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The proposed federal coal royalty reform rule could have substantial revenue benefits for federal and state governments, limited impact on coal production or prices on federal lands, and increased transparency.
INSIGHT, Mar. 31, 2015: The Office of Natural Resources Revenue recently proposed a new rule that would change the way federal coal is valued for royalty purposes. Will it hurt the industry? Yes and No.
Revenues and distributions vary by state policy, land ownership, and well productivity. Interactive shows results for 16 major unconventional plays in the U.S.
The report includes seven major energy-producing states and a new interactive adds four more (AR, LA, PA, and UT) to compare how local governments receive production tax revenue from unconventional oil and natural gas.
This report analyzes how revenues from federal coal are obtained, reviews problems with the current system, estimates current effective royalty rates, and offers several reform options.
INSIGHT, Nov. 5, 2014: Lower oil prices could be great for the economy, but for the communities dependent on drilling, the price drop may prove challenging for several reasons.
The West is rich in renewable energy opportunities, but our research demonstrates that property tax revenues from this development vary widely across 17 rural study counties.
Monitoring can help local governments better understand the socioeconomic impacts caused by energy development, and support requests to industry and state government for assistance to implement appropriate mitigation.
This report compares how North Dakota provides local governments with production tax revenue from unconventional oil extraction against six other major oil-producing states: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wyoming.
This report compares how Wyoming provides local governments with production tax revenue from unconventional oil extraction against six other major oil-producing states: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and Texas.