Ultra-Deepwater and Unconventional Natural Gas and Other Petroleum Resources, Research and Development Program 2012 Annual Plan, 51021-51022 [2012-20788]

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[FR Doc. 2012–20775 Filed 8–22–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51021 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Ultra-Deepwater and Unconventional Natural Gas and Other Petroleum Resources, Research and Development Program 2012 Annual Plan Office of Fossil Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of report availability. AGENCY: The Office of Fossil Energy announces the availability of the 2012 Annual Plan for the Ultra-Deepwater and Unconventional Natural Gas and Other Petroleum Resources Research and Development Program on the DOE Web site at www.fossil.energy.gov/ programs/oilgas/ ultra_and_unconventional/ 2012_annual_plan.pdf or in print form (see ‘‘Contact’’ below). The 2012 Annual Plan is in compliance with the Energy Policy Act of 2005, Subtitle J, Section 999B(e)(3) which requires the publication of this plan and all written comments in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elena Melchert, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Oil and Natural Gas, Mail Stop FE–30, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585 or phone: (202) 586–5600 or email to UltraDeepwater@hq.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Executive Summary [Excerpted From the 2012 Annual Plan p. iv] This 2012 Annual Plan is the sixth research plan for the Ultra-Deepwater and Unconventional Natural Gas and Other Petroleum Resources Research Program since the launch of the program in 2007. This plan continues the important shift in priorities towards safety and environmental sustainability that was initiated in the last plan, and is consistent with the President’s Office of Management and Budget directive for research that has significant potential public benefits. Onshore, research on Unconventional Resources will focus on protecting groundwater and air quality, understanding rock and fluid interactions, and integrated environmental protection, including water treatment technologies and water management. For Small Producers, the Program will focus on extending the life of mature fields in an environmentally sustainable way. Offshore, research on Ultra-Deepwater will focus on improved understanding of systems risk, reducing risk through the acquisition of real-time information E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1 51022 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 164 / Thursday, August 23, 2012 / Notices throughout the various systems, and reducing risk through the development of advanced technologies. The research activities will be administered by the Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America (RPSEA), which operates under the guidance of the Secretary of Energy. RPSEA is a consortium which includes representatives from industry, academia, and research institutions. The expertise of RPSEA’s members in all areas of the exploration and production value chain ensure that the Department of Energy’s research program leverages relevant emerging technologies and processes, and that project results will have a direct impact on practices in the field. Issued in Washington, DC on August 16, 2012. Christopher A. Smith, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Oil and Natural Gas, Office of Fossil Energy. [FR Doc. 2012–20788 Filed 8–22–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 12429–007] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Clark Canyon Hydro, LLC; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene and Protests, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Fishway Prescriptions Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Application Type: Amendment of license to change transmission line route b. Project No.: 12429–007. c. Date Filed: May 31, 2012. d. Applicant: Clark Canyon Hydro, LLC . e. Name of Project: Clark Canyon Dam Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: When constructed, the project will be located at the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation’s Clark Canyon dam on the Beaverhead River, in Beaverhead County near the Town of Dillon, Montana. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)—825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Brent L. Smith, Chief Operating Officer, Symbiotics, LLC, P.O. Box 535, Rigby, ID 83442; telephone: (208) 745–0834 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:59 Aug 22, 2012 Jkt 226001 i. FERC Contact: Linda Stewart, telephone: (202) 502–6680, and email address: linda.stewart@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and fishway prescriptions is 60 days from the issuance of this notice; reply comments are due 105 days from the issuance date of this notice. All documents may be filed electronically via the Internet. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. Although the Commission strongly encourages electronic filing, documents may also be paper-filed. To paper-file, mail an original and seven copies to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. Please include the project number (P– 12429–007) on any comments, motions, or recommendations filed. The Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person whose name appears on the official service list for the project. Further, if an intervenor files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. k. Description of Request: Clark Canyon Hydro, LLC (licensee) proposes to change the transmission line route authorized in the August 26, 2009 Order Issuing Original License. Instead of constructing a 0.3-mile-long, 24.9kilovolt (kV) transmission line connecting the powerhouse to the local utility’s existing transmission system as authorized in the license, the licensee proposes to construct a 7.9-mile-long, 69-kV transmission line connecting the powerhouse to Idaho Power Company’s Peterson substation. l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http:// PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item (h) above. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. n. Comments, Protests, or Motions to Intervene: Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, .214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments filed, but only those who file a motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission’s Rules may become a party to the proceeding. Any comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘PROTEST’’, ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’, ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘REPLY COMMENTS’’, ‘‘RECOMMENDATIONS’’, ‘‘TERMS AND CONDITIONS’’, or ‘‘FISHWAY PRESCRIPTIONS’’; (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, recommendations or terms and conditions must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). All comments, recommendations or terms and conditions should relate to project works which are the subject of the license amendment. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular application. If an intervener files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 164 (Thursday, August 23, 2012)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Ultra-Deepwater and Unconventional Natural Gas and Other 
Petroleum Resources, Research and Development Program 2012 Annual Plan

AGENCY: Office of Fossil Energy, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of report availability.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Fossil Energy announces the availability of the 
2012 Annual Plan for the Ultra-Deepwater and Unconventional Natural Gas 
and Other Petroleum Resources Research and Development Program on the 
DOE Web site at www.fossil.energy.gov/programs/oilgas/ultra_and_unconventional/2012_annual_plan.pdf or in print form (see ``Contact'' 
below).
    The 2012 Annual Plan is in compliance with the Energy Policy Act of 
2005, Subtitle J, Section 999B(e)(3) which requires the publication of 
this plan and all written comments in the Federal Register.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elena Melchert, U.S. Department of 
Energy, Office of Oil and Natural Gas, Mail Stop FE-30, 1000 
Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585 or phone: (202) 586-5600 
or email to UltraDeepwater@hq.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Executive Summary [Excerpted From the 2012 Annual Plan p. iv]

    This 2012 Annual Plan is the sixth research plan for the Ultra-
Deepwater and Unconventional Natural Gas and Other Petroleum Resources 
Research Program since the launch of the program in 2007.
    This plan continues the important shift in priorities towards 
safety and environmental sustainability that was initiated in the last 
plan, and is consistent with the President's Office of Management and 
Budget directive for research that has significant potential public 
benefits.
    Onshore, research on Unconventional Resources will focus on 
protecting groundwater and air quality, understanding rock and fluid 
interactions, and integrated environmental protection, including water 
treatment technologies and water management. For Small Producers, the 
Program will focus on extending the life of mature fields in an 
environmentally sustainable way.
    Offshore, research on Ultra-Deepwater will focus on improved 
understanding of systems risk, reducing risk through the acquisition of 
real-time information

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throughout the various systems, and reducing risk through the 
development of advanced technologies.
    The research activities will be administered by the Research 
Partnership to Secure Energy for America (RPSEA), which operates under 
the guidance of the Secretary of Energy. RPSEA is a consortium which 
includes representatives from industry, academia, and research 
institutions. The expertise of RPSEA's members in all areas of the 
exploration and production value chain ensure that the Department of 
Energy's research program leverages relevant emerging technologies and 
processes, and that project results will have a direct impact on 
practices in the field.

    Issued in Washington, DC on August 16, 2012.
Christopher A. Smith,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Oil and Natural Gas, Office of 
Fossil Energy.
[FR Doc. 2012-20788 Filed 8-22-12; 8:45 am]
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