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.

Indium, 2016

Category: Minerals Yearbook Volume I: Metals and Minerals. (Published 9/25/2018)

U.S. Production in 2018

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 9/25/2018)

Stone, Crushed in 2018

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 9/25/2018)

Aluminum in July 2018

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 9/25/2018)

Platinum-Group Metals in July 2018

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 9/25/2018)

Tin, 2016

Category: Minerals Yearbook Volume I: Metals and Minerals. (Published 9/24/2018)

The Mineral Industry of Central America, 2015

Category: Minerals Yearbook Volume III--Area Reports: International. (Published 9/24/2018)

The Mineral Industry of Portugal, 2015

Category: Minerals Yearbook Volume III--Area Reports: International. (Published 9/24/2018)

Iron and Steel Scrap in July 2018

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 9/20/2018)

Zinc in July 2018

Category: Mineral Industry Surveys. (Published 9/20/2018)