Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Related Party Transactions

Related Party Transactions
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2022
Related Party Transactions [Abstract]  
Related Party Transactions
NOTE 20 – Related Party Transactions
Assai Energy, LLC (“Assai”) (a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company) entered into a construction service and project guarantee agreement with Noble Environmental Specialty Services, LLC (“NESS”) (a wholly owned subsidiary of Noble). This agreement is considered to be a related party transaction due to the owners of NESS also being certain officers of the Company. NESS was responsible for constructing an RNG plant located at the Keystone Landfill, near Scranton, PA. The total contract price for the EPC contract is $19.9 million, which has been fully paid. The Company also reimbursed NESS $6.7 million for costs outside the EPC contract related to additional capital costs for the Assai project. NESS billed an additional $4.2 million in capital project change orders and associated labor costs, and this amount has been capitalized to property, plant and equipment and is included in accounts payable - trade as of September 30, 2022.
The Company provides O&M and construction services for facilities owned by certain of its joint ventures and recognized associated revenues of $1.7 million and $2.7 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2022, respectively. As of September 30, 2022, the Company had related party balances with certain of its joint ventures including a receivable of $0.6 million.
In 2020, the Company entered into Master Services Agreement and Development and Marketing Agreement with Lutum Technologies LLC (“Lutum”), a joint venture with 20% ownership by the Company. The Company has paid zero and $0.7 million to Lutum for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2022, respectively.