Major Portion Prices and Due Date for Additional Royalty Payments on Indian Gas Production in Designated Areas Not Associated With an Index Zone, 13431-13432 [2011-5591]

Download as PDF 13431 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 48 / Friday, March 11, 2011 / Notices California Desert District Advisory Council, c/o Bureau of Land Management, External Affairs, 22835 Calle San Juan de Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553. Written comments also are accepted at the time of the meeting and, if copies are provided to the recorder, will be incorporated into the minutes. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Briery, BLM California Desert District External Affairs (951) 697–5220. Dated: March 2, 2011. Jack L. Hamby, Associate District Manager. [FR Doc. 2011–5456 Filed 3–10–11; 8:45 am] has paid the required $500 administrative fee and $163 to reimburse the Department for the cost of this Federal Register notice. The lessee has met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease as set out in Sections 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the BLM is proposing to reinstate lease WYW160470 effective November 1, 2010, under the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. The BLM has not issued a valid lease to any other interest affecting the lands. Julie L. Weaver, Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication. BILLING CODE 4310–40–P [FR Doc. 2011–5491 Filed 3–10–11; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BILLING CODE 4310–22–P Bureau of Land Management [WY–923–1310–FI; WYW160470] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW160470, Wyoming Office of Natural Resources Revenue AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. Notice. ACTION: Under the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from O’Brien Energy Resources Corporation for competitive oil and gas lease WYW160470 for land in Niobrara County, Wyoming. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management, Julie L. Weaver, Chief, Fluid Minerals Adjudication, at (307) 775–6176. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lessee has agreed to the amended lease terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $10 per acre or fraction thereof, per year and 16 2⁄3 percent, respectively. The lessee SUMMARY: [Docket No. ONRR–2011–0012] Major Portion Prices and Due Date for Additional Royalty Payments on Indian Gas Production in Designated Areas Not Associated With an Index Zone Office of Natural Resources Revenue, Interior. ACTION: Notice of major portion prices for calendar year 2009. AGENCY: Final regulations for valuing gas produced from Indian leases, published August 10, 1999, require the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) to determine major portion prices and notify industry by publishing the prices in the Federal Register. The regulations also require ONRR to publish a due date for industry to pay additional royalties based on the major portion prices. This notice provides major portion prices for the 12 months of calendar year 2009. DATES: The due date to pay additional royalties based on the major portion prices is May 10, 2011. SUMMARY: John Barder, Manager, Team B, Western Audit and Compliance, ONRR; telephone (303) 231–3702; fax number (303) 231–3744; e-mail John.Barder@onrr.gov; or Mike Curry, Team B, Western Audit and Compliance, ONRR, telephone (303) 231–3741; fax (303) 231–3744; e-mail Michael.Curry@onrr.gov. Mailing address: Office of Natural Resources Revenue, Western Audit and Compliance Management, Team B, P.O. Box 25165, MS 62220B, Denver, Colorado 80225–0165. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 10, 1999, Minerals Management Service (now Office of Natural Resources Revenue) published a final rule titled ‘‘Amendments to Gas Valuation Regulations for Indian Leases’’ (64 FR 43506). The gas valuation regulations apply to all gas production from Indian (tribal or allotted) oil and gas leases, except leases on the Osage Indian Reservation. The regulations require ONRR to publish major portion prices for each designated area not associated with an index zone for each production month, beginning January 2000, and a due date for additional royalty payments. See 30 CFR 1206.174(a)(4)(ii) (2010). (Note that ONRR regulations were moved from 30 CFR, chapter II, to 30 CFR, chapter XII (75 FR 61051), effective October 1, 2010.) If additional royalties are due based on a published major portion price, the lessee must submit an amended Form MMS–2014, Report of Sales and Royalty Remittance, to ONRR by the due date. If you do not pay the additional royalties by the due date, ONRR will bill you late payment interest under 30 CFR 1218.54. The interest will accrue from the due date until ONRR receives your payment and an amended Form MMS– 2014. The table below lists the major portion prices for all designated areas not associated with an index zone. The due date is 60 days after the publication date of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: GAS MAJOR PORTION PRICES ($/MMBTU) FOR DESIGNATED AREAS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH AN INDEX ZONE srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES ONRR–designated areas Jan 2009 Blackfeet Reservation .............................................................................................................. Fort Belknap ............................................................................................................................ Fort Berthold ............................................................................................................................ Fort Peck Reservation ............................................................................................................. Navajo Allotted Leases in the Navajo Reservation ................................................................. Rocky Boys Reservation ......................................................................................................... Ute Tribal Leases in the Uintah and Ouray Reservation ........................................................ 3.57 5.93 4.94 5.96 4.93 4.25 3.96 May 2009 Blackfeet Reservation .............................................................................................................. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:08 Mar 10, 2011 Jkt 223001 PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Feb 2009 3.53 5.58 3.88 4.83 3.32 2.81 2.69 Jun 2009 2.88 E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 2.49 11MRN1 Mar 2009 2.70 5.41 2.94 4.23 2.78 2.32 2.21 Jul 2009 2.39 Apr 2009 2.41 5.45 2.77 3.93 2.77 2.02 2.11 Aug 2009 2.24 13432 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 48 / Friday, March 11, 2011 / Notices May 2009 Fort Belknap ............................................................................................................................ Fort Berthold ............................................................................................................................ Fort Peck Reservation ............................................................................................................. Navajo Allotted Leases in the Navajo Reservation ................................................................. Rocky Boys Reservation ......................................................................................................... Ute Tribal Leases in the Uintah and Ouray Reservation ........................................................ 5.35 2.98 3.99 2.78 2.15 2.19 Sep 2009 Blackfeet Reservation .............................................................................................................. Fort Belknap ............................................................................................................................ Fort Berthold ............................................................................................................................ Fort Peck Reservation ............................................................................................................. Navajo Allotted Leases in the Navajo Reservation ................................................................. Rocky Boys Reservation ......................................................................................................... Ute Tribal Leases in the Uintah and Ouray Reservation ........................................................ For information on how to report additional royalties due to major portion prices, please refer to our Dear Payor letter dated December 1, 1999, on the ONRR Web site at http://www.onrr.gov/ FM/PDFDocs/991201.pdf. Dated: March 7, 2011. Gregory J. Gould, Director, Office of Natural Resources Revenue. [FR Doc. 2011–5591 Filed 3–10–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Inv. No. 337–TA–765] In the Matter of Certain Display Devices, Including Digital Televisions and Monitors II; Notice of Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of investigation pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on February 9, 2011, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Sony Corporation of Tokyo, Japan. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain display devices, including digital televisions and monitors by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 5,731,847 (‘‘the ‘847 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 5,583,577 (‘‘the ‘577 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 6,661,472 (‘‘the ‘472 patent’’) and U.S. Patent No. RE 40,468 (‘‘the ‘468 patent’’). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:08 Mar 10, 2011 Jkt 223001 United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue an exclusion order and a cease and desist order. ADDRESSES: The complaint, except for any confidential information contained therein, is available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Room 112, Washington, DC 20436, telephone 202–205–2000. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202–205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at http:// www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2560. Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and in section 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2010). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on March 7, 2011, ordered that— (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine whether there is a PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Jun 2009 5.28 2.96 4.22 2.80 1.96 2.27 Oct 2009 2.26 4.54 2.68 4.17 2.79 1.96 2.18 3.81 4.95 4.20 5.98 3.93 2.95 3.22 Jul 2009 Aug 2009 5.38 2.66 3.98 3.15 1.82 2.43 5.39 2.83 4.56 3.39 1.61 2.69 Nov 2009 Dec 2009 3.16 5.08 4.13 6.49 4.41 2.84 3.95 4.93 5.42 4.68 6.22 4.89 3.90 3.97 violation of subsection (a)(1)(B) of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain display devices, including digital televisions and monitors that infringe one or more of claims 41–44 of the ‘468 patent; claims 1–4, 8, and 11–15 of the ‘472 patent; claims 13, 15, 19, and 20 of the ‘577 patent; and claims 11, 12, 16, 27, 33–35, and 39–41 of the ‘847 patent, and whether an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (2) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of investigation shall be served: (a) The complainant is: Sony Corporation, 1–7–1, Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan. (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the complaint is to be served: LG Electronics, Inc., LG Twin Towers, 20 Yeouido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul 150–721, Korea; LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc., 1000 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632. (c) The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; and (3) For the investigation so instituted, the Honorable Paul J. Luckern, Chief 2Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge. Responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation must be submitted by the named respondents in accordance with section 210.13 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16(d)–(e) and 210.13(a), such responses will be considered by E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 48 (Friday, March 11, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13431-13432]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-5591]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of Natural Resources Revenue

[Docket No. ONRR-2011-0012]


Major Portion Prices and Due Date for Additional Royalty Payments 
on Indian Gas Production in Designated Areas Not Associated With an 
Index Zone

AGENCY: Office of Natural Resources Revenue, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of major portion prices for calendar year 2009.

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SUMMARY: Final regulations for valuing gas produced from Indian leases, 
published August 10, 1999, require the Office of Natural Resources 
Revenue (ONRR) to determine major portion prices and notify industry by 
publishing the prices in the Federal Register. The regulations also 
require ONRR to publish a due date for industry to pay additional 
royalties based on the major portion prices. This notice provides major 
portion prices for the 12 months of calendar year 2009.

DATES: The due date to pay additional royalties based on the major 
portion prices is May 10, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Barder, Manager, Team B, Western 
Audit and Compliance, ONRR; telephone (303) 231-3702; fax number (303) 
231-3744; e-mail John.Barder@onrr.gov; or Mike Curry, Team B, Western 
Audit and Compliance, ONRR, telephone (303) 231-3741; fax (303) 231-
3744; e-mail Michael.Curry@onrr.gov. Mailing address: Office of Natural 
Resources Revenue, Western Audit and Compliance Management, Team B, 
P.O. Box 25165, MS 62220B, Denver, Colorado 80225-0165.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 10, 1999, Minerals Management 
Service (now Office of Natural Resources Revenue) published a final 
rule titled ``Amendments to Gas Valuation Regulations for Indian 
Leases'' (64 FR 43506). The gas valuation regulations apply to all gas 
production from Indian (tribal or allotted) oil and gas leases, except 
leases on the Osage Indian Reservation.
    The regulations require ONRR to publish major portion prices for 
each designated area not associated with an index zone for each 
production month, beginning January 2000, and a due date for additional 
royalty payments. See 30 CFR 1206.174(a)(4)(ii) (2010). (Note that ONRR 
regulations were moved from 30 CFR, chapter II, to 30 CFR, chapter XII 
(75 FR 61051), effective October 1, 2010.)
    If additional royalties are due based on a published major portion 
price, the lessee must submit an amended Form MMS-2014, Report of Sales 
and Royalty Remittance, to ONRR by the due date. If you do not pay the 
additional royalties by the due date, ONRR will bill you late payment 
interest under 30 CFR 1218.54. The interest will accrue from the due 
date until ONRR receives your payment and an amended Form MMS-2014. The 
table below lists the major portion prices for all designated areas not 
associated with an index zone. The due date is 60 days after the 
publication date of this notice.

            Gas Major Portion Prices ($/MMBtu) for Designated Areas Not Associated With an Index Zone
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                      ONRR-designated areas                        Jan 2009    Feb 2009    Mar 2009    Apr 2009
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Blackfeet Reservation...........................................        3.57        3.53        2.70        2.41
Fort Belknap....................................................        5.93        5.58        5.41        5.45
Fort Berthold...................................................        4.94        3.88        2.94        2.77
Fort Peck Reservation...........................................        5.96        4.83        4.23        3.93
Navajo Allotted Leases in the Navajo Reservation................        4.93        3.32        2.78        2.77
Rocky Boys Reservation..........................................        4.25        2.81        2.32        2.02
Ute Tribal Leases in the Uintah and Ouray Reservation...........        3.96        2.69        2.21        2.11
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                                                                   May 2009    Jun 2009    Jul 2009    Aug 2009
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Blackfeet Reservation...........................................        2.88        2.49        2.39        2.24

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Fort Belknap....................................................        5.35        5.28        5.38        5.39
Fort Berthold...................................................        2.98        2.96        2.66        2.83
Fort Peck Reservation...........................................        3.99        4.22        3.98        4.56
Navajo Allotted Leases in the Navajo Reservation................        2.78        2.80        3.15        3.39
Rocky Boys Reservation..........................................        2.15        1.96        1.82        1.61
Ute Tribal Leases in the Uintah and Ouray Reservation...........        2.19        2.27        2.43        2.69
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                                                                   Sep 2009    Oct 2009    Nov 2009    Dec 2009
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Blackfeet Reservation...........................................        2.26        3.81        3.16        4.93
Fort Belknap....................................................        4.54        4.95        5.08        5.42
Fort Berthold...................................................        2.68        4.20        4.13        4.68
Fort Peck Reservation...........................................        4.17        5.98        6.49        6.22
Navajo Allotted Leases in the Navajo Reservation................        2.79        3.93        4.41        4.89
Rocky Boys Reservation..........................................        1.96        2.95        2.84        3.90
Ute Tribal Leases in the Uintah and Ouray Reservation...........        2.18        3.22        3.95        3.97
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    For information on how to report additional royalties due to major 
portion prices, please refer to our Dear Payor letter dated December 1, 
1999, on the ONRR Web site at http://www.onrr.gov/FM/PDFDocs/991201.pdf.

    Dated: March 7, 2011.
Gregory J. Gould,
Director, Office of Natural Resources Revenue.
[FR Doc. 2011-5591 Filed 3-10-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-MR-P