News and Information from the US Geological Survey

The US Geological Survey (USGS) is a science organization that provide impartial information on the health of our ecosystem and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useful information.  Southern Plains Oil is providing select information feeds from the USGS as a service to visitors of its web site.

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USGS Minerals Periodicals


The USGS National Minerals Information Center provides statistics and information on the worldwide supply of, demand for, and flow of minerals and materials essential to the U.S. economy, the national security, and protection of the environment. This RSS feed lists the most recent annual, monthly, and quarterly periodicals.

Bismuth in Second Quarter 2017

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 9/22/2017)

Metal Industry Indicators - September 2017

Category: Industry Indexes - MII. (Published 9/22/2017)

Nonmetallic Mineral Products Industry Indexes- September 2017

Category: Industry Indexes - IMII. (Published 9/22/2017)

Phosphate Rock in July 2017

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 9/21/2017)

Soda Ash in July 2017

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 9/21/2017)

Iron and Steel Slag, 2015 Advance Data Release

Category: Minerals Yearbook Volume I: Metals and Minerals. (Published 9/21/2017)

Nitrogen, 2015 Advance Data Release

Category: Minerals Yearbook Volume I: Metals and Minerals. (Published 9/21/2017)

Stone, Crushed, 2015 Advance Data Release

Category: Minerals Yearbook Volume I: Metals and Minerals. (Published 9/21/2017)

Zinc, 2015

Category: Minerals Yearbook Volume I: Metals and Minerals. (Published 9/20/2017)

Talc and Pyrophyllite, 2015

Category: Minerals Yearbook Volume I: Metals and Minerals. (Published 9/20/2017)