If you’re craving stats and data about the Gulf of Mexico, the Energy Information Administration is the place to head to find out what’s happening.  It is stocked with state-specific energy profiles, as well as map data indicating where wells and rigs are active.  Oil and gas companies, the media, and policymakers rely on this information to make a wealth of decisions, and it is a great place to start if you’re interested to know more about the industry’s presence in this region.