Agency Information Collection Activities; Well Operations and Equipment, 35418-35419 [2019-15612]

Download as PDF jspears on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES 35418 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 141 / Tuesday, July 23, 2019 / Notices additional guidance on some aspects of our regulations. The BSEE uses the information collected under the Subpart F regulations to ensure that operations on the OCS are carried out in a safe and pollution-free manner, do not interfere with the rights of other users on the OCS, and balance the protection and development of OCS resources. Specifically, we use the information collected to: • Review log entries of crew meetings to verify that safety procedures have been properly reviewed. • review well-workover procedures relating to hydrogen sulfide (H2S) to ensure the safety of the crew in the event of encountering H2S. • review well-workover diagrams and procedures to ensure the safety of wellworkover operations. • verify that the crown block safety device is operating and can be expected to function and avoid accidents. • assure that the well-workover operations are conducted on well casing that is structurally competent. Title of Collection: 30 CFR part 250, subpart F, Oil and Gas and Sulfur Operations in the OCS—Oil and Gas Well-Workover Operations. OMB Control Number: 1014–0001. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Potential respondents comprise Federal OCS oil, gas, and sulfur lessees/ operators and holders of pipeline rightsof-way. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: Not all potential respondents will submit information in any given year and some may submit multiple times. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,933. Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from 2 hours to 6.5 hours, depending on activity. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 5,284. Respondent’s Obligation: Most responses are mandatory, while others are required to obtain or retain benefits. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: None. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:43 Jul 22, 2019 Jkt 247001 The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq). Stacey Noem, Acting Chief, Office of Offshore Regulatory Programs. [FR Doc. 2019–15613 Filed 7–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–VH–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement [Docket ID BSEE–2019–0002; 190E1700D2 ETISF0000 EAQ000 EEEE500000; OMB Control Number 1014–0028] Agency Information Collection Activities; Well Operations and Equipment Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) proposes to renew an information collection with revisions. SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before September 23, 2019. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) by either of the following methods listed below: • Electronically go to https:// www.regulations.gov. In the Search box, enter BSEE–2019–0002 then click search. Follow the instructions to submit public comments and view all related materials. We will post all comments. • Email kye.mason@bsee.gov, fax (703) 787–1546, or mail or hand-carry comments to the Department of the Interior; Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement; Regulations and Standards Branch; ATTN: Nicole Mason; 45600 Woodland Road, Sterling, VA 20166. Please reference OMB Control Number 1014– 0028 in the subject line of your comments. DATES: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Nicole Mason by email at kye.mason@bsee.gov or by telephone at (703) 787–1607. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we provide the general public and other Federal FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 agencies with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. We are soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is described below. We are especially interested in public comments addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper functions of BSEE; (2) Will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) Is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) How might BSEE enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) How might BSEE minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. 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. Abstract: The regulations at 30 CFR part 250, subpart G, concern well operations and equipment regulatory requirements of oil, gas, and sulphur operations in the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) (including the associated forms), and are the subject of this collection. This request also covers any related Notices to Lessees and Operators (NTLs) that BSEE issues to clarify, supplement, or provide additional guidance on some aspects of our regulations. BSEE uses the information to ensure safe drilling, workover, completion, and decommissioning operations and to protect the human, marine, and coastal environment. BSEE analyzes and evaluates these information/ requirements to reduce the likelihood of a similar Deepwater Horizon event and to reduce the risk of fatalities, injuries, and spills. BSEE also utilizes these requirements in the approval, disapproval, or modification process for well operations. E:\FR\FM\23JYN1.SGM 23JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 141 / Tuesday, July 23, 2019 / Notices Specifically, BSEE uses the information in Subpart G to ensure: • Certain well designs and operations have been reviewed by appropriate third parties/engineers/classification societies that, after one year, have been approved by BSEE; • rig tracking data is available to locate rigs during major storms; • casing or equipment repairs are acceptable and tested; • up-to-date engineering documents are available; • the BOP and associated components are fit for service for its intended use; • that the BOP will function as intended; • that BOP components are properly maintained and inspected; • the proper engineering reviews and approvals for all BOP designs, repairs, and modifications are met. jspears on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES We use the information to schedule inspections and verify that the equipment being used complies with approved permits. The information on this form is used by all 3 regions, but primarily in the GOM, to ascertain the precise arrival and departure of all rigs in OCS waters in the GOM. The accurate location of these rigs is necessary to facilitate the scheduling of inspections by BSEE personnel. Title of Collection: 30 CFR part 250, subpart G, Well Operations and Equipment. OMB Control Number: 1014–0028. Form Number: Form BSEE–0144. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Potential respondents comprise Federal OCS oil, gas, and sulfur lessees/ operators and holders of pipeline rightsof-way. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: Not all of the potential respondents will submit information in any given year and some may submit multiple times. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 43,408. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 6 minutes to 2,160 hours, depending on activity. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 160,842. Respondent’s Obligation: Most responses are mandatory, while others are required to obtain or retain benefits, or are voluntary. Frequency of Collection: Submissions are generally on occasion, daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, biennially, and as a result of situations encountered depending upon the requirement. 16:43 Jul 22, 2019 Jkt 247001 Stacey Noem, Acting Chief, Office of Offshore Regulatory Programs. [FR Doc. 2019–15612 Filed 7–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–VH–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement [Docket ID BSEE–2019–0005; 190E1700D2 ETISF0000 EAQ000 EEEE500000; OMB Control Number 1014–0006] Rig Movement Notification Report, Form BSEE–0144 VerDate Sep<11>2014 Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $867,500. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Agency Information Collection Activities; Sulfur Operations Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) proposes to renew an information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before September 23, 2019. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) by either of the following methods listed below: • Electronically go to https:// www.regulations.gov. In the Search box, enter BSEE–2019–0005 then click search. Follow the instructions to submit public comments and view all related materials. We will post all comments. • Email kye.mason@bsee.gov, fax (703) 787–1546, or mail or hand-carry comments to the Department of the Interior; Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement; Regulations and Standards Branch; ATTN: Nicole Mason; 45600 Woodland Road, Sterling, VA 20166. Please reference OMB Control Number 1014– 0006 in the subject line of your comments. SUMMARY: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Nicole Mason by email at kye.mason@bsee.gov or by telephone at (703) 787–1607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35419 In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we provide the general public and other Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. We are soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is described below. We are especially interested in public comments addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper functions of BSEE; (2) Will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) Is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) How might BSEE enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) How might BSEE minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. 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. Abstract: The regulations at 30 CFR part 250, subpart P, concern the regulatory requirements Sulphur Operations in the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) and are the subject of this collection. This request also covers any related Notices to Lessees and Operators (NTLs) that BSEE issues to clarify, supplement, or provide additional guidance on some aspects of our regulations. The BSEE uses the information collected under the Subpart P regulations to ensure that operations on the OCS are carried out in a safe and pollution-free manner, do not interfere with the rights of other users on the OCS, and balance the protection and development of OCS resources. Specifically, we use the information collected to: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\23JYN1.SGM 23JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 141 (Tuesday, July 23, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35418-35419]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-15612]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement

[Docket ID BSEE-2019-0002; 190E1700D2 ETISF0000 EAQ000 EEEE500000; OMB 
Control Number 1014-0028]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Well Operations and 
Equipment

AGENCY: Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) proposes to renew 
an information collection with revisions.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
September 23, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request 
(ICR) by either of the following methods listed below:
     Electronically go to https://www.regulations.gov. In the 
Search box, enter BSEE-2019-0002 then click search. Follow the 
instructions to submit public comments and view all related materials. 
We will post all comments.
     Email [email protected], fax (703) 787-1546, or mail or 
hand-carry comments to the Department of the Interior; Bureau of Safety 
and Environmental Enforcement; Regulations and Standards Branch; ATTN: 
Nicole Mason; 45600 Woodland Road, Sterling, VA 20166. Please reference 
OMB Control Number 1014-0028 in the subject line of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Nicole Mason by email at [email protected] or 
by telephone at (703) 787-1607.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, we provide the general public and other Federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and 
continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact 
of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information 
collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired 
format.
    We are soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is described 
below. We are especially interested in public comments addressing the 
following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper 
functions of BSEE; (2) Will this information be processed and used in a 
timely manner; (3) Is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) How might 
BSEE enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and (5) How might BSEE minimize the burden of this 
collection on the respondents, including through the use of information 
technology.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request 
to OMB to approve this ICR. 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.
    Abstract: The regulations at 30 CFR part 250, subpart G, concern 
well operations and equipment regulatory requirements of oil, gas, and 
sulphur operations in the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) (including the 
associated forms), and are the subject of this collection. This request 
also covers any related Notices to Lessees and Operators (NTLs) that 
BSEE issues to clarify, supplement, or provide additional guidance on 
some aspects of our regulations.
    BSEE uses the information to ensure safe drilling, workover, 
completion, and decommissioning operations and to protect the human, 
marine, and coastal environment. BSEE analyzes and evaluates these 
information/requirements to reduce the likelihood of a similar 
Deepwater Horizon event and to reduce the risk of fatalities, injuries, 
and spills. BSEE also utilizes these requirements in the approval, 
disapproval, or modification process for well operations.

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    Specifically, BSEE uses the information in Subpart G to ensure:
     Certain well designs and operations have been reviewed by 
appropriate third parties/engineers/classification societies that, 
after one year, have been approved by BSEE;
     rig tracking data is available to locate rigs during major 
storms;
     casing or equipment repairs are acceptable and tested;
     up-to-date engineering documents are available;
     the BOP and associated components are fit for service for 
its intended use;
     that the BOP will function as intended;
     that BOP components are properly maintained and inspected;
     the proper engineering reviews and approvals for all BOP 
designs, repairs, and modifications are met.

Rig Movement Notification Report, Form BSEE-0144

    We use the information to schedule inspections and verify that the 
equipment being used complies with approved permits. The information on 
this form is used by all 3 regions, but primarily in the GOM, to 
ascertain the precise arrival and departure of all rigs in OCS waters 
in the GOM. The accurate location of these rigs is necessary to 
facilitate the scheduling of inspections by BSEE personnel.
    Title of Collection: 30 CFR part 250, subpart G, Well Operations 
and Equipment.
    OMB Control Number: 1014-0028.
    Form Number: Form BSEE-0144.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Potential respondents comprise Federal 
OCS oil, gas, and sulfur lessees/operators and holders of pipeline 
rights-of-way.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: Not all of the 
potential respondents will submit information in any given year and 
some may submit multiple times.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 43,408.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: 6 minutes to 2,160 hours, 
depending on activity.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 160,842.
    Respondent's Obligation: Most responses are mandatory, while others 
are required to obtain or retain benefits, or are voluntary.
    Frequency of Collection: Submissions are generally on occasion, 
daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, biennially, and as a result of 
situations encountered depending upon the requirement.
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $867,500.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required 
to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number.
    The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).

Stacey Noem,
Acting Chief, Office of Offshore Regulatory Programs.
[FR Doc. 2019-15612 Filed 7-22-19; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-VH-P