- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 31. Oil and Gas
- Chapter 15. Common Purchasers of Oil
- Section 20. Determination of Common Purchaser.
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AS 31.15.020. Determination of Common Purchaser.
- (a) Where a purchaser is purchasing from a field and the commission finds that the purchaser has unjustly and unreasonably
discriminated in purchases with regard to oil offered for sale in favor of one or more owners of oil produced in the
field, the commission shall order the purchaser to be a common purchaser with respect to oil offered for sale from the
- (b) Where a purchaser is purchasing from fields in reasonably close proximity to each other and the commission finds that
the purchaser has unjustly and unreasonably discriminated in purchases with regard to oil offered for sale in favor of
one or more of the fields, the commission shall order the purchaser to be a common purchaser with respect to oil
offered for sale from each field involved.
- (c) A purchaser cannot be ordered to be a common purchaser on the basis of purchases of oil taken in kind by the United
States or the State of Alaska, or on the basis of the payment of royalties, overriding royalties, net profits, carried
interests or similar interests, whether in kind or in value or on the basis of a producer taking its own production.
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