Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0196, 53261-53262 [07-4613]

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Comments and materials received will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the above address. Dated: July 23, 2007. David Wesley, Acting Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. E7–18317 Filed 9–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [Docket No. WO–310–1310–PB–24 1A] Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004– 0196 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) plans to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend an existing approval to collect information from operators and operating rights owners who apply for designation of National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPRA) unit agreements. We collect nonform information to determine whether to grant approval to operate under a unit plan for NPRA Federal lands. We require operators to retain and provide information to determine whether proposed unit agreements meet the requirements for unitized exploration and development of oil and gas resources of the NPRA. DATES: You must submit your comments to BLM at the address below on or before November 19, 2007. BLM will not necessarily consider any comments received after the above date. ADDRESSES: You may send comments to the OMB, Interior Department Desk Officer (1004–0196), at OMB–OIRA via e-mail OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov or via facsimile at (202) 395–6566. Also please send a copy of your comments to BLM via Internet and include your name, address, and ATTN: 1004–0196 in your Internet message to comments_washington@blm.gov or via mail to: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Mail Stop 401LS, 1849 C Street, NW., ATTN: E:\FR\FM\18SEN1.SGM 18SEN1 53262 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 180 / Tuesday, September 18, 2007 / Notices Bureau Information Collection Clearance Officer (WO–630), Washington, DC 20240. You may deliver comments to the Bureau of Land Management, Administrative Record, Room 401, 1620 L Street, NW., Washington, DC. Comments will be available for public review at the L Street address during regular business hours (7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.) Monday through Friday. You may contact Barbara Gamble, Division of Fluid Minerals, on (202) 452–0338 (Commercial or FTS). Persons who use a telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) on 1–800–877– 8339, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 5 CFR 1320.12(a) requires that we provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: concerning a collection of information to solicit comments on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper functioning of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of our estimates of the information collection burden, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions we use; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) Ways to minimize the information collection burden on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of 1976, as amended (42 U.S.C. 6501 et seq.), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), and the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), and 43 CFR subparts, 3133, 3135, 3137, and 3138 require affected oil and gas operators and operating rights owners to maintain records and provide information to apply for suspensions of royalty; apply for suspensions of operations, form and maintain until agreements; and to enter into subsurface storage agreements, respectively. All recordkeeping burdens hours are associated with the nonform information requested. The reporting burden of each provision for the information collection, including recordkeeping, depends on which information is required. The respondents are oil and gas operators and operating rights owners. The frequency of response varies from onetime only to occasional to routine, depending on activities conducted. We estimated 35 responses per year and 492 total annual burden hours. We base this estimate on our experience managing the program. The table below summarizes our estimates. Information collection (43 CFR) Requirement Hours per response 3133.4 ................................. 3135.3 ................................. 3135.6 ................................. 3137.23 ............................... 3137.25 ............................... 3137.52 ............................... 3137.60 ............................... 3137.61 ............................... 3137.70 ............................... 3137.71 ............................... 3137.84 ............................... 3137.87 ............................... 3137.88 ............................... 3137.91 ............................... 3137.92 ............................... 3137.112 ............................. 3137.113 ............................. 3137.130 ............................. 3137.135 ............................. 3138.11 ............................... Royalty reduction ............................................................ Suspension of operations ............................................... Notification of operations ................................................ Unit designation .............................................................. Notification of unit approval ............................................ Certification for modification ........................................... Acceptable Bonding ........................................................ Change of unit operator .................................................. Certification of unit obligation ......................................... Certification of continuing development ......................... Productivity for a PA ....................................................... Unleased tracts ............................................................... Notification of productivity ............................................... Notification of productivity for non-unit well .................... Production information .................................................... Lease extension .............................................................. Inability to conduct operations activities ......................... Unit termination ............................................................... Impact mitigation ............................................................. Storage agreement ......................................................... 16 8 4 80 4 4 8 4 4 4 12 6 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 80 1 1 1 3 3 1 3 2 3 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 3 1 16 8 4 240 12 4 24 8 12 12 24 6 4 4 4 6 8 8 12 80 Totals ........................... ......................................................................................... 184 35 492 pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES The BLM will summarize all responses to this notice and include them in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Dated: September 13, 2007. Shirlean Beshir, Bureau of Land Management, Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 07–4613 Filed 9–17–07; 8:45 am] Meeting of the Central California Resource Advisory Council BILLING CODE 431 VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:44 Sep 17, 2007 Jkt 211001 Bureau of Land Management Notice of public meeting. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Central PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total burden hours California Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below. The meeting will be held Friday and Saturday, October 26 and 27, 2007, at the Holiday Inn Express, 189 Seaside Avenue, Marina, California. In addition, the RAC will hold an orientation session for new members from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on October 25, 2007, at the same location. On October 26, the RAC will convene at 8 a.m. for a business meeting, followed by a field trip to Fort Ord beginning at noon. Members of the public are welcome to attend the tour and meeting. Field tour participants DATES: [CA–110] ACTION: Number of respondents E:\FR\FM\18SEN1.SGM 18SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 180 (Tuesday, September 18, 2007)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[Docket No. WO-310-1310-PB-24 1A]


Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 
1004-0196

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Bureau of Land Management (BLM) plans to request the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) to extend an existing approval to collect 
information from operators and operating rights owners who apply for 
designation of National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPRA) unit 
agreements. We collect nonform information to determine whether to 
grant approval to operate under a unit plan for NPRA Federal lands. We 
require operators to retain and provide information to determine 
whether proposed unit agreements meet the requirements for unitized 
exploration and development of oil and gas resources of the NPRA.

DATES: You must submit your comments to BLM at the address below on or 
before November 19, 2007. BLM will not necessarily consider any 
comments received after the above date.

ADDRESSES: You may send comments to the OMB, Interior Department Desk 
Officer (1004-0196), at OMB-OIRA via e-mail OIRA--DOCKET@omb.eop.gov or 
via facsimile at (202) 395-6566. Also please send a copy of your 
comments to BLM via Internet and include your name, address, and ATTN: 
1004-0196 in your Internet message to comments_washington@blm.gov or 
via mail to: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land 
Management, Mail Stop 401LS, 1849 C Street, NW., ATTN:

[[Page 53262]]

Bureau Information Collection Clearance Officer (WO-630), Washington, 
DC 20240.
    You may deliver comments to the Bureau of Land Management, 
Administrative Record, Room 401, 1620 L Street, NW., Washington, DC.
    Comments will be available for public review at the L Street 
address during regular business hours (7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.) Monday 
through Friday.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  You may contact Barbara Gamble, 
Division of Fluid Minerals, on (202) 452-0338 (Commercial or FTS). 
Persons who use a telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD) may call 
the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) on 1-800-877-8339, 24 
hours a day, seven days a week, to leave a message or question with the 
above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business 
hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  5 CFR 1320.12(a) requires that we provide a 
60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning a collection of 
information to solicit comments on:
    (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the 
proper functioning of the agency, including whether the information 
will have practical utility;
    (b) The accuracy of our estimates of the information collection 
burden, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions we 
use;
    (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information collected; and
    (d) Ways to minimize the information collection burden on those who 
are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, 
mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms 
of information technology.
    The Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of 1976, as amended (42 
U.S.C. 6501 et seq.), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 
1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), and the National Environmental Policy 
Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), and 43 CFR 
subparts, 3133, 3135, 3137, and 3138 require affected oil and gas 
operators and operating rights owners to maintain records and provide 
information to apply for suspensions of royalty; apply for suspensions 
of operations, form and maintain until agreements; and to enter into 
subsurface storage agreements, respectively. All recordkeeping burdens 
hours are associated with the nonform information requested.
    The reporting burden of each provision for the information 
collection, including recordkeeping, depends on which information is 
required. The respondents are oil and gas operators and operating 
rights owners. The frequency of response varies from one-time only to 
occasional to routine, depending on activities conducted. We estimated 
35 responses per year and 492 total annual burden hours. We base this 
estimate on our experience managing the program. The table below 
summarizes our estimates.

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                                                               Hours per       Number of
  Information collection  (43 CFR)        Requirement          response       respondents    Total burden hours
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3133.4.............................  Royalty reduction....              16               1                    16
3135.3.............................  Suspension of                       8               1                     8
                                      operations.
3135.6.............................  Notification of                     4               1                     4
                                      operations.
3137.23............................  Unit designation.....              80               3                   240
3137.25............................  Notification of unit                4               3                    12
                                      approval.
3137.52............................  Certification for                   4               1                     4
                                      modification.
3137.60............................  Acceptable Bonding...               8               3                    24
3137.61............................  Change of unit                      4               2                     8
                                      operator.
3137.70............................  Certification of unit               4               3                    12
                                      obligation.
3137.71............................  Certification of                    4               3                    12
                                      continuing
                                      development.
3137.84............................  Productivity for a PA              12               2                    24
3137.87............................  Unleased tracts......               6               1                     6
3137.88............................  Notification of                     4               1                     4
                                      productivity.
3137.91............................  Notification of                     4               1                     4
                                      productivity for non-
                                      unit well.
3137.92............................  Production                          4               1                     4
                                      information.
3137.112...........................  Lease extension......               6               1                     6
3137.113...........................  Inability to conduct                4               2                     8
                                      operations
                                      activities.
3137.130...........................  Unit termination.....               4               2                     8
3137.135...........................  Impact mitigation....               4               3                    12
3138.11............................  Storage agreement....              80               1                    80
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    Totals.........................  .....................             184              35                   492
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    The BLM will summarize all responses to this notice and include 
them in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter 
of public record.

    Dated: September 13, 2007.
Shirlean Beshir,
Bureau of Land Management, Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 07-4613 Filed 9-17-07; 8:45 am]
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