the Minerals Management Service
(Record Group 473)
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Established: In the Department of the Interior by Secretarial Order 3071, under the authority provided by section 2 of Reorganization Plan of 1950, January 19, 1982.
Functions: Manages the mineral resources of the Outer Continental Shelf in an environmentally sound and safe manner. Collects, verifies, and distributes mineral revenues from federal and Indian lands.
Textual Records: Royalty accounting schedules, 1976-82.
Bibliographic note: Web version based on Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States. Compiled by Robert B. Matchette et al. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1995.
3 volumes, 2428 pages.
This Web version is updated from time to time to include records processed since 1995.