Meetings: Ultra-Deepwater Advisory Committee

Federal Register: June 30, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 124)


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Ultra-Deepwater Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Ultra-Deepwater

Advisory Committee. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: Wednesday, July 15, 2009, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (EST).

ADDRESSES: TMS, Inc., 955 L'Enfant Plaza North, SW., Suite 1500,

Washington, DC 20024.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elena Melchert, U.S. Department of

Energy, Office of Oil and Natural Gas, Washington, DC 20585. Phone: 202-586-5600.


Purpose of the Committee: The purpose of the Ultra-Deepwater

Advisory Committee is to provide advice on development and implementation of programs related to ultra-deepwater architecture and technology to the Secretary of Energy and provide comments and recommendations and priorities for the Department of Energy Annual Plan per requirements of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, Title IX, subtitle

J, section 999D.

Tentative Agenda: 7:30 a.m.--Registration. 8 a.m.-11:45 a.m.--Welcome and Introduction, Opening Remarks,

Presentation on Status of DOE Oil and Natural Gas Program, section 999

Planning Process, Status of Ultra-Deepwater Program, Overview of

Response to section 999D Advisory Committee Recommendations, and

Facilitated Discussions. 11:45 a.m.-12 p.m. Public Comments. 12 p.m.--Adjourn.

Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. The

Designated Federal Officer and the Chairman of the Committee will lead the meeting for the orderly conduct of business. If you would like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do so either before or after the meeting. If you would like to make oral statements regarding any of the items on the agenda, you should contact Elena

Melchert at the address or telephone number listed above. You must make your request for an oral statement at least five business days prior to the meeting, and reasonable provisions will be made to include the presentation on the agenda. Public comment will follow the 5 minute rule.

Minutes: The minutes of this meeting will be available for public review and copying within 60 days at the Freedom of Information Public

Reading Room, Room 1G-033, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence

Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through

Friday, except Federal holidays.

Issued at Washington, DC, on June 25, 2009.

Rachel Samuel,

Deputy Committee Management Officer.

FR Doc. E9-15400 Filed 6-29-09; 8:45 am


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