ONRR shares 37.5 percent of selected revenue with Gulf producing states and political subdivisions; payable annually during the year after receipt in accordance with 30 CFR Section 519.418.

Agency - Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

U. S. Department of Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue, Financial Management Division, Denver Federal Center, MS 63210B, P.O.

Box 25165, Denver, CO 80225-0165.
Website Address


Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

To be used in accordance with all applicable Federal and State laws, only for 1 or more of the following purposes: A) Projects and activities for the purposes of coastal protection, including conservation, coastal restoration, hurricane protection, and infrastructure directly affected by coastal wetland losses; B) mitigation of damage to fish, wildlife or natural resources; C) implementation of a federally-approved marine, coastal or comprehensive conservation management plan; D) Mitigation of the impact of Outer Continental Shelf activities through the funding of onshore infrastructure projects; E) Planning assistance and the administrative costs of complying with this section.

(2) Limitation: Not more than 3 percent of amount received may be spent on planning assistance and compliance administrative costs.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Revenue from selected leases will automatically trigger distribution to states and political subdivisions.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Eligible states and political subdivisions with Louisiana, Texas, Alabama, and Mississippi.


No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.


Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. No application is necessary.

Award Procedures

Automatic distribution is made as authorized by law.


Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.


Public Law 109-432, 120 STAT 3000. Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006, 30 CFR 1219.414.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Not Applicable.


Not Applicable.


Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Not applicable. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Information not available.

Post Assistance Requirements


Not Applicable.


In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.


Not applicable.

Financial Information

Account Identification

14-5535-0-0-000 - 14X5535.


(Direct Payments for Specified Use) FY 17 $957,000; FY 18 est $187,989,000; and FY 19 est $268,014,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Not applicable.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. U.S. Department of Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue, Financial Management Division, Denver Federal Center, MS 63210B, P.O. Box 25165, Denver, CO 80225-0165.

Headquarters Office

Director Office of Natural Resources Revenue, 1849 C Street, NW. Mail Stop 4211, Washington, District of Columbia 20240 Phone: (202) 513-0600

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.

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