Application to Export Electric Energy; Shell Energy North America (US), L.P., 14779 [2013-05363]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 45 / Thursday, March 7, 2013 / Notices Mexico should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. EA–338–A. An additional copy is to be provided directly to both Robert Reilley and Jane Barnett, Shell Energy North America (US), L.P., 1000 Main, Level 12, Houston, TX 77002. A final decision will be made on this application after the environmental impacts have been evaluated pursuant to DOE’s National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures (10 CFR part 1021) and after a determination is made by DOE that the proposed action will not have an adverse impact on the sufficiency of supply or reliability of the U.S. electric power supply system. Copies of this application will be made available, upon request, for public inspection and copying at the address provided above, by accessing the program Web site at http://energy.gov/ node/11845, or by emailing Angela Troy at Angela.Troy@hq.doe.gov. Issued in Washington, DC, on February 28, 2013. Jon Worthington, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. [FR Doc. 2013–05362 Filed 3–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [OE Docket No. EA–339–A] Application to Export Electric Energy; Shell Energy North America (US), L.P. Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, DOE. ACTION: Notice of application. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Shell Energy North America (US), L.P. (Shell Energy) has applied to renew its authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act. DATES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be submitted on or before April 8, 2013. ADDRESSES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene should be addressed to: Lamont Jackson, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Mail Code: OE–20, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0350. Because of delays in handling conventional mail, it is recommended that documents be transmitted by overnight mail, by electronic mail to Lamont.Jackson@hq.doe.gov, or by facsimile to 202–586–8008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lamont Jackson (Program Office) at VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:43 Mar 06, 2013 Jkt 229001 202–586–0808, or by email to Lamont.Jackson@hq.doe.gov. Exports of electricity from the United States to a foreign country are regulated by the Department of Energy (DOE) pursuant to sections 301(b) and 402(f) of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7151(b), 7172(f)) and require authorization under section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 824a(e)). On May 5, 2008, DOE issued Order No. EA–339, which authorized Shell Energy to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada as a power marketer for a five-year term using existing international transmission facilities. That authority expires on May 5, 2013. On February 5, 2013, Shell Energy filed an application with DOE for renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA–339 for an additional five-year term. In its application, Shell Energy states that it does not own any electric generating or transmission facilities nor does the applicant have a franchised service area. The electric energy that Shell Energy proposes to export to Canada would be surplus energy purchased from electric utilities, Federal power marketing agencies, and other entities within the United States. The existing international transmission facilities to be utilized by Shell Energy have previously been authorized by Presidential permits issued pursuant to Executive Order 10485, as amended, and are appropriate for open access transmission by third parties. Procedural Matters: Any person desiring to be heard in this proceeding should file a comment or protest to the application at the address provided above. Protests should be filed in accordance with Rule 211 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.211). Any person desiring to become a party to these proceedings should file a motion to intervene at the above address in accordance with FERC Rule 214 (18 CFR 385.214). Five copies of such comments, protests, or motions to intervene should be sent to the address provided above on or before the date listed above. Comments on the Shell Energy application to export electric energy to Canada should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. EA–339–A. An additional copy is to be provided directly to both Robert Reilley and Jane Barnett, Shell Energy North America (US), L.P., 1000 Main, Level 12, Houston, TX 77002. A final decision will be made on this application after SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14779 the environmental impacts have been evaluated pursuant to DOE’s National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures (10 CFR part 1021) and after a determination is made by DOE that the proposed action will not have an adverse impact on the sufficiency of supply or reliability of the U.S. electric power supply system. Copies of this application will be made available, upon request, for public inspection and copying at the address provided above, by accessing the program Web site at http://energy.gov/ node/11845, or by emailing Angela Troy at Angela.Troy@hq.doe.gov. Issued in Washington, DC, on February 28, 2013. Jon Worthington, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 45 (Thursday, March 7, 2013)]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-05363]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

[OE Docket No. EA-339-A]


Application to Export Electric Energy; Shell Energy North America 
(US), L.P.

AGENCY: Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, DOE.

ACTION: Notice of application.

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SUMMARY: Shell Energy North America (US), L.P. (Shell Energy) has 
applied to renew its authority to transmit electric energy from the 
United States to Canada pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal Power 
Act.

DATES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be submitted on 
or before April 8, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene should be 
addressed to: Lamont Jackson, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy 
Reliability, Mail Code: OE-20, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 
Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585-0350. Because of delays 
in handling conventional mail, it is recommended that documents be 
transmitted by overnight mail, by electronic mail to 
Lamont.Jackson@hq.doe.gov, or by facsimile to 202-586-8008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lamont Jackson (Program Office) at 
202-586-0808, or by email to Lamont.Jackson@hq.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Exports of electricity from the United 
States to a foreign country are regulated by the Department of Energy 
(DOE) pursuant to sections 301(b) and 402(f) of the Department of 
Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7151(b), 7172(f)) and require 
authorization under section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 
824a(e)).
    On May 5, 2008, DOE issued Order No. EA-339, which authorized Shell 
Energy to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada as 
a power marketer for a five-year term using existing international 
transmission facilities. That authority expires on May 5, 2013. On 
February 5, 2013, Shell Energy filed an application with DOE for 
renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA-339 for an 
additional five-year term.
    In its application, Shell Energy states that it does not own any 
electric generating or transmission facilities nor does the applicant 
have a franchised service area. The electric energy that Shell Energy 
proposes to export to Canada would be surplus energy purchased from 
electric utilities, Federal power marketing agencies, and other 
entities within the United States. The existing international 
transmission facilities to be utilized by Shell Energy have previously 
been authorized by Presidential permits issued pursuant to Executive 
Order 10485, as amended, and are appropriate for open access 
transmission by third parties.
    Procedural Matters: Any person desiring to be heard in this 
proceeding should file a comment or protest to the application at the 
address provided above. Protests should be filed in accordance with 
Rule 211 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) Rules of 
Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.211). Any person desiring to become 
a party to these proceedings should file a motion to intervene at the 
above address in accordance with FERC Rule 214 (18 CFR 385.214). Five 
copies of such comments, protests, or motions to intervene should be 
sent to the address provided above on or before the date listed above.
    Comments on the Shell Energy application to export electric energy 
to Canada should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. EA-339-A. An 
additional copy is to be provided directly to both Robert Reilley and 
Jane Barnett, Shell Energy North America (US), L.P., 1000 Main, Level 
12, Houston, TX 77002. A final decision will be made on this 
application after the environmental impacts have been evaluated 
pursuant to DOE's National Environmental Policy Act Implementing 
Procedures (10 CFR part 1021) and after a determination is made by DOE 
that the proposed action will not have an adverse impact on the 
sufficiency of supply or reliability of the U.S. electric power supply 
system.
    Copies of this application will be made available, upon request, 
for public inspection and copying at the address provided above, by 
accessing the program Web site at http://energy.gov/node/11845, or by 
emailing Angela Troy at Angela.Troy@hq.doe.gov.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on February 28, 2013.
Jon Worthington,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy 
Reliability.
[FR Doc. 2013-05363 Filed 3-6-13; 8:45 am]
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