Alaska Statutes.
Title 43. Revenue and Taxation
Chapter 82. Alaska Stranded Gas Development Act
Section 120. Applications.
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AS 43.82.120. Applications.

(a) A qualified sponsor or qualified sponsor group may submit to the department an application for development of a contract under AS 43.82.020 evidencing that the requirements of AS 43.82.100 and 43.82.110 are met. The application must be submitted in the manner and form and contain the information required by the department.

(b) Along with an application submitted under (a) of this section, an applicant shall submit a proposed project plan for a qualified project that contains the following information based on the information known to the applicant at the time of application:

(1) a description of the work accomplished as of the date of the application to further the project;

(2) a schedule of proposed development activity leading to the projected commencement of commercial operations of the project;

(3) a description of the development activity proposed to be accomplished under the proposed project plan;

(4) a description of each lease or property that the applicant believes to contain the stranded gas that would be developed if the project was built;

(5) a description of the methods and terms under which the applicant is prepared to make gas available to meet the reasonably foreseeable demand in this state for gas within the economic proximity of the project during the term of the proposed contract, including proposed pipeline transportation and expansion rules if pipeline transportation is a part of the proposed project;

(6) a detailed description of options to mitigate the increased demand for public services and other negative effects caused by the project;

(7) a detailed description of options for the safe management and operation of the project once it is constructed;

(8) other information that the commissioner of revenue, in consultation with the commissioner of natural resources, considers necessary to make a determination that

(A) the work accomplished as of the date of application, the schedule of proposed development activity, and the development activity proposed to be accomplished under the proposed project plan reflect a proposal for diligent development on the part of the applicant;

(B) the proposed project plan does not materially conflict with the obligations of a lessee to the state under a lease or under a pool, unit, or other agreement with the state; and

(C) the proposed project plan describes satisfactory methods and terms for accommodating reasonably foreseeable demand for gas in this state within the economic proximity of the project during the term of the proposed contract.

(c) The requirements of (b) of this section do not diminish the obligations of a qualified sponsor or member of a qualified sponsor group to the state or restrict the authority of the commissioner of revenue or the commissioner of natural resources under any other law or agreement relating to a plan of development for a lease, pool, or unit.

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