Senate Bills 147, 148 and 279

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

10:30 am, Room 8EB


Senate Bill 147Analysis (Yaw) – Amends the Oil and Gas Lease Act to authorize a royalty interest owner an opportunity for an audit of post-production costs from a lessee to verify proper payments.

Amendment A00001 – Analysis (Yaw)                                                                       

Senate Bill 148 – Analysis (Yaw) – Creates the Natural Gas Lease Anti-Retaliation Act to prohibit a lessee from retaliating against a lessor for publicly questioning a royalty payment.                                                                       

Senate Bill 279 – Analysis (Hutchinson) – Establishes the Pennsylvania Grade Crude Development Advisory Council.