U.S. Department of the Interior
Minerals Management Service
Office of Communications
FOR RELEASE: May 21, 1998 CONTACT: Anne-Berry Wade
MMS AWARDS ROYALTY RELIEF TO SECOND
DEEP WATER FIELD IN THE GULF OF MEXICO
Today, the U.S. Department of the Interiors Minerals Management Service (MMS) announced that deep water royalty relief has been granted to Amoco for the Mississippi Canyon Block 84 Field. Royalties will be suspended on the first 87.5 million barrels of oil equivalent produced from the field, nicknamed King.