[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 187 (Wednesday, September 26, 2012)]
[Pages 59182-59183]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-23701]



Ultra-Deepwater Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of Fossil Energy, Department of 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: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (CDT) and Wednesday, 
October 24, 2012, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. (CDT).

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elena Melchert, U.S. Department of 
Energy, Office of Oil and Natural Gas, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., 
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:

October 23, 2012

7:30 a.m. Registration
8 a.m. Welcome & Introductions, Opening Remarks, Discussion of 
Subcommittee Reports and Findings regarding the Draft 2013 Annual Plan
Noon Break for Working Lunch
1 p.m. Discussion of Subcommittee Recommendations regarding the Draft 
2013 Annual Plan
4:45 p.m. Public Comments, if any
5 p.m. Adjourn

October 24, 2012

7:30 a.m. Registration
8 a.m. Discussion of Subcommittee Recommendations regarding the Draft 
2013 Annual Plan (continued)
Appoint Editing Subcommittee
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 telephone number listed above. You must make your 
request for an oral statement at least three business days prior to the 
meeting, and

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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: http://www.fossil.energy.gov/programs/oilgas/advisorycommittees/UltraDeepwater.html.

    Issued at Washington, DC on September 20, 2012.
LaTanya Butler,
Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-23701 Filed 9-25-12; 8:45 am]