Extension of Approval of Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0137, 5624-5625 [2010-2301]

Download as PDF 5624 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 22 / Wednesday, February 3, 2010 / Notices Number of responses Type of response 43 43 43 43 43 43 43 43 43 43 43 43 43 CFR CFR CFR CFR CFR CFR CFR CFR CFR CFR CFR CFR CFR 3251; 3252; 3253; 3256; 3261; 3264; 3272; 3273; 3274; 3276; 3281; 3282; 3283; Total hours Form 3200–9, Exploration Operations ............................................................... Form 3260–3, Conducting Exploration Operations ............................................ Reports: Exploration Operations ........................................................................ Exploration Operations Relief and Appeals ....................................................... Form 3260–2, Drilling Operations Permit ........................................................... Form 3260–4, Reports—Drilling Operations/Recordkeeping ............................. Utilization Plans and Facility Construction Permits ............................................ Site License ........................................................................................................ Commercial Use Permit ..................................................................................... Reports Utilization Operations ............................................................................ Unit Agreements ................................................................................................. Participating Area ............................................................................................... Unit Agreement Modifications ............................................................................ 12 100 12 10 12 12 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 8 8 8 8 8 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 96 800 96 80 96 120 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 Totals ................................................................................................................................................ 1,447 .................... 10,527 * * This subpart subpart subpart subpart subpart subpart subpart subpart subpart subpart subpart subpart subpart Hours per response total differs from the previously approved total because of an arithmetical error in the previous submission to the OMB. Jean Sonneman, Bureau of Land Management, Acting Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–2300 Filed 2–2–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWO310000 L13100000.PP0000] Extension of Approval of Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004– 0137 jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: 60-Day Notice and Request for Comments. SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is announcing its intention to request approval to continue the collection of information from those who wish to participate in the exploration, development, production, and utilization of oil and gas operations on BLM-managed public lands. This information collection activity was previously approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and was assigned control number 1004– 0137. DATES: Comments on the proposed information collection must be received by April 5, 2010, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed to U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Mail Stop 401– LS, 1849 C St., NW., Washington, DC 20240. Comments may also be submitted electronically to Jean_Sonneman@blm.gov. Please attach ‘‘Attn: 1004–0019’’ to either form of comment. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:34 Feb 02, 2010 Jkt 220001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To receive a copy of the information collection request, contact Barbara Gamble, Division of Fluid Minerals, at 202–912–7148 (Commercial or FTS). Persons who use a telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339, to leave a message for Ms. Gamble. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB regulations at 5 CFR 1320, which implement provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521, require that interested members of the public and affected agencies be given an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8(d) and 1320.12(a)). This notice identifies an information collection that the BLM will be submitting to OMB for approval. The Paperwork Reduction Act provides that an agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Until OMB approves a collection of information, you are not obligated to respond. The BLM will request a 3-year term of approval for this information collection activity. 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 collection; 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 our submission of the information collection requests to OMB. Before including your address, telephone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be advised that your PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask in your comment to withhold from public review your personal identifying information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. The following information is provided for the information collection: Title: Onshore Oil and Gas Operations (43 CFR part 3160). Forms: • Form 3160–3, Application for Permit to Drill or Re-enter; • Form 3160–4, Well Completion or Recompletion Report and Log; • Form 3160–5, Sundry Notices and Reports on Wells; and • Form 3160–6, Monthly Report of Operations. OMB Control Number: 1004–0137. Abstract: Various Federal and Indian mineral leasing statutes authorize the BLM to grant and manage onshore oil and gas leases on Federal and Indian (except Osage Tribe) lands. In order to fulfill its responsibilities under these statutes, the BLM needs to perform the information collection activity set forth in the regulations at 43 CFR part 3160, and in onshore oil and gas orders promulgated in accordance with 43 CFR 3164.1. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Estimated Number and Description of Respondents: Approximately 2,500 lessees and applicants for leases. Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Hour’’ Burden: The currently approved annual burden for this collection is 2,631,120 hours. The following chart details the individual components and respective hour burden estimates of this information collection request: E:\FR\FM\03FEN1.SGM 03FEN1 5625 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 22 / Wednesday, February 3, 2010 / Notices Number of responses Type of response 43 CFR 3162.3–1(a), Well-Spacing Program ......................................................................................... 43 CFR 3162.3–1(c) and (d), Application for Permit to Drill: Form 3160–3 and related information ..... 43 CFR 3162.3–1(e), Drilling Plan .......................................................................................................... 43 CFR 3162.3–2 and 3162.3–3, Sundry Notices and Reports on Wells: Form 3160–5 ...................... 43 CFR 3162.3–4(a), Plan to Plug and Abandon Well for Water Injection ............................................ 43 CFR 3162.3–4(b), Plan to Plug and Abandon Well for Water Supply Source .................................. 43 CFR 3162.4–1(a) and 3162.7–5(d)(1), Schematic/Facility Diagrams ................................................ 43 CFR 3162.4–1(b), Well Completion or Recompletion Report and Log: Form 3160–4 ..................... 43 CFR 3162.4–2(a), Drilling Tests, Logs, and Surveys ........................................................................ 43 CFR 3162.4–3, Monthly Report of Operations: Form 3160–6 ........................................................... 43 CFR 3162.5–1(b), Disposal of Produced Water and 43 CFR 3164.1, Onshore Oil and Gas Order No. 7: Disposal of Produced Water ..................................................................................................... 43 CFR 3162.5–1(c), Report of Spills, Discharges, or Other Undesirable Events ................................. 43 CFR 3162.5–1(d), Contingency Plan ................................................................................................. 43 CFR 3162.5–2(b), Report of Drilling Deviating Significantly from the Vertical .................................. 43 CFR 3162.6, Well Markers ................................................................................................................. 43 CFR 3162.7–1(b), Approval and Reporting of Oil in Pits .................................................................. 43 CFR 3162.7–1(d), Additional Gas Flaring and 43 CFR 3164.2, Notice to Lessees—4A: Royalty or Compensation for Oil and Gas Lost .................................................................................................... 43 CFR 3162.7–5(b), Records for Seals ................................................................................................. 43 CFR 3162.7–5(c), Site Security Plan ................................................................................................. 43 CFR 3164.1, Onshore Oil and Gas Order No. 4: Measurement of Oil ............................................. 43 CFR 3165.1(a), Application for Relief from Operating and/or Producing Requirements .................. 43 CFR 3165.3(b), Application for State Director Review ...................................................................... Totals ................................................................................................................................................ Jean Sonneman, Bureau of Land Management, Acting Information Collection Clearance Officer. You may submit comments on the information collection to R. Lee Fleming, Director, Office of Federal Acknowledgment, Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs, 1951 Constitution Avenue, NW., MS–34B SIB, Washington, DC 20240; facsimile: (202) 219–3008; e-mail: Lee.Fleming@bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: R. Lee Fleming (202) 513–7650. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: [FR Doc. 2010–2301 Filed 2–2–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Federal Acknowledgment of Tribes jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Request for Comments. SUMMARY: The Department of the Interior, Office of Federal Acknowledgment (OFA) is seeking comments on renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval, pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act, for the collection of information for Documented Petitions for the Federal Acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe, 25 CFR 83. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0104, which expires April 30, 2010. The information collection allows OFA to determine whether an Indian group meets the regulatory criteria for acknowledgment as an Indian tribe. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before April 5, 2010. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:34 Feb 02, 2010 Jkt 220001 I. Abstract OFA is seeking renewal of the approval for the information collection conducted under 25 CFR 83, to establish whether a petitioning group has the characteristics necessary to be acknowledged as having a governmentto-government relationship with the United States. Federal recognition makes the group eligible for benefits from the Federal Government. Approval for this collection expires April 30, 2010. Three forms are used as part of this information collection; but no changes to the forms are proposed as part of this renewal. No third party notification or public disclosure burden is associated with this collection. There is no change to the approved burden hours for this information collection. II. Request for Comments OFA requests that you send your comments on this collection to the location listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your comments should address: (a) The necessity of the information collection for the proper performance of the PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Hours per response Total hours 150 5,000 2,875 34,000 1,200 1,200 2,350 3,000 330 90,000 8 8 16 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 1,200 40,000 46,000 272,000 9,600 9,600 18,800 24,000 2,640 720,000 1,500 200 50 165 300 520 8 8 32 8 8 8 12,000 1,600 1,600 1,320 2,400 4,160 400 90,000 2,415 90,000 100 10 8 8 8 8 16 8 3,200 720,000 19,320 720,000 1,600 80 325,765 .................... 2,631,120 agencies, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of our estimate of the burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways we could enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways we could minimize the burden of the collection of the information on the respondents, such as through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that an agency may not sponsor or conduct, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it has a valid OMB Control Number. This information collection expires April 30, 2010. It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section during the hours of 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday except for legal holidays. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address or other personally identifiable information, be advised that your entire comment—including your personally identifiable information— may be made public at any time. While you may request that we withhold your personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0104. E:\FR\FM\03FEN1.SGM 03FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 22 (Wednesday, February 3, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5624-5625]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-2301]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLWO310000 L13100000.PP0000]


Extension of Approval of Information Collection, OMB Control 
Number 1004-0137

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: 60-Day Notice and Request for Comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is announcing its intention to request 
approval to continue the collection of information from those who wish 
to participate in the exploration, development, production, and 
utilization of oil and gas operations on BLM-managed public lands. This 
information collection activity was previously approved by the Office 
of Management and Budget (OMB), and was assigned control number 1004-
0137.

DATES: Comments on the proposed information collection must be received 
by April 5, 2010, to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed to U.S. Department of the Interior, 
Bureau of Land Management, Mail Stop 401-LS, 1849 C St., NW., 
Washington, DC 20240. Comments may also be submitted electronically to 
Jean_Sonneman@blm.gov. Please attach ``Attn: 1004-0019'' to either 
form of comment.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To receive a copy of the information 
collection request, contact Barbara Gamble, Division of Fluid Minerals, 
at 202-912-7148 (Commercial or FTS). Persons who use a 
telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339, to leave a message 
for Ms. Gamble.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB regulations at 5 CFR 1320, which 
implement provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501-
3521, require that interested members of the public and affected 
agencies be given an opportunity to comment on information collection 
and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8(d) and 1320.12(a)). This 
notice identifies an information collection that the BLM will be 
submitting to OMB for approval. The Paperwork Reduction Act provides 
that an agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information 
unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Until OMB 
approves a collection of information, you are not obligated to respond.
    The BLM will request a 3-year term of approval for this information 
collection activity. 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 collection; 
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 our 
submission of the information collection requests to OMB.
    Before including your address, telephone number, e-mail address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comment, be advised that 
your entire comment--including your personal identifying information--
may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask in your 
comment to withhold from public review your personal identifying 
information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.
    The following information is provided for the information 
collection:
    Title: Onshore Oil and Gas Operations (43 CFR part 3160).
    Forms:
     Form 3160-3, Application for Permit to Drill or Re-enter;
     Form 3160-4, Well Completion or Recompletion Report and 
Log;
     Form 3160-5, Sundry Notices and Reports on Wells; and
     Form 3160-6, Monthly Report of Operations.
    OMB Control Number: 1004-0137.
    Abstract: Various Federal and Indian mineral leasing statutes 
authorize the BLM to grant and manage onshore oil and gas leases on 
Federal and Indian (except Osage Tribe) lands. In order to fulfill its 
responsibilities under these statutes, the BLM needs to perform the 
information collection activity set forth in the regulations at 43 CFR 
part 3160, and in onshore oil and gas orders promulgated in accordance 
with 43 CFR 3164.1.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion.
    Estimated Number and Description of Respondents: Approximately 
2,500 lessees and applicants for leases.
    Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Hour'' Burden: The 
currently approved annual burden for this collection is 2,631,120 
hours. The following chart details the individual components and 
respective hour burden estimates of this information collection 
request:

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                                    Number of    Hours per
         Type of response           responses     response   Total hours
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43 CFR 3162.3-1(a), Well-Spacing           150            8        1,200
 Program.........................
43 CFR 3162.3-1(c) and (d),              5,000            8       40,000
 Application for Permit to Drill:
 Form 3160-3 and related
 information.....................
43 CFR 3162.3-1(e), Drilling Plan        2,875           16       46,000
43 CFR 3162.3-2 and 3162.3-3,           34,000            8      272,000
 Sundry Notices and Reports on
 Wells: Form 3160-5..............
43 CFR 3162.3-4(a), Plan to Plug         1,200            8        9,600
 and Abandon Well for Water
 Injection.......................
43 CFR 3162.3-4(b), Plan to Plug         1,200            8        9,600
 and Abandon Well for Water
 Supply Source...................
43 CFR 3162.4-1(a) and 3162.7-           2,350            8       18,800
 5(d)(1), Schematic/Facility
 Diagrams........................
43 CFR 3162.4-1(b), Well                 3,000            8       24,000
 Completion or Recompletion
 Report and Log: Form 3160-4.....
43 CFR 3162.4-2(a), Drilling               330            8        2,640
 Tests, Logs, and Surveys........
43 CFR 3162.4-3, Monthly Report         90,000            8      720,000
 of Operations: Form 3160-6......
43 CFR 3162.5-1(b), Disposal of          1,500            8       12,000
 Produced Water and 43 CFR
 3164.1, Onshore Oil and Gas
 Order No. 7: Disposal of
 Produced Water..................
43 CFR 3162.5-1(c), Report of              200            8        1,600
 Spills, Discharges, or Other
 Undesirable Events..............
43 CFR 3162.5-1(d), Contingency             50           32        1,600
 Plan............................
43 CFR 3162.5-2(b), Report of              165            8        1,320
 Drilling Deviating Significantly
 from the Vertical...............
43 CFR 3162.6, Well Markers......          300            8        2,400
43 CFR 3162.7-1(b), Approval and           520            8        4,160
 Reporting of Oil in Pits........
43 CFR 3162.7-1(d), Additional             400            8        3,200
 Gas Flaring and 43 CFR 3164.2,
 Notice to Lessees--4A: Royalty
 or Compensation for Oil and Gas
 Lost............................
43 CFR 3162.7-5(b), Records for         90,000            8      720,000
 Seals...........................
43 CFR 3162.7-5(c), Site Security        2,415            8       19,320
 Plan............................
43 CFR 3164.1, Onshore Oil and          90,000            8      720,000
 Gas Order No. 4: Measurement of
 Oil.............................
43 CFR 3165.1(a), Application for          100           16        1,600
 Relief from Operating and/or
 Producing Requirements..........
43 CFR 3165.3(b), Application for           10            8           80
 State Director Review...........
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    Totals.......................      325,765  ...........    2,631,120
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Jean Sonneman,
Bureau of Land Management, Acting Information Collection Clearance 
Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-2301 Filed 2-2-10; 8:45 am]
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