Press Releases

1 Safety in Seas Nominations Open

2013 Safety in Seas Award Nominations are Open To nominate a company, please read the invitation letter and complete the nomination form. Nominations are due March 15, 2013

President Bush signs historic OCS energy and royalty bill

Bush signs historic energy royalty bill La. wetlands fix is crucial target for the money Thursday, December 21, 2006 By Bruce Alpert; New Orleans Times-Picayune Washington bureau   WASHINGTON -- Ending a five-decade battle, President Bush signed historic energy legislation into law Wednesday that will […]

NOIA and API submit comments on Seismic Activities in Chukchi and Beaufort Seas

API and NOIA submitted joint comments today to the National Marine Fisheries Service on the proposal to allow seismic activities in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas in Alaska.   The full comments can be found here.

MMS Notice of availability of the draft Programmatic EA for the Coastal Impact Assistance Program

FEDERAL REGISTER 71 FR 75579 NOTICE Dec. 15, 2006 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Minerals Management Service Notice of Availability of Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment (EA) AGENCY: Minerals Management Service (MMS), Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability of the draft Programmatic EA for the […]

DOI Signs Agreement with Oil and Gas Companies on 1998/1999 Leases

MMS NEWS RELEASE NEWS MEDIA CONTACT                                                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gary Strasburg, 202/208-3985                                                 Thursday, December 14, 2006 DOI Signs Agreement with Oil and Gas Companies on 1998/1999 Leases WASHINGTON - Assistant Secretary of Land and Minerals Management, C. Stephen Allred today signed agreements with BP, Co

NMFS announces availability of new criteria for designation of marine mammal Unusual Mortality Events (UMEs).

FEDERAL REGISTER71 FR 75234NOTICEDec. 14, 2006DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service [I.D. 113006B] Marine

NOIA Congratulates Congress for Passing Vital Offshore Energy Legislation

  For Immediate Release   December 9, 2006 Contact:      Michael Kearns National Ocean Industries Association (202) 347-6900   NOIA Congratulates Congress for Passing Vital Offshore Energy Legislation   WASHINGTON – The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) commends Congress for its historic vote today, passing much-needed legislation to […]

DOI Inspector General Issues Report on Royalty Collection Practices

The Minerals Management Service received criticism of its royalty collection practices today in a report released by the Department of the Interior's Inspector General. The report analyzes Minerals Management Service systems for gauging whether companies are fully paying royalties they owe for oil-and-gas production on […]

MMS Publishes List of Restricted Joint Bidders

MMS today released a list of restricted joint bidders for offshore oil and gas development projects:   FEDERAL REGISTER71 FR 70530NOTICEDec. 5, 2006 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Minerals Management Service Notice on Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Lease Sales AGENCY: Minerals Management Service, Interior. ACTION: […]

Congress Urged to Finish Vital Offshore Energy Legislation

For Immediate Release                          November 30, 2006   Contact: Michael Kearns National Ocean Industries Assn.  (202) 347-6900   Congress Urged to Finish Vital Offshore Energy Legislation   Washington - In a letter to the leadership in the House of Representatives, Tom Fry, president of the National […]
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