Minerals Management Service January 16, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Royalty-in-Kind (RIK) Eligible Refiner, Determination of Need
Document Number: E8-624
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service
The Minerals Management Service (MMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of the Interior, is requesting written comments from interested parties, particularly refiners who qualify under the RIK eligible refiner program, regarding their experiences in the crude oil marketplace. Specifically, we are interested in eligible refiners' experiences in gaining access to adequate supplies of crude oil at equitable prices. This Determination of Need process will assist the Secretary of the Interior in deciding whether or not to continue with sales of Federal Government royalty crude oil under the RIK eligible refiner program.