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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 […]

NMFS and MMS publish intent to prepare a Programmatic EIS for issuing permits and authorizations to the seismic industry in 2007

NMFS and the Minerals Management Service (MMS) announce their intention to prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). This PEIS is being prepared to assess the impacts of MMS’ annual authorizations under the Outer Continental […]

MMS Issues Draft EIS for Multi-Year Sales 2007-2012

On Friday, November 17, the Mineral's Management Service (MMS) issued its Draft Environmental Impact Statement for multiple lease sales to take place during the 2007-2012 5-Year Leasing Program in the Central and Western Gulf of Mexico. Completion of this EIS will allow MMS to comply with the […]

NOIA Advocacy Toolkit

NOIA Advocacy Toolkit   Welcome to NOIA's advocacy toolkit.  This page will provide you with the necessary tools to assist your organization in educating policy makers  on the importance of providing access to the nation's Outer Continental Shelf for energy exploration and development in an […]
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