Notice on Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Lease Sales, 19214-19215 [E7-7220]

Download as PDF 19214 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 73 / Tuesday, April 17, 2007 / Notices Kathy Eaton, Associate State Director, Oregon/Washington BLM. [FR Doc. E7–7264 Filed 4–16–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–PK–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Minerals Management Service Ms. Colleen Benner, Minerals Management Service, 381 Elden Street, Mail Stop 4040, Herndon, Virginia 20170. You may also contact Ms. Benner by telephone at (703) 787–1710. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Act) has created CIAP by amending Section 31 of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (43 U.S.C. 1356(a)). Under the provisions of the Act, the authority and responsibility for the management of CIAP is vested in the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary). The Secretary has delegated this authority and responsibility to MMS. In the February 16, 2007, continuing resolution, Congress approved a 3 percent appropriation of the CIAP funds to be used by MMS to administer the program. Under Section 384 of the Act, MMS shall disburse $250 million for each fiscal year 2007 through 2010 to eligible producing States (State) and coastal political subdivisions (CPS). The funds allocated to each State are based on the proportion of qualified Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) revenues offshore the individual State to total qualified OCS revenues from all States. In order to receive CIAP funds, States are required to submit a coastal impact assistance plan (Plan) that MMS must approve prior to disbursing any funds. All funds shall be disbursed through a grant process. The guidance has been developed by MMS to provide the information necessary for States to develop a Plan and submit it to MMS. The allotment amounts and guidelines may be found on the MMS Web site at http://www.mms.gov/offshore/ CIAPmain.htm. following groups at Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas lease sales to be held during the bidding period May 1, 2007 through October 31, 2007. The List of Restricted Joint Bidders published in the Federal Register December 5, 2006 covered the period November 1, 2006 through April 30, 2007. Dated: March 28, 2007. R. M. ‘‘Johnnie’’ Burton, Director, Minerals Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–7221 Filed 4–16–07; 8:45 am] nominate themselves or one or more other persons to serve on the Interpretive Center Advisory Board. Council members serve two year terms. Meetings are usually held quarterly, or as needed to accomplish Board business. Nomination forms can be obtained from the BLM, (see address above). Nominations must include a completed nomination form, letter(s) of reference from the interests or organizations the nominee intends to represent, and other material showing the nominee’s qualifications. The letter of nomination and the nomination form should identify the category the nominee would like to represent. Membership on the Board will be balanced among the following interest categories: (1) Federal, county and local governments; (2) The local business community; (3) Trail advocacy groups; and (4) The public-at-large. The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center Advisory Board advises the BLM on the management of the Center. Each member will be a person who, as a result of training and experience, has knowledge or special expertise that qualifies them to provide advice from among the categories of interest listed above. Members serve without monetary compensation, but will be reimbursed for travel and per diem expenses at current rates for government employees. ConocoPhillips Company ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc ConocoPhillips Petroleum Company Phillips Pt. Arguello Production Company Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company LP Burlington Resources Offshore Inc. The Louisiana Land and Exploration Company Inexeco Oil Company FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Coastal Impact Assistance Program Allocations, Fiscal Years 2007–2008 BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P Minerals Management Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability of recipient allocation amounts for fiscal years 2007 and 2008. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR The Minerals Management Service (MMS) is issuing this notice to advise the public of the availability of the individual allocation amounts available to each of the 73 eligible recipients of the Coastal Impact Assistance Program (CIAP). The amounts are an important piece of information to be used by the States and Coastal Political Subdivisions in the completion of CIAP grant applications. AGENCY: AGENCY: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:39 Apr 16, 2007 Jkt 211001 Minerals Management Service Notice on Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Lease Sales Minerals Management Service, Interior. ACTION: List of restricted joint bidders. SUMMARY: Pursuant to the authority vested in the Director of the Minerals Management Service by the joint bidding provisions of 30 CFR 256.41, each entity within one of the following groups shall be restricted from bidding with any entity in any other of the PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Group I Exxon Mobil Corporation ExxonMobil Exploration Company Group II Shell Oil Company Shell Offshore Inc. SWEPI LP Shell Frontier Oil & Gas Inc. Shell Consolidated Energy Resources Inc. Shell Land & Energy Company Shell Onshore Ventures Inc. Shell Offshore Properties and Capital II, Inc. Shell Rocky Mountain Production LLC Shell Gulf of Mexico Inc. Group III BP America Production Company BP Exploration & Production Inc. BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. Group IV TOTAL E&P USA, Inc. Group V Chevron Corporation Chevron U.S.A. Inc. Chevron Midcontinent, L.P. Unocal Corporation Union Oil Company of California Pure Partners, L.P. Group VI Group VII Eni Petroleum Co. Inc. Eni Petroleum U.S. LLC Eni Oil U.S. LLC Eni Marketing Inc. Eni BB Petroleum Inc. Eni U.S. Operating Co. Inc. Eni BB Pipeline LLC Group VIII Petrobras America Inc. E:\FR\FM\17APN1.SGM 17APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 73 / Tuesday, April 17, 2007 / Notices Dated: March 28, 2007. R. M. ‘‘Johnnie’’ Burton, Director, Minerals Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–7220 Filed 4–16–07; 8:45 am] Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, please be aware that your entire comment (including your personal identifying information) may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation Account for Central Valley Project (CVP) Water Transfers Under MidPacific Region Business Practice Guidelines (Guidelines) Dated: March 30, 2007. Susan M. Fry, Regional Environmental Officer, Mid-Pacific Region. [FR Doc. E7–7239 Filed 4–16–07; 8:45 am] Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability and request for comments. AGENCY: BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P SUMMARY: The Mid-Pacific Regional Office of the Bureau of Reclamation is proposing guidelines to provide MidPacific Region field, area, and Regional Office employees with the information necessary to consistently and accurately account for water transfers between all contractors who receive CVP water under water service, repayment, settlement, or exchange contracts. Comments on the guidelines are being requested. Submit written comments on these guidelines by May 17, 2007 to the address below. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be either addressed to: Bureau of Reclamation, Attention: Lawrence Bauman, MP–3400, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, CA 95825 or e-mailed to Mr. Bauman at lbauman@mp.usbr.gov. The guidelines are located at www.usbr.gov/mp/cvpwaterrates. To request a copy of these guidelines, contact Mr. Bauman at either of the above addresses or call 916–978–5364. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information, please contact Katherine Thompson at 916–978–5550 or e-mail: kathompson@mp.usbr.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Reclamation is proposing the guidelines and requesting public comments. The guidelines are available at http:// www.usbr.gov/mp/cvpwaterrates and are the culmination of over one year of meetings and discussions involving Reclamation staff and the CVP Water Association’s Financial Affairs Committee. They provide a long-term framework and will be updated only on an as-needed basis. Revenue application will be included as a separate section of these guidelines. A Federal Register notice with a separate comment period will be provided upon completion. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:39 Apr 16, 2007 Jkt 211001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Notice of Proposed Information Collection for 1029–0030 and 1029– 0049 Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Interior. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) is announcing its intention to request approval for the collections of information for 30 CFR 764–State processes for designating areas unsuitable for surface coal mining operations, and 30 CFR Part 822– Special permanent program performance standards-operations in alluvial valley floors. DATES: Comments on the proposed information collection must be received by June 18, 2007, to be assured on consideration. Comments may be mailed to John A. Trelease, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1951 Constitution Ave, NW., Room 202– SIB, Washington, DC 20240. Comments may also be submitted electronically to jtrelease@osmre.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To receive a copy of the information collection requests contact John A. Trelease, at (202) 208–2783 or by e-mail at jtrelease@osmre.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR 1320, which implementing provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13), require that interested ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19215 members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities [see 5 CFR 1320.8 (d)]. This notice identifies information collections that OSM will be submitting to OMB for extension. These collections are contained in 30 CFR Part 764 and 30 CFR Part 822. OSM has revised burden estimates, where appropriate, to reflect current reporting levels or adjustments based on reestimates of burden or respondents. OSM will request a 3-year term of approval for these information collection activities. Comments are invited on: (1) The need for the collection of information for the performance of the functions of the agency; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s burden estimates; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collections; and (4) ways to minimize the information collection burden on respondents, such as use of automated means of collection of the information. A summary of the public comments will accompany OSM’s submissions of the information collection requests to OMB. This notice provides the public with 60 days in which to comment on the following information collection activities: Title: 30 CFR 764—State processes for designating areas unsuitable for surface coal mining operations. OMB Control Number: 1029–0030. Summary: This part implements the requirement of section 522 of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA), Pub. L. 95–87, which provides authority for citizens to petition States to designate lands unsuitable for surface coal mining operations, or to terminate such designation. The regulatory authority uses the information to identify, locate, compare and evaluate the area requested to be designated as unsuitable, or terminate the designation, for surface coal mining operations. Bureau Form Number: None. Frequency of Collection: Once. Description of Respondents: Individuals, groups or businesses that petition the States, and the State regulatory authorities that must process the petitions. Total Annual Respondents: 3. Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,920. Total Annual Non-wage Costs: $150. Title: 30 CFR 822—Special permanent program performance standards— operations in alluvial valley floors. OMB Control Number: 1029–0049. Summary: Sections 510(b)(5) and 515(b)(10)(F) of the Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Act of 1977 (the Act) E:\FR\FM\17APN1.SGM 17APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 73 (Tuesday, April 17, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19214-19215]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-7220]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Minerals Management Service


Notice on Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Lease Sales

AGENCY: Minerals Management Service, Interior.

ACTION: List of restricted joint bidders.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the authority vested in the Director of the 
Minerals Management Service by the joint bidding provisions of 30 CFR 
256.41, each entity within one of the following groups shall be 
restricted from bidding with any entity in any other of the following 
groups at Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas lease sales to be held 
during the bidding period May 1, 2007 through October 31, 2007. The 
List of Restricted Joint Bidders published in the Federal Register 
December 5, 2006 covered the period November 1, 2006 through April 30, 
2007.

Group I

Exxon Mobil Corporation
ExxonMobil Exploration Company

Group II

Shell Oil Company
Shell Offshore Inc.
SWEPI LP
Shell Frontier Oil & Gas Inc.
Shell Consolidated Energy Resources Inc.
Shell Land & Energy Company
Shell Onshore Ventures Inc.
Shell Offshore Properties and Capital II, Inc.
Shell Rocky Mountain Production LLC
Shell Gulf of Mexico Inc.

Group III

BP America Production Company
BP Exploration & Production Inc.
BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc.

Group IV

TOTAL E&P USA, Inc.

Group V

Chevron Corporation
Chevron U.S.A. Inc.
Chevron Midcontinent, L.P.
Unocal Corporation
Union Oil Company of California
Pure Partners, L.P.

Group VI

ConocoPhillips Company
ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc
ConocoPhillips Petroleum Company
Phillips Pt. Arguello Production Company
Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company LP
Burlington Resources Offshore Inc.
The Louisiana Land and Exploration Company
Inexeco Oil Company

Group VII

Eni Petroleum Co. Inc.
Eni Petroleum U.S. LLC
Eni Oil U.S. LLC
Eni Marketing Inc.
Eni BB Petroleum Inc.
Eni U.S. Operating Co. Inc.
Eni BB Pipeline LLC

Group VIII

Petrobras America Inc.


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    Dated: March 28, 2007.
R. M. ``Johnnie'' Burton,
Director, Minerals Management Service.
[FR Doc. E7-7220 Filed 4-16-07; 8:45 am]
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