[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 170 (Friday, August 31, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 53191]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-21547]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Ultra-Deepwater Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of Fossil Energy, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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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, September 26, 2012, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (CST).

ADDRESSES: Hyatt North Houston, 425 North Sam Houston Parkway East, 
Houston, TX 77060.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elena Melchert, U.S. Department of 
Energy, Office of Oil and Natural Gas, Washington, DC 20585. Phone: 
(202) 586-5600.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Purpose of the Committee: The purpose of the Ultra-Deepwater 
Advisory Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary of Energy on 
development and implementation of programs related to ultra-deepwater 
architecture; and to 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

September 26, 2012

    7:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Registration.
    8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Call to Order, Welcome, Introductions, Opening 
Remarks, Overview of the Oil and Gas Ultra-Deepwater Research 
Portfolio.
    1:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m. Overview of Draft 2013 Annual Plan.
    4:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Public Comments, if any.
    5:00 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 telephone number listed above. You must make your 
request for an oral statement at least three business days prior to the 
meeting, and reasonable provisions will be made to include all who wish 
to speak. Public comment will follow the three minute rule.
    Minutes: The minutes of this meeting will be available for public 
review and copying within 60 days at the following Web site: 
www.fossil.energy.gov/programs/oilgas/advisorycommittees/UltraDeepwater.html.

    Issued at Washington, DC, on August 27, 2012.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-21547 Filed 8-30-12; 8:45 am]
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