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ACTION: Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The EIA has submitted the FE–746R, ‘‘The Natural Gas Import and Export Authorization Application and Monthly Reports,’’ which includes the elimination of the associated quarterly reporting requirement, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and a three-year extension under section 3507(h)(1) of the Paperwork VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:04 Jan 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., at 3507(h)(1)). DATES: Comments must be filed by February 28, 2007. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments but find it difficult to do so within that period, you should contact the OMB Desk Officer for DOE listed below as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Sarah Garman, OMB Desk Officer for DOE, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. 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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This section contains the following information about the energy information collection submitted to OMB for review: (1) The collection numbers and title; (2) the sponsor (i.e., the Department of Energy component; (3) the current OMB docket number (if applicable); (4) the type of request (i.e., new, revision, extension, or reinstatement); (5) response obligation (i.e., mandatory, voluntary, or required to obtain or retain benefits); (6) a description of the need for and proposed use of the information; (7) a categorical description of the likely respondents; and (8) an estimate of the total annual reporting burden (i.e., the estimated number of likely respondents times the proposed frequency of response per year times the average hours per response). 1. Forms FE–746R, ‘‘The Natural Gas Import and Export Authorization Application and Monthly Reports’’. 2. Department of Energy. 3. OMB Number 1901–0294. 4. Three-year extension. 5. Mandatory. 6. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Energy Information Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission For OMB 
Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Energy Information Administration (EIA), Department of Energy 
(DOE).

ACTION: Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request.

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SUMMARY: The EIA has submitted the FE-746R, ``The Natural Gas Import 
and Export Authorization Application and Monthly Reports,'' which 
includes the elimination of the associated quarterly reporting 
requirement, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review 
and a three-year extension under section 3507(h)(1) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., at 
3507(h)(1)).

DATES: Comments must be filed by February 28, 2007. If you anticipate 
that you will be submitting comments but find it difficult to do so 
within that period, you should contact the OMB Desk Officer for DOE 
listed below as soon as possible.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to Sarah Garman, OMB Desk Officer for DOE, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget. To ensure receipt of the comments by the due date, submission 
by FAX at 202-395-7285 or e-mail to Sarah--P.--Garman@omb.eop.gov is 
recommended. The mailing address is 726 Jackson Place NW., Washington, 
DC 20503. The OMB DOE Desk Officer may be telephoned at (202) 395-4650. 
(A copy of your comments should also be provided to EIA's Statistics 
and Methods Group at the address below.)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information 
should be directed to Kara Norman. To ensure receipt of the comments by 
the due date, submission by FAX (202-287-1705) or e-mail 
(kara.norman@eia.doe.gov) is also recommended. The mailing address is 
Statistics and Methods Group (EI-70), Forrestal Building, U.S. 
Department of Energy, Washington, DC 20585-0670. Kara Norman may be 
contacted by telephone at (202) 287-1902.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This section contains the following 
information about the energy information collection submitted to OMB 
for review: (1) The collection numbers and title; (2) the sponsor 
(i.e., the Department of Energy component; (3) the current OMB docket 
number (if applicable); (4) the type of request (i.e., new, revision, 
extension, or reinstatement); (5) response obligation (i.e., mandatory, 
voluntary, or required to obtain or retain benefits); (6) a description 
of the need for and proposed use of the information; (7) a categorical 
description of the likely respondents; and (8) an estimate of the total 
annual reporting burden (i.e., the estimated number of likely 
respondents times the proposed frequency of response per year times the 
average hours per response).
    1. Forms FE-746R, ``The Natural Gas Import and Export Authorization 
Application and Monthly Reports''.
    2. Department of Energy.
    3. OMB Number 1901-0294.
    4. Three-year extension.
    5. Mandatory.
    6. DOE's Office of Fossil Energy (FE) is delegated the authority to 
regulate natural gas imports and exports under section 3 of the Natural 
Gas Act of 1938, 15 U.S.C. 717b. In order to carry out its delegated 
responsibility, FE requires those persons seeking to import or export 
natural gas to file an application containing the basic information 
about the scope and nature of the proposed import/export activity. 
Historically, FE has collected information on a quarterly and monthly 
basis regarding import and export transactions. That information has 
been used to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of the 
authorizations. In addition, the data are used to monitor North 
American gas trade, which, in turn, enables the Federal government to 
perform market and regulatory analyses; improve the capability of 
industry and the government to respond to any future energy-related 
supply problems; and keep the general public informed of international 
natural gas trade.
    7. Business or other for-profit (or other appropriate type of 
respondents).
    8. 10,080 hours.
    Please refer to the supporting statement as well as the proposed 
forms and instructions for more information about the purpose, who must 
report, when to report, where to submit, the elements to be reported, 
detailed instructions, provisions for confidentiality, and uses 
(including possible nonstatistical uses) of the information. For 
instructions on obtaining materials, see the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section.

    Statutory Authority: Section 3507(h)(1) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., at 
3507(h)(1))

    Issued in Washington, DC, January 23, 2007.
Jay H. Casselberry,
Agency Clearance Officer, Statistics and Methods Group, Energy 
Information Administration.
 [FR Doc. E7-1319 Filed 1-26-07; 8:45 am]
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