Marine Gas Hydrate Research Activities

To characterize and monitor gas hydrate deposits on OCS Block MC-118 in the Gulf of Mexico.

Examples of Funded Projects

Research work and the development and placement of sensory components for the gas hydrates monitoring station at Block MC-118 was funded by the MMS in 2001-2006.

Agency - Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.

Office - New Orleans Office: MMS, GOM OCS Region, 1201 Elmwood Park Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70123-2394.