Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management State and Tribal Coordination

To ensure that all oil, gas, and solid minerals originated on the public lands and on the Outer Continental Shelf are properly accounted for under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, and for other purposes.


Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2017: States (Alaska, California, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Utah, Wyoming) and Tribes (Blackfeet, Navajo Nation, Shoshone & Arapaho, Southern Ute, Ute, Ute Mountain Ute).

Fiscal Year 2018: Same as above.

Fiscal Year 2019: Same as above.


Agency - Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Mr. Bruce Rumburg, P.O.

Box 25165, Mail Stop 64110C, Denver, CO 80225-0165.

Telephone: (303) 231-3457, Fax: (303) 445-9897, Email: bruce.rumburg@onrr.gov.
Website Address

http://www.onrr.gov




Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

All projects are restricted to State and Federally recognized Tribal Governments with cooperative audit agreements executed in compliance with the Authorization above.

No discretionary funds are available under this program.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

State and Tribal Governments as specified in Title II of the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982, as amended.

Beneficiary Eligibility

States and Federally recognized Tribal Governments that receive funds collected as a result of the compliance activities on Federal and Indian mineral leases.

Credentials/Documentation

Must follow 30 CFR Parts 1200 to1699 to end Mineral Resources, Government Accountability Offices (GAO) Generally Accepted Government Audit Standards (Yellowbook), and Office of Natural Resources Revenue Audit and Compliance Procedures. . 43 CFR 12 and the Cost Principles, , as of December 26, 2014 the 2 CFR 200 will supersede the 43 CFR 12 applies to this program. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point-of-contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program.

Award Procedures

Projects are reviewed at the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) State and Tribal Support (STS). Program level and funding recommendations are made through each State and Tribe's annual work plan and budget. Final budget approvals rest with the ONRR Director's Washington Office.

Deadlines

Apr 01, 2017 For recipients on the Federal fiscal year cycle, applications are due on April1st of each year. For recipients operating on an alternative fiscal year cycle, such as the State fiscal year cycle, applications are due on April 1, as well.

Authorization

Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982, Public Law 97-451, as amended.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

New projects are approved through the project review and budget cycle that normally requires 180 days to receive funding.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

Other - Not Specified.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. No. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Per 30 CFR 1227.110, agreements are effective for three years with an option to renew for an additional three years; however, projects are funded on a year to year basis, and funds are expended during a particular fiscal year. Reimbursements are drawn down either monthly or quarterly throughout the fiscal year. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Funding is drawn down either monthly or quarterly throughout the fiscal year.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

No program reports are required.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Progress reports are required quarterly.

Federal Financial Reports (SF 425) are required at the end of the yearly performance period.

Performance reports are required quarterly.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.

Records

Records relating to work performed and costs are kept by ONRR. There is no fixed records schedule. Records for grants awarded to State and Local Governments will be maintained in accordance with the provisions of 43 CFR Part 12, Subpart C, 'Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments.'. As of December 26, 2014, omni circular 2 CFR Part 200 will supersede 43 CFR Part 12.

Financial Information

Account Identification

15-1917-0-1-302.

Obigations

(Project Grants) FY 17 $13,548,000; FY 18 est $13,548,000; and FY 19 est $13,548,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Awards range from $230,000 to $3.0 million. Average is $892,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

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Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Mr. Bruce Rumburg, P.O. Box 25165, Mail Stop 64110C, Denver, CO 80225-0165. Telephone: (303) 231-3457, Fax: (303) 445-9897, Email: bruce.rumburg@onrr.gov.

Headquarters Office

Director Office of Natural Resources Revenue, 1849 C Street, N.W., Mail Stop 4211, Washington, District of Columbia 20240 Phone: (202) 513-0600

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

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