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Taxation Committee

Interim Committee Studies and Assignments

(18 members)

2015 § 42 Shall study the current scientific and economic information regarding oil and gas recovery and enhanced recovery techniques, including the use of carbon dioxide, the timeline for implementing the techniques, and the estimated future annual economic impact, to evaluate existing and alternative tax incentives and recommend tax incentives that under current and foreseeable conditions, and within different oil formations, would best serve the interests of the state, political subdivisions, and fossil fuel energy production industries

2318 § 4 Shall study the oil extraction tax exemption available for incremental production from a tertiary recovery project that uses carbon dioxide.  The study must include consideration of the potential benefits and costs to industry, the state, and the environment of using carbon dioxide enhanced recovery methods.  The Legislative Management shall secure assistance from the Energy and Environmental Research Center to analyze potential future usage of carbon dioxide in oil recovery operations in the Bakken and Three Forks Formations, the potential production and environmental benefits of that usage for energy industries in this state, the economic conditions in which that usage is feasible for oil producers, and the estimated fiscal effect of that usage for the state and political subdivisions.

Receive the compilation and summary of state grantor reports filed annually by the Department of Commerce and the reports of state agencies that award business incentives for the previous calendar year (NDCC § 54-60.1-07)

Receive report from the Tax Commissioner within 120 days after the end of each fiscal year from compiled reports from counties receiving allocations of oil and gas gross production tax revenues describing funds received, expended, and unexpended (NDCC § 57-51-15)

Committee Meetings

February 9, 2016 - 9:00 am to 2:30 pm CST

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