Oil & Gas Information

Act 13 Funds Usage Reporting


As per Act 13, Section 2 314(h2), Reporting: “Municipalities receiving Act 13 funds shall submit information to the Commission (PUC) on a form prepared by the Commission.” Reports are due April 15th, 2015. Please see the links below for the Planning Commission correspondence to municipalities, the fillable forms, and the Washington County report.

Funds from 2 years before are reported on for each report
(2011 numbers were received in 2012 and reported on in 2013; 2012 numbers were received in 2013 and reported on in 2014, etc.)

Please fill out the form, save the completed form, and send it to the Planning Commission, either by fax or, more preferably, by email. If you have already completed the form and posted it on your municipal website, please send a link to the report to the Planning Commission via email. Municipal reports will also be posted as the Planning Commission receives them.

PLEASE NOTE: To obtain your SAP Vendor Number, please contact the PA Central Vendor Management Unit at 1-877-435-7363.

Update October 1, 2014 - The Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission has developed an ONLINE REPORTING PAGE for the annual Unconventional Gas Well Funds Usage Report. Municipalities interested in online reporting can find the instructions on how to do so here. To report online, a username and password is required. If you are having any difficulties, please contact Amy Zuvich at the PUC at azuvich@pa.gov.

UPDATE JUNE 7, 2013 - The Washington County Planning Commission has completed a SUMMARY SPREADSHEET showing all the Act 13 Funds collected by municipalities and the Categories that those funds were allotted to. Please see the PDF and EXCEL files listed below.

After completing, please print out the form, sign the form, and send the form to the PUC at:

Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
Bureau of Administration
PO Box 3265
Harrisburg, PA 17105-3265
717-783-6806

Washington County Planning Commission posts the municipal forms on the Washington County website for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. Please call the Planning Commission office for more information on the submittal process. Thank you.

Unconventional Gas Well Funds Usage Report Memorandum

Unconventional Gas Well Funds Usage Report (Blank Forms)


Unconventional Gas Well Funds Usage Report Blank Form



Unconventional Gas Well Funds Usage Report Blank Form Typable Copy


Washington County Funds Usage Report


Washington County Unconventional Gas Well Funds Usage Report 2014

Washington County Unconventional Gas Well Funds Usage Report 2013

Washington County Unconventional Gas Well Funds Usage Report 2012



Washington County Unconventional Gas Well Funds Usage Report 2011

Fund Usage Report Summary Spreadsheet


2014 Funds Usage Report Summary (Excel)

2014 Funds Usage Report Summary (PDF)

2013 Funds Usage Report Summary (Excel)

2013 Funds Usage Report Summary (PDF)

2012 Fund Usage Report Summary (Excel)

2012 Fund Usage Report Summary (PDF)

2011 Fund Usage Report Summary (Excel)

2011 Fund Usage Report Summary (PDF)

Municipal Funds Usage Report 2014 - Funds Received 2015



For 2014 Reporting, the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has offered electronic submittal of reports for municipalities. Washington County Planning has created a Comprehensive List of Act 13 Reports. Please click on the link for that information, or if you prefer, you can visit the PUC Act 13 website to find individual status for each municipality.


Municipal Funds Usage Report 2013 - Funds Received 2014



For 2013 Reporting, the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has offered electronic submittal of reports for municipalities. Washington County Planning has created a Comprehensive List of Act 13 Reports. Please click on the link for that information, or if you prefer, you can visit the PUC Act 13 website to find individual status for each municipality.


Municipal Funds Usage Report 2012 - Funds Received 2013

(Reports will be posted as they are submitted)*



Allenport Borough
Dunlevy Borough
North Bethlehem Township
Amwell Township
East Bethlehem Township
North Charleroi Borough
Beallsville Borough
East Finley Township
North Franklin Township
Bentleyville Borough
East Washington Borough
North Strabane Township
Blaine Township
Elco Borough
Nottingham Township
Buffalo Township
Ellsworth Borough
Peters Township
Burgettstown Borough
Fallowfield Township
Robinson Township
California Borough
Finleyville Borough
Roscoe Borough
Canonsburg Borough
Green Hills Borough
Smith Township
Canton Township
Hanover Township
Somerset Township
Carroll Township
Hopewell Township
South Franklin Township
Cecil Township
Houston Borough
South Strabane Township
Centerville Borough
Independence Township
Speers Borough
Charleroi Borough
Jefferson Township
Stockdale Borough
Chartiers Township
Long Branch Borough
Twilight Borough
Claysville Borough
Marianna Borough
Union Township
Coal Center Borough
McDonald Borough
Washington City
Cokeburg Borough
Midway Borough
West Bethlehem Township
Cross Creek Township
Monongahela City
West Brownsville Borough
Deemston Borough
Morris Township
West Finley Township
Donegal Township
Mount Pleasant Township
West Middletown Borough
Donora Borough
New Eagle Borough
West Pike Run Township

Municipal Funds Usage Report 2011 - Funds Received 2012

(Reports will be posted as they are submitted)*


Allenport Borough
Dunlevy Borough
North Bethlehem Township
Amwell Township
East Bethlehem Township
North Charleroi Borough
Beallsville Borough
East Finley Township
North Franklin Township
Bentleyville Borough
East Washington Borough
North Strabane Township
Blaine Township
Elco Borough
Nottingham Township
Buffalo Township
Ellsworth Borough
Peters Township
Burgettstown Borough
Fallowfield Township
Robinson Township
California Borough
Finleyville Borough
Roscoe Borough
Canonsburg Borough
Green Hills Borough
Smith Township
Canton Township
Hanover Township
Somerset Township
Carroll Township
Hopewell Township
South Franklin Township
Cecil Township
Houston Borough
South Strabane Township
Centerville Borough
Independence Township
Speers Borough
Charleroi Borough
Jefferson Township
Stockdale Borough
Chartiers Township
Long Branch Borough
Twilight Borough
Claysville Borough
Marianna Borough
Union Township
Coal Center Borough
McDonald Borough
Washington City
Cokeburg Borough
Midway Borough
West Bethlehem Township
Cross Creek Township
Monongahela City
West Brownsville Borough
Deemston Borough
Morris Township
West Finley Township
Donegal Township
Mount Pleasant Township
West Middletown Borough
Donora Borough
New Eagle Borough
West Pike Run Township

*For signed copies of the Funds Usage Reports, plese contact the municipal office.



Helpful Resources

 


Due to the high frequency of calls pertaining to oil and gas well leasing, the Washington County Planning Commission has put together a one-stop shop for information to help answer these questions.
Oil and Gas Act - Act 13 (Unconventional Gas Operations Impact Fee) Information
The Oil and Gas Act was modified recently with Act 13 - the Unconventional Gas Operations Impact Fee. The act not only addresses the purpose and structure of the impact fee being assessed to unconventional gas extractors (Marcellus Shale and deeper), it also addresses modifications to DEP regulations as well as zoning controls. Please see the below links for the legislative document and additional information.
Please check this site regularly for new information sources and updates. Please call (724) 228-6811 or Penn State Cooperative Extension at (724) 228-6881 with any additional questions.