+BP (prepared by The Response Group), BP Gulf of Mexico Regional Oil Spill Response Plan (June 30, 2009)
The Oil Spill Response Plan is a 582-page document that "was developed in order to respond effectively to all emergency incidents that occur in the Gulf of Mexico, and will be utilized in the event of an oil spill occurring in Federal or State waters.
"The purpose of the Plan is to establish procedures, clarify responsibilities, and provide lines of authority and the sequence of communications to be followed in the event of an emergency response. Proper execution of the procedures detailed in this manual will help to limit environmental and ecological damage to sensitive areas as well as minimizing loss or damage to BP facilities in the event of a petroleum release and/or other emergency response incidents." — Purpose and Use.
+Brewton, Asani, et al., United States Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Production Forecast: 2009-2018 (OCS Report MMS 2009-012) (May 2009) (PDF — 4.5MB)
"This report provides a daily oil and gas production rate forecast for the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Outer Contintental Shelf (OCS) for the years 2009 through 2018. The forecast shows average daily oil and gas production estimates for each calendar year. In this report, daily oil production rates include oil and condensate production, and daily gas production rates include gas-well gas and associated gas production." — Introduction.
+Nixon, Lesley D., et al., Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, Minerals Management Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 2009: Interim Report of 2008 Highlights (OCS Report MMS 2009-016) (May 2009) (PDF — 3.8MB)
"This is the ninth publication that the Minerals Management Service has released chronicling deepwater exploration, development, and production activities in the Gulf of Mexico. For this report deep water is considered to be water depths of 1,000 feet (305 meters) or greater...
"The Minerals Management Service is a responsible steward of U.S. offshore resources by ensuring the receipt of fair market value for the sale of leases, encouraging conservation, evaluating and approving new technology, and regulating drilling and production." — Preface.