Minerals Management Service Panel Discussion Regarding Implementation of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, 13863 [E6-3854]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 52 / Friday, March 17, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management Minerals Management Service [NV–030–5700–BX; Closure Notice No. NV– 030–06–001] Minerals Management Service Panel Discussion Regarding Implementation of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 Notice of Temporary Closure of Public Lands: Washoe County, NV Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice to the public of temporary closure on public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management, Carson City Field Office, Nevada. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to 43 CFR 8364.1 notice is hereby given that certain public lands will be temporarily closed to all public use located in Washoe County, Nevada. This action is being taken to provide for public safety during the 2006 Pylon Racing Seminar and 2006 Reno National Championship Air Races. DATES: Closure to all public use from June 15 through June 18, 2006, and September 10 through September 17, 2006 (24 hrs. a day). ADDRESSES: A map showing these temporary closures, restrictions, and prohibitions is available from the following BLM office: Carson City Field Office, 5665 Morgan Mill Road, Carson City, Nevada 89701. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charles P. Pope, Assistant Manager, Nonrenewable Resources, Carson City Field Office, 5665 Morgan Mill Road, Carson City, Nevada 89701. Telephone (775) 885–6000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This closure applies to all public use, including pedestrian use and vehicles. The public lands affected by this closure are described as follows: Mt. Diablo Meridian T. 21 N., R. 19 E., Sec. 8, N1⁄2NE1⁄4, SE1⁄4NE1⁄4 and E1⁄2SE1⁄4; Sec. 16, N1⁄2 and SW1⁄4. Aggregating approximately 680 acres. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES The above restrictions do not apply to emergency or law enforcement personnel or event officials. Persons who violate this closure order are subject to arrest and, upon conviction, may be fined not more than $1,000 and/ or imprisoned for not more than 12 months. Dated: January 31, 2006. Charles P. Pope, Assistant Manager, Nonrenewable Resources, Carson City Field Office. [FR Doc. E6–3903 Filed 3–16–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:52 Mar 16, 2006 Jkt 208001 Minerals Management Service (MMS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of panel discussion. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces a panel discussion regarding implementation of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Act). The panel discussion, entitled ‘‘The Energy Policy Act of ’05— What Lies Ahead,’’ will be conducted April 25, 2006, in Houston, Texas. The intent of the panel discussion is to bring together some of the leading experts from the Department of the Interior who are responsible for implementing the provisions of the Act. The panel will discuss major provisions of the Act and will provide the latest implementation status regarding the provisions, including alternate energy related uses on the outer continental shelf (OCS); coastal impact assistance; royalty incentives; royalty credits; and streamlined oil and gas permit processing. This panel discussion is being held in conjunction with the Eighth Annual Industry Awards Program, which honors exceptional mineral revenue reporting, commendable corporate leadership practices, and excellent safety records. The panel discussion is free of charge. Cost of the awards program and luncheon is $50, and MMS encourages interested persons to register and pay online by credit card for the awards program and luncheon. All attendees should register by Friday, April 14, 2006. Information about the event, registration, hotel reservations, and award selection criteria is available at the following Web site: http:// www.mms.gov/awards. DATES: Tuesday, April 25, 2006. Panel hours are 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., central time. The awards program, including luncheon, is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. ADDRESSES: InterContinental Houston Hotel, 2222 West Loop-South, Houston, Texas, 77027, telephone (713) 627– 7600. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gina Dan, Minerals Revenue Management, Minerals Management Service, P.O. Box 25165, MS 300B2, Denver, Colorado, 80225–0165, telephone number (303) 231–3392, fax number (303) 231–3780, e-mail gina.dan@mms.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Act was passed by Congress and signed by PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13863 the President in August 2005. The Act expands the authority of the Secretary beyond oil, gas, and minerals to include all energy-related activities, including wind and solar, and wave in the OCS. The intention of the Act is to help increase renewable and traditional energy production offshore, as well as onshore. Other provisions of the Act include coastal impact assistance, royalty incentives, royalty credits, and streamlined oil and gas permitting processes. The panel discussion will bring together experts from the MMS and the Bureau of Land Management to discuss the major provisions of the Act, provide the implementation status of those provisions, and discuss what lies ahead as a result of the Act. Dated: February 28, 2006. Lucy Querques Denett, Associate Director for Minerals Revenue Management. [FR Doc. E6–3854 Filed 3–16–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC, and U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde, CO National Park Service, Interior. Notice. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Minerals Management Service


Minerals Management Service Panel Discussion Regarding 
Implementation of the Energy Policy Act of 2005

AGENCY: Minerals Management Service (MMS), Interior.

ACTION: Notice of panel discussion.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a panel discussion regarding 
implementation of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Act). The panel 
discussion, entitled ``The Energy Policy Act of '05--What Lies Ahead,'' 
will be conducted April 25, 2006, in Houston, Texas. The intent of the 
panel discussion is to bring together some of the leading experts from 
the Department of the Interior who are responsible for implementing the 
provisions of the Act. The panel will discuss major provisions of the 
Act and will provide the latest implementation status regarding the 
provisions, including alternate energy related uses on the outer 
continental shelf (OCS); coastal impact assistance; royalty incentives; 
royalty credits; and streamlined oil and gas permit processing.
    This panel discussion is being held in conjunction with the Eighth 
Annual Industry Awards Program, which honors exceptional mineral 
revenue reporting, commendable corporate leadership practices, and 
excellent safety records. The panel discussion is free of charge. Cost 
of the awards program and luncheon is $50, and MMS encourages 
interested persons to register and pay online by credit card for the 
awards program and luncheon. All attendees should register by Friday, 
April 14, 2006. Information about the event, registration, hotel 
reservations, and award selection criteria is available at the 
following Web site: http://www.mms.gov/awards.

DATES: Tuesday, April 25, 2006. Panel hours are 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., 
central time. The awards program, including luncheon, is scheduled from 
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

ADDRESSES: InterContinental Houston Hotel, 2222 West Loop-South, 
Houston, Texas, 77027, telephone (713) 627-7600.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gina Dan, Minerals Revenue Management, 
Minerals Management Service, P.O. Box 25165, MS 300B2, Denver, 
Colorado, 80225-0165, telephone number (303) 231-3392, fax number (303) 
231-3780, e-mail gina.dan@mms.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Act was passed by Congress and signed by 
the President in August 2005. The Act expands the authority of the 
Secretary beyond oil, gas, and minerals to include all energy-related 
activities, including wind and solar, and wave in the OCS. The 
intention of the Act is to help increase renewable and traditional 
energy production offshore, as well as onshore. Other provisions of the 
Act include coastal impact assistance, royalty incentives, royalty 
credits, and streamlined oil and gas permitting processes.
    The panel discussion will bring together experts from the MMS and 
the Bureau of Land Management to discuss the major provisions of the 
Act, provide the implementation status of those provisions, and discuss 
what lies ahead as a result of the Act.

    Dated: February 28, 2006.
Lucy Querques Denett,
Associate Director for Minerals Revenue Management.
[FR Doc. E6-3854 Filed 3-16-06; 8:45 am]
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