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.

Sand and Gravel, Construction, 2014

Category: Minerals Yearbook Volume I: Metals and Minerals. (Published 7/27/2017)

Silicon in May 2017

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 7/27/2017)

Aluminum in May 2017

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 7/27/2017)

Silver in April 2017

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 7/27/2017)

Sulfur in May 2017

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 7/25/2017)

Phosphate Rock in May 2017

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 7/25/2017)

Chromium in April 2017

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 7/18/2017)

The Mineral Industry of Congo(Kinshasa), 2014

Category: Minerals Yearbook Volume III--Area Reports: International. (Published 7/14/2017)

The Mineral Industry of Malaysia, 2014

Category: Minerals Yearbook Volume III--Area Reports: International. (Published 7/14/2017)

The Mineral Industry of Papau New Guinea, 2014

Category: Minerals Yearbook Volume III--Area Reports: International. (Published 7/14/2017)