[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 66 (Thursday, April 5, 2012)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 20574]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-8186]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of Natural Resources Revenue

[Docket No. ONRR-2011-0007]

30 CFR Part 1206


Notice of Meeting for the Indian Oil Valuation Negotiated 
Rulemaking Committee

AGENCY: Office of Natural Resources Revenue, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) announces 
meetings for the Indian Oil Valuation Negotiated Rulemaking Committee 
(Committee). Agenda items for the first meetings of the Committee will 
include (1) an overview of Indian oil production, the current Indian 
oil valuation rule, and the Indian oil royalty administrative process; 
(2) an identification of issues to be addressed by the Committee; and 
(3) an opportunity for members to express their issues, concerns and 
interests. In addition, the Committee's facilitator will review meeting 
protocols and facilitate a discussion of collaborative problem solving. 
The Committee membership includes representatives from Indian Tribes, 
individual Indian mineral owner organizations, the oil and gas 
industry, and the Department of the Interior. The public will have the 
opportunity to comment between 3:45 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. mountain 
standard time on May 1, 2012, and June 18, 2012.

DATES: Tuesday and Wednesday, May 1 and 2, 2012 and Monday and Tuesday, 
June 18 and 19, 2012. Both meetings will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
mountain standard time on both days.

ADDRESSES: ONRR will hold the meetings at the Denver Federal Center, 
6th Ave and Kipling, Bldg. 85 Auditorium, Lakewood, Colorado 80225.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Karl Wunderlich, ONRR, at (303) 
231-3663; or (303) 231-3194 via fax; or email at 
karl.wunderlich@onrr.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ONRR formed the Indian Oil Valuation 
Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on December 8, 2011, to develop 
specific recommendations regarding proposed revisions to the existing 
regulations for oil production from Indian leases, especially the major 
portion requirement. The Committee includes representatives of parties 
who will be affected by the final rule. It will act solely in an 
advisory capacity to ONRR and will neither exercise program management 
responsibility nor make decisions directly affecting the matters on 
which it provides advice.
    Meetings are open to the public without advanced registration on a 
space-available basis. Transcripts of this meeting will be available 
for public inspection and copying at our offices in Building 85 on the 
Denver Federal Center in Lakewood, Colorado. These meetings are 
conducted under the authority of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C., Appendix 1).

    Dated: March 29, 2012.
Gregory J. Gould,
Director, Office of Natural Resources Revenue.
[FR Doc. 2012-8186 Filed 4-4-12; 8:45 am]
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