Kan. Admin. Regs. § 82-3-307 - Gas conservation assessment
Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021
In order to pay the conservation division expenses and other costs in connection with the administration of the gas conservation regulations not otherwise provided for, an assessment shall be made as follows:
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82-3-307. Gas conservation assessment. In order to pay the conservation division expenses and other costs in connection with the administration of the gas conservation regulations not otherwise provided for, an assessment shall be made as follows:
(a) A charge of 20.50 mills shall be assessed on each 1,000 cubic feet of gas sold or marketed each month. The assessment shall apply only to the first purchaser of gas.
(b) Each month, the first purchaser of the production shall perform the following:
(1) Before paying for the production, deduct an amount equal to the assessment for every 1,000 cubic feet of gas produced and removed from the lease;
(2) remit the amounts deducted, in a single check if the purchaser desires, to the conservation division when the purchaser makes regular gas payments for this period; and
(3) show all deductions on the regular payment statements to producers, royalty owners, and other interested persons.
(c) The assessment established by the commission shall not apply to gas that is being returned to the ground for repressuring purposes within the field, but shall apply to gas that is produced and removed from the lease and returned to the ground for storage purposes. (Authorized by K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 55-152; implementing K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 55-176; effective, T-83-44, Dec. 8, 1982; effective May 1, 1983; amended April 23, 1990; amended Aug. 19, 1991; amended Dec. 6, 1993; amended Nov. 15, 1996; amended June 1, 2001; amended Dec. 22, 2006; amended June 15, 2018.)