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

2024 Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustments
Document Number: 2024-01110
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-01-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
Pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (referred to herein as the ``Inflation Adjustment Acts''), and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance, ONRR is adjusting for inflation the civil monetary penalty (CMP) amounts it assesses under the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982 (FOGRMA).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Collection of Monies Due the Federal Government; and Processing Refund Requests Related to Overpayments Made to ONRR
Document Number: 2023-26433
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-12-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ONRR is proposing to revise an information collection. Through this Information Collection Request (ICR), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information necessary to cover cross-lease netting in the calculation of late-payment interest; a lessee's designation of designee for payment obligations; tribal permission for recoupment on Indian oil and gas leases; and refund requests for overpayments made to ONRR.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Net Profit Share Payment
Document Number: 2023-20931
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), ONRR is proposing to renew an information collection. Through this Information Collection Request (``ICR''), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information necessary to determine net profit share payments due the United States pursuant to Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas leases.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Suspensions Pending Appeal and Bonding
Document Number: 2023-20090
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-18
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 revise a currently approved information collection to expand its scope to include the mineral estate underlying Osage County, Oklahoma (``Osage Mineral Estate'').
Amendments to OMB Control Numbers and Certain Forms; Correction
Document Number: 2023-18096
Type: Rule
Date: 2023-08-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
On December 8, 2011, ONRR published a direct final rule that, among other things, corrected a thermal energy displaced equation without updating an image of the equation set forth in the regulations for illustration purposes. This document provides a replacement thermal energy displaced equation image.
Electronic Provision of Records During an Audit; Correction
Document Number: 2023-17568
Type: Rule
Date: 2023-08-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
On August 9, 2023, ONRR published a final rule amending its regulations to allow ONRR and other authorized Department of the Interior (``Department'') representatives the option to require that an auditee use electronic means to provide records requested during an audit of an auditee's royalty reporting and payment. The final rule used a subpart that was designated reserved. This document corrects the final regulations by adding the subpart.
Electronic Provision of Records During an Audit
Document Number: 2023-17059
Type: Rule
Date: 2023-08-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
ONRR is amending its regulations to allow ONRR and other authorized Department of the Interior (``Department'') representatives the option to require that an auditee use electronic means to provide records requested during an audit of an auditee's royalty reporting and payment.
Partial Repeal of Consolidated Federal Oil & Gas and Federal & Indian Coal Reform
Document Number: 2023-15310
Type: Rule
Date: 2023-07-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
ONRR is republishing and revising certain subparts of its regulations to implement an order and judgment from the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming that vacated the Federal and Indian coal valuation provisions of the 2016 Consolidated Federal Oil & Gas and Federal & Indian Coal Valuation Reform rule. ONRR is further making non-substantive punctuation and grammatical corrections as part of this republication.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Suspensions Pending Appeal and Bonding
Document Number: 2023-13867
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-29
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 Request renewal (``ICR''), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information related to the paperwork requirements necessary to post a bond or other surety, or to demonstrate financial solvency to suspend compliance with an order or to stay the assessment or accrual of civil penalties.
Major Portion Prices and Due Date for Additional Royalty Payments on Gas Produced From Indian Lands in Designated Areas That Are Not Associated With an Index Zone
Document Number: 2023-08594
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with regulations governing valuation of gas produced from Indian lands, ONRR is publishing this Notice in the Federal Register of the major portion prices applicable to calendar year 2021 and the date by which a lessee must pay any additional royalties due under major portion pricing.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Royalty and Production Reporting
Document Number: 2023-01000
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-30
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 revise a currently approved information collection to expand its scope to include the mineral estate underlying Osage County, Oklahoma (``Osage Mineral Estate'').
Agency Information Collection Activities: OCS Net Profit Share Payment
Document Number: 2023-01577
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), ONRR is proposing to renew an information collection. Through this Information Collection Request (``ICR''), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information necessary to determine net profit share payments due the United States pursuant to Outer Continental Shelf (``OCS'') oil and gas leases.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Suspensions Pending Appeal and Bonding
Document Number: 2023-01009
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-19
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 revise a currently approved information collection to expand its scope to include the mineral estate underlying Osage County, Oklahoma (``Osage Mineral Estate''). Through this revision, ONRR seeks authority to collect information related to the paperwork requirements under the Bureau of Indian Affairs' (``BIA'') proposed regulations to post a surety or bond, or demonstrate financial solvency. ONRR uses forms ONRR-4435, ONRR-4436, and ONRR-4437 as part of these information collection requirements.
2023 Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustments
Document Number: 2023-00737
Type: Rule
Date: 2023-01-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
Pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 (codified at 28 U.S.C. 2461 note), as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (referred to herein as the ``Inflation Adjustment Acts''), and Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') guidance, ONRR is adjusting for inflation the civil monetary penalty (``CMP'') amounts it assesses under the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982 (``FOGRMA'').
Agency Information Collection Activities: Federal Oil and Gas Valuation; OMB Control Number 1012-0005
Document Number: 2023-00113
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), ONRR is proposing to renew an information collection. Through this Information Collection Request (``ICR''), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information necessary to (1) verify proper reporting and payment of royalties and other amounts due pursuant to Federal oil and gas leases; (2) determine requests for prepayment or accounting and auditing relief for certain marginal properties; and (3) determine requests to exceed transportation and processing allowance limits. ONRR uses form ONRR-4393 (Request to Exceed Regulatory Allowance Limitation) as part of these information collection requirements.
States' Decisions on Participating in Accounting and Auditing Relief for Federal Oil and Gas Marginal Properties
Document Number: 2022-26918
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) regulations, ONRR provides two types of accounting and auditing relief for Federal oil and gas production from marginal properties: (1) the cumulative royalty reports and payments relief option, which allows a lessee or designee to submit one royalty report and payment for the calendar year's production; and (2) other requested relief, which allows a lessee or designee to request any type of accounting and auditing relief that is appropriate for production from the marginal property and meets certain requirements. By October 1 of each calendar year, ONRR provides a list of qualifying marginal Federal oil and gas properties to the States receiving a portion of Federal royalties from those properties. Each State then decides whether to participate in neither, one, or both relief options. This Notice provides the public each State's decision on whether to participate in marginal property relief.
Electronic Provision of Records During an Audit
Document Number: 2022-20495
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
ONRR proposes to amend its regulations to allow ONRR and other authorized Department of the Interior (``Department'') representatives the option to require that an auditee use electronic means to provide records requested during an audit of an auditee's royalty reporting and payment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Solid Minerals and Geothermal Collections
Document Number: 2022-20013
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), ONRR is proposing to renew an information collection. Through this Information Collection Request (``ICR''), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information necessary to report production, sales, and royalties owed related to coal, other solid minerals, and geothermal resources produced from Federal and Indian lands. ONRR currently uses forms ONRR-4292 (Coal Washing Allowance Report); ONRR-4293 (Coal Transportation Allowance Report); ONRR-4430 (Solid Minerals Production and Royalty Report); and ONRR-4440 (Solid Minerals Sales Summary) as part of these information collection requirements.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Royalty and Production Reporting
Document Number: 2022-01158
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), ONRR is proposing to renew an information collection. Through this Information Collection Request (``ICR''), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information used to verify, audit, collect, and disburse royalty owed on oil, gas, and geothermal resources produced from Federal and Indian lands. ONRR uses forms ONRR- 2014, ONRR-4054, and ONRR-4058 as part of these information collection requirements.
2022 Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustments
Document Number: 2022-00165
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
ONRR is adjusting for inflation the civil monetary penalty (``CMP'') amounts it assesses under the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982 (``FOGRMA'').
States' Decisions on Participating in Accounting and Auditing Relief for Federal Oil and Gas Marginal Properties
Document Number: 2021-28045
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) regulations, ONRR provides two types of accounting and auditing relief for Federal oil and gas production from marginal properties: (1) The cumulative royalty reports and payments relief option, which allows a lessee or designee to submit one royalty report and payment for the calendar year's production; and (2) other requested relief, which allows a lessee or designee to request any type of accounting and auditing relief that is appropriate for production from the marginal property and meets certain requirements. By October 1 of each calendar year, ONRR provides a list of qualifying marginal Federal oil and gas properties to the States receiving a portion of Federal royalties from those properties. Each State then decides whether to participate in neither, one, or both relief options. This Notice provides the public each State's decision on whether to participate in marginal property relief.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Indian Oil and Gas Valuation
Document Number: 2021-24341
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), ONRR is proposing to renew an information collection. Through this Information Collection Request (``ICR''), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information for the collection, verification, and disbursement of oil and gas royalties owed to Indian lessors. ONRR uses forms ONRR-4109, ONRR-4110, ONRR- 4295, ONRR-4393, ONRR-4410, and ONRR-4411 as part of these information collection requirements.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Delegated and Cooperative Activities With States and Indian Tribes
Document Number: 2021-21894
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), ONRR is proposing to renew an information collection. Currently, the information collection is authorized by the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') under OMB Control Number 1012-0003, which expires on December 31, 2021. Through this Information Collection Request (``ICR''), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information to review and approve a delegation proposal from a State that is seeking to perform royalty management functions and to prepare a cooperative agreement with a State or Indian Tribe seeking to perform royalty audits and investigations.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Accounts Receivable Confirmations Reporting
Document Number: 2021-21893
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), ONRR is proposing to renew an information collection. Through this Information Collection Request (``ICR''), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information from royalty payors to verify a small number of ONRR accounts receivable randomly selected by the Office of Inspector General (``OIG'') for audit.
ONRR 2020 Valuation Reform and Civil Penalty Rule: Final Withdrawal Rule
Document Number: 2021-20979
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
ONRR is withdrawing the ONRR 2020 Valuation Reform and Civil Penalty Rule (``2020 Rule'').
Agency Information Collection Activities: Royalty and Production Reporting
Document Number: 2021-19552
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), ONRR is proposing to renew an information collection. Through this Information Collection Request (``ICR''), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information used to verify, audit, collect, and disburse royalty owed on oil, gas, and geothermal resources produced from Federal and Indian lands. ONRR uses forms ONRR- 2014, ONRR-4054, and ONRR-4058 as part of these information collection requirements.
ONRR 2020 Valuation Reform and Civil Penalty Rule: Notification of Proposed Withdrawal
Document Number: 2021-12318
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-06-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
ONRR is proposing to withdraw the final rule entitled ``ONRR 2020 Valuation Reform and Civil Penalty Rule'' (``2020 Rule''). This action opens a 60-day comment period to allow interested parties to comment on ONRR's proposed withdrawal of the 2020 Rule.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Accounts Receivable Confirmations Reporting
Document Number: 2021-08170
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), ONRR is proposing to renew an information collection. Currently, the information collection is authorized by the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') under OMB Control Number 1012-0001, which expires on February 28, 2022. Through this Information Collection Request (``ICR''), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information related to the paperwork requirements under the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 (``CFO Act'') covering the collection of royalties and other mineral revenues due, which obligations are accounted for as accounts receivables.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Indian Oil and Gas Valuation, 30 CFR Parts 1202, 1206, and 1207
Document Number: 2021-08153
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), ONRR is proposing to renew an information collection. Currently, this information collection is authorized by the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') under OMB Control Number 1012-0002, which expires on February 28, 2022. This Information Collection Request (``ICR'') pertains to the valuation of oil and gas produced from leases on Indian lands, Indian oil and gas royalties, and required recordkeeping for oil and gas valuation and royalties for Indian Tribes and allottees. ONRR uses forms ONRR-4109, ONRR-4110, ONRR-4295, ONRR-4393, ONRR-4410, and ONRR-4411 as part of these information collection requirements.
ONRR 2020 Valuation Reform and Civil Penalty Rule: Delay of Effective Date
Document Number: 2021-07886
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
ONRR is delaying the effective date of the final rule entitled ``ONRR 2020 Valuation Reform and Civil Penalty Rule'' (``2020 Rule'') from April 16, 2021 to November 1, 2021. The purpose of this second delay is to avoid placing undue regulatory burdens on lessees caused by allowing the 2020 Rule to go into effect while ONRR considers whether it will revise or withdraw some or all of that rule due to apparent defects in that rule.
Agency Information Collection Activities: 30 CFR Parts 1227, 1228, and 1229, Delegated and Cooperative Activities With States and Indian Tribes
Document Number: 2021-07885
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), ONRR is proposing to renew an information collection. Currently, the information collection is authorized by the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') under OMB Control Number 1012-0003, which expires on December 31, 2021. ONRR uses the information collected under this Information Collection Request (``ICR'') both to review and approve delegation proposals from a State that is seeking to perform royalty management functions and to prepare a cooperative agreement with a State or Indian tribe seeking to perform royalty audits and investigations.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Collection of Monies Due to the Federal Government; and Processing Refund Requests Related to Overpayments Made to ONRR
Document Number: 2021-04684
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-08
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. Through this Information Collection Request (ICR), ONRR seeks authority to collect information related to the paperwork requirements covering cross-lease netting in the calculation of late-payment interest; a lessee's designation of designee for payment obligations; tribal permission for recoupment on Indian oil and gas leases; and refund requests for overpayments made to ONRR.
ONRR 2020 Valuation Reform and Civil Penalty Rule: Delay of Effective Date; Request for Public Comment
Document Number: 2021-03052
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the January 20, 2021 White House Memorandum on Regulatory Freeze Pending Review and the Office of Management and Budget Memorandum M-21-14 of the same date, this action delays the effective date of the final rule entitled ``ONRR 2020 Valuation Reform and Civil Penalty Rule'' that published in the Federal Register on January 15, 2021 (``2020 Rule''). In addition, this action opens a 30- day comment period to allow interested parties to comment on the impact of the delay to the 2020 Rule's effective date as well as issues of fact, law, and policy raised by that rule.
Inflation Adjustments to Civil Monetary Penalty Rates for Calendar Year 2021
Document Number: 2021-01502
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) publishes this final rule to increase its maximum civil monetary penalty (CMP) rates to account for inflation occurring between October 2019 and October 2020.
States' Decisions on Participating in Accounting and Auditing Relief for Federal Oil and Gas Marginal Properties
Document Number: 2020-27267
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-11
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 relief, and if so, whether to allow one or both relief options. For calendar year 2020, ONRR provides this notice of the affected States' decision regarding whether relief should be allowed and, if so, which type of relief will be allowed.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Collection of Monies Due the Federal Government; and Processing Refund Requests Related to Overpayments Made to ONRR
Document Number: 2020-22773
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-15
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. Through this Information Collection Request (ICR), ONRR seeks authority to collect information related to the paperwork requirements covering cross-lease netting in the calculation of late-payment interest; a lessee's designation of designee for payment obligations; tribal permission for recoupment on Indian oil and gas leases; and refund requests for overpayments made to ONRR.
Consolidated Federal Oil and Gas and Federal and Indian Coal Valuation Reform
Document Number: 2020-20560
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-10-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
ONRR is re-issuing certain regulations associated with the valuation of Federal oil and gas and Federal and Indian coal to implement a March 29, 2019 Court order that vacated ONRR's 2017 repeal of those regulations. These republished regulations implement the court's order by recodifying the regulations that were in effect prior to the vacated rulemaking.
ONRR 2020 Valuation Reform and Civil Penalty Rule
Document Number: 2020-17513
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-10-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (``ONRR'') is publishing this proposed rule to seek comment on measures to amend portions of ONRR's regulations for valuing oil and gas produced from Federal leases for royalty purposes, valuing coal produced from Federal and Indian leases, and assessing civil penalties for violations of certain statutes, regulations, leases, and orders associated with mineral leases.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Net Profit Share Payment Reporting
Document Number: 2020-19763
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-08
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 Request renewal (ICR), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information related to the paperwork requirements necessary to determine the net profit share base and calculate the net profit share payments due to the Federal Government.
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: 2020-17514
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
On August 4, 2020, the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) published in the Federal Register a document that announced calendar year 2018's major portion prices for Indian leases and the due date for industry to pay additional royalties based on major portion prices. The document incorrectly stated in the DATES section that the due date to pay additional royalties is October 5, 2020 when it should have stated that the due date is October 31, 2020.
Major Portion Prices and Due Date for Additional Royalty Payments on Indian Gas Production in Designated Areas That Are Not Associated With an Index Zone
Document Number: 2020-16902
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the regulations governing valuation of gas produced from Indian leases, the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) is publishing this notice in the Federal Register to notify industry of ONRR's determination of the major portion prices applicable to calendar year 2018 and the date by which a lessee must pay any additional royalties due under major portion pricing.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Suspensions Pending Appeal and Bonding
Document Number: 2020-15124
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-14
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 Request renewal (ICR), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information related to the paperwork requirements necessary to post a surety or bond, or demonstrate financial solvency.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Collection of Monies Due the Federal Government
Document Number: 2020-12182
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
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 under its regulations covering cross-lease netting in the 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: 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.
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