THE BOARD'S RULES SET OUT MORE DETAIL AS FOLLOWS:
1. The Board may award costs to a party if the Board is of the opinion that the costs are directly and necessarily related to the proceeding. A request for costs must include:
a. reasons to support the request;
b. a detailed description of the costs sought; and
c. copies of any invoices of receipts for disbursements or expenses.
2. In making an order for the payment of a party's costs, the Board may consider:
a. the reasons for incurring costs;
b. the complexity of the proceeding;
c. the contribution of the representatives and experts retained;
d. the conduct of a party in the proceeding;
e. whether a party has unreasonably delayed or lengthened a proceeding;
f. the degree of success in the outcome of a proceeding;
g. the reasonableness of any costs incurred;
h. any other factor the Board considers relevant.