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Outer Continental Shelf Impact Assistance and Deep Water Royalty Relief Act

Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States ... 158 ... S. 575 ... March 23, 1995 (S. hrg)

by United States

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Written in English


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Number of Pages61
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Open LibraryOL7373587M
ISBN 10016047616X
ISBN 109780160476167
OCLC/WorldCa33337523

(a) The term "outer Continental Shelf" means all submerged lands lying seaward and outside of the area of lands beneath navigable waters as defined in section of this title, and of which the File Size: 41KB.   The court ruled that Interior’s price threshold clauses unlawfully deprived Kerr-McGee of the statutory right to produce minimum volumes of oil and gas royalty-free, as mandated by Congress in the Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act of

Numerous amendments were incorporated in the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act amendments of (P.L. ). Title II of these amendments provides for the cancellation of leases or permits if continued activity is likely to cause serious harm to life, including fish and other aquatic life. OCS stands for “Outer Continental Shelf.” According to the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (signed into law in and amended in ), the U.S. OCS includes “all submerged lands lying seaward and outside of the area of lands beneath navigable waters of which the subsoil and seabed appertain to the United States and are subject to.

2 of 59 Definitions When used in this subchapter— (a) The term “outer Continental Shelf” means all submerged lands lying seaward and outside of the area of lands beneath navigable waters as defined in section of this title, and of which the subsoil and seabed. This book reviews the adequacy of information available for predicting and managing the environmental and human effects of oil and gas activities on Alaska's Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). It examines how the Alaskan OCS and adjacent onshore natural and human environments differ from those in more temperate waters and to what degree the.


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Outer Continental Shelf Impact Assistance and Deep Water Royalty Relief Act by United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

The “Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act”, on Novem as Title III of. Public Law Summary: The. Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act (DWRRA) amends the Secretary of the Interior’s discretionary authority to File Size: KB. The United States Deep Water Royalty Relief Act (DWRRA) implemented a royalty-relief program that relieves eligible leases from paying royalties on defined amounts of deep-water petroleum production over Federal Outer Continental Shelf lands.

After its expiration inthe DWRRA was redefined and extended to promote continued interest in deep water. The Minerals Management Service (MMS. Outer Continental Shelf Impact Assistance and Deep Water Royalty Relief Act: hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session, on S.

(1) In general The Secretary, in consultation with the Secretary of the Department in which the Coast Guard is operating and other relevant departments and agencies of the Federal Government, may grant a lease, easement, or right-of-way on the outer Continental Shelf for activities not otherwise authorized in this subchapter, the Deepwater Port.

The United States Code is meant to be an organized, logical compilation of the laws passed by Congress. At its top level, it divides the world of legislation into fifty topically-organized Titles, and each Title is further subdivided into any number of logical subtopics.

The MMS published a proposed rule (PR) in the Federal Register on Decem (72 FR ), to inform the public of our intent to revise 30 CFR partwhich pertains to royalty relief and 30 CFR partwhich pertains to Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) leasing, in a manner consistent with the Santa Fe Snyder ruling.

Section of the Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act of (Pub. ) (the Act), gave us the authority to promote development and production of marginal resources in certain areas by suspending royalties. Mar 2, S. (rd).

A bill to provide for the energy security of the Nation through encouraging the production of domestic oil and gas resources in deep water on the Outer Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Mexico, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. UNDERSTANDING OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF LEASING UNDER THE DEEP WATER The Deep Water Royalty Relief Act (DWRRA) was enacted to encourage the exploitation of the sizeable, awarded, and no single depth interval varies by more than 6 leases, which should not have a material impact on the results of this analysis.

File Size: KB. GAO reviewed the Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service's (MMS) new rule on conforming regulations to the court decision regarding royalty relief for deepwater outer continental shelf oil and gas leases.

GAO found that (1) the final rule amends MMS regulations to conform with Santa Fe Snyder Corp. In that case, the court found that prior MMS regulations were inconsistent with the Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act, which the regulations were meant to implement.

Pub. Lawtitle III, Stat.(Nov. 28, ). With this final rule, MMS is replacing those prior regulations with regulations consistent. lands of the outer Continental Shelf, and to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to lease such lands for certain purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the ‘‘Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act’’.

ø43 U.S.C. note File Size: KB. The Act authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to grant oil and gas leases on the submerged lands of the outer continental shelf[i]. The OCS is an important national resource reserve which should be made available for expeditious and orderly development, subject to environmental safeguards, in a manner consistent with the maintenance of.

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) invites you to attend the next webinar in the West Coast Renewable Energy Science Exchange BOEM Approves Cook Inlet Geohazards Survey BOEM issued a permit to Hilcorp Alaska LLC to conduct a geohazards survey in the federal waters of Cook Inlet.

For example, the Lost Royalties on Offshore Drilling for Leases Issued from through subsidy came as a result of the “Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act,” something that to this day deprives taxpayers of $ billion each year.

The final type are known as regulatory subsidies. These apply when oil companies. The most common incentives for offshore oil and gas development include various forms of royalty relief.

The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to grant royalty relief to promote increased oil and gas production. The Deep Water Royalty Relief Act of (DWRRA) expanded the Secretary's royalty relief authority in the Gulf of Mexico outer Cited by: 1.

Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Agencies: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (within the Department of the Interior) Citation: 43 U.S.C. §§ et seq. Enacted as: the “Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act”, on August 7, Where Law Applies: Under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), the subsoil and seabed of the outer continental shelf belong to the United States and “are File Size: KB.

Secretary of the Interior to grant royalty relief to promote increased oil and gas production (43 U.S.C. The Deep Wa ter Royalty Relief Act of (DWRRA) expanded the Secretary’s royalty relief authority in the Gulf of Mexico outer continental shelf (OCS).

Controversy over royalty relief currently fo cuses on the lack of price Cited by: 1. The OCSLA’s congressional declaration of policy states that the Outer Continental Shelf is a “vital national resource reserve held by the Federal Government for the public, which should be.

and delegations of authority issued to implement various statutes, including the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, the Clean Air Act, the Oil Pollution Act ofthe Energy Policy Act of, and the Gulf ofMexico Energy Security Act of and the Deepwater Royalty Relief Act (DWRRA).

III. Objectives. The Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Air Regulations, found at 40 CFR p establish the applicable air pollution control requirements, including provisions related to permitting, monitoring, reporting, fees, compliance, and enforcement, for facilities subject to the Clean Air Act (CAA) section These regulations apply to OCS Sources that are located beyond state seaward boundaries, with.In Congress passed the Deep Water Royalty Relief Act, which granted a royalty "holiday" to oil and gas companies drilling in deep waters for leases sold between and The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) gives the Secretary of the Interior jurisdiction over the areas known as the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).

The Act is found at Ti Chap Subchapter III. The Outer Continental Shelf is underwater land at any point three miles off the coast of any state. The Act gives the Secretary the right [ ].