Agency Information Collection Activities; Oil and Gas Well-Completion Operations, 35420-35421 [2019-15660]

Download as PDF jspears on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES 35420 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 141 / Tuesday, July 23, 2019 / Notices • Ascertain that a discovered sulfur deposit can be classified as capable of production in paying quantities. • ensure accurate and complete measurement of production to determine the amount of sulfur royalty payments due the United States; and that the sale locations are secure, production has been measured accurately, and appropriate follow-up actions are initiated. • ensure the adequacy and safety of firefighting systems; the drilling unit is fit for the intended purpose; and the adequacy of casing for anticipated conditions. • review drilling, well-completion, well-workover diagrams and procedures, as well as production operation procedures to ensure the safety of the proposed sulfur drilling, well-completion, well-workover and proposed production operations. • monitor environmental data during sulfur operations in offshore areas where such data are not already available to provide a valuable source of information to evaluate the performance of drilling rigs under various weather and ocean conditions. This information is necessary to make reasonable determinations regarding safety of operations and environmental protection. Title of Collection: 30 CFR part 250, subpart P, Oil and Gas and Sulfur Operations in the OCS—Sulphur Operations. OMB Control Number: 1014–0006. 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: 510. Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from 15 minutes to 12 hours, depending on activity. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 897. Respondent’s Obligation: Most responses are mandatory, while others are required to obtain or retain benefits. Frequency of Collection: On occasion and varies by section. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:43 Jul 22, 2019 Jkt 247001 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.). Signed: Stacey Noem, Acting Chief, Office of Offshore Regulatory Programs. [FR Doc. 2019–15661 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–2019–0007; 190E1700D2 ETISF0000 EAQ000 EEEE500000; OMB Control Number 1014–0004] Agency Information Collection Activities; Oil and Gas WellCompletion 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–2019–0007 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– 0004 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 E, concern Oil and Gas Well-Completion Operations regulatory requirements of oil, gas, and 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 E 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 ensure: • Compliance with personnel safety training requirements; E:\FR\FM\23JYN1.SGM 23JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 141 / Tuesday, July 23, 2019 / Notices jspears on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES • crown block safety device is operating and can be expected to function to avoid accidents; • proposed operation of the annular preventer is technically correct and provides adequate protection for personnel, property, and natural resources; • well-completion operations are conducted on well casings that are structurally competent; and • sustained casing pressures are within acceptable limits. Title of Collection: 30 CFR part 250, subpart E, Oil and Gas and Sulfur Operations in the OCS—Oil and Gas Well-Completion Operations. OMB Control Number: 1014–0004. 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: 5,644. Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from 1.5 hours to 13 hours, depending on activity. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 14,890. Respondent’s Obligation: Responses are mandatory. Frequency of Collection: Generally weekly, biennially, and on occasion depending on the requirement. 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. The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Signed: Stacey Noem, Acting Chief, Office of Offshore Regulatory Programs. [FR Doc. 2019–15660 Filed 7–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–VH–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:43 Jul 22, 2019 Jkt 247001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement [Docket ID BSEE–2019–0003; 190E1700D2 ETISF0000 EAQ000 EEEE500000; OMB Control Number 1014–0010] Agency Information Collection Activities; Decommissioning Activities 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–2019–0003 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– 0010 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 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35421 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 Q, concern the decommissioning regulatory requirements of oil, gas, and 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 Q 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: • To determine the necessity for allowing a well to be temporarily abandoned, the lessee/operator must demonstrate that there is a reason for not permanently plugging the well, and the temporary abandonment will not interfere with fishing, navigation, or other uses of the OCS. We use the information and documentation to verify that the lessee/operator is diligently pursuing the final disposition of the well and has performed the temporary plugging of the wellbore. • To ensure the information submitted in initial decommissioning plans in the Alaska and Pacific OCS Regions will permit BSEE to become E:\FR\FM\23JYN1.SGM 23JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 141 (Tuesday, July 23, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35420-35421]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-15660]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement

[Docket ID BSEE-2019-0007; 190E1700D2 ETISF0000 EAQ000 EEEE500000; OMB 
Control Number 1014-0004]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Oil and Gas Well-
Completion Operations

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.

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-2019-0007 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 1014-0004 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 E, concern 
Oil and Gas Well-Completion Operations regulatory requirements of oil, 
gas, and 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 E 
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 
ensure:
     Compliance with personnel safety training requirements;

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     crown block safety device is operating and can be expected 
to function to avoid accidents;
     proposed operation of the annular preventer is technically 
correct and provides adequate protection for personnel, property, and 
natural resources;
     well-completion operations are conducted on well casings 
that are structurally competent; and
     sustained casing pressures are within acceptable limits.
    Title of Collection: 30 CFR part 250, subpart E, Oil and Gas and 
Sulfur Operations in the OCS--Oil and Gas Well-Completion Operations.
    OMB Control Number: 1014-0004.
    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 
rights-of-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: 5,644.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from 1.5 hours to 13 
hours, depending on activity.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 14,890.
    Respondent's Obligation: Responses are mandatory.
    Frequency of Collection: Generally weekly, biennially, and on 
occasion depending on the requirement.
    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.
    The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).

    Signed:
Stacey Noem,
Acting Chief, Office of Offshore Regulatory Programs.
[FR Doc. 2019-15660 Filed 7-22-19; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-VH-P