43 C.F.R. 3163.2 - Civil penalties

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14 practice notes
  • Onshore Oil and Gas Operations; Federal and Indian Oil and Gas Leases; Site Security
    • United States
    • Federal Register July 13, 2015
    • 13 Julio 2015
    ...to civil penalties under Section 109 of FOGRMA, 30 U.S.C. 1719. Consequently, the BLM is proposing to amend its civil penalty rules at 43 CFR 3163.2 to designate the first sentence of paragraph (a) of the existing Sec. 3163.2 as paragraph (a)(1), and to add a new paragraph (a)(2). The secon......
  • Onshore Oil and Gas Operations; Federal and Indian Oil and Gas Leases; Site Security
    • United States
    • Federal Register November 17, 2016
    • 17 Noviembre 2016
    ...has been restructured consistent with the changes in paragraphs (c) through (e) of Sec. 3170.7. None.................................... 43 CFR 3163.2 Generally.... The changes being made as part of rule are a combination of the changes proposed as part of this rulemaking effort and the pro......
  • Onshore Oil and Gas Operations; Federal and Indian Oil and Gas Leases; Measurement of Oil
    • United States
    • Federal Register November 17, 2016
    • 17 Noviembre 2016
    ...down signatures for no quantifiable benefit. For this reason, the BLM decided to not include a signature requirement. BLM regulations at 43 CFR 3163.2(f)(1) include penalties for any person who knowingly or willfully prepares, maintains or submits false, inaccurate or misleading reports, no......
  • Onshore Oil and Gas Operations; Federal and Indian Oil and Gas Leases; Measurement of Gas
    • United States
    • Federal Register October 13, 2015
    • 13 Octubre 2015
    ...(ANPR) (80 FR 22148) in which it requested public comment on whether the current regulatory caps on civil penalty assessments in 43 CFR 3163.2 (b), (d), (e), and (f) should be removed. Page 61682 explained in the ANPR, the caps found in existing regulations are not required by statute and l......
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3 cases
  • Maralex Res., Inc. v. Barnhardt, No. 17-1421
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (10th Circuit)
    • 18 Enero 2019
    ...to assessments pursuant to 43 CFR 3163.1. In addition further non-compliance shall result in proposed civil penalties pursuant to 43 CFR 3163.2(e)(1).Id. at 93.On August 20, 2013, Maralex’s counsel sent the BLM a notice of appeal of the July 9, 2013 decision. Id. at 97. Maralex’s counsel fo......
  • United States v. Grynberg Petroleum Co., Civil Action No. 11-cv-02945-WYD-CBS
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 10th Circuit. United States District Court of Colorado
    • 3 Diciembre 2012
    ...Debt Collection Act ("DCA"), 31 U.S.C. §§ 3717(a) and (e)(2), when the debt consists of civil penalties that were assessed pursuant to 43 C.F.R. § 3163.2." ECF No. 18, p. 3, ¶ 2. The Government argues that under the DCA, it can charge interest and assess a delinquent payment penalty against......
  • Grynberg Petroleum Co v. Salazar, Civil Action No. 07-cv-02440-MSK-KMT
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 10th Circuit. United States District Court of Colorado
    • 16 Marzo 2011
    ...INC gave the Plaintiff until January 8, 2002 to complete the plugging of the well, or to risk being subjected to civil penalties under 43 C.F.R. § 3163.2. The record does not reveal any response by the Plaintiff to these INCs. On January 22, 2002, the BLM wrote to the Plaintiff, noting that......
1 firm's commentaries
  • OSHA, EPA and DOI Increase Maximum Civil Penalties
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • 18 Julio 2016
    ...Management increased all civil penalties under 43 C.F.R. Part 3160 by about 106%.[11] For example, the maximum daily penalty under 43 C.F.R. § 3163.2(b) for a major violation increased from $10,000 to $20,628. The increased penalties are effective July 28, 2016, and a comment period is open......

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