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.

U.S. Production of Selected Minerals 2018

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 12/21/2018)

Manganese in July 2018

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 12/21/2018)

Rare Earths, 2016

Category: Minerals Yearbook Volume I: Metals and Minerals. (Published 12/21/2018)

Cobalt in August 2018

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 12/20/2018)

Cobalt in September 2018

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 12/20/2018)

Tungsten in September 2018

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 12/20/2018)

The Mineral Industry of Kazakhstan, 2015

Category: Minerals Yearbook Volume III--Area Reports: International. (Published 12/20/2018)

The Mineral Industry of Moldova, 2016

Category: Minerals Yearbook Volume III--Area Reports: International. (Published 12/20/2018)

Manganese, 2015 table release

Category: Minerals Yearbook Volume I: Metals and Minerals. (Published 12/20/2018)

Aluminum in October 2018

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 12/20/2018)