ONRR Press Release Catalog 2004

12/27/2004 MMS to Evaluate Interest in Oil and Gas Sale in Alaska's Cook Inlet
12/21/2004 MMS Updates Offshore Undiscovered Oil and Natural Gas Resource Estimates
12/16/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Thursday, December 16, 2004
12/13/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Monday, December 13, 2004
12/09/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Thursday, December 9, 2004
12/06/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Monday, December 6, 2004
12/02/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Thursday, December 2, 2004
11/29/2004 MMS and Offshore Operators Establish Deep Water Current Monitoring Program
11/29/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Monday, November 29,  2004
11/23/2004 High Frequency Radar Study
11/22/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Monday, November 22,  2004
11/19/2004 MMS Begins Investigation Into Gas Release On Platform Gail
11/18/2004 MMS to Investigate Gas Release on Platform Gail
11/18/2004 Western Gulf of Mexico Sale 192 Nets $169,928,999 in High Bids
11/18/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Thursday, November 18,  2004
11/15/2004 Spurred by Incentives, Oil and Gas Production in the Gulf of Mexico Expected to Increase Over the Next Decade
11/15/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Monday, November 15,  2004
11/12/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Friday, November 12,  2004
11/10/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Wednesday, November 10, 2004
11/09/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Tuesday, November 9, 2004
11/08/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Monday, November 8, 2004
11/05/2004 MMS Issues Proposed Notice of Eastern Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 197
11/05/2004 MMS Issues Proposed Notice of Central Gulf Lease Sale 194
11/03/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Wednesday, November 3, 2004
11/02/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Tuesday, November 2, 2004
10/29/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Friday, October 29, 2004
10/27/2004 Winter royalty gas sale draws strong bids
10/26/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Tuesday, October 26, 2004
10/26/2004 Special Information: Correction - Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Monday, October 25, 2004
10/19/2004 States earn $1.24 billion in FY '04 mineral revenues
10/18/2004 MMS Outlines Proposed Terms for Beaufort Sea Sale 195
10/18/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Monday, October 18, 2004
10/15/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Friday, October 15, 2004
10/14/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Thursday, October 14, 2004
10/13/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Wednesday, October 13, 2004
10/08/2004 MMS Updates Damage Assessment from Hurricane Ivan
10/08/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Friday, October 8, 2004
10/07/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Thursday, October 7, 2004
10/06/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Wednesday, October 6, 2004
10/05/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Tuesday, October 5, 2004
10/04/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Monday, October 4, 2004
09/29/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Wednesday, September 29, 2004
09/29/2004 Media Advisory: Protecting the Ocean Environment and Ensuring Safe Operations: MMS and US Coast Guard Sign Agreement
09/28/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Tuesday, September 28, 2004
09/27/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Monday, September 27, 2004
09/24/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Friday, September 24, 2004
09/22/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Wednesday, September 22, 2004
09/21/2004 Offshore Oil and Gas Operators Report Preliminary Damage From Hurricane Ivan
09/21/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Tuesday, September 21, 2004
09/20/2004 Offshore Oil and Gas Operators Report Preliminary Damage From Hurricane Ivan
09/17/2004 Corrected Release: Offshore Oil and Gas Operators Report Preliminary Damage From Hurricane Ivan
09/17/2004 Offshore Oil and Gas Operators Report Preliminary Damage From Hurricane Ivan
09/17/2004 Special Information: Hurricane Ivan Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Friday, September 17, 2004
09/15/2004 MMS Working with Industry to Lower Hurricane Impacts on Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms in the Gulf of Mexico
09/15/2004 Special Information:  Hurricane Ivan, Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Wednesday, September 15, 2004
09/14/2004 Special Information:  Hurricane Ivan, Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics as of Tuesday, September 14, 2004
09/13/2004 Rule offers accounting relief for marginal properties
09/07/2004 Gibbs Tschudy named to MRM post
09/01/2004 Key Program Gets Higher Status
08/30/2004 MMS, Wyoming team up for RIK crude sale
08/17/2004 Western Gulf of Mexico Sale 192 Attracts $171,387,285 In High Bids
08/17/2004 Western Gulf of Mexico Lese Sale 192 Receives 421 Bids on 351 Tracts
08/10/2004 MMS Moves to On-Line Public Commenting With "Public Connect"
User-Friendly Access to MMS Regulatory and Planning Information
08/06/2004 SPR Exchange Contracts Awarded
07/26/2004 Mystery Barge in Alaska's Cook Inlet
07/26/2004 No New Effects Identified for Next Federal Beaufort Sea Sale
07/23/2004 Natural Gas Valuation Rule Amendments Proposed:  MMS Aims to Secure Economic Value for America
07/22/2004 WWII Shipwrecks May Hold Key to Biological Mysteries of the Deep
07/15/2004 MMS Issues Final Notice of Western Gulf Lease Sale 192
07/12/2004 Secretary Norton Unveils Royalty-in-Kind Business Plan: Federal Program Aims to Optimize Value for Taxpayers
06/18/2004 Central Gulf of Mexico Sale 190 Nets $364,024,583 in High Bids
06/17/2004 America's Dependence on Foreign Oil and Gas to Deepen: New Frontiers May Offer Domestic Alternatives Official Says
06/03/2004 MMS Announces Eight Deepwater Discoveries in 2004
Gulf of Mexico Helps meet America's Oil Needs
05/18/2004 Companies Bypass Federal Cook Inlet Sale 191
05/17/2004 MMS Wraps Up Series of Public Meetings on Pipeline Authority
05/13/2004 MMS to Hold Final Public Meeting to Explore Potential Pipeline Authority
05/13/2004 Pipeline Companies, Producers Encouraged to Provide Comments
05/07/2004 MMS Director Johnnie Burton Named One of America's Key Women in Energy
05/06/2004 Minerals Management Service and Petroleum Safety Authority of Norway Renew Shared Commitment to Offshore Safety and Environmental Protection
05/05/2004 Amendments to Federal Oil Valuation Rule Keep Pace With Changing Marketplace
05/05/2004 MMS Improves Well Permitting and Reporting System with "eWell" New Electronic System to Simplify Data Exchange
05/05/2004 Expanding Deepwater Frontier Is Focus of New Report
04/27/2004 MMS Honors Excellence in Offshore Minerals Revenue Collection
04/27/2004 MMS Honors Best of the Best At Annual Energy Industry Awards Ceremony
04/27/2004 SOARing Above the Rest: ExxonMobil Nets coveted MMS Award for Overall Excellence
04/27/2004 MMS Holds First Public Meeting to Explore Potential Pipeline Authority
04/22/2004 Small Federal Agency Plays Large Role in Managing Oceans
04/19/2004 MMS Ocean Science Magazine Explores the Depths of Ocean Research
04/15/2004 MMS Finalizes Cook Inlet Oil and Gas Sale
04/12/2004 MMS to Explore Potential Pipeline Authority, Public Meetings Announced In Federal Register
04/07/2004 Royalty-in-kind gas sale attracts top bids
03/23/2004 Strategic Petroleum Reserve exchange contracts awarded; MMS, Wyoming team up on RIK sale
03/18/2004 Taking Offshore Safety to a Higher Level:  MMS Honor Finalists in Annual Competition
03/16/2004 Internet and Email Interrupted at Minerals Management Service
03/15/2004 MMS, Louisiana complete second RIK crude sale
03/10/2004 Energy Industry Champions Honored by Minerals Management Service
03/04/2004 MMS Reports Successes, Challenges in Royalty-in-Kind Projects
02/25/2004 RIK crude oil contracts helping small refiners
02/19/2004 New Partnership Allows Alaska to Audit Federal Mineral Production
02/17/2004 MMS Honors Excellence in Offshore Safety, Revenue Management
02/17/2004 States Receive More Than $1 Billion From Share of Federal Mineral Revenues
02/09/2004 Department of the Interior Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management Patricia Morrison and MMS Director Johnnie Burton to keynote Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Meeting
01/23/2004 Secretary Norton Unveils New Incentives to Boost Domestic Natural Gas Production, Save Americans $570 Million a Year