What are a State's responsibilities if it processes production reports or royalty reports?
In processing production reports or royalty reports you must:
Process reports accurately and timely as provided in the Standards and your delegation agreement;
Identify and resolve fatal errors to use in subsequent error correction that the State or ONRR performs;
Accept multiple forms of electronic media from reporters, as ONRR specifies;
Timely transmit required production or royalty data to ONRR and other affected Federal agencies;
Access well, lease, agreement, and reporter reference data from ONRR and provide updated information to ONRR;
For production reports, maintain adequate system software edits to ensure compliance with the provisions of 30 CFR part 1210 —Forms and Reports, the ONRR Minerals Production Reporter Handbook, any interagency memorandum of understanding to which ONRR is a party, and the Standards ;
For royalty reports, maintain adequate system software edits to ensure compliance with the provisions of 30 CFR part 1218, the Oil and Gas Payor Handbook, Volume II, “Dear Payor” letters, and the Standards; and
Comply with the procedures for appealed demands or orders, including meeting timeframes, supplying information, and using the appropriate format.
[62 FR 43084, Aug. 12, 1997, as amended at 67 FR 19112, Apr. 18, 2002; 73 FR 15898, Mar. 26, 2008; 75 FR 61087, Oct. 4, 2010]