ONRR Press Release Catalog 2013

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  • 19
    NOV

    Summary of ONRR Fiscal Year 2013 Disbursements

    Department of the Interior Office of Natural Resources Revenue 


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  • 19
    NOV

    Interior Department Disbursed $14.2 Billion in 2013 Energy Revenues to Benefit Federal, State, Local and Tribal Governments

    Second Highest Disbursement on Record Represents 17% Increase Over Previous Fiscal Year; Mineral Disbursements One of Nation’s Largest Sources of Non-Tax Revenue

    Washington – As part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to continue to expand safe and responsible domestic energy production, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced that the Department of the Interior collected and disbursed more than $14.2 billion in revenue generated by energy production on public lands and offshore waters in Fiscal Year 2013 – a $2 billion or 17% increase over the previous year.View document...

  • 19
    NOV

    States earn more than $2 billion in Federal mineral receipts

    Denver – The Department of the Interior’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) announced today that more than $2 billion was disbursed to 35 states, counties and political subdivisions as part of the state share of Federal revenues collected in Fiscal Year 2013 from energy and mineral production that occurred on Federal lands within their borders, and offshore on the Outer Continental Shelf.View document...

  • 13
    NOV

    ONRR Issues $526,800 Civil Penalty to MitEnergy Upstream Levied for ‘Knowing or Willful’ Failure to Permit Audit

    Denver – The Department of the Interior’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) announced today that it has assessed MitEnergy Upstream LLC a $526,800 civil penalty for “knowing or willful” failure to provide audit information.View document...

  • 22
    OCT

    Indian Mineral Owners Invited to Consult on Oil Pricing

    Meeting scheduled October 29 in New Town, ND

    Denver – The Department of the Interior’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) will host a meeting Tuesday, Oct. 29, in New Town, ND, to solicit comments from individual American Indian mineral owners and Tribal representatives on a recommendation for calculating “major portion pricing” for oil produced on Indian leases.View document...

  • 22
    OCT

    ONRR Issues $648,000 Civil Penalty to XTO Energy for ‘Knowing or Willful’ Failure to Permit an Audit

    Denver – The Department of the Interior’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) announced today that it has assessed XTO Energy a $648,000 civil penalty for knowing or willful failure to permit an audit.View document...

  • 21
    OCT

    ONRR Issues $2.7 million Civil Penalty to Apache Corp.

    Company Cited for Submission of False Information

    Denver – The Department of the Interior's Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) announced today that it has assessed Apache Corporation a $2,719,000 civil penalty for "knowing or willful" submission of false information. View document...

  • 21
    OCT

    U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Seeking Public Input on Candidacy Application

    Washington – On behalf of the U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (USEITI) Advisory Committee, the Department of the Interior (DOI) is seeking public comment on the USEITI Candidacy Application through a series of public outreach sessions scheduled across the nation.View document...

  • 16
    SEP

    ONRR Issues $23,400 Civil Penalty to Linde, Inc.

    Company Cited for Failure to Submit Royalty Reports

    Denver – The Department of the Interior’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) announced today that it has assessed Linde, Inc. a $23,400 civil penalty for failure to submit royalty reports for multiple months on multiple Federal leases in Colorado.View document...

  • 29
    AUG

    ONRR Issues $113,200 Civil Penalty to Lyon Oil Company for Failure to File Production Reports

    Denver – The Department of the Interior’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) announced today that it has assessed Lyon Oil Company a $113,200 civil penalty for failure to file production reports specified in a February 2011 Notice of Noncompliance (NONC). The NONC cited Lyon Oil Company for failure to report production on two wells and for not filing Oil and Gas Operations Reports dating back to 2004.View document...

  • 19
    AUG

    ONRR Issues Two Civil Penalties to Quinex Energy

    Company Assessed $2.2 Million for 'Knowing or Willful' Maintenance of False, Inaccurate Royalty Information

    Denver – The Department of the Interior’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) announced today that it has assessed Quinex Energy Corporation two civil penalties totaling $2,226,550 for “knowing or willful” maintenance of false, inaccurate, or misleading royalty information in ONRR’s Financial System.View document...

  • 12
    AUG

    ONRR Issues $43,040 Civil Penalty to EQT Production

    Company cited for failure to correct production reports

    Denver – The Department of the Interior’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) announced today that it has assessed EQT Production Co – formerly Equitable Production – a $43,040 civil penalty for failure to report production on the Oil and Gas Operations Report.View document...

  • 12
    AUG

    ONRR Issues $322,072 Civil Penalty to Pure Petroleum for Failure to Timely Submit Production Reports

    Company cited for failure to correct production reports

    Denver – The Department of the Interior’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) announced today that it has assessed Pure Petroleum, LLC a $322,072 civil penalty for failure to timely report production information as specified in a December 2012 Notice of Noncompliance (NONC). View document...

  • 8
    JULY

    ONRR Issues $19,508 Civil Penalty to HRM Resources

    Company cited for failure to correct production reports

    Denver – The Department of the Interior’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) announced that it has assessed HRM Resources LLC a $19,508 civil penalty for failure to timely correct production reports. View document...

  • 20
    JUNE

    ONRR Issues $802,000 Civil Penalty to Asarco LLC

    Company cited for ‘knowing or willful’ failure to permit an audit

    Denver – The Department of the Interior’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) announced today that it has assessed Asarco LLC an $802,000 civil penalty for “knowing or willful failure” to permit an audit of the company’s copper production from the Mission Mine, located on American Indian lands in southern Arizona.View document...

  • 11
    APR

    ONRR Issues $780,300 Civil Penalty to Dynamic Offshore

    Company cited for maintenance of inaccurate royalty reports

    Denver – The Department of the Interior’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) announced today that it has assessed Dynamic Offshore Resources, LLC, a $780,300 civil penalty for “knowing or willful maintenance of inaccurate gas volume information” in its royalty reports.View document...

  • 2
    APR

    Chesapeake Energy Company Fined $765,000 .. ONRR issues civil penalty for misreporting royalty reports

    Denver – The Department of the Interior’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) announced today that it has assessed Chesapeake Energy Company a $765,000 civil penalty for “knowing or willful submission of inaccurate information” on its oil and gas royalty reports.View document...

  • 1
    MAR

    Energy Companies Fined for Violating Reporting Rules, $141,000 assessed in civil penalties

    Denver – The Department of the Interior’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) announced today that five energy companies have been assessed six civil penalties for violating reporting rules, including noncompliance with reporting regulations and failure to submit timely production and royalty reports.View document...

  • 1
    JAN

    YATES PETROLEUM PAYS $416,000 TO RESOLVE ALLEGATIONS IT VIOLATED THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT

    Denver – John Walsh, the United States Attorney for the District of Colorado, today announced that Yates Petroleum Corporation has agreed to pay $416,000.00 to resolve allegations that the company submitted false statements about the royalties the company owed for natural gas removed from federal leases in Wyoming. View document...