[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 170 (Friday, August 31, 2012)]
[Pages 53191-53192]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-21549]



Unconventional Resources Technology Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Unconventional 
Resources Technology 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: Tuesday, September 25, 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.

    Purpose of the Committee: The purpose of the Unconventional 
Resources Technology Advisory Committee is to provide advice to the 
Secretary of Energy on development and implementation of programs 
related to onshore unconventional natural gas and other petroleum 
resources; 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 25, 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 Unconventional Research Portfolio 
(Unconventional Resources, Small Producers, and NETL Complementary 
    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

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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: 

    Issued at Washington, DC, on August 27, 2012.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-21549 Filed 8-30-12; 8:45 am]