Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Western Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Oil and Gas Lease Sale 204
On August 22, the MMS will open and publicly announce bids received for blocks offered in Western GOM Oil and Gas Lease Sale 204, pursuant to the OCS Lands Act (43 U.S.C. 1331-1356, as amended) and the regulations issued thereunder (30 CFR Part 256). The Final Notice of Sale 204 Package (FNOS 204 Package) contains information essential to bidders, and bidders are charged with the knowledge of the documents contained in the Package.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), Western Gulf of Mexico (GOM), Oil and Gas Lease Sale 204
The Minerals Management Service (MMS) has issued a Record of Decision for OCS Western GOM Lease Sale 204 (August 2007). As part of the decision process, MMS published in April 2007 a final environmental impact statement (EIS) on the 2007-2012 Western and Central GOM oil and gas leasing proposals, including Sale 204. In preparing this decision, MMS has considered alternatives to the proposed actions, the impacts of Sale 204 as presented in the EIS, and all comments received throughout the EIS-process. Availability: To obtain a copy of the Record of Decision and Final EIS, you may contact the Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, Public Information Office (MS 5034), 1201 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Room 114, New Orleans, Louisiana 70123-2394 (1-800-200- GULF). An electronic copy of the Record of Decision and Final EIS are available at the MMS's Internet Web site at: http://www.gomr.mms.gov/ homepg/regulate/environ/nepa/nepaprocess.html.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), MMS is inviting comments on a collection of information that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The information collection request (ICR) concerns the paperwork requirements in form MMS-144, Rig Movement Notification Report.