. Zoeller. (1993) 158 p. PDF      Technical
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Integrated Bio-Physical Modeling of the Louisiana-Texas (LATEX) Shelf. OCS Study BOEM 2012-108. R.D. Hetland, K. Fennel, C.K. Harris, J. Kaihatu, K. Xu, S.F. DiMarco. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2012), 124 p. Available from GOMR on compact disc $15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
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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SOCIOECONOMICS
Kaplan MF, Marvakov J, Meade B, Ertis D. 2016. MAG-PLAN GOM 2016: economic impact model for the Gulf of Mexico. New Orleans, LA: US Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. OCS Study BOEM 2016-072. 129 pp.  PDF  Technical
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Accounting for Socioeconomic Change from Offshore Oil and Gas: Cumulative Effects on Louisiana's Coastal Parishes, 1969-2000. OCS Study MMS 2006-030. Allan G. Pulsipher. (2006) 97 p. 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 p. + 437 p. + xxii p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Assessing Impacts of OCS Activities on Public Infrastructure, Services, and Population in Coastal Communities Following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. 2015. OCS Study BOEM 2015-003. Fannin, J.M., Schafer, M., Keithly, W. 268 pp. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF 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
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Capital Investment Decisionmaking and Trends: Implications on Petroleum Resource Development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2006-064. Mark J. Kaiser and Allan G. Pulsipher. (2006) 130 p. PDF  Technical
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Changing Patterns of Ownership and Control in the Petroleum Industry: Implications on the Market for Oil and Gas Leases in the Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, 1983-1999 (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2003-041. Allan G. Pulsipher, Omowumi O. Iledare, Dmity V. Mesyanzhinov. (2003) 88 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. + one CD-ROM. PDF Technical
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Competition and Performance in Oil and Gas Lease Sales and Development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, 1983-1999. OCS Study MMS 2007-034. Ormowumi O. Iledare and Mark Kaiser. (2007) 106 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Environmental and Socioeconomic Data Search and Literature Study; Volume I: Narrative (OCS Study MMS 2000-049)and Volume II: Annotated Bibliography (OCS Study MMS 2000-050). Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2000) 340 p. + xxii p. (Vol. I) + 287 p. (Vol. II).  PDF
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Dynamics of the Oil and Gas Industry in the Gulf of Mexico: 1980–2000, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2003-004. Barbara Wallace, John Duberg, and James Kirkley. (2003) 246 p. PDF Technical
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Economic Effects of Petroleum Prices and Production in the Gulf of Mexico OCS on the U.S. Gulf Coast Economy.  OCS Study MMS 2006-063. Omowumi O. Iledare and Williams O. Olatubi. (2006) 59 p. PDF Technical
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Economic Impact in the U.S. of Deepwater Projects: A Survey of Five Projects. OCS Study MMS 2004-041.  John J. Stiff and Joachim Singelmann. (2004) 171 p. PDF Technical
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Economic and Social Consequences of the Oil Spill in Lake Barre, Louisiana. OCS Study MMS 99-0028. Allan G. Pulsipher, Deborah Tootle, and Richard Pincomb. (1999) 32 p. PDF   Technical
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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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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    
Effect of the Oil and Gas Industry on Commuting and Migration Patterns in Louisiana, 1960-1990.  OCS Study MMS 2002-072.  Natusumi Aratame and Joachim Singelmann.  (2002)  CD-ROM.    PDF Technical
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Effects of Changes in Oil and Gas Prices and State Offshore Petroleum Production on the Louisiana Economy, 1969-1999. (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2004-052. Omowumi O. Iledare and Williams C. Olatubi. (2004) 45 p. PDF Technical
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Examination of the Development of Liquefied Natural Gas on the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2008-017. David E. Dismukes. (2008) 106 p. PDF Technical
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Fiscal System Analysis: Concessionary and Contractual Systems Used in Offshore Petroleum Arrangements. OCS Study MMS 2004-016. Mark J. Kaiser and Allan G. Pulsipher. (2004) 78 p. PDF Technical
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Idle Iron in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2007-031.  Mark J. Kaiser and Allan G. Pulsipher (2007) 197p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Labor Migration and the Deepwater Oil Industry (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2004-057.  Katherine M. Donato.  (2004)  125 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
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
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Lafourche Parish and Port Fourchon, Louisiana: Effects of the Outer Continental Shelf Petroleum Industry on the Economy and Public Services, Part I. Coastal Marine Institute. OCS Study MMS 2001-019. Diane C. Keithly. (2001) 22 + 42 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Lafourche Parish and Port Fourchon, Louisiana: Effects of the Outer Continental Shelf Petroleum Industry on the Economy and Public Services, Part 2; Coastal Marine Institute. OCS Study MMS 2001-020. David W. Hughes, J. Matthew Fannin, Walter Keithly, Williams Olatubi, and Jiemin Guo. (2002). Companion volume to Part 1, OCS Study MMS 2001-019. 49 p. PDF Technical
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MAG-Plan 2012 Economic Impact Model for the Gulf of Mexico-Updated and Revised Data. OCS Study BOEM 2012-102. Maureen F. Kaplan, Sara Kauffman, Christiana Marsden. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2012) 143 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Management of the MMS-LSU Coastal Marine Institute: A Report of the First Six Years, 1992-1998; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-062.Robert S. Carney, comp.(2001) 83 p. PDF   Technical
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OCS-Related Infrastructure Fact Book Volume 1: Post-Hurricane Impact Assessment. OCS Study 2011-043. David E. Dismukes. OCS-Related Infrastructure Fact Book Volume II: Communities in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study 2011-044. M.F. Kaplan, A. Laughland, J. Mott. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 372 p.and 163 p., respectively. PDF
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OCS-Related Infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico Fact Book.  OCS Study MMS 2004-027.  The Louis Berger Group, Inc.  (2004)  234 p. PDF Technical
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Oil and Gas Development and Coastal Income Inequality: A Comparative Analysis (University Research Initiative). OCS Study MMS 94-0052. Charles M. Tolbert. (1995) 75 p. PDF     Technical
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Outer Continental Shelf Issues: Central Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 95-0032. Robert Gramling, Sarah Brabant, Craig J. Forsyth, and Eddie Palmer. (1996) 73 p. PDF   Technical
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Modeling the Economic Impacts of Offshore Oil and Gas Activities in the Gulf of Mexico: Methods and Applications.  Coastal Marine Institute.  OCS Study MMS 2003-018.  David E. Dismukes, Williams O. Olatubi, Dmitry V. Mesyanzhinov, and Allan G. Pulsipher.  (2003)  93 p.on compact disc.    PDF  Technical
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Modeling Structure Removal Processes in the Gulf of Mexico (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2005-029.  Mark J. Kaiser, Dmitry V. Mesyanzhinov, Allan G. Pulsipher.  (2005)  133 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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Social and Economic Impacts of OCS Activity on Individuals and Families; Vol. I: Final Report; Vol. II: Case Studies of Morgan City and New Iberia, Louisiana (OCS Study MMS 2002-022 and -023). Vol. I: Diane Austin, Karen Coelho, Andrew Gardner, Ryland Higgins, and Tom McGuire. Vol. II: Diane Austin, Andrew Gardner, Rylan Higgins, Jennifer Schrag-James, Shannon Sparks, and Leah Stauber. (2002) 297 and 197 p.  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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Socioeconomic Baseline and Projections of the Impact of an OCS Onshore Base for Selected Florida Panhandle Communities. Vol. I, Final Report; Vol. II, Technical Description of the MMS Florida Panhandle Model; Vol. III, User's Guide for the Model. OCS Study MMS 2002-024, 2002-025, and 2002-026. Ronald T. Luke, Eric S. Schubert, Greg Olsson, and F. Larry Leistritz. (2002) 262, 74, and 26 p.and one CD.  PDF
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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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Workshop on Environmental Issues Surrounding Deepwater Oil and Gas Development, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 98-0022. Robert S. Carney, ed. (1998) 144 p. PDF Technical
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Workshop on Socioeconomic Research Issues for the Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, February 2004.  OCS Study MMS 2005-016.  Melanie McKay and Judith Nides, eds.  (2005)  153 p.   PDF Technical Announcement  
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STATISTICS
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
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Full-Water Column Current Observations in the Western Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study 2010-044. J. Sheinbaum, J. Ochoa, J. Candela, A. Badan. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2010, 108 p. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical Summary
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
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Low-Frequency Variability of Currents in the Deepwater Eastern Gulf of Mexico.  OCS Study MMS 2010-015.  K. L. Cole and S. F. Di Marco. U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.  2009.  136 p. PDF Technical Announcement  
Measuring County-level Tourism and Recreation in the Gulf of Mexico Region: Data, Methods, and EstimatesOCS Study BOEM 2014-660. Eastern Research Group, Inc. 2014. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 58 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Measurements in the Yucatan-Campeche Area in Support of the Loop Current Dynamics Study OCS Study BOEM 2014-669. G. Athie, J. Sheinbaum, A. Romero, J. Ochoa, J. Candela. 2014. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 159 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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OCS-Related Infrastructure Fact Book Volume 1: Post-Hurricane Impact Assessment. OCS Study 2011-043. David E. Dismukes. OCS-Related Infrastructure Fact Book Volume II: Communities in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study 2011-044. M.F. Kaplan, A. Laughland, J. Mott. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 372 p.and 163 p., respectively.  PDF
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Outer Continental Shelf Statistical Summary, 1999:  Leasing by Sale and by Map Area/Block Number.  OCS Report MMS 2000-018. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2000) 98p.      
Statistical Summary, 2000: Leasing by Sale and by Map Area/Block Number, Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Report MMS 2001-038. Minerals Management Service. (2001) 108 p.      
Statistical Summary 2001, Leasing by Sale and by Map Area/Block Number, Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Report MMS 2002-013. Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2002) 164 p.      
Statistical Summary, 2002; Leasing by Sale and by Map Area/Block Number, Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Report MMS 2003-027. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2003) 134 p.      
Statistical Summary, 2003; Leasing by Sale and by Map Area/Block Number, Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Report MMS 2004-053. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2004) 174 p.      
Statistical Summary 2004, Outer Continental Shelf, Leasing by Sale and by Map Area/Block Number.  OCS Report MMS 2005-024.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.  (2005)  139 p.      
Statistical Summary 2007, Outer Continental Shelf, Leasing by Sale and by Map Area/Block Number.  OCS Report MMS 2008-057.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.  (2008)  208p. PDF    
Statistical Summary 2008, Outer Continental Shelf, Leasing by Sale and by Map Area/Block Number.  OCS Report MMS 2009-029.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.  (2009)  235p. PDF    
Study of Deepwater Currents in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico Volume I: Executive Summary and Volume II: Technical Report. OCS Study MMS 2008-030 and 2008-031. Kathleen Donohue, Peter Hamilton, Robert Leben, Randolph Watts and Evans Waddell. (2008) Volume I - 73pgs and Volume II - 375pgs.   PDF
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Year 2005 Gulfwide Emission Inventory Study. OCS Study MMS 2007-067. Darcy Wilson, Richard Billings, Regi Oommen and Roger Chang, 2007, 149 p. PDF Technical
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SYNOPSES
Technical Summaries from Selected Environmental Studies of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 96-0025. (1996) 184 p. PDF    
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