[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 200 (Tuesday, October 16, 2012)]
[Page 63300]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-25376]



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: Thursday, November 1, 2012, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (EDT).

ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., 
Room 3G-043, Washington, DC 20585.

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

12:30 p.m.: Registration
1:00 p.m.: Welcome and Roll Call; Opening Remarks by the Committee 
Chair; Report by the Editing Subcommittee; Facilitated Discussion by 
the Members regarding Final Report; Approval of Committee Final Report
2:45 p.m.: Public Comments, if any
3:00 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. Individuals who would 
like to attend must RSVP by email at: [email protected] no 
later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 29, 2012. Please provide your 
name, organization, citizenship and contact information. Space is 
limited. Anyone attending the meeting will be required to present 
government issued identification. 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: http://www.fossil.energy.gov/programs/oilgas/advisorycommittees/UltraDeepwater.html.

    Issued at Washington, DC, on October 10, 2012.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-25376 Filed 10-15-12; 8:45 am]