Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Measurement of Gas, 5019-5020 [2020-01450]

Download as PDF jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 18 / Tuesday, January 28, 2020 / Notices should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask the BLM in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, the BLM cannot guarantee that it will be able to do so. The following information pertains to this request: Abstract: The control number enables the BLM to determine whether operators and mining claimants are meeting their responsibility to prevent unnecessary or undue degradation while conducting exploration and mining activities on public lands under mining laws. Title of Collection: Surface Management under the General Mining Law (43 CFR part 3809). OMB Control Number: 1004–0194. Forms: • 3809–1, Surface Management Surety Bond; • 3809–2, Surface Management Personal Bond; • 3809–4, Bond Rider Extending Coverage of Bond to Assume Liabilities for Operations Conducted by Parties Other Than the Principal and; • 3809–5, Notification of Change of Operator and Assumption of Past Liability. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Operators and mining claimants. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 1,495. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,495. Total Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from 1 to several hours per response. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 183,808. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $4,780 for notarizing Forms 3809–2 and 3809–4a. 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.). Chandra Little, Bureau of Land Management, Regulatory Analyst. [FR Doc. 2020–01439 Filed 1–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:02 Jan 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWO310000.19X.L13140000.PP0000; OMB Control Number 1004–0210] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Measurement of Gas Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to renew an information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before February 27, 2020. ADDRESSES: Send written comments on this information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget’s Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior by email at OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov; or via facsimile to (202) 395–5806. Please provide a copy of your comments to the BLM at U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 1849 C Street NW, Room 2134LM, Washington, DC 20240, Attention: Chandra Little; or by email to cclittle@blm.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1004– 0210 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Beth Poindexter by email at bpoindexter@blm.gov, or by telephone at 505–954–2112. You may also view the ICR at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. 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. A Federal Register notice with a 60day public comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on October 18, 2019 (84 FR 55983), and the comment period ended on December 17, 2019. The BLM received no comments. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5019 We are again soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is described below. We are especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper functions of the BLM; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the BLM enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the BLM 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. 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 Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is requesting renewal of a control number that pertains to the accurate measurement and proper reporting of all natural gas removed or sold from Federal and Indian leases, units, unit participating areas, and areas subject to communitization agreements. Title of Collection: Measurement of Gas. OMB Control Number: 1004–0210. Form: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Description of Respondents: Primarily business that operate Federal oil and gas leases. Also lessees, purchasers, and transporters of natural gas from Federal oil and gas leases. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 430,782. Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from 6 minutes to 80 hours, depending on activity. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 95,068 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: ‘‘On occasion’’ with the following exceptions: A. The following information collection activities are one-time-only, and pertain to equipment in operation before January 17, 2017: E:\FR\FM\28JAN1.SGM 28JAN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 5020 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 18 / Tuesday, January 28, 2020 / Notices • Transducers—Test Data Collection and Submission for Existing Makes and Models; • Flow-Computer Software—Test Data Collection and Submission for Existing Makes and Models; • Isolating Flow Conditioners—Test Data Collection and Submission for Existing Makes and Models; • Differential Primary Devices Other than Flange-Tapped Orifice Plates—Test Data Collection and Submission for Existing Makes and Models; • Linear Measurement Devices—Test Data Collection and Submission for Existing Makes and Models; and • Accounting Systems—Test Data Collection and Submission for Existing Makes and Models. B. Spot sampling in accordance with 43 CFR 3175.115(a) and (b) is required at the following frequency: • Once every 12 months for very-low volume facility management points (FMPs); • Once every 6 months for lowvolume FMPs; • Once every 3 months for highvolume FMPs; • Once a month for very-high volume FMPs. C. The following information collection activities require a response in fewer than 30 days upon receipt of a request from the BLM: • The operator must submit all gas analysis reports to the BLM within 15 days of the due date for the sample as specified in 43 CFR 3175.115. • A BLM request for information, either while the BLM is witnessing a gas analysis or conducting a production audit, generally requires a response within 2 weeks. The pertinent regulations are at 43 CFR 3175.102(e)(2), 3175.113(d)(1), 3175.118(c) and (d), 3175.104(a), and 3175.104(b). • An operator must produce proof of test equipment recertification immediately when a BLM inspector is present to witness the verification of a mechanical record or EGM system under 43 CFR 3175.102(h), or to witness a gas sample being taken under 43 CFR 3175.113(c)(3) or 3175.114(a)(3). Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $24,600,894. 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.) Chandra Little, Bureau of Land Management, Acting Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–01450 Filed 1–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:02 Jan 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [20XL1109AF LLUTG02000 L12200000.PM0000 241A] Call for Nominations for the San Rafael Swell Recreation Area Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of call for nominations. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is publishing this notice in accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), and the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act. The BLM gives notice that the Secretary of the Interior is establishing the San Rafael Swell Recreation Area (Recreation Area) Advisory Council (Council) and seeking nominations for individuals to be considered as Council members. DATES: A completed nomination form and accompanying nomination/ recommendation letters must be received by February 27, 2020. ADDRESSES: Send nominations to Christopher Conrad, BLM Price Field Office Manager, 125 South 600 West, Price, Utah 84501, Attention: San Rafael Swell Advisory Council Nominations. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Jonathan Moor, Public Affairs Specialist, Green River District, 170 South 500 East, Vernal, UT 84078, phone (435) 781–2774, or email: jmoor@ blm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act, Section 1223, directs the Secretary of the Interior to establish a seven-member citizen-based advisory council that is regulated by FACA (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2) and section 309 of the FLPMA. The BLM rules governing advisory committees are found at 43 CFR subpart 1784. The Council shall advise the Secretary with respect to the preparation and implementation of the management plan for the Recreation Area. The Council will include seven members to be appointed by the Secretary of the Interior as follows: (1) A representative of the Emery County Commission; (2) A representative of motorized recreational users; (3) A representative of non-motorized recreational users; (4) A representative of grazing allotment permittees within the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Recreation Area or wilderness areas designated; (5) A representative of conservation organizations; (6) A representative with expertise in the historical uses of the Recreation Area; and (7) An elected leader of a federally recognized tribe that has significant cultural or historical connections to, and expertise in, the landscape, archeological sites, or cultural sites within the County. Members will be appointed to the Council to serve three-year staggered terms. Nominating Potential Members: Nomination forms may be obtained from the Price Field Office, (address listed above) or https://www.blm.gov/getinvolved/resource-advisory-council/ near-you/Utah. All nominations must include a completed Resource Advisory Council application (OMB Control No. 1004–0204), letters of reference from the represented interests or organizations, and any other information that speaks to the candidate’s qualifications. The specific category the nominee would be representing should be identified in the letter of nomination and on the application form. Members of the Council serve without compensation. However, while away from their homes or regular places of business, Council members engaged in Council business may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5703, in the same manner as persons employed intermittently in Federal Government service. The Council will meet approximately two to four times annually, and at such other times as designated by the Designated Federal Officer. Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4–1. William Perry Pendley, Deputy Director, Policy and Programs, Exercising the Authority of the Director. [FR Doc. 2020–01441 Filed 1–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DQ–P E:\FR\FM\28JAN1.SGM 28JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 18 (Tuesday, January 28, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5019-5020]
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[FR Doc No: 2020-01450]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLWO310000.19X.L13140000.PP0000; OMB Control Number 1004-0210]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Measurement of 
Gas

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, 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 Land Management (BLM) is proposing to renew an information 
collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
February 27, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments on this information collection request 
(ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget's Desk Officer for the 
Department of the Interior by email at [email protected]; or 
via facsimile to (202) 395-5806. Please provide a copy of your comments 
to the BLM at U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land 
Management, 1849 C Street NW, Room 2134LM, Washington, DC 20240, 
Attention: Chandra Little; or by email to [email protected]. Please 
reference OMB Control Number 1004-0210 in the subject line of your 
comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Beth Poindexter by email at 
[email protected], or by telephone at 505-954-2112. You may also view 
the ICR at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.

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.
    A Federal Register notice with a 60-day public comment period 
soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on 
October 18, 2019 (84 FR 55983), and the comment period ended on 
December 17, 2019. The BLM received no comments.
    We are again soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is 
described below. We are especially interested in public comment 
addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the 
proper functions of the BLM; (2) will this information be processed and 
used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) 
how might the BLM enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (5) how might the BLM 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. 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 Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is requesting renewal 
of a control number that pertains to the accurate measurement and 
proper reporting of all natural gas removed or sold from Federal and 
Indian leases, units, unit participating areas, and areas subject to 
communitization agreements.
    Title of Collection: Measurement of Gas.
    OMB Control Number: 1004-0210.
    Form: None.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Description of Respondents: Primarily business that operate Federal 
oil and gas leases. Also lessees, purchasers, and transporters of 
natural gas from Federal oil and gas leases.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 430,782.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from 6 minutes to 80 
hours, depending on activity.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 95,068 hours.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: ``On occasion'' with the following 
exceptions:
    A. The following information collection activities are one-time-
only, and pertain to equipment in operation before January 17, 2017:

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     Transducers--Test Data Collection and Submission for 
Existing Makes and Models;
     Flow-Computer Software--Test Data Collection and 
Submission for Existing Makes and Models;
     Isolating Flow Conditioners--Test Data Collection and 
Submission for Existing Makes and Models;
     Differential Primary Devices Other than Flange-Tapped 
Orifice Plates--Test Data Collection and Submission for Existing Makes 
and Models;
     Linear Measurement Devices--Test Data Collection and 
Submission for Existing Makes and Models; and
     Accounting Systems--Test Data Collection and Submission 
for Existing Makes and Models.
    B. Spot sampling in accordance with 43 CFR 3175.115(a) and (b) is 
required at the following frequency:
     Once every 12 months for very-low volume facility 
management points (FMPs);
     Once every 6 months for low-volume FMPs;
     Once every 3 months for high-volume FMPs;
     Once a month for very-high volume FMPs.
    C. The following information collection activities require a 
response in fewer than 30 days upon receipt of a request from the BLM:
     The operator must submit all gas analysis reports to the 
BLM within 15 days of the due date for the sample as specified in 43 
CFR 3175.115.
     A BLM request for information, either while the BLM is 
witnessing a gas analysis or conducting a production audit, generally 
requires a response within 2 weeks. The pertinent regulations are at 43 
CFR 3175.102(e)(2), 3175.113(d)(1), 3175.118(c) and (d), 3175.104(a), 
and 3175.104(b).
     An operator must produce proof of test equipment 
recertification immediately when a BLM inspector is present to witness 
the verification of a mechanical record or EGM system under 43 CFR 
3175.102(h), or to witness a gas sample being taken under 43 CFR 
3175.113(c)(3) or 3175.114(a)(3).
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $24,600,894.
    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.)

Chandra Little,
Bureau of Land Management, Acting Information Collection Clearance 
Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-01450 Filed 1-27-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4310-84-P