Office of Natural Resources Revenue – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; OCS Net Profit Share Payment
Document Number: 2020-06170
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) is proposing to renew an information collection. Through this Information Collection Request (ICR), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information related to the paperwork requirements covering the net profit share lease (NPSL) program, which establishes the reporting requirements to determine the net profit share base and calculate the net profit share payments due to the Federal government.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Suspensions Pending Appeal and Bonding
Document Number: 2020-06207
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) is proposing to renew an information collection. Through this Information Collection Renewal (ICR), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information related to the paperwork requirements under 30 CFR part 1243 to post a surety or bond, or demonstrate financial solvency.
Inflation Adjustments to Civil Monetary Penalty Rates for Calendar Year 2020
Document Number: 2020-01724
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-02-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) publishes this final rule to increase our maximum civil monetary penalty (CMP) rates for inflation occurring between October 2018 and October 2019.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Federal Oil and Gas Valuation
Document Number: 2020-01360
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) are proposing to renew an information collection. ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information pertaining to the Federal oil and gas valuation regulations, which include transportation and processing regulatory allowance limits, and the accounting and auditing relief for marginal properties. Also, for certain time periods, there is one form (ONRR- 4393 (Request to Exceed Regulatory Allowance Limitation)) associated with this information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Solid Minerals and Geothermal Collections
Document Number: 2019-21863
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) is proposing to renew an information collection with revisions. ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information through four forms that lessees use to report the production and royalties on solid minerals and geothermal resources produced from Federal and Indian lands.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Federal Oil and Gas Valuation
Document Number: 2019-20473
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) is proposing to renew an information collection with revisions. ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information pertaining to (1) the Federal oil and gas valuation regulations, which include transportation and processing regulatory allowance limits; and (2) the accounting and auditing relief for marginal properties.
Major Portion Prices and Due Date for Additional Royalty Payments on Indian Gas Production in Designated Areas Not Associated With an Index Zone; Correction
Document Number: 2019-10520
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-21
Agency: Office of Natural Resources Revenue
The Office of Natural Resources Revenue published a document in the Federal Register of May 8, 2019. This document published the major portion prices for Indian leases and the due date for industry to pay additional royalties based on the major portion prices determined by ONRR. The document contained an incorrect date.
Major Portion Prices and Due Date for Additional Royalty Payments on Indian Gas Production in Designated Areas Not Associated With an Index Zone
Document Number: 2019-09404
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
Final regulations for valuing gas produced from Indian leases, published August 10, 1999, require the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) to determine major portion prices and notify industry by publishing the prices in the Federal Register. The regulations also require ONRR to publish a due date for industry to pay additional royalties based on the major portion prices. Consistent with these requirements, this notice provides major portion prices for the 12 months of calendar year 2017.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Solid Minerals and Geothermal Collections
Document Number: 2019-09300
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) is proposing to renew an information collection. ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information necessary to report the production and royalties on solid minerals and geothermal resources from Federal and Indian lands. In addition to requesting renewed authority for ONRR to collect solid minerals and geothermal information without the use of a form, ONRR seeks renewed authority for four specific ONRR forms. The four forms are the Coal Washing Allowance Report, form ONRR-4292 (ONRR-4292); the Coal Transportation Allowance Report, form ONRR-4293 (ONRR-4293); the Solid Minerals Production and Royalty Report, form ONRR-4430 (ONRR- 4430); and the Solid Minerals Sales Summary, form ONRR-4440 (ONRR- 4440).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Royalty and Production Reporting
Document Number: 2019-05927
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) is proposing to renew an information collection with revisions. ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information by which lessees use three forms necessary to report the production and royalties on minerals produced from Federal and Indian lands and the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).
Inflation Adjustments to Civil Monetary Penalty Rates for Calendar Year 2019
Document Number: 2019-04239
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) publishes this final rule to increase our maximum civil monetary penalty (CMP) rates for inflation occurring between October 2017 and October 2018.
States' Decisions on Participating in Accounting and Auditing Relief for Federal Oil and Gas Marginal Properties
Document Number: 2019-03696
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) regulations provide two types of accounting and auditing relief for Federal onshore or Outer Continental Shelf lease production from marginal properties. Each year ONRR provides a list of qualifying marginal Federal oil and gas properties to States that receive a portion of Federal royalties from those properties. Each State then decides whether to participate in one or both relief options. For calendar year 2019, we provide this notice of the affected States' decisions to allow one or both types of relief.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Indian Oil & Gas Valuation
Document Number: 2018-27259
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR), is proposing to renew an information collection with revisions. ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information from lessees using five forms necessary to determine the correct royalties to be collected on behalf of Indian Tribes and individual Indian mineral owners. Revisions from the prior approval to collect this information are necessary because the information collection requirements on form ONRR-4410 were reduced by a rule in 2015.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Accounts Receivable Confirmations Reporting
Document Number: 2018-24877
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR), is proposing to renew the Accounts Receivable Confirmations Reporting information collection. Every year, under the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, mineral lessees are asked to confirm the accuracy of randomly-selected ONRR accounts receivable. Accounts receivable confirmations are a common financial audit practice that require approval under the PRA.
Notice of Audit Delegation Renewal for the States of Montana, New Mexico, and Oklahoma
Document Number: 2018-24745
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) renewed current delegations of audit and investigation authority for the States of Montana, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. This notice gives members of the public an opportunity to review and comment on the States' delegations.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; 30 CFR Parts 1227, 1228, and 1229, Delegated and Cooperative Activities With States and Indian Tribes
Document Number: 2018-23176
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR), are proposing to renew an information collection.
Market Centers for Use in Applying Royalty Valuation Regulations for Federal Oil
Document Number: 2018-19011
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) is inviting comments on proposed modifications to the list of existing market centers that royalty payors use to value oil produced from Federal leases. This proposed modification is applicable to those valuing Federal oil production using NYMEX prices or ANS spot prices.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Royalty and Production Reporting
Document Number: 2018-18927
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR), are proposing to renew an information collection.
Withdrawal of Temporary Physical Address Change for General Ledger Team
Document Number: 2018-15112
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) is withdrawing the temporary physical address change published in the Federal Register on April 27, 2016 for courier services and personal deliveries.
Major Portion Prices and Due Date for Additional Royalty Payments on Indian Gas Production in Designated Areas Not Associated With an Index Zone
Document Number: 2018-15111
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
Final regulations for valuing gas produced from Indian leases, published August 10, 1999, require the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) to determine major portion prices and notify industry by publishing the prices in the Federal Register. The regulations also require ONRR to publish a due date for industry to pay additional royalties based on the major portion prices. Consistent with these requirements, this notice provides major portion prices for the 12 months of calendar year 2016.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Indian Oil and Gas Valuation
Document Number: 2018-14854
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we, the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR), are proposing to renew an information collection with revisions.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Accounts Receivable Confirmations Reporting
Document Number: 2018-12419
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities: 30 CFR Parts 1227, 1228, and 1229, Delegated and Cooperative Activities With States and Indian Tribes
Document Number: 2018-12036
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), ONRR is inviting comments on the renewal of an information collection request that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Collection of Monies Due the Federal Government
Document Number: 2018-02299
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR), is proposing to renew an information collection with revisions under 30 CFR part 1218.
Repeal of Regulatory Amendment and Restoration of Former Regulatory Language Governing Service of Official Correspondence
Document Number: 2018-01068
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) is publishing this rule to repeal a 2013 direct final rule and restore the former regulatory language governing service of official correspondence.
States' Decisions on Participating in Accounting and Auditing Relief for Federal Oil and Gas Marginal Properties
Document Number: 2018-00970
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
ONRR regulations provide two types of accounting and auditing relief for Federal onshore or Outer Continental Shelf lease production from marginal properties. Each year ONRR provides a list of qualifying marginal Federal oil and gas properties to States that receive a portion of Federal royalties from those properties. Each State then decides whether to participate in one or both relief options. For calendar year 2018, we provide this notice of the affected States' decisions to allow one or both types of relief.
Inflation Adjustments to Civil Monetary Penalty Rates for Calendar Year 2018
Document Number: 2018-00969
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) publishes this final rule to increase our maximum civil monetary penalty (CMP) rates for inflation occurring between October 2016 and October 2017.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Suspensions Pending Appeal and Bonding
Document Number: 2017-27204
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we, the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR), are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; OCS Net Profit Share Payment Reporting
Document Number: 2017-22011
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we, the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR), are proposing to renew an information collection.
Repeal of Consolidated Federal Oil & Gas and Federal & Indian Coal Valuation Reform
Document Number: 2017-16571
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) is repealing the Consolidated Federal Oil & Gas and Federal & Indian Coal Valuation Reform Final Rule, published July 1, 2016, and effective January 1, 2017. Simultaneously, ONRR is reinstating the valuation regulations governing the valuation of Federal oil, Federal gas, and Federal and Indian coal that were in effect before January 1, 2017.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Collection of Monies Due the Federal Government
Document Number: 2017-15470
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), ONRR is inviting comments on a collection of information requests that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. This Information Collection Request (ICR) covers the paperwork requirements in title 30, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), part 1218. This ICR pertains to cross-lease netting in calculation of late-payment interest; a lessee's designation of designee; and Tribal permission for recoupment on Indian oil and gas leases.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Suspensions Pending Appeal and Bonding
Document Number: 2017-12596
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), ONRR is inviting comments on the renewal of a collection of information that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. This ICR covers the paperwork requirements in the regulations under 30 CFR 1243.
Major Portion Prices and Due Date for Additional Royalty Payments on Indian Gas Production in Designated Areas Not Associated With an Index Zone
Document Number: 2017-09326
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
Final regulations for valuing gas produced from Indian leases, published August 10, 1999, require the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) to determine major portion prices and notify industry by publishing the prices in the Federal Register. The regulations also require ONRR to publish a due date for industry to pay additional royalties based on the major portion prices. Consistent with these requirements, this notice provides major portion prices for the 12 months of calendar year 2015.
Agency Information Collection Activities: OCS Net Profit Share Payment Reporting-OMB Control Number 1012-0009; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-09047
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), ONRR is inviting comments on a collection of information requests that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. This Information Collection Request (ICR) covers the paperwork requirements in the regulations under title 30, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Also, this ICR pertains to royalties or net profit share payments from oil and gas leases on submerged Federal lands on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).
Civil Monetary Penalty Rates Inflation Adjustments for Calendar Year 2017 and Initial “Catch-Up” Adjustments
Document Number: 2017-08225
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-04-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 (Act), as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (2015 Act) and recent Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance, the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) is publishing this final rule to adjust our maximum civil monetary penalty (CMP) rates for calendar year 2017. This final rule also adopts as final a 2016 interim final rule that adjusted the amount of our civil monetary penalties for inflation with initial ``catch-up'' adjustments under the 2015 Act.
Repeal of Consolidated Federal Oil & Gas and Federal & Indian Coal Valuation Reform
Document Number: 2017-06617
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) proposes to repeal the Consolidated Federal Oil & Gas and Federal & Indian Coal Valuation Reform Rule that was published in the Federal Register on July 1, 2016 (``2017 Valuation Rule''). Repeal of the 2017 Valuation Rule would maintain the current regulatory status quo by keeping the longstanding pre-existing regulations in effect.
Federal Oil and Gas and Federal and Indian Coal Valuation
Document Number: 2017-06600
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) requests comments and suggestions from affected parties and the interested public on whether revisions to the regulations governing the valuation, for royalty purposes, of oil and gas produced from Federal onshore and offshore leases and coal produced from Federal and Indian leases, are needed and, if so, what specific revisions should be considered. On July 1, 2016, ONRR published a final rule, Consolidated Federal Oil and Gas and Federal and Indian Coal Valuation Reform (2017 Valuation Rule). ONRR subsequently stayed the effective date of that rule pending resolution of litigation. As a result of the stay, the regulations in effect prior to January 1, 2017 (``pre-existing regulations'') remain in effect. In a separate notice, ONRR is seeking comments on a proposed rule to repeal the 2017 Valuation Rule to maintain the status quo in which the pre-existing regulations remain in effect while ONRR reconsiders whether changes made by the 2017 Valuation Rule are needed or appropriate.
Postponement of Effectiveness of the Consolidated Federal Oil & Gas and Federal & Indian Coal Valuation Reform 2017 Valuation Rule
Document Number: 2017-03861
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
On July 1, 2016, the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) published the Consolidated Federal Oil & Gas and Federal & Indian Coal Valuation Final Rule (2017 Valuation Rule or Rule) in the Federal Register. On December 29, 2016, three separate petitions challenging the 2017 Valuation Rule were filed in the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming. In light of the existence and potential consequences of the pending litigation, ONRR has concluded that justice requires it to postpone the effectiveness of the 2017 Valuation Rule pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 705 of the Administrative Procedure Act, pending judicial review.
Agency Information Collection Activities: 30 CFR Parts 1202, 1204, and 1206, Federal Oil and Gas Valuation-OMB Control Number 1012-0005; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-02356
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), ONRR is notifying the public that we have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an Information Collection Request (ICR) to renew approval of the paperwork requirements in the regulations under title 30, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), parts 1202, 1204, and 1206. This ICR pertains to (1) Federal oil and gas valuation regulations, which include transportation and processing regulatory allowance limits; and (2) accounting and auditing relief for marginal properties. Also, there is one form (ONRR-4393 [Request to Exceed Regulatory Allowance Limitation]) associated with this information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Solid Minerals and Geothermal Collections-OMB Control Number 1012-0010; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-31063
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), ONRR is notifying the public that we have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an Information Collection Request (ICR) to renew approval of the paperwork requirements in the regulations under title 30, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), parts 1202, 1206, 1210, 1212, 1217, and 1218. This ICR pertains to royalty and production reporting on solid minerals and geothermal leases on Federal and Indian lands. There are four forms associated with this information collection: ONRR-4430 [Solid Minerals Production and Royalty Report], ONRR-4292 [Coal Washing Allowance Report], ONRR-4293 [Coal Transportation Allowance Report], and ONRR-4440 [Solid Minerals Sales Summary]. This notice also provides the public with a second opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of these regulatory requirements.
Amendments to Civil Penalty Regulations
Document Number: 2016-17598
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
This rule amends the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) civil penalty regulations by expanding the regulations to all Federal mineral leases onshore and on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), to all Federally-administered mineral leases on Indian Tribal and individual Indian mineral owners' lands, and to all easements, rights of way, and other agreements on the OCS; incorporating the civil penalty inflation adjustments pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (the 2015 Act); clarifying and simplifying existing regulations for issuing a Notice of Noncompliance (NONC), Failure to Correct Civil Penalty Notice (FCCP), and Immediate Liability Civil Penalty Notice (ILCP); and providing notice that ONRR will post matrices for civil penalty assessments on its Web site.
Amendments to Designated Areas
Document Number: 2016-17599
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
ONRR convened two technical conferences on November 20, 2015 to discuss amending the boundaries of four of the designated areas it uses to calculate the index-based major portion prices in its regulations. At the technical conferences, the participants discussed issues regarding the appropriate boundary line between the North Fort Berthold and South Fort Berthold Designated Areas and adding additional counties to one or both of the two designated areas in the Uintah and Ouray Reservation.
Major Portion Prices and Due Date for Additional Royalty Payments on Indian Gas Production in Designated Areas Not Associated With an Index Zone
Document Number: 2016-17600
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
On June 8, 2016, ONRR published (at 81 FR 36954) a notice of the due date for industry to pay additional royalties based on the major portion prices, titled ``Major Portion Prices and Due Date for Additional Royalty Payments on Indian Gas Production in Designated Areas Not Associated with an Index Zone.'' ONRR is amending the due date to pay additional royalties based on the major portion prices from August 8, 2016 to August 31, 2016.
Consolidated Federal Oil & Gas and Federal & Indian Coal Valuation Reform
Document Number: 2016-15420
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
ONRR is amending our regulations governing valuation, for royalty purposes, of oil and gas produced from Federal onshore and offshore leases and coal produced from Federal and Indian leases. This rule also consolidates definitions for oil, gas, and coal product valuation into one subpart that is applicable to the Federal oil and gas and Federal and Indian coal subparts.
Civil Monetary Penalties Inflation Adjustment
Document Number: 2016-13462
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) publishes this interim final rule to adjust the amount of our civil monetary penalties (CMPs) for inflation with an initial ``catch-up'' adjustment under the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance.
Major Portion Prices and Due Date for Additional Royalty Payments on Indian Gas Production in Designated Areas Not Associated With an Index Zone
Document Number: 2016-13461
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
Final regulations for valuing gas produced from Indian leases, published August 10, 1999, require ONRR to determine major portion prices and notify industry by publishing the prices in the Federal Register. The regulations also require ONRR to publish a due date for industry to pay additional royalties based on the major portion prices. Consistent with these requirements, this notice provides major portion prices for the 12 months of calendar year 2014.
Major Portion Prices and Due Date for Additional Royalty Payments on Indian Gas Production in Designated Areas Not Associated With an Index Zone
Document Number: 2016-13207
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
On April 28, 2016, ONRR published (at 81 FR 25419) a notice of the due date for industry to pay additional royalties based on the major portion prices, titled ``Major Portion Prices and Due Date for Additional Royalty Payments on Indian Gas Production in Designated Areas Not Associated with an Index Zone.'' Unfortunately, due to an incorrect date in said notice, it is necessary to withdraw the notice and re-publish a corrected version. This notice withdraws the April 28, 2016, notice in question.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Federal Oil and Gas Valuation; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-13206
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), ONRR is inviting comments on a collection of information requests that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. This Information Collection Request (ICR) covers the paperwork requirements in the regulations under title 30, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), parts 1202, 1204, and 1206. This ICR pertains to Federal oil and gas valuation regulations, which include transportation and processing regulatory allowance limits and accounting and auditing relief for marginal properties. Also, there is one form (ONRR-4393) associated with this information collection.
Temporary Physical Address Change for General Ledger Team
Document Number: 2016-09906
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
ONRR is temporarily changing its physical address for courier services and personal deliveries.
Major Portion Prices and Due Date for Additional Royalty Payments on Indian Gas Production in Designated Areas Not Associated With an Index Zone
Document Number: 2016-09905
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
Final regulations for valuing gas produced from Indian leases, published August 10, 1999, require ONRR to determine major portion prices and notify industry by publishing the prices in the Federal Register. The regulations also require ONRR to publish a due date for industry to pay additional royalties based on the major portion prices. Consistent with these requirements, this notice provides major portion prices for the 12 months of calendar year 2014.