Minerals Management Service Metadata

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  • Main Title Minerals Management Service
  • Added Title Minerals Management Service (MMS)


  • Author: United States. Minerals Management Service.
    Creator Type: Organization
    Creator Info: U.S. Deptment fo the Interior, Minerals Management Service; MMS


  • Name: U.S. Minerals Management Service
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.


  • Creation: 2010-06
  • Harvested: 2010-06-28


  • English


  • Content Description: This website contains information about the Minerals Management Service (MMS) which manages resources on the outer continental shelf (OCS) including natural gas, oil, and other minerals. The pages include information about the programs administered by the MMS, links related to the Deepwater Horizon incident, and other resources related to the work of the agency.


  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Mineral industries -- U.S.
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Ocean energy resources -- U.S.
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Gas in submerged lands -- U.S.
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Petroleum in submerged lands -- U.S.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Mineral resources in submerged lands -- United States.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Mines and mineral resources -- United States.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Natural resources -- Management.
  • Keyword: outer continental shelf
  • Keyword: Gulf of Mexico
  • Keyword: Pacific Ocean


  • Place Name: United States


  • Name: CyberCemetery
    Code: GDCC


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Website


  • Website


  • URL: http://cybercemetery.unt.edu/archive/mms/20100628161818/http://www.mms.gov/index.htm
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc111037


  • Display Note: In 2010, the MMS was restructured into the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE).