Press Release Catalog 1995

Release Date
12/31/1995
  • 12/14/95 MMS Services Affected under Shut-down
  • 12/14/95 MMS Gets "Hammered" by Vice-president for Customer Service
  • 12/14/95 MMS Simplifies Royalty Relief Guidelines
  • 12/14/95 MMS Establishes Joint Subcommittee on Environmental Information for Select OCS Areas under Moratoria
  • 11/28/95 Kallaur Named Deputy Director of MMS
  • 11/22/95 MMS Outer Continental Shelf Scientific Committee Meet November 29-30
  • 11/22/95 MMS Schedules Training Program For Well-Control And Production-Safety Systems
  • 11/08/95 MMS Uses Technology To Advance Innovations And Cut Costs
  • 11/07/95 MMS Publishes Notice of Proposed Rulemaking For Federal Gas Valuation
  • 10/30/95 MMS Continues Agreement With Mississippi To Evaluate Shell Resources in the Northern Gulf Of Mexico
  • 10/27/95 37 States Receive $348 Million In First Nine Months of 1995 as Share of Federal Mineral Revenues
  • 10/25/95 The Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Policy Committee of the Minerals Management Advisory Board will meet in Santa Barbara, California, November 7-8 
  • 10/18/95 Fact Sheet: MMS and South Carolina to Study Offshore Sand Resources for Beach Restoration 
  • 10/13/95 Fact Sheet:Hurricane Opal - Report #5 
  • 10/12/95 Fact Sheet: Status of Sales in the Five-Year OCS program 
  • 10/12/95 Fact Sheet: Innovation #2
  • 10/10/95 Fact Sheet: OCS Oil & Gas Leasing History - Quarterly as of 9/30/95 
  • 10/10/95 Fact Sheet: Hurricane Opal - Report #4 
  • 10/06/95 Fact Sheet: Hurricane Opal - Report #3 
  • 10/05/95 Fact Sheet: Sale 144/Beaufort Sea Proposed Notice of Sale 
  • 10/05/95 Special Information: Hurricane Opal Report #2 
  • 10/04/95 Special Information: Hurricane Opal Report #1 
  • 10/03/95 MMS Gulf of Mexico, Alaska, & Pacific Regional Environmental Research to Be Conducted by NBS (w/Correction) 
  • 10/02/95 Interior Secretary Babbitt Names Five New Members to the OCS Scientific Committee 
  • 10/02/95 Interior Department to Study Use of Offshore Sand for Beach Restoration 
  • 09/26/95 MMS Approves New Chevron Exploration Well Offshore Pensacola 
  • 09/18/95 Areas Identified for 1997 Lease Sale in the Central & Western Gulf of Mexico 
  • 09/15/95 MMS's New Royalty Policy Committee Elects First Officers, Sets Course 
  • 09/13/95 Western Gulf of Mexico Sale 155 Attracts $144 Million in High Bids 
  • 09/12/95 MMS Reforms Assessment Policy 
  • 08/29/95 Interior's New Royalty Policy Committee Sets First Meeting for September 12-13 In Denver 
  • 08/28/95 Special Information -- Correction to 8/25/95 Release 
  • 08/25/95 MMS Seeks Comments on Proposal to Improve Bidding Systems  
  • 08/09/95 MMS Announces the Draft Proposed 5-Year OCS Oil & Gas Leasing Program for 1997-2002 w/Fact Sheets 
  • 08/07/95 MMS Seeks Comments on Proposed Allowance Rules for Oil, Gas & Coal 
  • 08/04/95 Press Advisory -- Invitation to Press Briefing on Proposed 5-Year OCS Oil & Gas Leasing Program for 1997-2002 
  • 08/02/95 Interior Refocuses Reinvention for MMS
  • 08/01/95 Interior Establishes Royalty Policy Committee, Names Members & Sets First Meeting for Denver 
  • 07/31/95 DOI Release & White House Statement -- Landmark Protections Announced for Fragile Offshore Resources 
  • 07/26/95 MMS Conducts Stakeholders Meeting in Denver 
  • 07/20/95 Status of Sales in the 5-Year OCS Program for 1992-1997 
  • 07/20/95 MMS Announces Royalty-In-Kind Marketing Pilot Workshops 
  • 07/18/95 MMS Isses Improved Guidelines on Royalty Payments 
  • 07/17/95 Press Advisory -- MMS Director Cynthia Quarterman Will Testify Before the House Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources on HR 1975, on 7/18/95 
  • 07/13/95 36 States Receive $229m in First Half of 1995 as Share of Federal Mineral Revenues
  • 07/10/95 OCS Leasing History (as of 6/30/95) 
  • 06/27/95 MMS Supports Appropriations Committee Vote to Continue Outer Continental Shelf Moratoria 
  • 06/22/95 MMS Extends Cooperative Agreement with North Carolina to Study Offshore Sand Resources 
  • 06/20/95 MMS Comments on Effects of Lifting OCS Moratoria
  • 06/08/95 MMS Continues Agreement with Alabama Toward Restoration of Dauphin Island 
  • 05/30/95 Technical Announcement--Georgia Environmental Literature Study Released 
  • 05/19/95 Interior Department Presents Annual Stewardship Awards to Top Mineral Resource Companies 
  • 05/18/95 MMS Sets Informational Workshop on Proposed Policy Options for Offshore Resource Management 
  • 05/17/95 MMS Provides Access to OCS Sand for Florida Beach Nourishment 
  • 05/15/95 MMS Releases Oil Spill Statistics Fact Sheet 
  • 05/10/95 High Bids Total $307 Million in Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 152 
  • 05/04/95 MMS and State of Alaska Sign MOU, Increase Coordination on Coastal Zone Management Procedures 
  • 05/04/95 OCS Policy Committee Passes Recommendations on Oil Pollution Act Financial Responsibility Requirements 
  • 04/26/95 $500,000 Awarded for Implementation of MMS' Safety and Environmental Management Program 
  • 04/20/95 MMS Seeks Comments on Offshore Policy Options 
  • 04/19/95 Oil and Gas Leasing History (Quarterly as of 3/31/95) 
  • 04/17/95 MMS and Shell Settle Longstanding Claims Through Alternative Dispute Resolution 
  • 04/17/95 34 States Receive $122m as First Quarter Share of 1995 Federal Mineral Revenues 
  • 04/14/95 $455 Million Disbursed to Six Coastal States in 1995 8(g) Payment 
  • 04/14/95 Interior Signs Agreement with Navajo Allottees, Settling Long Standing Lawsuit 
  • 04/12/95 MMS & Corps of Engineers Cooperate on Florida Beach Nourishment Project 
  • 04/12/95 Inspector General Notes MMS' Success in Implementing Compliance Action Plan 
  • 04/11/95 MMS Releases Atlantic Sand and Gravel Maps
  • 04/07/95 Final Notice of Sale for Central Gulf of Mexico Sale 152 
  • 04/04/95 MMS Announces Diamond Offshore as 1995 Safe Award Winner 
  • 04/04/95 Press Advisory -- Availability of REGO II Information Packet 
  • 03/28/95 MMS Reports on Status of Streamlining Regulations 
  • 03/28/95 MMS Releases Report on Cumulative Effects of Offshore Natural Gas & Oil Activities for 1987-1991 
  • 03/22/95 Preparation of the 5-Year Outer Continental Shelf Oil & Gas Leasing Program for 1997-2002 
  • 03/22/95 Quarterman Sworn in as Minerals Management Service Director 
  • 03/16/95 Negotiated Rulemaking Gas Valuation Team Recommends Improvements in Regulations on Federal Lands 
  • 03/14/95 Press Advisory -- Announcement of Gas Valuation Briefing 
  • 03/06/95 Press Advisory -- Cynthia Quarterman to Testify on FY96 Budget Before House Appropriations 
  • 02/23/95 Government Offers Mediation Services to Settle Royalty Issues 
  • 02/21/95 MMS Awards $14m for California Offshore Oil & Gas Energy Resources (Cooger) Study 
  • 02/21/95 Press Advisory -- GOM "Damage to Underwater Pipelines"Workshop Announcement 
  • 02/17/95 MMS Extends Agreement with Louisiana to Study Sand Resources 
  • 02/16/95 MMS Releases Offshore Natural Gas Report 
  • 02/13/95 Press Advisory -- Cynthia Quarterman to Testify 2/14/95 Before House Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources on FY'96 Budget Request 
  • 02/09/95 Simultaneous Lease Sale Offshore Alaska Cancelled 
  • 02/09/95 DOI Establishes Indian Gas Valuation Negotiated Rulemaking Committee 
  • 02/06/95 MMS Seeks $2012M for Fiscal Year 1996 Budget 
  • 01/30/95 MMS Issues Proposed Notice of Sale for Cook Inlet Sale 149/w Fact Sheet 
  • 01/30/95 OCS Oil and Gas Leasing History (for Quarter Ending 12/31/94) 
  • 01/26/95 38 States Receive $537m as 1994 Share of Federal Mineral Revenues 
  • 01/13/95 MMS Names New Director for the Gulf of Mexico Region 
  • 01/05/95 Letter to the Editor, New York Times