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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 210 / Monday, October 31, 2011 / Notices 67201 Patent/Application No. Territory Filing date Status 5,678,548 ....................................................................................... 5,828,216 ....................................................................................... 5,865,146 ....................................................................................... PCT/US1996/11879 ....................................................................... US ............................................. US ............................................. US ............................................. WIPO ......................................... July 20, 1995 ............................ August 19, 1996 ........................ July 29, 1997 ............................ July 18, 1996 ............................ Issued. Issued. Issued. Expired. 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The contemplated exclusive license may be granted in a field of use limited to electron paramagnetic resonance devices and systems for oximetry. DATES: Only written comments and/or applications for a license received by the NIH Office of Technology Transfer on or before November 15, 2011 will be considered. ADDRESSES: Requests for a copy of the patent application, inquiries, comments and other materials relating to the contemplated license should be directed to: Michael A. Shmilovich, Esq., Office of Technology Transfer, National Institutes of Health, 6011 Executive Boulevard, Suite 325, Rockville, MD 20852–3804; Telephone: (301) 435– 5019; Facsimile: (301) 402–0220; Email: shmilovm@mail.nih.gov. A signed confidentiality nondisclosure agreement will be required to receive copies of any patent applications that have not been published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office or the World Intellectual Property Organization. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The patents and patent applications intended for licensure disclose or cover devices and systems for in vivo quantitative oximetry using low frequency time-domain EPR imaging in the frequency range of 250–300 MHz. The systems developed use a timedomain spectroscopic EPR imaging approach that is a unique combination of: (1) multi-gradient Single Point Imaging involving global phase encoding and (2) conventional 90°-t180° Spin-Echo pulse sequence wellknown in MRI where the images are obtained by the filtered back-projection after FT of the echoes collected under VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:21 Oct 28, 2011 Jkt 226001 frequency-encoding gradients. The combination approach of single point imaging with the spin-echo signal detection procedure to take advantage of T2 (and not T2*) dependent contrast and the enhanced spatial resolution associated with the constant-time pure phase-encoding approach. This approach has become feasible because of the availability of non-toxic watersoluble trityl and deuterated trityl based spin probes which have reasonable T1 and T2 in the range 5–10 ms. The prospective exclusive license will be royalty bearing and will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. The prospective exclusive license may be granted unless, within fifteen (15) days from the date of this published notice, NIH receives written evidence and argument that establishes that the grant of the license would not be consistent with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. Properly filed competing applications for a license filed in response to this notice will be treated as objections to the contemplated license. Comments and objections submitted in response to this notice will not be made available for public inspection, and, to the extent permitted by law, will not be released under the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552. Dated: October 25, 2011. Richard U. Rodriguez, Director, Division of Technology Development and Transfer, Office of Technology Transfer, National Institutes of Health. [FR Doc. 2011–28131 Filed 10–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 November 29, November 25, May 25, 2011 November 25, 2008 .................. 2009 .................. ............................ 2009 .................. Expired. Expired. Pending. Pending. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) [Docket ID No. BOEM–2011–0068; OMB Number 1014–0003] Information Collection Activities: Oil and Gas Production Safety Systems; Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request ACTION: 30-day Notice. To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we have submitted to OMB an information collection request (ICR) to renew approval of the paperwork requirements in the regulations under Subpart H, ‘‘Oil and Gas Production Safety Systems.’’ This notice also provides the public a second opportunity to comment on the revised paperwork burden of these regulatory requirements. DATES: You must submit comments by November 30, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit comments by either fax (202) 395–5806 or email (OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov) directly to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior (1014–0003). Please provide a copy of your comments to BSEE by any of the means below. • Electronically: Go to https:// www.regulations.gov. In the entry titled, ‘‘Enter Keyword or ID,’’ enter BOEM– 2011–0068 then click search. Follow the instructions to submit public comments and view all related materials. We will post all comments. • Email cheryl.blundon@bsee.gov. Mail or hand-carry comments to: Department of the Interior; Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement; Regulations Development Branch; SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1 67202 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 210 / Monday, October 31, 2011 / Notices Attention: Cheryl Blundon 381 Elden Street, Herndon, Virginia 20170–4817. Please reference 1014–0003 in your comment and include your name and return address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cheryl Blundon by email at cheryl.blundon@bsee.gov or by telephone at (703) 787–1607, to request additional information about this ICR. To see a copy of the entire ICR submitted to OMB, go to https:// www.reginfo.gov (select Information Collection Review, Currently Under Review). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: 30 CFR 250, Subpart H, Oil and Gas Production Safety Systems. Abstract: The Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Lands Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 1331 et seq. and 43 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), authorizes the Secretary to prescribe rules and regulations necessary for the administration of the leasing provisions of that Act related to mineral resources on the OCS. Such rules and regulations will apply to all operations conducted under a lease, pipeline right-of-way, or a right-of-use and easement. Section 1332(6) states that ‘‘operations in the [O]uter Continental Shelf should be conducted in a safe manner by well trained personnel using technology, precautions, and other techniques sufficient to prevent or minimize the likelihood of blowouts, loss of well control, fires, spillages, physical obstructions to other users of the waters or subsoil and seabed, or other occurrences which may cause damage to the environment or to property or endanger life or health.’’ The Independent Offices Appropriations Act (31 U.S.C. 9701), the Omnibus Appropriations Bill (Pub. L. 104–133, 110 Stat. 1321, April 26, 1996), and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A–25, authorize Federal agencies to recover the full cost of services that confer special benefits. Facility Production Safety System Applications are subject to cost recovery and BSEE regulations specify filing fees for these applications. This submittal also removes an IC requirement that was inadvertently included in this collection. The requirement pertains to the Pacific Region’s Emergency Action Plans that are submitted to local air quality agencies, which is included in the IC for 30 CFR 550, subpart C (§ 550.304). Regulations implementing these responsibilities are under 30 CFR 250, subpart H. Responses are mandatory. No questions of a sensitive nature are asked. BSEE protects information considered proprietary according to the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552) and its implementing regulations (43 CFR 2), 30 CFR part 252, OCS Oil and Gas Information Program, and 30 CFR 250.197, ‘‘Data and information to be made available to the public or for limited inspection.’’ BSEE uses the information collected under subpart H to evaluate equipment and/or procedures that lessees and operators propose to use during production operations, including evaluation of requests for departures or use of alternate procedures or equipment. Information is also used to verify that production operations are safe and protect the human, marine, and coastal environment. BSEE inspectors review the records required by this subpart to verify compliance with testing and minimum safety requirements. The Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (GOMR) has a policy regarding approval of requests to use a chemical-only fire prevention and control system in lieu of a water system. BSEE may require additional information be submitted to maintain approval. The information is used to determine if the chemical-only system provides the equivalent protection of a water system for the egress of personnel should a fire occur. Frequency: On occasion. Description of Respondents: Potential respondents comprise Federal oil, gas, or sulphur lessees, operators, and holders of pipeline rights-of-way. Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: The estimated annual hour burden for this information collection is a total of 62,963 hours. The following chart details the individual components and estimated hour burdens. In calculating the burdens, we assumed that respondents perform certain requirements in the normal course of their activities. We consider these to be usual and customary and took that into account in estimating the burden. Non-hour cost burdens* Reporting and recordkeeping requirement Citation 30 CFR 250 subpart H and NTL(s) Hour burden Average No. of annual responses Annual burden Hours 16 ..................... 1 ................... 16 Submittals 800; 801; 802; 803 ...................................................................... Submit application, and all required/supporting information, for a production safety system with > 125 components. 5,030 per submission × 1 = $5,030 $13,238 per offshore visit × 1 = $13,238 $6,884 per shipyard visit × 1 = $6,884 jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 25–125 components. .......... 13 ..................... 10 ................. 130 $1,218 per submission × 10 = $12,180 $8,313 per offshore visit × 1 = $8,313 $4,766 per shipyard visit × 1 = $4,766 < 25 components ................ 8 ....................... 20 ................. 160 $604 per submission × 20 = $12,080 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:21 Oct 28, 2011 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1 67203 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 210 / Monday, October 31, 2011 / Notices Non-hour cost burdens* Reporting and recordkeeping requirement Citation 30 CFR 250 subpart H and NTL(s) Submit modification to application for production safety system with >125 components. Hour burden Average No. of annual responses Annual burden Hours 9 ....................... 180 ............... 1,620 $561 per submission × 180 = $100,980 25–125 components. .......... 7 ....................... 758 ............... 5,306 $201 per submission × 758 = $152,358 < 25 components. ............... 5 ....................... 329 ............... 1,645 $85 per submission × 329 = $27,965 801(a) .......................................................................................... Submit application for a determination that a well is incapable of natural flow. 6 ....................... 803(b)(2) ..................................................................................... Submit required documentation for unbonded flexible pipe. Burden is submitted with application § 250.802(e) 0 803(b)(8); related NTLs .............................................................. Request approval to use chemical only fire prevention and control system in lieu of a water system. 22 ..................... 682 807 .............................................................................................. Submit detailed info regarding installing SSVs in an HPHT environment with your APD, APM, DWOP etc.. Burden is covered under 1010– 0141. Subtotal ............................................................................... 41 ................. 31 ................. 1,370 responses 246 0 9,805 hours $343,794 non-hour costs General Identify well with sign on wellhead that subsurface safety device is removed; flag safety devices that are out of service. ≤Usual/customary safety procedure for removing or identifying out-of-service safety devices 802(e), (f), (h)(3); 803(b)(2); ....................................................... Specific alternate approval requests requiring District Manager approval.. Burden covered under 1010– 0114. 803(b)(8)(iv); (v) .......................................................................... Post diagram of firefighting system; furnish evidence firefighting system suitable for operations in subfreezing climates.. 5 ....................... 38 ................. 190 804(a)(12); 800 ........................................................................... jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 801(h)(2); 803(c) ......................................................................... Notify BSEE prior to production when ready to conduct pre-production test and inspection; upon commencement of production for a complete inspection. 1 ....................... 76 ................. 76 VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:22 Oct 28, 2011 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1 0 67204 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 210 / Monday, October 31, 2011 / Notices Non-hour cost burdens* Reporting and recordkeeping requirement Citation 30 CFR 250 subpart H and NTL(s) Hour burden Average No. of annual responses Annual burden Hours 806(c) .......................................................................................... Request evaluation and approval of other quality assurance programs covering manufacture of SPPE. 2 ....................... 1 ................... 2 Subtotal ............................................................................... ............................................. ........................... 115 responses. 268 hours Recordkeeping 801(h)(2); 802(e); 804(b) ............................................................ Maintain records for 2 years on subsurface and surface safety devices to include approved design & installation features, testing, repair, removal, etc; make records available to BSEE. 36 ..................... 615 ............... 22,140 803(b)(1)(iii), (b)(2)(i) .................................................................. Maintain pressure-recorder charts. 23 ..................... 615 ............... 14,145 803(b)(4)(iii) ................................................................................. Maintain schematic of the emergency shutdown (ESD) which indicates the control functions of all safety devices. 15 ..................... 615 ............... 9,225 803(b)(11) ................................................................................... Maintain records of wells that have erosion-control programs and results for 2 years; make available to BSEE upon request.. 12 ..................... 615 ............... 7,380 Subtotal ............................................................................... ............................................. ........................... 2,460 responses. 52,890 hours Total Burden Hours .................................................... ............................................. ........................... 3,945 responses. 62,963 hours jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES $343,794 Non-hour cost burdens Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Non-Hour Cost Burden: We have identified 10 non-hour cost burdens, all of which are cost recovery fees required under § 250.802(e). However, the actual fee amounts are specified in 30 CFR 250.125, which provides a consolidated table of all of the fees required under the 30 CFR 250 regulations. The total non-hour cost burdens (cost recovery fees) in this IC request are $343,794. The non-hour cost burdens required in 30 CFR 250, subpart H (and respective cost-recovery fee amount per transaction) are required as follows: • Submit application for a production safety system with > 125 components— $5,030 per submission; $13,238 per offshore visit; and $6,884 per shipyard visit. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:21 Oct 28, 2011 Jkt 226001 • Submit application for a production safety system with 25—125 components—$1,218 per submission; $8,313 per offshore visit; and $4,766 per shipyard visit. • Submit application for a production safety system with < 25 components— $604 per submission. • Submit modification to application for production safety system with > 125 components—$561 per submission. • Submit modification to application for production safety system with 25– 125 components—$201 per submission. • Submit modification to application for production safety system with < 25 components—$85 per submission. Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) provides that an agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 number. Until OMB approves a collection of information, you are not obligated to respond. Comments: Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) requires each agency ‘‘* * * to provide notice * * * and otherwise consult with members of the public and affected agencies concerning each proposed collection of information * * *’’ Agencies must specifically solicit comments to: (a) Evaluate whether the collection is necessary or useful; (b) evaluate the accuracy of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of technology. E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 210 / Monday, October 31, 2011 / Notices To comply with the public consultation process, on August 16, 2011, we published a Federal Register notice (76 FR 50748) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval. The notice provided the required 60-day comment period. In addition, § 250.199 provides the OMB control number for the information collection requirements imposed by the 30 CFR 250 regulations. The regulation also informs the public that they may comment at any time on the collections of information and provides the address to which they should send comments. We have received one comment in support of this collection; it did not pertain to the paperwork burden. Public Availability of Comments: Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should 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. Dated: October 19, 2011. Sharon Buffington, Acting Chief, Office of Offshore Regulatory Programs. [FR Doc. 2011–28041 Filed 10–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLORM040 L17110000.DU0000.241A; HAG11–0336] Notice of Intent To Prepare an Amendment to the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Resource Management Plan, Oregon, and Associated Environmental Assessment Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of intent. AGENCY: In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Medford District Office, Ashland Resource Area, Medford, Oregon, intends to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) which will amend the 2008 Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Resource Management Plan (CSNM RMP), and by this notice is jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:21 Oct 28, 2011 Jkt 226001 announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues. DATES: This notice initiates the public scoping process for the RMP Amendment with associated EA. Comments on issues may be submitted in writing until November 30, 2011. The date(s) and location(s) of any scoping meeting(s) will be announced at least 15 days in advance through the local news media, mailings to interested individuals, and on the BLM Medford Web site at: https://www.blm.gov/or/ districts/medford/index.php. In order to be included in the EA, all comments must be received prior to the close of the 30-day scoping period or 15 days after the last public meeting, whichever is later. The BLM will provide additional opportunities for public participation upon publication of the EA. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on issues and planning criteria related to the CSNM RMP Amendment and associated EA by any of the following methods: • Email: kminor@blm.gov. • Fax: (541) 618–2400, Attention: Kathy Minor. • Mail or hand delivery: Bureau of Land Management, Medford District Office, 3040 Biddle Road, Medford, Oregon 97504, Attention: Kathy Minor. Documents pertinent to this proposal may be examined at the Medford District Office. All comments must contain the name and address of the submitter, regardless of delivery method, in order to be considered. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: And/or to have your name added to our mailing list, contact Kathy Minor, CSNM Planner, telephone (541) 618– 2245; address Medford District Office, 3040 Biddle Road, Medford, Oregon 97504; email kminor@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– (800) 877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document provides notice that the BLM Medford District Office, Ashland Resource Area, Medford, Oregon, intends to prepare an RMP amendment with an associated EA for the CascadeSiskiyou National Monument, announces the beginning of the scoping process, and seeks public input on issues and planning criteria. The PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67205 planning area is located in Jackson County, Oregon and encompasses approximately 55,930 acres of public lands. The purpose of the public scoping process is to determine relevant issues that will influence the scope of the environmental analysis, including alternatives, and guide the planning process. This RMP amendment and associated EA will modify land tenure adjustment decisions in the CSNM RMP to allow for land exchanges that ‘‘furthers the protective purposes of the monument,’’ where the public land involved is located within the CSNM. Currently, the CSNM RMP allows for exchanges only where the public land involved is located outside the CSNM. This amendment would be consistent with the Presidential Proclamation 7318, dated June 9, 2000, which states, ‘‘All Federal lands within the boundaries of this monument are hereby appropriated and withdrawn from all forms of entry, location, selection, sale, or leasing or other disposition under the public land laws, including but not limited to withdrawal from location, entry, and patent under the mining laws, and from disposition under all laws relating to mineral and geothermal leasing, other than by exchange that furthers the protective purposes of the monument [emphasis added].’’ The purpose of the public scoping process is to determine relevant issues that will influence the scope of the environmental analysis, including alternatives, and guide the plan amendment process. The Medford BLM seeks public input on issues and planning criteria. Federal, State, and local agencies, along with other stakeholders that may be interested or affected by the BLM’s decision on this project are invited to participate in the scoping process and, if eligible, may request or be requested by the BLM to participate as a cooperating agency. BLM personnel identified one preliminary planning issue for the planning area. The preliminary planning issue is that the CSNM RMP is inconsistent with Presidential Proclamation 7318, dated June 9, 2000. The Proclamation provides for exchanges that further the protective purposes of the monument. The CSNM RMP precluded exchanges where the Federal land is located within the monument, thus making it inconsistent with the Proclamation. Preliminary planning criteria include: 1. The plan amendment will be consistent with Presidential Proclamation 7318; 2. Lands addressed in the RMP will be public lands (including split estate E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)

[Docket ID No. BOEM-2011-0068; OMB Number 1014-0003]


Information Collection Activities: Oil and Gas Production Safety 
Systems; Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; 
Comment Request

ACTION: 30-day Notice.

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SUMMARY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we 
are notifying the public that we have submitted to OMB an information 
collection request (ICR) to renew approval of the paperwork 
requirements in the regulations under Subpart H, ``Oil and Gas 
Production Safety Systems.'' This notice also provides the public a 
second opportunity to comment on the revised paperwork burden of these 
regulatory requirements.

DATES: You must submit comments by November 30, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments by either fax (202) 395-5806 or email 
(OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov) directly to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of 
the Interior (1014-0003). Please provide a copy of your comments to 
BSEE by any of the means below.
     Electronically: Go to https://www.regulations.gov. In the 
entry titled, ``Enter Keyword or ID,'' enter BOEM-2011-0068 then click 
search. Follow the instructions to submit public comments and view all 
related materials. We will post all comments.
     Email cheryl.blundon@bsee.gov. Mail or hand-carry comments 
to: Department of the Interior; Bureau of Safety and Environmental 
Enforcement; Regulations Development Branch;

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Attention: Cheryl Blundon 381 Elden Street, Herndon, Virginia 20170-
4817. Please reference 1014-0003 in your comment and include your name 
and return address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cheryl Blundon by email at 
cheryl.blundon@bsee.gov or by telephone at (703) 787-1607, to request 
additional information about this ICR. To see a copy of the entire ICR 
submitted to OMB, go to https://www.reginfo.gov (select Information 
Collection Review, Currently Under Review).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: 30 CFR 250, Subpart H, Oil and Gas Production Safety 
Systems.
    Abstract: The Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Lands Act, as amended 
(43 U.S.C. 1331 et seq. and 43 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), authorizes the 
Secretary to prescribe rules and regulations necessary for the 
administration of the leasing provisions of that Act related to mineral 
resources on the OCS. Such rules and regulations will apply to all 
operations conducted under a lease, pipeline right-of-way, or a right-
of-use and easement. Section 1332(6) states that ``operations in the 
[O]uter Continental Shelf should be conducted in a safe manner by well 
trained personnel using technology, precautions, and other techniques 
sufficient to prevent or minimize the likelihood of blowouts, loss of 
well control, fires, spillages, physical obstructions to other users of 
the waters or subsoil and seabed, or other occurrences which may cause 
damage to the environment or to property or endanger life or health.''
    The Independent Offices Appropriations Act (31 U.S.C. 9701), the 
Omnibus Appropriations Bill (Pub. L. 104-133, 110 Stat. 1321, April 26, 
1996), and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-25, 
authorize Federal agencies to recover the full cost of services that 
confer special benefits. Facility Production Safety System Applications 
are subject to cost recovery and BSEE regulations specify filing fees 
for these applications.
    This submittal also removes an IC requirement that was 
inadvertently included in this collection. The requirement pertains to 
the Pacific Region's Emergency Action Plans that are submitted to local 
air quality agencies, which is included in the IC for 30 CFR 550, 
subpart C (Sec.  550.304).
    Regulations implementing these responsibilities are under 30 CFR 
250, subpart H. Responses are mandatory. No questions of a sensitive 
nature are asked. BSEE protects information considered proprietary 
according to the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552) and its 
implementing regulations (43 CFR 2), 30 CFR part 252, OCS Oil and Gas 
Information Program, and 30 CFR 250.197, ``Data and information to be 
made available to the public or for limited inspection.''
    BSEE uses the information collected under subpart H to evaluate 
equipment and/or procedures that lessees and operators propose to use 
during production operations, including evaluation of requests for 
departures or use of alternate procedures or equipment. Information is 
also used to verify that production operations are safe and protect the 
human, marine, and coastal environment. BSEE inspectors review the 
records required by this subpart to verify compliance with testing and 
minimum safety requirements.
    The Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (GOMR) has a policy regarding 
approval of requests to use a chemical-only fire prevention and control 
system in lieu of a water system. BSEE may require additional 
information be submitted to maintain approval. The information is used 
to determine if the chemical-only system provides the equivalent 
protection of a water system for the egress of personnel should a fire 
occur.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Description of Respondents: Potential respondents comprise Federal 
oil, gas, or sulphur lessees, operators, and holders of pipeline 
rights-of-way.
    Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: The estimated 
annual hour burden for this information collection is a total of 62,963 
hours. The following chart details the individual components and 
estimated hour burdens. In calculating the burdens, we assumed that 
respondents perform certain requirements in the normal course of their 
activities. We consider these to be usual and customary and took that 
into account in estimating the burden.

 
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800; 801; 802; 803.................  Submit application, and all required/    16........................  1.....................  16
                                      supporting information, for a
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                                                                                                   5,030 per submission x 1 = $5,030
                                                                                               $13,238 per offshore visit x 1 = $13,238
                                                                                                $6,884 per shipyard visit x 1 = $6,884
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                                                                                                 $1,218 per submission x 10 = $12,180
                                                                                                $8,313 per offshore visit x 1 = $8,313
                                                                                                $4,766 per shipyard visit x 1 = $4,766
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                                                                                                  $604 per submission x 20 = $12,080
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                                     Submit modification to application for   9.........................  180...................  1,620
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801(a).............................  Submit application for a determination   6.........................  41....................  246
                                      that a well is incapable of natural
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803(b)(2)..........................  Submit required documentation for             Burden is submitted with application Sec.      0
                                      unbonded flexible pipe.                                      250.802(e)
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803(b)(8); related NTLs............  Request approval to use chemical only    22........................  31....................  682
                                      fire prevention and control system in
                                      lieu of a water system.
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807................................  Submit detailed info regarding                   Burden is covered under 1010-0141.          0
                                      installing SSVs in an HPHT environment
                                      with your APD, APM, DWOP etc..
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    Subtotal.......................                                                                       1,370                   9,805 hours
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                                                                         General
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801(h)(2); 803(c)..................  Identify well with sign on wellhead       >Usual/customary safety procedure for removing or  0
                                      that subsurface safety device is             identifying out-of-service safety devices
                                      removed; flag safety devices that are
                                      out of service.
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802(e), (f), (h)(3); 803(b)(2);....  Specific alternate approval requests               Burden covered under 1010-0114.           ......................
                                      requiring District Manager approval..
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803(b)(8)(iv); (v).................  Post diagram of firefighting system;     5.........................  38....................  190
                                      furnish evidence firefighting system
                                      suitable for operations in subfreezing
                                      climates..
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804(a)(12); 800....................  Notify BSEE prior to production when     1.........................  76....................  76
                                      ready to conduct pre-production test
                                      and inspection; upon commencement of
                                      production for a complete inspection.
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806(c).............................  Request evaluation and approval of       2.........................  1.....................  2
                                      other quality assurance programs
                                      covering manufacture of SPPE.
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    Subtotal.......................  .......................................  ..........................  115 responses.........  268 hours
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                                                                      Recordkeeping
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801(h)(2); 802(e); 804(b)..........  Maintain records for 2 years on          36........................  615...................  22,140
                                      subsurface and surface safety devices
                                      to include approved design &
                                      installation features, testing,
                                      repair, removal, etc; make records
                                      available to BSEE.
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803(b)(1)(iii), (b)(2)(i)..........  Maintain pressure-recorder charts......  23........................  615...................  14,145
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803(b)(4)(iii).....................  Maintain schematic of the emergency      15........................  615...................  9,225
                                      shutdown (ESD) which indicates the
                                      control functions of all safety
                                      devices.
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803(b)(11).........................  Maintain records of wells that have      12........................  615...................  7,380
                                      erosion-control programs and results
                                      for 2 years; make available to BSEE
                                      upon request..
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    Subtotal.......................  .......................................  ..........................  2,460 responses.......  52,890 hours
========================================================================================================================================================
        Total Burden Hours.........  .......................................  ..........................  3,945 responses.......  62,963 hours
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                                                                                                    $343,794 Non-hour cost burdens
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    Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Non-Hour Cost Burden: We have 
identified 10 non-hour cost burdens, all of which are cost recovery 
fees required under Sec.  250.802(e). However, the actual fee amounts 
are specified in 30 CFR 250.125, which provides a consolidated table of 
all of the fees required under the 30 CFR 250 regulations. The total 
non-hour cost burdens (cost recovery fees) in this IC request are 
$343,794.
    The non-hour cost burdens required in 30 CFR 250, subpart H (and 
respective cost-recovery fee amount per transaction) are required as 
follows:
     Submit application for a production safety system with > 
125 components--$5,030 per submission; $13,238 per offshore visit; and 
$6,884 per shipyard visit.
     Submit application for a production safety system with 
25--125 components--$1,218 per submission; $8,313 per offshore visit; 
and $4,766 per shipyard visit.
     Submit application for a production safety system with < 
25 components--$604 per submission.
     Submit modification to application for production safety 
system with > 125 components--$561 per submission.
     Submit modification to application for production safety 
system with 25-125 components--$201 per submission.
     Submit modification to application for production safety 
system with < 25 components--$85 per submission.
    Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) 
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.
    Comments: Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et 
seq.) requires each agency ``* * * to provide notice * * * and 
otherwise consult with members of the public and affected agencies 
concerning each proposed collection of information * * *'' Agencies 
must specifically solicit comments to: (a) Evaluate whether the 
collection is necessary or useful; (b) evaluate the accuracy of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) enhance the 
quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; 
and (d) minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of 
technology.

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    To comply with the public consultation process, on August 16, 2011, 
we published a Federal Register notice (76 FR 50748) announcing that we 
would submit this ICR to OMB for approval. The notice provided the 
required 60-day comment period. In addition, Sec.  250.199 provides the 
OMB control number for the information collection requirements imposed 
by the 30 CFR 250 regulations. The regulation also informs the public 
that they may comment at any time on the collections of information and 
provides the address to which they should send comments. We have 
received one comment in support of this collection; it did not pertain 
to the paperwork burden.
    Public Availability of Comments: Before including your address, 
phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information 
in your comment, you should 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.

    Dated: October 19, 2011.
Sharon Buffington,
Acting Chief, Office of Offshore Regulatory Programs.
[FR Doc. 2011-28041 Filed 10-28-11; 8:45 am]
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