Notice of Receipt of Kinder Morgan Cochin, LLC, Application for a Presidential Permit To Operate and Maintain Pipeline Facilities on the Border of the United States and Canada, 75253 [2012-30542]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 244 / Wednesday, December 19, 2012 / Notices approximately 40,000 applications per year. Data that HR and hiring officials extract from the DS–0174 determines eligibility for employment, qualifications for the position, and selections according to Federal policies. Dated: December 14, 2012. William E. Schaal, Jr., Executive Director, HR/EX, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2012–30540 Filed 12–18–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–15–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 8128] Notice of Receipt of Kinder Morgan Cochin, LLC, Application for a Presidential Permit To Operate and Maintain Pipeline Facilities on the Border of the United States and Canada Department of State. ACTION: Notice of Receipt of Kinder Morgan Cochin, LLC, Application for a Presidential Permit To Operate and Maintain Pipeline Facilities on the Border of the United States and Canada. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the Department of State (DOS) has received from Kinder Morgan Cochin, LLC (‘‘KM Cochin’’) notice that by way of corporate succession, KM Cochin now owns, operates, and maintains pipeline facilities (‘‘Cochin Pipeline’’) previously owned by Dome Pipeline Corporation (‘‘Dome Pipeline’’) and permitted under a 1974 Presidential Permit issued to Dome Pipeline. KM Cochin requests a new Presidential Permit be issued under its name with respect to the Cochin Pipeline. KM Cochin is a Delaware limited liability company with its principal office at 500 Dallas Street Suite 1000, Houston, TX 77002. It is engaged in the interstate, intrastate and international transportation by pipeline of light liquid hydrocarbons, including transportation of light liquid hydrocarbons between the United States and Canada on the Cochin Pipeline crossing the border of North Dakota and Saskatchewan. KM Cochin is an indirectly wholly owned subsidiary of KMP, a Delaware master limited partnership listed on the NYSE as ‘‘KMP’’, with its principal office at 500 Dallas Street, Suite 1000, Houston, TX 77002. The general partner of KMP is Kinder Morgan G.P., Inc., (‘‘KMGP’’) a Delaware corporation, which is owned by Kinder Morgan, Inc., (‘‘KMI’’, as listed on the NYSE), a Delaware corporation. KMP is owned by KMI through common and class B limited sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:35 Dec 18, 2012 Jkt 229001 partner units, by KMG though its 1% general partner interest, and by public investors as limited partners holding common units purchased on the NYSE. Dome Pipeline built, operated and maintained the pipeline pursuant to the 1974 Permit from the date the Permit was issued until March 15, 2007, when Dome Petroleum Corp., a North Dakota corporation with principal offices in Bismarck, North Dakota, sold Dome Pipeline, its former subsidiary, to Kinder Morgan Operating L.P. ‘‘A’’ (‘‘KMOLPA’’), a Delaware limited partnership and affiliate of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP, (‘‘KMP’’), a Delaware limited partnership, both with principal offices in Houston, Texas. Following the sale, Dome Pipeline was converted from a Delaware corporation to a Delaware limited liability company and merged into KM Cochin, which is now the legal name of the former Dome Pipeline Corporation. Since March 15, 2007, KM Cochin has owned, operated and maintained the Cochin Pipeline in compliance with all the terms and conditions of the previously issued Permit. The Cochin Pipeline is a 1,819 mile, 12-inch diameter pipeline that originates in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, and terminates at Windsor, Ontario. Cochin is presently approved by the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to operate at a pressure of 1,000 psi, and is able to transport up to 95,000 barrels per day of light liquid hydrocarbons. Currently, the pipeline is used to move propane from Alberta to distribution terminals in the United States and Windsor, Ontario. A planned Cochin reversal project will involve reversing the flow of petroleum liquids so that shippers will be able to ship condensate from the United States westward for delivery into Canada. Under E.O. 13337 the Secretary of State is designated and empowered to receive all applications for Presidential Permits for the construction, connection, operation, or maintenance at the borders of the United States, of facilities for the exportation or importation of liquid petroleum, petroleum products, or other nongaseous fuels to or from a foreign country. The Department of State is circulating this application to concerned federal agencies for comment. The Department of State has the responsibility to determine whether issuance of a new Presidential Permit reflecting the change in ownership or control of the Cochin Pipeline would be in the U.S. national interest. PO 00000 Frm 00149 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 75253 Interested parties are invited to submit comments within 30 days of the publication date of this notice by email to KinderMorganCochinpermit@state.gov with regard to whether issuing a new Presidential Permit reflecting the corporate succession and authorizing KM Cochin to operate and maintain the Cochin Pipeline would be in the national interest. The application is available at http://www.state.gov/e/enr. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Office of Energy Diplomacy, Energy Resources Bureau (ENR/EDP/EWA) Department of State 2201 C St. NW., Ste. 4843, Washington, DC 20520, Attn: Michael Brennan, Tel: 202–647–7553. DATES: Dated: December 13, 2012. Michael Brennan, Acting Director, Office of Europe, Western Hemisphere and Africa, Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2012–30542 Filed 12–18–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8027] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Wait, Later This Will Be Nothing: Editions by Dieter Roth’’ Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, and Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Wait, Later This Will Be Nothing: Editions by Dieter Roth,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, from on or about February 13, 2013, until on or about June 24, 2013, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 8128]


Notice of Receipt of Kinder Morgan Cochin, LLC, Application for a 
Presidential Permit To Operate and Maintain Pipeline Facilities on the 
Border of the United States and Canada

AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: Notice of Receipt of Kinder Morgan Cochin, LLC, Application for 
a Presidential Permit To Operate and Maintain Pipeline Facilities on 
the Border of the United States and Canada.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Department of State (DOS) has 
received from Kinder Morgan Cochin, LLC (``KM Cochin'') notice that by 
way of corporate succession, KM Cochin now owns, operates, and 
maintains pipeline facilities (``Cochin Pipeline'') previously owned by 
Dome Pipeline Corporation (``Dome Pipeline'') and permitted under a 
1974 Presidential Permit issued to Dome Pipeline. KM Cochin requests a 
new Presidential Permit be issued under its name with respect to the 
Cochin Pipeline.
    KM Cochin is a Delaware limited liability company with its 
principal office at 500 Dallas Street Suite 1000, Houston, TX 77002. It 
is engaged in the interstate, intrastate and international 
transportation by pipeline of light liquid hydrocarbons, including 
transportation of light liquid hydrocarbons between the United States 
and Canada on the Cochin Pipeline crossing the border of North Dakota 
and Saskatchewan. KM Cochin is an indirectly wholly owned subsidiary of 
KMP, a Delaware master limited partnership listed on the NYSE as 
``KMP'', with its principal office at 500 Dallas Street, Suite 1000, 
Houston, TX 77002. The general partner of KMP is Kinder Morgan G.P., 
Inc., (``KMGP'') a Delaware corporation, which is owned by Kinder 
Morgan, Inc., (``KMI'', as listed on the NYSE), a Delaware corporation. 
KMP is owned by KMI through common and class B limited partner units, 
by KMG though its 1% general partner interest, and by public investors 
as limited partners holding common units purchased on the NYSE.
    Dome Pipeline built, operated and maintained the pipeline pursuant 
to the 1974 Permit from the date the Permit was issued until March 15, 
2007, when Dome Petroleum Corp., a North Dakota corporation with 
principal offices in Bismarck, North Dakota, sold Dome Pipeline, its 
former subsidiary, to Kinder Morgan Operating L.P. ``A'' (``KMOLPA''), 
a Delaware limited partnership and affiliate of Kinder Morgan Energy 
Partners LP, (``KMP''), a Delaware limited partnership, both with 
principal offices in Houston, Texas. Following the sale, Dome Pipeline 
was converted from a Delaware corporation to a Delaware limited 
liability company and merged into KM Cochin, which is now the legal 
name of the former Dome Pipeline Corporation. Since March 15, 2007, KM 
Cochin has owned, operated and maintained the Cochin Pipeline in 
compliance with all the terms and conditions of the previously issued 
Permit.
    The Cochin Pipeline is a 1,819 mile, 12-inch diameter pipeline that 
originates in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, and terminates at Windsor, 
Ontario. Cochin is presently approved by the Department of 
Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 
(PHMSA) to operate at a pressure of 1,000 psi, and is able to transport 
up to 95,000 barrels per day of light liquid hydrocarbons. Currently, 
the pipeline is used to move propane from Alberta to distribution 
terminals in the United States and Windsor, Ontario. A planned Cochin 
reversal project will involve reversing the flow of petroleum liquids 
so that shippers will be able to ship condensate from the United States 
westward for delivery into Canada.
    Under E.O. 13337 the Secretary of State is designated and empowered 
to receive all applications for Presidential Permits for the 
construction, connection, operation, or maintenance at the borders of 
the United States, of facilities for the exportation or importation of 
liquid petroleum, petroleum products, or other non-gaseous fuels to or 
from a foreign country. The Department of State is circulating this 
application to concerned federal agencies for comment. The Department 
of State has the responsibility to determine whether issuance of a new 
Presidential Permit reflecting the change in ownership or control of 
the Cochin Pipeline would be in the U.S. national interest.

DATES: Interested parties are invited to submit comments within 30 days 
of the publication date of this notice by email to 
KinderMorganCochinpermit@state.gov with regard to whether issuing a new 
Presidential Permit reflecting the corporate succession and authorizing 
KM Cochin to operate and maintain the Cochin Pipeline would be in the 
national interest. The application is available at http://www.state.gov/e/enr.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Office of Energy Diplomacy, Energy 
Resources Bureau (ENR/EDP/EWA) Department of State 2201 C St. NW., Ste. 
4843, Washington, DC 20520, Attn: Michael Brennan, Tel: 202-647-7553.

    Dated: December 13, 2012.
Michael Brennan,
Acting Director, Office of Europe, Western Hemisphere and Africa, 
Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State.
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