No. 91-5062.

971 F.2d 548 (1992)

UNITED STATES of America, ex rel. the PRECISION COMPANY, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. KOCH INDUSTRIES, INC.; Koch Exploration Co.; Koch Pipeline, Inc.; Koch Services, Inc.; Koch Gathering Systems, Inc.; Minnesota Pipe Line Co.; Quanah Pipeline Corp.; Quivira Gas Co.; Koch Oil Co. of Texas, Inc.; Gulf Central Storage & Terminal Co. of Nebraska; Southwest Pipeline Co.; Chaparral Pipeline (NGL) Co.; Gulf Central Pipeline Co.; Kogas, Inc., Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.

July 27, 1992.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

J. David Jorgenson (G.W. Turner III and P. Scott Hathaway with him, on the brief) of Conner & Winters, Tulsa, Okl., for plaintiff-appellant.

Robert L. Howard of Foulston & Siefkin, Wichita, Kan. (James M. Armstrong of Foulston & Siefkin, Wichita, Kan., Clyde A. Muchmore of Crowe & Dunlevy, Oklahoma City, Okl., with him, on the brief) for defendants-appellees.

Before BALDOCK and BRORBY, Circuit Judges, and BELOT, District Judge.

BRORBY, Circuit Judge.

Precision Company (Precision) appeals the dismissal of its qui tam action for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. Fundamentally, this appeal involves the determination of circumstances under which a qui tam plaintiff must demonstrate itself to be an original source under the False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. § 3729 et seq. (1988). Applying the plain language of relevant statutory provisions to the circumstances of...

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