On Amendments To The Law Of Ukraine "on Oil And Gas"

Original Language Title: Про внесення змін до Закону України "Про нафту і газ"

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Read the untranslated law here: http://zakon3.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/1578-15

                                                          
With a k o n u r as th h s on amendments to the law of Ukraine "on oil and gas" (Supreme Council of Ukraine (BD), 2004, N 23, item 324) the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine about with t and o in l I have: I. To the law of Ukraine "on oil and gas" (2653-14)
(Supreme Council of Ukraine, 2001, N 50, 262;
2004 N 17-18 centuries. 250) are as follows: 1. the third Paragraph of article 9 is deleted.
2. the eighth paragraph of article 12 is to lay out in the following wording: "approval of the specifically authorized central body of the Executive power of the geological study and ensure the rational use of the subsurface conditions of the competitions for each area of subsurface oil from local governments, the central body of the Executive power on the issues of environmental protection, natural resources, and the use of naftogazonosnimi royalty payments for the purpose of industrial development and the specifically authorized body of the Executive power of State mining supervision."
3. the first part of article 13 after the second paragraph, add a new paragraph following contents: "on the geological study of the subsurface oil, including research and industrial development of deposits of oil and gas extraction (industrial design deposits).
In this regard, paragraphs third-fourth considered in accordance with paragraphs of the fourth and fifth.
4. Article 14 Supplement part five of this content: "in the case where, under the legislation, there is a succession, special permission to use the subsoil naftogazonosnimi pereoformlyayetsya the specifically authorized central body of the Executive power of the geological study and ensure the rational use of the subsoil within 30 days after providing the assignee of the application and related documents".
5. in article 15:1) of the fifth put in the following wording: "the conditions of the competitions to receive special permission to use the naftogazonosnimi of the land interior are the specifically authorized central body of the Executive power of the geological study and ensure the rational use of subsoil and approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, and competitive selection is carried out continuously to the current Contest Committee at the specially authorized central body of the Executive power of the geological study and ensure the rational use of the land Interior;
2) part of the dive to lay out in the following wording: "If a user naftogazonosnimi their subsoil geological study carried out for the purpose of further industrial development and received according to the results of State examinations and geological-economic evaluation of positive decisions on approval of reserves of deposits or oil will put the bowels, then naftogazonosnì the bowels of transferred him to out of competition."
6. Paragraphs second-fifth of article 17 to lay out in this Edition: "the geological study of the subsurface oil, including the development of industrial design deposits on land-not more than 5 years, on the continental shelf and within the exclusive (maritime) economic zone of Ukraine-10 years;
offshore oil and gas (industrial design deposits) on land-not more than 20 years, on the continental shelf and within the exclusive (maritime) economic zone of Ukraine-not more than 30 years;
geological study of the subsurface oil with further industrial development of the discovered deposits-term that would cover the period of individual special permits for subsurface oil and geological study and the extraction of oil and gas (industrial development of deposits), but not more than 20 years on land and not more than 30 years on the continental shelf and the exclusive (maritime) economic zone of Ukraine;
construction and operation of underground storage of oil or gas – not more than 50 years. "
7. Part of the fifth article 19 lay in the following wording: "maximum area of the sites, which are provided for the geological study of the subsurface oil, does not exceed 500 square kilometers, for areas of the Black Sea may not exceed 1000 square kilometres. Under the production sharing agreement area areas can be determined by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine ".
8. the first part of article 22 to lay out in this Edition: "in areas bearing subsoil that are within the territorial waters and the exclusive (maritime) economic zone of Ukraine and the use of which obtained a special permit, the work is subject to a special regime, which is set by the owner of the special permission under the agreement with the specially authorized central executive bodies, the competence of which referred the question of the protection of the State border of Ukraine , security, shipping, fisheries, environment and natural resources. "
9. In article 28:1) of the second lay in the following wording: "the winner of the contest to receive special permission to use the subsoil naftogazonosnimi concludes with the specifically authorized central body of the Executive power of the geological study and ensure the rational use of the bowels of the agreement provided by the contest terms of use naftogazonosnimi subsoil;
2) after part of a third to complement the new part of the following content: "offers, obligations and guarantees of the applicant, on the basis of which it was recognized as the winner of the contest, there are binding and are in agreement about the terms of use of the subsoil naftogazonosnimi."
In this regard, part of the fourth considered part of the heel.
10. the third part of article 34 spell out in this wording: "in the case of geological study of the deposits or oil deposits bowels, taken on the State account and credited to the State Fund of mineral deposits, entirely carried out at the expense of the State budget of Ukraine, these deposits transferred to industrial development on a competitive basis."
11. Article 35 Supplement part of the third such "extraction of oil and gas deposits (I) experimental-industrial development must be done in the modes, volume and timing according to the project of development of industrial development".
12. The text of the Act the words "specifically authorized central body of the Executive power in the sphere of geology and subsurface use" in all cases and numbers to replace the words "specially authorized central body of the Executive power of the geological study and ensure the rational use of bowels of the Earth" in the appropriate case and number.
II. Final provisions 1. This law comes into force from the day of its publication.
2. Make up the code of Nadra (132/94-BP) (Supreme Council of Ukraine, 1994, 36 N, St. 340;
2001, N 2-3 centuries. 10, N, 50, cent. 262; 2002 N 12-13 centuries. 92;
2003, N 10-11 centuries. 86, N 30, art. 247; 2004, N 5, St. 22;
N 17-18 centuries. 250) are as follows: 1) to supplement article 3-1 of the following contents: "article 3-1. Features of the application of this code If the law on subsoil use installed naftogazonosnimi other standards than those established in this code, the applicable provisions of this Act;
2) in the text of the code, the words "the State Committee of Ukraine on geology and subsoil use" in all cases replacing the words "specially authorized central body of the Executive power of the geological study and ensure the rational use of bowels of the Earth" in the appropriate case.
3. the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine in the two-month period from the date of enactment of this Act: to submit to the Parliament proposals on bringing the legislative acts of Ukraine in accordance with this law;
to bring their regulations into conformity with this Act;
in accordance with the competence to ensure the adoption of the regulations stipulated by this law;
ensure the review and cancellation of ministries and other central bodies of executive power of their normative legal acts that contradict this law.

The President of Ukraine l. Kuchma Kiev, March 4, 2004 N 1578-IV